Magnus Carlsen is a Chess Grandmaster from Norway, who has been rated by many as the greatest chess prodigy ever seen. In April 2004, he became the second youngest grandmaster at the age of 13 years and 148 days. At the young age of 19, he achieved the title of being the youngest World’s number one in chess history.
At the age of 22, he became the undisputed chess champion of the world when he beat Vishwanathan Anand in the 2013 World Chess Championship. He is also credited with having achieved the highest rating in chess history of 2872.