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    Sentences forMagnus Carlsen

    • He held that record for the highest rating ever achieved until Magnus Carlsen attained a new record high rating of 2861 in January 2013.Garry Kasparov-Wikipedia
    • The highest FIDE rating of all time, 2881, was achieved by Magnus Carlsen on the March 2014 FIDE rating list.Chess-Wikipedia
    • His peak rating of 2851, achieved in 1999, was the highest recorded until being surpassed by Magnus Carlsen in 2013.Garry Kasparov-Wikipedia
    • Magnus Carlsen, whom Kasparov coached from 2009 to 2010, said of Kasparov, "I've never seen someone with such a feel for dynamics in complex positions."Garry Kasparov-Wikipedia
    • The first universally recognized World Chess Champion, Wilhelm Steinitz, claimed his title in 1886; Magnus Carlsen is the current World Champion.Chess-Wikipedia
    • Magnus Carlsen is the current world champion.Norway-Wikipedia

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