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Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen first became a Chess World Champion in 2013 and has defended the title throughout all world championship matches ever since. Soon after, he became the highest-rated player in history in 2014 and became the first player to simultaneously hold the title in all three FIDE rated time controls (Standard, Rapid and Blitz). He has reached the highest live rapid rating in history.