On Magnus Carlsen’s 26th Birthday, we bring you some of the lesser known facts about the number one ranked player in the World, who was also the youngest Grand Master when he became one on January 1, 2010. He’s now the third youngest grandmaster of all time.
Countries, check. Capitals, Check
By the time Magnus Carlsen was 5 years old, he could name almost all the countries in the world, with their capitals and as well as their population. He was always smart, wasn’t he?