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#1. I learnt an enormous amount, but there came a point where I found there was too much stress. It was no fun any more. Outside of the chessboard I avoid conflict, so I thought this wasn't worth it. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#2. Chess only appeals to quite a small minority. It does not have the cachet of a mainstream popular sport. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#3. Torbjorn (Hansen, Magnus Carlsen's first teacher) himself went from 2104 to 2204 in rating during the year he trained with Magnus. This reflects the experience I have had. One learns nearly as much from teaching others. - Author: Simen Agdestein
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#4. I don't consider myself a particularly young chess player. I have been playing in the best tournaments in the world since I was 16 years old. In other sports, if you have been playing for seven years, you are not a young prodigy any more. You're one of the pros. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#5. One of the things that first attracted me to chess is that it brings you into contact with intelligent, civilized people - men of the stature of Garry Kasparov, the former world champion, who was my part-time coach. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#6. I feel sorry for players who are always lying awake at night, brooding over their games. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#7. I got the travel bug when I was quite young. My parents took me and my sisters out of school and we travelled all over Europe. It was an eye-opening experience and, although I love Norway, I also enjoy visiting new countries. I don't get homesick. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#8. Unfortunately I'm still not a fashion expert. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#9. My father, a fine chess player himself, has been a massive influence throughout my life. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#10. It's nice to be financially secure. Apart from that, I really don't care too much about money. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#11. It's just not my nature to go around idolizing people. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#12. Not winning a tournament is not an option for me, unless it's no longer theoretically possible - then of course winning becomes impossible. But up to that point, not winning is just not an option. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#13. You have to choose the move that feels right sometimes; that's what intuition is. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#14. I am not some sort of freak. I might be very good at chess but I'm just a normal person. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#15. I enjoy hiking and skiing, like most Norwegians. In winter, there will be snow for months on end. In the summer, there are the long evenings to enjoy. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#16. You need to have that edge, you need to have that confidence, you need to have that absolute belief that you're the best and that you'll win every time. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#17. Of course, analysis can sometimes give more accurate results than intuition but usually it's just a lot of work. I normally do what my intuition tells me to do. Most of the time spent thinking is just to double-check. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#18. Without the element of enjoyment, it is not worth trying to excel at anything. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#19. I'm not really into rap. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#20. Some people think that if their opponent plays a beautiful game, it's okay to lose. I don't. You have to be merciless. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#21. People ask what my goal is. I don't have a goal. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#22. I really enjoy the experience of playing humans. The psychological game is so much more important. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#23. For me right now I think being the world number one is a bigger deal than being the world champion because I think it shows better who plays the best chess. That sounds self-serving but I think it's also right. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#24. I am trying to beat the guy sitting across from me and trying to choose the moves that are most unpleasant for him and his style. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#25. Maybe if I didn't have the talent in chess I'd find the talent in something else. The only thing I know is that I have talent in chess, and I'm satisfied with that. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#26. I honestly don't read that much. Obviously I read chess books - in terms of favorites, Kasparov's 'My Great Predecessors' is pretty good. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#27. If you want to get to the top, there's always the risk that it will isolate you from other people. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#28. I don't think there is a thing like overconfidence in chess. It's always better to be too confident than too reluctant. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#29. I don't look at computers as opponents. For me it is much more interesting to beat humans. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#30. I started by just sitting by the chessboard exploring things. I didn't even have books at first, and I just played by myself. I learnt a lot from that, and I feel that it is a big reason why I now have a good intuitive understanding of chess. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#31. I get more upset at losing at other things than chess. I always get upset when I lose at Monopoly. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#32. I spend hours playing chess because I find it so much fun. The day it stops being fun is the day I give up. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#33. The Nanjing games are homework by Garry Kasparov and me, [ ... ] Today's game was provided by Garry. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#34. Contrary to many young Colleagues, I do believe that it makes sense to study the Classics. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#35. It's easy for me to get along with chess players. Even though we are all very different, we have chess in common. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#36. Once you're a chess player, you spend a lot of time thinking about the game and you can't get it completely out of your head. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#37. Right now I'm really happy with how things are going with my chess career, so I'm not thinking of doing anything else. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#38. I played like a child. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#39. I was lucky enough to attend schools where they were understanding about when I needed to go abroad to play chess. Of course, socially it is important to go to school and interact with people your own age. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#40. There wasn't any particular player I modeled my game after. I tried to learn from everyone and create my own style. I studied past players. Truth be told I never had a favorite player. It's just not my nature to go around idolizing people. I just go try to learn. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#41. What I admired most about him [Bobby Fischer] was his ability to make what was in fact so difficult look easy to us. I try to emulate him. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#42. My former coach, Simen Agdestein, used to be the best player in Norway. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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