What can we say about Magnus? He crushed strong GM Fressinet 2-0 to advance to the semi-final. He is about 2700 at 15. He is down to earth and he has a nice family who supports him.

Here is his second game against Fressinet at Cap d’Adge:

GM Fressinet – GM Carlsen [B50]
Cap d’Agde, 10-31-2006

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.c3 Nf6 4.Be2 g6 5.0-0 Bg7 6.Bb5+ Bd7 7.Bxd7+ Nfxd7 8.d4 0-0 9.Re1 Nc6 10.d5 Nce5 11.Nxe5 Nxe5 12.f4 Nd7 13.Nd2 b5 14.Nf3 Qb6 15.Qe2 Qb7 16.Rd1 Rae8 17.f5 c4 18.a4 b4 19.Nd4 Nc5 20.Bf4 Nd3 21.Be3 e6 22.Nb5 exd5 23.Nxd6 Qc7 24.Nxe8 Rxe8 25.cxb4 Rxe4 26.Rxd3 cxd3 27.Qxd3 Bxb2 28.Rd1 Be5 29.h3 gxf5 30.Bc5 Qd7 31.a5 d4 32.a6 Bb8 33.Qf3 Qe6 34.Rf1 Qe5 35.g3 Re3 Black wins 0-1
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