How long will Carlsen reign?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1


    If Carlsen wins the world chess chapionships this year, how long do you think he could hold the title for? Right now he is world No. 1, yet he is only the age of 22 (most chess player peak around 35). Who do you believe his biggest threats in future years to be??

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2


    1. If.

    2. If you said peak at 35 then maybe 13 years.

    3. Anand VS Carlsen may relate to Steinitz VS Lasker. Lasker held the title for 27 years.

    4. That being said 10-25 years.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3


    I think he's going to get bored and become a world champion at modeling instead.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4


    How do you know Pelican_Player?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5


    500 years at least.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6


    everyone's comments so far are good and funny, Especially fancy knight. I also enjoy the story pelikan player told.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7


    It depends entirely on how long Carlsen intends on staying in the Chess scene. He's said before that he'd rather have a short and brilliant career, rather than a longer one in which he sees his own playing strength ebbing away. With this in mind, it's possible that he might just retire after a while.

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