I get more upset at losing at other things than chess. I always get upset when I lose at Monopoly.
Magnus Carlsen, chess prodigy from Norway - The New York Times
I am not some sort of freak. I might be very good at chess but I'm just a normal person.Magnus Carlsen
I love the game, and I love to compete, but I am not obsessed with the struggle.Magnus Carlsen
He played the Berlin, I played the most solid line, yada yada yada, let's go to the doping control.Magnus Carlsen
You could say that both Fischer and Carlsen had or have the ability to let chess look simple. – Viswanathan AnandMagnus Carlsen