Test your chess skills against the World Champion of Chess, Magnus Carlsen! Join players from all around the globe of all skill levels who already Play Magnus for free! All players can qualify to play against Magnus IN PERSON at the yearly Play Live Challenge event.
Play Magnus is recommended by America’s Foundation for Chess - First Move.
TRAIN CHESS WITH MAGNUS AS YOUR COACH
To become the best, you must train with the best. That is why an important part of the app is Magnus teaching you to become a better chess player. After explaining the basics to beginners, including how to play chess and how the chess pieces move, he gives you tips and tricks on tactics and strategies to help you on your way to becoming a Grand Master… or just winning your next chess game! Expect to flex your mental muscle!
CUSTOM CHESS ENGINE TUNED TO PLAY LIKE MAGNUS
Our custom built chess engine is fine-tuned to play like Magnus. You’ll probably struggle against the 28-year-old version, but the odds are in your favor against 5-year-old Magnus. Expect to also get acquainted with his personality and the occasional tongue-in-cheek comment.
PLAY AGAINST MAGNUS LIVE
Join the Play Live Challenge for a chance to play against Magnus live at a secret location every year. The contest is free to join!
CONNECT WITH FRIENDS
Get detailed statistics. Compare with your friends. Share your victories. Unlock achievements. Track your rating!
UP YOUR GAME
Play to become a better chess player, no matter your skill level. Enjoy a simple, engaging and fun experience where you can play chess online when it suits you. Put Magnus in your pocket — play any time!
WANT MORE CHESS TRAINING?
Try our other award-winning app — Magnus Trainer, to get even more chess coaching from Magnus himself. It’s a new and better way to learn and train chess with Chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen!
We’re working on improving the app experience. You work on how to beat Magnus at the next level. You got this!
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Ratings and Reviews
Thanks for your wonderful game, it's so fun to train with you and challenge you. Thank you for making the most fun game ever, hope to become a grandmaster like you someday.
Very good for beginners
I’m not a good chess player by any means — but this game is definitely helping me to grow as I slowly progress through the ages of Carlsen. Thanks for the enjoyable game!
So much fun would recommend
- Play Magnus AS
- 165.3 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2019 Play Magnus AS
- In-App Purchases
- Magnometer Unlimited Use $11.99
- 77 Extra Levels $8.99
- Video: The Initiative $3.49
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.