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Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster who is the current World Chess Champion, World Rapid Chess Champion, and World Blitz Chess Champion. Carlsen first reached the top of the FIDE world rankings in 2010, and trails only Garry Kasparov in time spent as the highest rated player in the world.
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My Great Predecessors
Part 1
Garry Kasparov - 2020-08-07 (first published in 2003)
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The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators.These magnificent compilations of chess form the...
Magnus Carlsen
I honestly don't read that much. Obviously I read chess books – in terms of favourites, Kasparov's My Great Predecessors' is pretty good.      source
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Walt Disney's Donald Duck
The Old Castle's Secret
Carl Barks - 2013-06-01
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With this volume, "The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library" loops back to Barks's earlier days, collecting the entirety of Barks's (astounding) 1948 output.The title story, "The Old Castle's Secret," is notable not just for being the first full-length 32-page adventure instigated by Scrooge McDuck (in his second-ever appearance), but for featuring s...
Magnus Carlsen
Close race between several Donald Duck comics (seriously).      source
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My Life & games
Vladimir Kramnik - 2000-08-01
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Since he first burst onto the world chess scene in 1992, displaying a maturity of play far beyond his sixteen years, Vladimir Kramnik has benn tipped as a future world champion. Still only in his mid twenties, he is now firmly consolidated in the world top three (as of 2000 when the book was published).This book describes Kramnik's rise to the elit...
Magnus Carlsen
Made a strong impression on me as a child.      source