Carlsen is a chess grandmaster, and one of the best players in the world. Currently World chess champion, World Rapid Chess Champion and World Blitz Class Champion, Carlsen holds the record for the longest unbeaten run in classical chess and the highest ever peak classical chess rating. After earning the title of chess grandmaster at just 13, he is also the subject of many films, books and a modelling campaign.
ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY: The Oxford Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. Since 1823, the Union has been promoting debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.