In the beta version of Magnus Carlsen‘s chess app Play Magnus,  you can play the official Magnus Carlsen “tuned” chess engine and the game also gives you the chance to qualify to play against Magnus Carlsen Live at a secret location.

You can choose to play against Magnus in over 20 levels of difficulty, beginning where Magnus is a five year prodigy. On the hardest level, he is 23. The game has some In-App Purchases, however they are free during the beta stage of the app.


Play Magnus offers several exciting features, including:

  • Magnus Carlsen tuned chess engine with general functionality.
  • Sharing functions.
  • About Magnus Carlsen updates.
  • Exclusive chess training with Magnus Carlsen approved problems.
  • Exclusive video content of Magnus Carlsen.
  • Chance to qualify to Play Magnus Live at a secret location annually.

The app is available for iOS and Android and can be downloaded from the official website.