Want to test your chess skills against the World Champion of Chess? Now you can! Play Magnus offers you the opportunity to play chess against the official Magnus Carlsen "tuned" chess engine and gives you the chance to qualify to play Magnus Carlsen Live at a secret location! Play Magnus on your iPhone and iPod Touch - it's free!

Play Magnus supports single player gameplay, while future versions will offer multiplayer functionality.

In the mean time, test your skills against challenging the Magnus Carlsen computer opponent and share with your friends to earn additional points!

Play Magnus offers 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

What's New

Version 3.7.4

Important bug fix for video downloading. With this update, you can once again fully enjoy all of Magnus’ training videos in the “Train With Me” section. You can also enjoy a completely new, improved video player.

This update includes improved tracking of bugs. The hunt is on!

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
349 Ratings
349 Ratings

Very good

This is not fair!!!

Impressive app!

wow really cool


love it ❤️❤️

It’s good, but one problem

Den norske gutten

I have played IT before, but it is a big problem when I’m going into the app, it says it’s a intern problem

Developer Response

Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. We’re sorry that you've experienced this issue with the app. Make sure that you have the newest version, that could fix the problem. Otherwise, feel free to email us at with any details, and we’ll do what we can to help you. Thanks!
- Janina from Play Magnus


Play Magnus AS
137 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Play Magnus AS
In-App Purchases
  1. Magnometer Unlimited Use 75,00 kr
  2. 77 Extra Levels 55,00 kr
  3. Brain Power ×500 11,00 kr


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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