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Magnus Carlsen appears on Charlie Rose program

The highest rated player in the world and next World Championship challenger Magnus Carlsen is making an impact on some mainstream media outlets. On Wednesday April 24th, he was interviewed by the legendary Charlie Rose in his evening show.

The Norwegian has been sought after since his ascent to the top. Earlier this month, he was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world. In the past few years he made an entrance in the fashion world, where he was a model for the G-Raw brand. The fact that he comes from a Western country might be an important factor in the popularization of chess globally.

You can watch the full interview at the official website

Magnus Carlsen and Charlie Rose

From Wikipedia: Charles Peete “Charlie” Rose, Jr. (born January 5, 1942) is an American television talk show host and journalist. Since 1991 he has hosted Charlie Rose, an interview show distributed nationally by PBS since 1993. He has also co-anchored CBS This Morning since January 2012. Rose, along with Lara Logan, has hosted the revived CBS classic Person to Person, a news program during which celebrities are interviewed in their homes, originally hosted from 1953 to 1961 by Edward R. Murrow.

 

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