Simen Agdestein

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Birthday
15, 1967
Birthplace
Norway
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Norway

About

Norwegian Chess Champion and International Grandmaster who is equally regarded as a player and a coach.

Before Fame

He first won a Norwegian National Championship at the age of 15.

Trivia

He has represented his country seven times at the Chess Olympiad and, in addition to chess, he is also a former professional footballer.

Family Life

He married Marianne Aasen in 1996.

Associated With

He has coached fellow Norse chess master Magnus Carlsen, perhaps the world's top player.