Who travels with Magnus to Olympic Village Sochi ?

Magnus who uses his words carefully did something different. He admitted he is not in top form in the recent tournaments. He also said his self esteem is not at the peak. Thats a candid admission from the current world chess champion & No.1. Fabiano Caruana's rise in the recent days might be really affecting Carlsen. Caruana is just around 15 points behind him in FIDE ratings.


In the recent press conference, Magnus Carlsen revealed his team that accompanies to Sochi, Russia include manager Espen Agdestein, father Henrik Carlsen, chef Magnus Forsell and physician Wide Kvisvik. Its also speculated that Peter Heine Nielsen, his current coach will travel to Sochi. Nielsen had stayed away from being Carlsen's coach for the World Chess Championship 2013 due to his association with Anand in the earlier world chess championship editions.

Magnus Carlsen will join with his whole team in the Altitude Alps to formulate strategies against Anand for the World Chess Championship 2014 match.
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