The fans determined the best chess players in history

Болельщики определили лучшего шахматиста в истории

Magnus Carlsen
Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen was the greatest chess player of all time in voting on official page of the International chess Federation (FIDE) on Twitter. For the current champion of the world cast their votes over a third of respondents – 36%.

In second place is 13-th world chess champion, Azerbaijani Garry Kasparov (28%). The following vote was 11-th world champion, American Bobby Fischer (25%).

Recall, Magnus became the first undisputed world chess champion (in three categories: classical chess, rapid and blitz).