About Alisa Maric
Serbian chess Grandmaster widely considered to be one of the greatest female chess players of all time.
From early childhood, she and her twin sister Mirjana achieved notoriety for their chess play.
She was the Minister of Youth and Sports in Serbia from 2012 to 2013.
Family of Alisa Maric
Her sister Marjana is also a Grandmaster, they are the only set of twins to each achieve that status.
Close associates of Alisa Maric
She is a contemporary of Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik.
About Magnus Carlsen
Chess prodigy who was ranked the top player in the world, with a rating of 2872, in February of 2013, which was the highest rating in the history of the game.
He could assemble jigsaw puzzles at age 2, and was taught chess at age of 5; by 13 he had become the world’s youngest grandmaster.
Not limited to chess, he also took on a modeling job for G-Star Raw’s 2010 campaign and was voted among the ‘sexiest men of 2013’ by Cosmopolitan.
Family of Magnus Carlsen
His father taught him the basics of the game, including various chess positions, and then became his manager.
Close associates of Magnus Carlsen
Director J.J. Abrams reportedly offered him a part in his new Star Trek movie, as a chess player from the future, but Carlsen could not obtain the work visa to take the part.