Magnus Carlsen vs. The World was played at the 2nd Gran Chess Festival (UNAM) in Mexico City, Mexico. It was a vote style game where on each move an audience, "The World", would chose the best of three grandmaster move options. This is the second time Magnus Carlsen competed in a game against "The World". The 1st time the World's #1 ranked chess player played against "The World" was in September of 2010 at a G-Star Raw event.
The Magnus Carlsen vs. The World game took place on November 24th, 2012.