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Friday, July 01, 2011 8:47
On the new FIDE ratings list of July 1st, 2011 Magnus Carlsen holds the number 1 position. Thanks to his victory at the Kings' Tournament in Romania, the Norwegian passed World Champion Vishy Anand (India) again. Sergey Karjakin from Russia is now the world's 4th player while Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine) is on 7th place. Finishing on 6.5/10 at the...
Saturday, April 30, 2011 20:20
Today the World Chess Federation already published its May 1st Elo rating list. With the absence of rated super tournaments in March and April, it's no surprise that the top 10 has barely changed. U.S. Women's Champion Anna Zatonskih entered the female top 10 list for the first time. We've received quite a few comments and emails about Hans Arild...
Tuesday, March 01, 2011 0:54
At 2817 World Champion Viswanathan Anand is officially the highest rated player again. On the March 1st FIDE rating list the Indian switched places with Magnus Carlsen from Norway, who has 2815. Vassily Ivanchuk is back on 5th place, while Hikaru Nakamura climbed further from 10th to 8th. Also in November 2010 Vishy Anand surpassed Magnus Carlsen...
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Monday, January 03, 2011 6:02
At 2814 Magnus Carlsen is officially the highest rated player again. On the January 1st FIDE rating list the Norwegian switched places with World Champion Viswanathan Anand from India, who has 2810. Sergei Karjakin climbed further to a 5th place, while Hikaru Nakamura entered the top 10 for the first time. For two months World Champion...