Fabiano Caruana is officially the world's number 3 player. The Italian, who also has an American passport, gained 22 ratings in the July 1st FIDE rating list and surpassed Vladimir Kramnik, who lost 19 points. World Champion Viswanathan Anand lost... | Read More
FIDE have published the official rating list for June 2013.
Magnus Carlsen, Lev Aronian and Vladimir Kramnik are still the top 3 ranked players, all in the 2800 Elo+ club.
World champion Vishy Anand climbs back to #4 in the world after some impr... | Read More
FIDE have published the official rating list for May 2013.
The ratings include the very recently finished Zug Grand Prix, and as a result Veselin Topalov has soared up to #4 in the rankings, gaining a whopping 22 rating points. This is Topalo... | Read More
FIDE have published the latest official rating list, for April 2013.
Since the lists are now published monthly, there are sometimes very few changes from one list to the next, and this is certainly one of those occasions.
The Candidates Tourname... | Read More
Right on time as usual, FIDE have published the official chess rating list for March 2013.
There are not many changes the top since the February list after a relatively quiet month. Vishy Anand's return to form at the Grenke Chess Classic gaine... | Read More