Besides Magnus Carlsen, three players are rated above 2800 in the FIDE July 1 rating list: Hikaru Nakamura (in fourth place at 2814), Veselin Topalov (third with 2816) and Vishy Anand (second, also with 2816).
The July rating... | Read More
For the first time in his career, GM Hikaru Nakamura has crossed the 2800 mark. On the FIDE June 1 rating list the #1 U.S. grandmaster is fourth in the world with 2802, behind GMs Magnus Carlsen (2876), Fabiano Caruana (2805) and Viswanathan ... | Read More
GM Viswanathan Anand climbed to second place in the May 1 FIDE rating list. GM Magnus Carlsen is getting close to his all-time best rating.
Now that a super tournament is just behind us, it's interesting to look at the new FIDE rating ... | Read More
The more things change at Chess.com's Titled Tuesday, the more they stay the same.
Despite switching to the first Tuesday of the month, three players ended with 7.5/9 for the second straight week to again share first place in Chess.com's mo... | Read More
In the March 1 FIDE Rating list for the first time in 26 years GM Judit Polgar (2675) is not the number one female player anymore. GM Hou Yifan tops the list with 2686.
When Viswanathan Anand was about to lose his world title to Magnus Cars... | Read More