Who should challenge Carlsen for #1 ??

  • #1

    Which champion should challenge Magnus Carlsen for #1??

  • #2

    Sebastien lebel.

  • #3

    Of course, that's in the future. For next year, I would say Kramnik.

  • #4

    Aronian or Nakamura.

  • #5
    • macer75  

      Of course, that's in the future. For next year, I would say Kramnik.

    • Agreed.
  • #6

    probably Aronian. he's the only other person with over 2800 fide rating.

  • #7

    I don't think Deep Blue would make it...

  • #8

    Kramnik is almost 90 points behind Carlsen, no way he will get anywhere close to #1 next year.

  • #9

    YOU COPED MY THREAD!! RAAR!

  • #10

    How many more of these threads will be created...

  • #11

    pujara123 

     

    YOU COPED MY THREAD!! RAAR!

    Weird.

  • #12

    Isn't it time Chess.com just creates another forum, sort of like "Off Topic" and "Puzzles", titled "Everything Magnus"?

  • #13

    Yes it is.

  • #14

    Kramnik is the only one that in really good shape could confuse Carlsen a bit...

  • #15

    *yawn*

  • #16

    Vishy..

  • #17

    ooops... i forgot to turn tracking off...dammmmit!

    I agree with FanOfCarlsen .... Vishy should challenge.

    *easy money for Magnus*

  • #18
    chesssmart82 wrote:

    I don't think Deep Blue would make it...

    No, Deep Blue would probably be rated 2700 today.  He beat Kasparov when Kasparov was a little past his prime and tried faulty anti-computer strategies in one game.  Nakamura drew a far superior machine. 

  • #19

    Anand is 100 points behind Carlsen, hasn't been 2800 the last years, and has decreased slowly but steadily, and apart from everything else he will be 45 next year. I don't see any possible way that he will gain 100 points on Carlsen and reach the #1 spot again.

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