FIDE Amend Ratings: Nakamura is #6

FIDE Amend Ratings: Nakamura is #6

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FIDE has released a correction to the latest official chess rating list, issued on 1 July, this time including the games played in the match between Hikaru Nakamura (pictured) and Ruslan Ponomariov in May.

As a result, Nakamura rises from #9 to #6, and Ponomariov falls from #7 to #10.

Good news for Nakamura, and nice to see that the error was rectified.

The official top 10 now looks like this:

1  Carlsen, Magnus  NOR 2821
2  Anand, Viswanathan  IND 2817
3  Aronian, Levon  ARM 2805
4  Karjakin, Sergey  RUS 2788
5  Kramnik, Vladimir  RUS 2781
6  Nakamura, Hikaru  USA 2770
7  Ivanchuk, Vassily  UKR 2768
8  Topalov, Veselin  BUL 2768
9  Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar  AZE 2765
10  Ponomariov, Ruslan  UKR 2764

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