Anand tops live world rating

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Viswanathan Anand has moved to top place in the live world rankings. Fifth in the ranking published on October 1, Anand has so far collected 13.8 rating points from the six games in the world chess championship in Bonn and has taken his aggregate to 2796, five points ahead of Veselin Topalov who was heading the list earlier this month. Carlson is third, on 2781. Kramnik, who has lost 13.8 points, is now in sixth spot with an effective rating of 2758.