FIDE April 2009 Rating List

FIDE April 2009 Rating List

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Apr 1, 2009, 12:38 PM |
14 | Misc

The latest official FIDE quarterly rating list has been published today, with Veselin Topalov (pictured) maintaining his #1 spot and surpassing the magic 2800 Elo barrier once more.  World champion Vishy Anand is a clear #2 and Magnus Carlsen is a solid #3.

Vladimir Kramnik regains ground to move back up to #4, while Lev Aronian's good form pushes him back into the top 10 at #6.

In contrast Vassily Ivanchuk drops from #3 to #12 and Gata Kamsky drops to #24 following his tough match with Topalov.

The top new entry into the top 100 players is the Russian Igor Kurnosov at #67.  Another familiar name making his first appearance is 15 year-old Wesley So of the Philippines at #89.

The full list is available at the FIDE website here.  The top 30 are below.

Rank Name Country Rating

 Topalov, Veselin  BUL 2812 

 Anand, Viswanathan  IND 2783 

 Carlsen, Magnus  NOR 2770 

 Kramnik, Vladimir  RUS 2759 

 Radjabov, Teimour  AZE 2756 

 Aronian, Levon  ARM 2754 

 Jakovenko, Dmitry  RUS 2753 

 Morozevich, Alexander  RUS 2751 

 Leko, Peter  HUN 2751 
10 
 Grischuk, Alexander  RUS 2748 
11 
 Movsesian, Sergei  SVK 2747 
12 
 Ivanchuk, Vassily  UKR 2746 
13 
 Shirov, Alexei  ESP 2745 
14 
 Wang, Yue  CHN 2738 
15 
 Gelfand, Boris  ISR 2733 
16 
 Gashimov, Vugar  AZE 2730 
17 
 Bacrot, Etienne  FRA 2728 
18 
 Svidler, Peter  RUS 2726 
19 
 Ponomariov, Ruslan  UKR 2726 
20 
 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar  AZE 2725 
21 
 Ni, Hua  CHN 2724 
22 
 Dominguez Perez, Leinier  CUB 2721 
23 
 Karjakin, Sergey  UKR 2721 
24 
 Kamsky, Gata  USA 2720 
25 
 Alekseev, Evgeny  RUS 2716 
26 
 Malakhov, Vladimir  RUS 2709 
27 
 Bu, Xiangzhi  CHN 2704 
28 
 Adams, Michael  ENG 2703 
29 
 Rublevsky, Sergei  RUS 2702 
30 
 Nakamura, Hikaru  USA 2701 
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