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Carlsen Returns to the Top FIDE ratings of July

03.07.2011 – In two lists, March and May 2011, Vishy Anand was number one. Now the twenty-year-old Norwegian has overtaken the reigning World Champion from India, who is just over double his age.

Magnus Carlsen (afp)

Magnus Carlsen"s performance in the Kings Tournament in Medias took him back to World Number One above World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand who didn"t play in this period. 42 players are above 2700, the new mark for an elite player, comparable to 2600 in the 1980ies. 2649 is the rating that nowadays gets you into the top 100.

FIDE July 1st 2011 – Top 100 Players

Rank Name Title Country Rating Games B-Year
1 Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2821 10 1990
2 Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2817 0 1969
3 Aronian, Levon g ARM 2805 4 1982
4 Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2788 10 1990
5 Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2781 8 1975
6 Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2768 20 1969
7 Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2768 11 1983
8 Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2768 4 1975
9 Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2766 10 1987
10 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2765 4 1985
11 Gashimov, Vugar g AZE 2760 0 1986
12 Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2746 14 1968
13 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2746 14 1983
14 Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2744 14 1987
15 Kamsky, Gata g USA 2741 12 1974
16 Svidler, Peter g RUS 2739 0 1976
17 Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2736 6 1983
18 Vitiugov, Nikita g RUS 2733 0 1987
19 Almasi, Zoltan g HUN 2726 8 1976
20 Vallejo Pons, Francisco g ESP 2724 18 1982
21 Navara, David g CZE 2722 30 1985
22 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2722 13 1990
23 Dominguez Perez, Leinier g CUB 2719 10 1983
24 Wang, Hao g CHN 2718 15 1989
25 Leko, Peter g HUN 2717 0 1979
26 Moiseenko, Alexander g UKR 2715 24 1980
27 Le, Quang Liem g VIE 2715 22 1991
28 Adams, Michael g ENG 2715 14 1971
29 Shirov, Alexei g ESP 2714 12 1972
30 Jobava, Baadur g GEO 2713 13 1983
31 Dreev, Aleksey g RUS 2711 12 1969
32 Caruana, Fabiano g ITA 2711 9 1992
33 Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2711 0 1990
34 Bacrot, Etienne g FRA 2710 11 1983
35 Wang, Yue g CHN 2709 24 1987
36 Tomashevsky, Evgeny g RUS 2707 0 1987
37 Naiditsch, Arkadij g GER 2706 24 1985
38 Efimenko, Zahar g UKR 2706 12 1985
39 Malakhov, Vladimir g RUS 2706 3 1980
40 Giri, Anish g NED 2701 12 1994
41 Sutovsky, Emil g ISR 2700 15 1977
42 Movsesian, Sergei g ARM 2700 6 1978
43 Polgar, Judit g HUN 2699 0 1976
44 Fressinet, Laurent g FRA 2698 14 1981
45 Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2697 21 1983
46 Berkes, Ferenc g HUN 2696 20 1985
47 Andreikin, Dmitry g RUS 2696 10 1990
48 Morozevich, Alexander g RUS 2694 0 1977
49 Zhigalko, Sergei g BLR 2689 7 1989
50 Riazantsev, Alexander g RUS 2688 11 1985
51 Short, Nigel D g ENG 2687 9 1965
52 Motylev, Alexander g RUS 2685 3 1979
53 Rublevsky, Sergei g RUS 2684 2 1974
54 Van Wely, Loek g NED 2683 16 1972
55 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw g POL 2683 16 1987
56 Volokitin, Andrei g UKR 2683 11 1986
57 Areshchenko, Alexander g UKR 2682 11 1986
58 Potkin, Vladimir g RUS 2682 0 1982
59 Sasikiran, Krishnan g IND 2681 25 1981
60 Laznicka, Viktor g CZE 2681 0 1988
61 Nielsen, Peter Heine g DEN 2681 0 1973
62 Grachev, Boris g RUS 2680 7 1986
63 Inarkiev, Ernesto g RUS 2679 0 1985
64 Kobalia, Mikhail g RUS 2679 0 1978
65 Mamedov, Rauf g AZE 2679 0 1988
66 Bologan, Viktor g MDA 2678 0 1971
67 Smirin, Ilia g ISR 2676 20 1968
68 Bu, Xiangzhi g CHN 2675 24 1985
69 Onischuk, Alexander g USA 2675 0 1975
70 Bruzon Batista, Lazaro g CUB 2673 19 1982
71 Yu, Yangyi g CHN 2672 33 1994
72 Sokolov, Ivan g NED 2672 14 1968
73 Korobov, Anton g UKR 2671 25 1985
74 McShane, Luke J g ENG 2671 4 1984
75 Gharamian, Tigran g FRA 2670 10 1984
76 Harikrishna, P. g IND 2669 25 1986
77 Li, Chao b g CHN 2669 24 1989
78 Roiz, Michael g ISR 2669 18 1983
79 Kasimdzhanov, Rustam g UZB 2669 9 1979
80 Cheparinov, Ivan g BUL 2669 0 1986
81 Akopian, Vladimir g ARM 2667 9 1971
82 Feller, Sebastien g FRA 2666 6 1991
83 Timofeev, Artyom g RUS 2665 0 1985
84 Sargissian, Gabriel g ARM 2663 0 1983
85 Ni, Hua g CHN 2662 15 1983
86 Fridman, Daniel g GER 2659 8 1976
87 Alekseev, Evgeny g RUS 2659 7 1985
88 Zvjaginsev, Vadim g RUS 2659 0 1976
89 So, Wesley g PHI 2658 23 1993
90 Meier, Georg g GER 2656 13 1987
91 Khismatullin, Denis g RUS 2656 9 1984
92 Sandipan, Chanda g IND 2656 0 1983
93 Georgiev, Kiril g BUL 2654 21 1965
94 Ding, Liren g CHN 2654 15 1992
95 Markus, Robert g SRB 2652 25 1983
96 Kryvoruchko, Yuriy g UKR 2652 20 1986
97 Ragger, Markus g AUT 2651 20 1988
98 Milov, Vadim g SUI 2651 16 1972
99 Lupulescu, Constantin g ROU 2650 10 1984
100 Khairullin, Ildar g RUS 2649 0 1990

FIDE Top 100 Women July 2011

Judit Polgar remains undisputedly in the lead, followed by Koneru Humpy of India, who is now just 85 points behind the Hungarian.

Rank Name Title Country Rating Games B-Year
1 Polgar, Judit g HUN 2699 0 1976
2 Koneru, Humpy g IND 2614 0 1987
3 Hou, Yifan g CHN 2575 24 1994
4 Kosintseva, Nadezhda g RUS 2560 11 1985
5 Kosintseva, Tatiana g RUS 2557 11 1986
6 Muzychuk, Anna m SLO 2538 12 1990
7 Dzagnidze, Nana g GEO 2537 11 1987
8 Lahno, Kateryna g UKR 2536 11 1989
9 Cmilyte, Viktorija g LTU 2528 11 1983
10 Stefanova, Antoaneta g BUL 2524 11 1979
11 Zatonskih, Anna m USA 2522 11 1978
12 Danielian, Elina g ARM 2521 14 1978
13 Ju, Wenjun wg CHN 2515 6 1991
14 Harika, Dronavalli m IND 2513 12 1991
15 Sebag, Marie g FRA 2510 11 1986
16 Chiburdanidze, Maia g GEO 2500 0 1961
17 Kosteniuk, Alexandra g RUS 2497 11 1984
18 Galliamova, Alisa m RUS 2492 0 1972
19 Socko, Monika g POL 2490 3 1978
20 Krush, Irina m USA 2487 26 1983
21 Khotenashvili, Bela m GEO 2487 11 1988
22 Gunina, Valentina wg RUS 2487 0 1989
23 Zhu, Chen g QAT 2485 0 1976
24 Ruan, Lufei wg CHN 2479 0 1987
25 Xu, Yuhua g CHN 2477 2 1976
26 Cramling, Pia g SWE 2472 14 1963
27 Dembo, Yelena m GRE 2471 0 1983
28 Skripchenko, Almira m FRA 2470 11 1976
29 Zhao, Xue g CHN 2470 5 1985
30 Javakhishvili, Lela m GEO 2469 11 1984
31 Muzychuk, Mariya m UKR 2469 11 1992
32 Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan g SCO 2464 21 1968
33 Mkrtchian, Lilit m ARM 2463 11 1982
34 Paehtz, Elisabeth m GER 2463 3 1985
35 Hoang, Thanh Trang g HUN 2459 20 1980
36 Ushenina, Anna m UKR 2459 11 1985
37 Shen, Yang wg CHN 2459 6 1989
38 Munguntuul, Batkhuyag m MGL 2457 8 1987
39 Gaponenko, Inna m UKR 2442 18 1976
40 Pogonina, Natalija wg RUS 2442 11 1985
41 Khurtsidze, Nino m GEO 2440 11 1975
42 Melia, Salome m GEO 2437 11 1987
43 Rajlich, Iweta m POL 2436 3 1981
44 Atalik, Ekaterina m TUR 2436 0 1982
45 Moser, Eva m AUT 2432 11 1982
46 Bodnaruk, Anastasia m RUS 2431 11 1992
47 Matnadze, Ana m GEO 2428 2 1983
48 Foisor, Cristina-Adela m ROU 2427 11 1967
49 Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina m RUS 2427 0 1974
50 Khukhashvili, Sopiko m GEO 2426 19 1985
51 Repkova, Eva m SVK 2423 5 1975
52 Peptan, Corina-Isabela m ROU 2421 0 1978
53 Ovod, Evgenija m RUS 2420 11 1982
54 Tania, Sachdev m IND 2419 21 1986
55 Li, Ruofan m SIN 2419 9 1978
56 Zaiatz, Elena m RUS 2419 7 1969
57 Houska, Jovanka m ENG 2418 17 1980
58 Vasilevich, Tatjana m UKR 2417 0 1977
59 Paikidze, Nazi wg GEO 2416 11 1993
60 Vijayalakshmi, Subbaraman m IND 2415 3 1979
61 Turova, Irina m RUS 2413 15 1979
62 Zhukova, Natalia g UKR 2412 11 1979
63 Zawadzka, Jolanta wg POL 2405 11 1987
64 Huang, Qian wg CHN 2404 14 1986
65 Romanko, Marina m RUS 2402 11 1986
66 Wang, Yu A. m CHN 2399 2 1982
67 Savina, Anastasia wg RUS 2398 11 1992
68 Michna, Marta wg GER 2397 7 1978
69 Tan, Zhongyi wg CHN 2396 15 1991
70 Madl, Ildiko m HUN 2396 14 1969
71 Alexandrova, Olga m ESP 2393 0 1978
72 Galojan, Lilit m ARM 2389 20 1983
73 Zhang, Xiaowen wg CHN 2389 5 1989
74 Matveeva, Svetlana m RUS 2388 11 1969
75 Majdan-Gajewska, Joanna wg POL 2386 0 1988
76 Zdebskaja, Natalia wg UKR 2384 0 1986
77 Batsiashvili, Nino wg GEO 2381 20 1987
78 Zozulia, Anna m BEL 2381 9 1980
79 Fierro Baquero, Martha L. m ECU 2381 4 1977
80 Tsereteli, Tamar wg GEO 2379 0 1985
81 Bojkovic, Natasa m SRB 2378 0 1971