Archive for January, 2016

February 2016 FIDE Rating List

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

FIDEFIDE has published February 2016 rating list.

World champion Magnus Carlsen is leading the chart with 43 points advance in front of Vladimir Kramnik.

Hou Yifan is first among women with no less than 90 Elo point more than Humpy Koneru.

Richard Rapport is juniors #1 with Wei Yi following him closely, while Aleksandra Goryachkina is first among girls U20 with 19 points advance in front of Lei Tingjie.

TOP 100 Men February 2016

1 Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2844 0 1990
2 Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2801 0 1975
3 Giri, Anish g NED 2798 0 1994
4 Aronian, Levon g ARM 2792 0 1982
5 Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2787 0 1992
6 Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2787 0 1987
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2785 0 1990
8 Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2784 0 1969
9 Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2780 0 1975
10 So, Wesley g USA 2773 0 1993
11 Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2769 0 1990
12 Ding, Liren g CHN 2766 0 1992
13 Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2760 0 1983
14 Harikrishna, P. g IND 2753 2 1986
15 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2752 0 1983
16 Li, Chao b g CHN 2751 0 1989
17 Svidler, Peter g RUS 2751 0 1976
18 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2747 0 1985
19 Yu, Yangyi g CHN 2747 0 1994
20 Adams, Michael g ENG 2744 0 1971
21 Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2735 0 1968
22 Navara, David g CZE 2734 2 1985
23 Andreikin, Dmitry g RUS 2732 0 1990
24 Dominguez Perez, Leinier g CUB 2732 0 1983
25 Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2732 0 1983
26 Tomashevsky, Evgeny g RUS 2728 0 1987
27 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw g POL 2727 0 1987
28 Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2726 0 1987
29 Bu, Xiangzhi g CHN 2724 0 1985
30 Rapport, Richard g HUN 2721 0 1996
31 Vitiugov, Nikita g RUS 2721 0 1987
32 Wang, Yue g CHN 2718 0 1987
33 Wang, Hao g CHN 2717 9 1989
34 Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2712 0 1983
35 Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2710 0 1969
36 Korobov, Anton g UKR 2710 0 1985
37 Le, Quang Liem g VIE 2709 6 1991
38 Rodshtein, Maxim g ISR 2708 15 1989
39 Wei, Yi g CHN 2706 0 1999
40 Hammer, Jon Ludvig g NOR 2705 9 1990
41 Leko, Peter g HUN 2705 0 1979
42 Kasimdzhanov, Rustam g UZB 2704 1 1979
43 Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2704 0 1990
44 Naiditsch, Arkadij g AZE 2702 14 1985
45 Sargissian, Gabriel g ARM 2702 0 1983
46 Fressinet, Laurent g FRA 2700 0 1981
47 Bacrot, Etienne g FRA 2697 0 1983
48 Ni, Hua g CHN 2697 0 1983
49 Kryvoruchko, Yuriy g UKR 2694 11 1986
50 Rublevsky, Sergei g RUS 2692 0 1974
51 Granda Zuniga, Julio E g PER 2688 27 1967
52 Malakhov, Vladimir g RUS 2687 0 1980
53 Howell, David W L g ENG 2685 2 1990
54 Shirov, Alexei g LAT 2684 11 1972
55 Cheparinov, Ivan g BUL 2684 9 1986
56 Short, Nigel D g ENG 2684 9 1965
57 Almasi, Zoltan g HUN 2684 0 1976
58 Morozevich, Alexander g RUS 2683 0 1977
59 Ragger, Markus g AUT 2682 4 1988
60 Matlakov, Maxim g RUS 2682 0 1991
61 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter g GER 2679 0 1976
62 Inarkiev, Ernesto g RUS 2676 0 1985
63 Areshchenko, Alexander g UKR 2675 9 1986
64 Bareev, Evgeny g CAN 2675 0 1966
65 Vallejo Pons, Francisco g ESP 2675 0 1982
66 Bruzon Batista, Lazaro g CUB 2673 9 1982
67 Artemiev, Vladislav g RUS 2673 0 1998
68 Hou, Yifan g CHN 2673 0 1994
69 Jobava, Baadur g GEO 2673 0 1983
70 Moiseenko, Alexander g UKR 2673 0 1980
71 Najer, Evgeniy g RUS 2672 2 1977
72 McShane, Luke J g ENG 2671 0 1984
73 Postny, Evgeny g ISR 2668 13 1981
74 Lysyj, Igor g RUS 2668 0 1987
75 Kamsky, Gata g USA 2667 9 1974
76 Kovalenko, Igor g LAT 2667 9 1988
77 Sjugirov, Sanan g RUS 2667 0 1993
78 Ivanisevic, Ivan g SRB 2665 0 1977
79 Laznicka, Viktor g CZE 2664 2 1988
80 Swiercz, Dariusz g POL 2664 2 1994
81 Fedoseev, Vladimir g RUS 2664 0 1995
82 Negi, Parimarjan g IND 2664 0 1993
83 Onischuk, Alexander g USA 2664 0 1975
84 Efimenko, Zahar g UKR 2663 9 1985
85 Robson, Ray g USA 2663 6 1994
86 Sadler, Matthew D g ENG 2662 0 1974
87 Zvjaginsev, Vadim g RUS 2662 0 1976
88 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof g POL 2660 0 1998
89 Ganguly, Surya Shekhar g IND 2660 0 1983
90 Meier, Georg g GER 2660 0 1987
91 Tkachiev, Vladislav g FRA 2660 0 1973
92 Smirin, Ilia g ISR 2658 4 1968
93 Bukavshin, Ivan g RUS 2658 0 1995
94 Akopian, Vladimir g ARM 2656 0 1971
95 Amin, Bassem g EGY 2655 9 1988
96 Motylev, Alexander g RUS 2655 9 1979
97 Bologan, Viktor g MDA 2654 0 1971
98 Movsesian, Sergei g ARM 2653 2 1978
99 Adhiban, B. g IND 2653 0 1992
100 Safarli, Eltaj g AZE 2653 0 1992

TOP 100 Women February 2016

1 Hou, Yifan g CHN 2673 0 1994
2 Koneru, Humpy g IND 2583 0 1987
3 Ju, Wenjun g CHN 2558 9 1991
4 Kosteniuk, Alexandra g RUS 2554 2 1984
5 Muzychuk, Mariya g UKR 2554 0 1992
6 Muzychuk, Anna g UKR 2537 0 1990
7 Cmilyte, Viktorija g LTU 2536 1 1983
8 Dzagnidze, Nana g GEO 2529 4 1987
9 Lagno, Kateryna g RUS 2529 0 1989
10 Cramling, Pia g SWE 2521 9 1963
11 Harika, Dronavalli g IND 2511 0 1991
12 Stefanova, Antoaneta g BUL 2509 2 1979
13 Zhao, Xue g CHN 2506 0 1985
14 Tan, Zhongyi wg CHN 2504 0 1991
15 Goryachkina, Aleksandra wg RUS 2502 0 1998
16 Khotenashvili, Bela g GEO 2502 0 1988
17 Gunina, Valentina g RUS 2496 0 1989
18 Sebag, Marie g FRA 2490 0 1986
19 Javakhishvili, Lela m GEO 2489 8 1984
20 Batsiashvili, Nino m GEO 2485 0 1987
21 Zhukova, Natalia g UKR 2484 0 1979
22 Lei, Tingjie wg CHN 2483 25 1997
23 Kosintseva, Nadezhda g RUS 2483 6 1985
24 Galliamova, Alisa m RUS 2475 0 1972
25 Kosintseva, Tatiana g RUS 2475 0 1986
26 Paehtz, Elisabeth m GER 2472 3 1985
27 Zatonskih, Anna m USA 2469 3 1978
28 Nomin-Erdene, Davaademberel m MGL 2468 0 2000
29 Shen, Yang m CHN 2466 0 1989
30 Hoang, Thanh Trang g HUN 2464 0 1980
31 Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina m RUS 2462 1 1974
32 Kashlinskaya, Alina m RUS 2462 0 1993
33 Krush, Irina g USA 2458 0 1983
34 Pogonina, Natalija wg RUS 2454 0 1985
35 Bodnaruk, Anastasia m RUS 2453 0 1992
36 Skripchenko, Almira m FRA 2453 0 1976
37 Girya, Olga wg RUS 2452 3 1991
38 Melia, Salome m GEO 2452 0 1987
39 Huang, Qian wg CHN 2450 0 1986
40 Ushenina, Anna g UKR 2450 0 1985
41 Hunt, Harriet V m ENG 2449 2 1978
42 Socko, Monika g POL 2448 11 1978
43 Danielian, Elina g ARM 2445 0 1978
44 Munguntuul, Batkhuyag m MGL 2444 0 1987
45 Moser, Eva m AUT 2442 0 1982
46 Nechaeva, Marina m RUS 2438 0 1986
47 Guo, Qi m CHN 2435 0 1995
48 Mkrtchian, Lilit m ARM 2434 2 1982
49 Zawadzka, Jolanta wg POL 2433 0 1987
50 Cori T., Deysi wg PER 2430 0 1993
51 Ding, Yixin wg CHN 2426 0 1991
52 Saduakassova, Dinara wg KAZ 2423 0 1996
53 Peptan, Corina-Isabela m ROU 2421 0 1978
54 Padmini, Rout m IND 2420 9 1994
55 Turova, Irina m RUS 2419 0 1979
56 Alexandrova, Olga m ESP 2418 0 1978
57 Zhu, Chen g QAT 2418 0 1976
58 Khurtsidze, Nino m GEO 2414 0 1975
59 Atalik, Ekaterina m TUR 2410 11 1982
60 Bojkovic, Natasa m SRB 2406 0 1971
61 Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat m IRI 2403 11 1997
62 Michna, Marta wg GER 2403 2 1978
63 Houska, Jovanka m ENG 2402 0 1980
64 Ziaziulkina, Nastassia m BLR 2401 9 1995
65 Sukandar, Irine Kharisma m INA 2401 5 1992
66 Savina, Anastasia m RUS 2401 2 1992
67 Szczepkowska-Horowska, Karina wg POL 2400 1 1987
68 Karavade, Eesha m IND 2400 0 1987
69 Charochkina, Daria m RUS 2396 0 1990
70 Bulmaga, Irina m ROU 2395 9 1993
71 Gaponenko, Inna m UKR 2393 0 1976
72 Daulyte, Deimante m LTU 2391 18 1989
73 Arabidze, Meri m GEO 2390 0 1994
74 Rajlich, Iweta m POL 2389 0 1981
75 Videnova, Iva m BUL 2384 0 1987
76 Aulia, Medina Warda wg INA 2383 0 1997
77 Vijayalakshmi, Subbaraman m IND 2382 10 1979
78 Zhai, Mo wm CHN 2382 9 1996
79 Zaiatz, Elena m RUS 2382 0 1969
80 Haast, Anne wg NED 2381 1 1993
81 Abdumalik, Zhansaya wg KAZ 2381 0 2000
82 Kovanova, Baira wg RUS 2381 0 1987
83 Majdan-Gajewska, Joanna wg POL 2380 2 1988
84 Lujan, Carolina m ARG 2380 0 1985
85 Vasilevich, Tatjana m UKR 2380 0 1977
86 Ryjanova, Julia wg RUS 2379 16 1974
87 Vega Gutierrez, Sabrina m ESP 2378 11 1987
88 Stockova, Zuzana m SVK 2378 3 1977
89 Shvayger, Yuliya wm ISR 2376 15 1994
90 Guichard, Pauline wg FRA 2376 0 1988
91 Matveeva, Svetlana m RUS 2375 0 1969
92 Guramishvili, Sopiko m GEO 2374 0 1991
93 Zhang, Xiaowen wg CHN 2374 0 1989
94 Wang, Jue wg CHN 2369 9 1995
95 Peng, Zhaoqin g NED 2369 1 1968
96 Bivol, Alina wm RUS 2368 0 1996
97 Nemcova, Katerina wg USA 2367 5 1990
98 Zimina, Olga m ITA 2367 0 1982
99 Li, Ruofan m SIN 2366 0 1978
100 Tania, Sachdev m IND 2366 0 1986

TOP 100 Juniors February 2016

1 Rapport, Richard g HUN 2721 0 1996
2 Wei, Yi g CHN 2706 0 1999
3 Artemiev, Vladislav g RUS 2673 0 1998
4 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof g POL 2660 0 1998
5 Dubov, Daniil g RUS 2646 0 1996
6 Nyzhnyk, Illya g UKR 2623 6 1996
7 Bluebaum, Matthias g GER 2599 1 1997
8 Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2588 17 2000
9 Wagner, Dennis g GER 2585 0 1997
10 Burke, John M f USA 2584 9 2001
11 Eliseev, Urii g RUS 2582 0 1996
12 Sevian, Samuel g USA 2581 9 2000
13 Donchenko, Alexander g GER 2575 9 1998
14 Antipov, Mikhail Al. g RUS 2567 0 1997
15 Oparin, Grigoriy g RUS 2565 0 1997
16 Alekseenko, Kirill g RUS 2560 0 1997
17 Van Foreest, Jorden m NED 2558 19 1999
18 Vaibhav, Suri g IND 2556 19 1997
19 Bortnyk, Olexandr g UKR 2554 18 1996
20 Ghosh, Diptayan m IND 2552 9 1998
21 Boruchovsky, Avital g ISR 2547 14 1997
22 Pichot, Alan m ARG 2543 17 1998
23 Rambaldi, Francesco g ITA 2541 0 1999
24 Tari, Aryan m NOR 2537 11 1999
25 Santos Latasa, Jaime m ESP 2531 18 1996
26 Chigaev, Maksim m RUS 2528 18 1996
27 Paravyan, David m RUS 2524 9 1998
28 Svane, Rasmus m GER 2523 2 1997
29 Karthikeyan, Murali g IND 2518 0 1999
30 Xu, Yinglun CHN 2518 0 1996
31 Yuffa, Daniil m RUS 2516 0 1997
32 Gledura, Benjamin m HUN 2515 0 1999
33 Troff, Kayden W g USA 2511 0 1998
34 Gordievsky, Dmitry f RUS 2506 0 1996
35 Lugovskoy, Maxim m RUS 2504 9 1996
36 Goryachkina, Aleksandra wg RUS 2502 0 1998
37 Bai, Jinshi g CHN 2501 9 1999
38 Chandra, Akshat m USA 2501 9 1999
39 Sunilduth Lyna, Narayanan m IND 2501 0 1998
40 Aravindh,Chithambaram VR. g IND 2500 0 1999
41 Schroeder, Jan-Christian g GER 2499 0 1998
42 Igonin, Temur f UZB 2498 0 2000
43 Gagare, Shardul m IND 2497 0 1997
44 Izzat, Kanan m AZE 2491 18 1996
45 Pechac, Jergus f SVK 2491 4 2001
46 Petrosyan, Manuel m ARM 2484 20 1998
47 Henriquez Villagra, Cristobal m CHI 2484 15 1996
48 Lei, Tingjie wg CHN 2483 25 1997
49 Li, Ruifeng m USA 2483 17 2001
50 Basso, Pier Luigi f ITA 2483 9 1997
51 Georgiadis, Nico m SUI 2483 9 1996
52 Moroni, Luca Jr f ITA 2481 0 2000
53 Zajic, Milan m SRB 2480 0 1999
54 Sanal, Vahap m TUR 2478 0 1998
55 Fawzy, Adham m EGY 2477 9 2000
56 Gurevich, Daniel m USA 2477 9 1997
57 Drozdowski, Kacper m POL 2476 11 1996
58 Bellahcene, Bilel m FRA 2476 7 1998
59 Yang, Darwin m USA 2475 21 1996
60 Firouzja, Alireza IRI 2475 11 2003
61 Dastan, Muhammed Batuhan m TUR 2474 0 1997
62 Golubov, Saveliy m RUS 2473 18 2000
63 Triapishko, Olexandr RUS 2471 0 2000
64 Supi, Luis Paulo m BRA 2470 10 1996
65 Lampert, Jonas m GER 2470 8 1997
66 Deac, Bogdan-Daniel m ROU 2469 7 2001
67 Stremavicius, Titas m LTU 2468 7 1998
68 Nomin-Erdene, Davaademberel m MGL 2468 0 2000
69 Kobo, Ori m ISR 2466 11 1997
70 Ebeling, Daniel m FIN 2466 0 1996
71 Martinez Alcantara, Jose Eduardo f PER 2465 16 1999
72 Smirnov, Anton m AUS 2464 11 2001
73 Zenzera, Alexey m RUS 2464 0 1997
74 Petrov, Nikita m RUS 2463 9 1996
75 Mosadeghpour, Masoud m IRI 2462 11 1997
76 Preotu, Razvan m CAN 2462 5 1999
77 Zakhartsov, Vladimir m RUS 2462 0 1997
78 Maghsoodloo, Parham IRI 2461 11 2000
79 Tabatabaei, M.amin m IRI 2461 9 2001
80 Theodorou, Nikolas GRE 2459 9 2000
81 Xu, Xiangyu CHN 2458 25 1999
82 Lobanov, Sergei RUS 2457 0 2001
83 Enkhnar, Enkhbaatar f MGL 2454 9 1997
84 Mikaelyan, Arman m ARM 2453 11 1996
85 Ali Marandi, Cemil Can m TUR 2453 5 1998
86 Puranik, Abhimanyu m IND 2452 0 2000
87 Usmanov, Vasily m RUS 2451 0 1996
88 Salomon, Johan m NOR 2450 11 1997
89 Lorparizangeneh, Shahin m IRI 2449 11 1999
90 Fang, Yuxiang CHN 2448 19 1996
91 Vavulin, Maksim m RUS 2448 0 1998
92 Kelires, Andreas m CYP 2447 9 1999
93 Aryan Chopra m IND 2447 0 2001
94 Tran, Tuan Minh m VIE 2447 0 1997
95 Wang, Yiye m CHN 2445 0 1998
96 Le, Tuan Minh m VIE 2444 0 1996
97 Das, Sayantan m IND 2443 19 1997
98 Shumyatsky, Victor f BRA 2443 0 1996
99 Repka, Christopher SVK 2441 11 1998
100 Tan, Justin m AUS 2440 13 1997

TOP 100 Girls February 2016

1 Goryachkina, Aleksandra wg RUS 2502 0 1998
2 Lei, Tingjie wg CHN 2483 25 1997
3 Nomin-Erdene, Davaademberel m MGL 2468 0 2000
4 Saduakassova, Dinara wg KAZ 2423 0 1996
5 Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat m IRI 2403 11 1997
6 Aulia, Medina Warda wg INA 2383 0 1997
7 Zhai, Mo wm CHN 2382 9 1996
8 Abdumalik, Zhansaya wg KAZ 2381 0 2000
9 Bivol, Alina wm RUS 2368 0 1996
10 Ni, Shiqun wg CHN 2363 3 1997
11 Osmak, Iulija wf UKR 2343 0 1998
12 Tsolakidou, Stavroula wm GRE 2338 0 2000
13 Derakhshani, Dorsa wm IRI 2335 9 1998
14 Mammadzada, Gunay wg AZE 2333 9 2000
15 Vaishali R wf IND 2332 0 2001
16 Hojjatova, Aydan wf AZE 2323 9 1999
17 Khomeriki, Nino wm GEO 2321 0 1998
18 Kiolbasa, Oliwia wf POL 2318 9 2000
19 Harazinska, Ewa wf POL 2310 0 1998
20 Rodriguez Rueda, Paula Andrea m COL 2308 0 1996
21 Buksa, Nataliya wg UKR 2298 0 1996
22 Fataliyeva, Ulviyya wm AZE 2295 0 1996
23 Blagojevic, Tijana wm MNE 2286 9 1997
24 Frayna, Janelle Mae wm PHI 2285 11 1997
25 Makarenko, Alexandra wf RUS 2285 9 1996
26 Bykova, Anastasia wf RUS 2283 0 1997
27 Heinemann, Josefine GER 2280 12 1998
28 Osmanodja, Filiz wm GER 2279 11 1996
29 Pratyusha, Bodda wm IND 2278 0 1997
30 Varshini, V wf IND 2271 0 1998
31 Velikic, Adela SRB 2270 7 1997
32 Drogovoz, Irina RUS 2265 0 1999
33 Kazarian, Anna-Maja f NED 2264 1 2000
34 Tantsiura, Maria wm UKR 2257 0 1996
35 Gu, Tianlu wm CHN 2255 0 1997
36 Uuriintuya, Uurtsaikh MGL 2255 0 1998
37 Shuvalova, Polina wf RUS 2251 9 2001
38 Navrotescu, Andreea-Cristiana wf FRA 2251 7 1996
39 Mahalakshmi, M wm IND 2251 0 1998
40 Amina, Battsooj MGL 2250 9 2001
41 Zhou, Qiyu wm CAN 2248 9 2000
42 Styazhkina, Anna wm RUS 2246 0 1997
43 Unuk, Laura wm SLO 2246 0 1999
44 Mammadova, Narmin wc AZE 2245 9 1999
45 Vidic, Teja wf SLO 2245 7 1998
46 Avramidou, Anastasia wf GRE 2245 0 2000
47 Martynkova, Olena wf UKR 2245 0 2000
48 Gorti, Akshita f USA 2242 14 2002
49 Diakonova, Ekaterina RUS 2241 0 1999
50 Movileanu, Daniela wf ITA 2239 0 1996
51 Nicolas Zapata, Irene wm ESP 2239 0 1997
52 Kalaiyalahan, Akshaya ENG 2236 12 2001
53 Injac, Teodora wf SRB 2235 9 2000
54 Xiao, Yiyi wf CHN 2222 0 1996
55 Garcia Martin, Marta wf ESP 2221 11 2000
56 Garcia-Castany Musellas, Gal.la wf ESP 2220 9 1997
57 Dordzhieva, Dinara wm RUS 2218 0 1999
58 Khokhlova, Daria RUS 2213 9 1999
59 Michelle Catherina, P wm IND 2212 10 1996
60 Imnadze, Nato wm GEO 2212 0 1996
61 Kochukova, Anna wf RUS 2212 0 2001
62 Rodionova, Daria wf RUS 2212 0 1998
63 Roca Rojas, Ana Flavia wf CUB 2209 9 1996
64 Gazikova, Veronika wf SVK 2207 0 1999
65 Sieber, Fiona wf GER 2206 25 2000
66 Szente Varga, Fruzsina HUN 2204 0 1996
67 Haussernot, Cecile wf FRA 2202 1 1998
68 Bluhm, Sonja Maria wf GER 2199 9 1998
69 Amrayeva, Aytan wf AZE 2198 0 1997
70 Dimitrova, Aleksandra wf RUS 2196 0 2000
71 Gal, Hanna Krisztina HUN 2196 0 1998
72 Zayas Gonzalez, Laura Amalia wf CUB 2195 9 1998
73 Mylnikova, Olga wf RUS 2194 0 2000
74 Mendoza, Shania Mae wf PHI 2193 11 1998
75 Antova, Gabriela wf BUL 2193 6 2002
76 Tokhirjonova, Gulrukhbegim wm UZB 2188 0 1999
77 Marikova, Jana CZE 2187 1 1996
78 Ulrich, Rachel J wf USA 2186 0 2000
79 Aakanksha Hagawane IND 2181 0 2000
80 Protopopova, Anastasiya wf RUS 2181 0 2000
81 Maltsevskaya, Aleksandra RUS 2180 8 2002
82 Gaboyan, Susanna ARM 2178 9 1996
83 Bykovtsev, Agata wm USA 2176 9 1999
84 Palmero Martinez, Rachel wf CUB 2171 20 1997
85 Terbe, Julianna wf HUN 2171 0 1997
86 Janzelj, Lara wf SLO 2169 7 1997
87 Richterova, Natasa wf CZE 2167 2 1996
88 Ivanova, Simoneta wf BUL 2166 0 1997
89 Marjanovics, Annamaria wf HUN 2165 0 2001
90 Obolentseva, Alexandra wf RUS 2164 9 2001
91 Barchuk, Irina UKR 2162 18 1997
92 Abdusattorova, Bakhora wf UZB 2162 0 1999
93 Antolak, Julia wf POL 2160 9 2000
94 Ren, Xiaoyi CHN 2157 0 1996
95 Anufrienko, Daria wf RUS 2156 0 1997
96 Smirnova, Ekaterina wf RUS 2155 0 1996
97 Wozniak, Mariola wm POL 2154 18 1998
98 Malassagne, Isabelle wf FRA 2153 0 1998
99 Feng, Maggie wc USA 2151 6 2000
100 Balajayeva, Khanim wf AZE 2151 0 2001

 

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Former European champion Zdenko Kozul is new Croatian champion

Sunday, January 31st, 2016
GM Zdenko Kozul (photo credit: Croatian chess federation)

GM Zdenko Kozul (photo credit: Croatian chess federation)

The 2016 Croatian Men’s Chess Championship was taking place from 19-29 January, at Valamar Diamant Hotel, in Porec, Croatia.

The event was a 10-player single round robin tournament with an average Elo rating of 2560.

After tense fight three players shared the first place with 6.5/11 points each, but 2006 European champion GM Zdenko Kozul emerged a winner based on a better tie-break criteria (number of wins).

GM Ante Brkic took the silver, while GM Ivan Saric remained third.

Standings and statistics/ LIVE games with analysis

 

Final standings:

1 GM Ko?ul Zdenko 2607 6.5
2 GM Brki? Ante 2593 6.5
3 GM ?ari? Ivan 2650 6.5
4 GM Jovanovi? Zoran 2507 6
5 GM Stevi? Hrvoje 2600 6
6 GM Palac Mladen 2574 6
7 GM ?ari? Ante 2600 6
8 GM Cvitan Ognjen 2497 5.5
9 GM Jankovi? Alojzije 2560 5.5
10 GM Bosio?i? Marin 2567 4.5
11 IM Kova?evi? Bla?imir 2488 4.5
12 GM ?aja Ivan 2475 2.5

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Master Class by Vishy Anand: amazing analysis

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

On January 29, Vishy Anand gave a Master Class which lasted one hour 25 minutes. This was filled with high quality analysis and some brilliant ideas shared by the five-time World Champion, and this video is now available to you. IM Nisha Mohota, who attended this Master Class, gives us first hand experience of what it felt like learning from the Indian legend.

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Tata Steel Rd13: Magnus Carlsen wins fifth title

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

It was a thrilling finale to a thrilling tournament. Magnus Carlsen added a fabulous fifth Wijk aan Zee title to his resume, tying Anand for the record. Fabiano Caruana’s hope to snatch it ended up in ashes as he lost to Tomashevsky. Still, his tiebreak guaranteed second place. The Challengers was a tight affair, with Adhiban taking first. Express report.

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Gibraltar 05: Nakamura shines, Anand falters

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

While Markus Ragger and Etienne Bacrot, who shared the lead with 4.0/4 each, both did not mind a quick and peaceful draw, Hikaru Nakamura and Vishy Anand tried to regain ground. Nakamura managed to do so by winning against Women’s World Champion Mariya Muzychuk with a smashing piece sacrifice but Anand pressed too hard and lost against Adrien Demuth from France (Elo 2535).

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Carlsen Wins 2016 Tata Steel Masters, Adhiban First In Challengers

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Magnus Carlsen won the Tata Steel Masters today. He drew his game with Ding Liren, whereas Fabiano Caruana actually finished his tournament with a loss to Evgeny Tomashevsky. 
Baskaran Adhiban edged out Alexey Dreev and Eltaj Safarli o…

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RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016 sets Guinness World Record

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

The Russian State Social University hosted “The largest chess lesson” as part of RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016 on 29th January.

More than 250 students and pupils listened to 35-minute lecture of the International School Chess Union president, PhD Aleksander Kostiev about the first chess world champion Wilhelm Steinitz with a demonstration of chess great’s games.

The record was verified by official representative of the World Guinness Records Christelle Bitrong. She handed a relevant certificate to RSSU rector, doctor of economics, member of RASN Natalia Pochinok.

The largest chess lesson

The necessary conditions were: lesson duration should have been more than 30 minutes and more than 250 people should have participated in the lesson.

- Our university is a forge of chess players and teachers, who organise chess activities, while RSSU Cup is the biggest tournament in Europe, the most powerful and interesting festival. And of course, the Festival like that must be accompanied by bright records and victories. Nomination for “The largest chess lesson”, which we’ve set a record at, is a union of university activities and our flag-sport – chess.

Photos by Galina Popova

Aleksander Kostiev

Aleksander Kostiev

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016 sets Guinness World Record

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February 2016 FRL

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

official logo

FIDE publishes February 2016 FIDE Rating List. The list of top players is published at Top lists page of FIDE ratings website. All players can check new ratings at the main page of FIDE ratings website.

Source: World Chess Federation – FIDE

Anand Gives Wonderful Masterclass In Gibraltar But Loses Next Day

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

A day after Vishy Anand gave a wonderful masterclass, which included a brilliant game as well as a detailed description of his meeting with Bobby Fischer, he lost his game in Gibraltar.
It’s one of those special features in Gibraltar that m…

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Tata Steel Rd12: the race to the finish

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

All will be decided in the last round. After draw with So, Carlsen ensured at least a half point advantage in the last round, but a win by Caruana against Van Wely kept his chances alive for an 11th hour surprise. As if that were not enough, Ding won himself and is right behind Caruana, and could even steal gold if he beats Carlsen in the last round. Report, photos and games.

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