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February FIDE rating list

FIDE logoThe International Chess Federation (FIDE) has published the February rating list. Magnus Carlsen is heading the ratings with record 2872 ELO points. This is 11 points more than his previous record that he achieved in the January rating list. Carlsen achieved the new highest rating ever after convincinly winning Tata Steel 2013.
Second in the rating list, 62 points behind the leader, remains Vladimir Kramnik, who was inactive during the period and maintains the 2810 ELO rating. Third place is for the Olympic Champion Levon Aronian who rises 7 ELO points and is with 2809.

Teimour Radjabov remains 4th with no rating change despite Sergey Karjakin and Viswanathan Anand advancing in the list.

The biggest movement in top 10 was created by Caruana dropping 24 ELO points and sliding down to 13th position.

Highest rating gainer on the list is the US player Timur Gareev, winner of the North American Open.

Exactly 50 players are above 2700 ELO. The average of the top 100 list is at 2703 ELO, which is the same level as July 2012, and two points lower than the highest average from November 2012.

 

February FIDE rating list

1  Carlsen, Magnus  NOR 2872
2  Kramnik, Vladimir  RUS 2810
3  Aronian, Levon  ARM 2809
4  Radjabov, Teimour  AZE 2793
5  Karjakin, Sergey  RUS 2786
6  Anand, Viswanathan  IND 2780
7  Topalov, Veselin  BUL 2771
8  Nakamura, Hikaru  USA 2767
9  Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar  AZE 2766
10  Grischuk, Alexander  RUS 2764
11  Ivanchuk, Vassily  UKR 2758
12  Morozevich, Alexander  RUS 2758
13  Caruana, Fabiano  ITA 2757
14  Svidler, Peter  RUS 2747
15  Leko, Peter  HUN 2744
16  Wang, Hao  CHN 2743
17  Gelfand, Boris  ISR 2740
18  Kamsky, Gata  USA 2740
19  Gashimov, Vugar  AZE 2737
20  Jakovenko, Dmitry  RUS 2734
21  Ponomariov, Ruslan  UKR 2733
22  Andreikin, Dmitry  RUS 2727
23  Adams, Michael  ENG 2725
24  Dominguez Perez, Leinier  CUB 2723
25  Giri, Anish  NED 2722
26  Tomashevsky, Evgeny  RUS 2722
27  Volokitin, Andrei  UKR 2722
28  Areshchenko, Alexander  UKR 2720
29  Naiditsch, Arkadij  GER 2716
30  Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime  FRA 2715
31  Wojtaszek, Radoslaw  POL 2710
32  Navara, David  CZE 2710
33  Shirov, Alexei  LAT 2709
34  Cheparinov, Ivan  BUL 2709
35  Ding, Liren  CHN 2709
36  Kasimdzhanov, Rustam  UZB 2709
37  Malakhov, Vladimir  RUS 2709
38  Bruzon Batista, Lazaro  CUB 2707
39  Wang, Yue  CHN 2706
40  Fressinet, Laurent  FRA 2706
41  Harikrishna, P.  IND 2705
42  Le, Quang Liem  VIE 2705
43  Riazantsev, Alexander  RUS 2705
44  Bacrot, Etienne  FRA 2704
45  Akopian, Vladimir  ARM 2704
46  Moiseenko, Alexander  UKR 2703
47  Nepomniachtchi, Ian  RUS 2703
48  Korobov, Anton  UKR 2702
49  Berkes, Ferenc  HUN 2702
50  Jobava, Baadur  GEO 2702
51  McShane, Luke J  ENG 2698
52  Efimenko, Zahar  UKR 2696
53  Polgar, Judit  HUN 2696
54  Movsesian, Sergei  ARM 2695
55  Alekseev, Evgeny  RUS 2695
56  Vallejo Pons, Francisco  ESP 2694
57  Vitiugov, Nikita  RUS 2694
58  Grachev, Boris  RUS 2693
59  Short, Nigel D  ENG 2690
60  Almasi, Zoltan  HUN 2689
61  Inarkiev, Ernesto  RUS 2688
62  Rublevsky, Sergei  RUS 2688
63  Yu, Yangyi  CHN 2688
64  Li, Chao b  CHN 2686
65  Van Wely, Loek  NED 2684
66  So, Wesley  PHI 2684
67  Sutovsky, Emil  ISR 2684
68  Gareev, Timur  USA 2682
69  Bologan, Viktor  MDA 2681
70  Edouard, Romain  FRA 2680
71  Eljanov, Pavel  UKR 2678
72  Sasikiran, Krishnan  IND 2677
73  Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter  ROU 2677
74  Motylev, Alexander  RUS 2676
75  Bu, Xiangzhi  CHN 2675
76  Gyimesi, Zoltan  HUN 2674
77  Laznicka, Viktor  CZE 2674
78  Fridman, Daniel  GER 2667
79  Kryvoruchko, Yuriy  UKR 2666
80  Sargissian, Gabriel  ARM 2666
81  Potkin, Vladimir  RUS 2665
82  Petrosian, Tigran L.  ARM 2663
83  Onischuk, Alexander  USA 2663
84  Gharamian, Tigran  FRA 2661
85  Zvjaginsev, Vadim  RUS 2658
86  Istratescu, Andrei  FRA 2657
87  Zhigalko, Sergei  BLR 2656
88  Nielsen, Peter Heine  DEN 2656
89  Khismatullin, Denis  RUS 2655
90  Ragger, Markus  AUT 2655
91  Smirin, Ilia  ISR 2654
92  Dreev, Aleksey  RUS 2654
93  Matlakov, Maxim  RUS 2653
94  Filippov, Anton  UZB 2652
95  Kobalia, Mikhail  RUS 2652
96  Mamedov, Rauf  AZE 2651
97  Tiviakov, Sergei  NED 2650
98  Khairullin, Ildar  RUS 2650
99  Tkachiev, Vladislav  FRA 2650
100  Kurnosov, Igor  RUS 2649

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