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October 2007 FIDE rating list

Anand is on top

The October FIDE rating list was published today. The big surprise is that the WCC Mexico 2007 results are included. This means that on top of the rating list is the world chess champion Vishy Anand with a rating of 2800+. This is the second time Vishy breaks the 2800 ELO barrier. Curiously, the first time (when he had ELO 2803) he was not on top of the list.

The second place is for Vassily Ivanchuk. Even though the Ukranian GM was not present at the WCC in Mexico, he had a wonderful performance since the last update of the rating list. Ivanchuk won Aerosvit Foros and Pivdenny chess cup with impressive results.

In the list follow Vladimir Kramnik and Veselin Topalov. Morozevich, Aronian, and Svidler drop some places. Hopefully, this time the calculations are precise and there won’t be any updates.

Top players rating list October

1 Anand, Viswanathan 2801
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily 2787
3 Kramnik, Vladimir 2785
4 Topalov, Veselin 2769
5 Leko, Peter 2755
6 Morozevich, Alexander 2755
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2752
8 Radjabov, Teimour 2742
9 Aronian, Levon 2741
10 Shirov, Alexei 2739
11 Gelfand, Boris 2736
12 Svidler, Peter 2732
13 Adams, Michael 2729
14 Kamsky, Gata 2724
15 Alekseev, Evgeny 2716
16 Grischuk, Alexander 2715

17 Carlsen, Magnus 2714
18 Akopian, Vladimir 2713
19 Jakovenko, Dmitry 2710
20 Polgar, Judit 2708

Top women chess players

1 Polgar, Judit 2708

2 Koneru, Humpy 2606
3 Cramling, Pia 2531
4 Zhu, Chen 2531
5 Zhao, Xue 2530
6 Kosteniuk, Alexandra 2515
7 Sebag, Marie 2509
8 Hou, Yifan 2502
9 Chiburdanidze, Maia 2500

10 Kosintseva, Tatiana 2492

Top junior chess players

1 Radjabov, Teimour 2742

2 Carlsen, Magnus 2714
3 Wang, Yue 2703
4 Karjakin, Sergey 2694

5 Nakamura, Hikaru 2648

6 Tomashevsky, Evgeny 2646
7 Predojevic, Borki 2645
8 Wang, Hao 2643
9 Stellwagen, Daniel 2639
10 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 2635

Top girls chess players

1 Koneru, Humpy 2606
2 Hou, Yifan 2502
3 Harika, Dronavalli 2480

4 Muzychuk, Anna 2469
5 Lahno, Kateryna 2459

6 Ruan, Lufei 2453
7 Shen, Yang 2450
8 Dzagnidze, Nana 2416

9 Charochkina, Daria 2403
10 Tairova, Elena 2391

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