2009 in chess

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List of years in chess (table)

Events in chess during the year 2009:

Events[edit]

Elo FIDE Top Ten Men FIDE Top Ten Women Elo
2796  Veselin Topalov (BGR)  Judit Polgár (HUN) 2693
2791  Viswanathan Anand (IND)  Humpy Koneru (IND) 2621
2779  Vassily Ivanchuk (UKR)  Hou Yifan (CHN) 2571
2776  Magnus Carlsen (NOR)  Antoaneta Stefanova (BUL) 2557
2771  Alexander Morozevich (RUS)  Pia Cramling (SWE) 2548
2761  Teimour Radjabov (AZE)  Anna Muzychuk (SLO) 2540
2760  Dmitry Jakovenko (RUS)  Marie Sebag (FRA) 2529
2759  Vladimir Kramnik (RUS)  Nana Dzagnidze (GEO) 2518
2751  Peter Leko (HUN)  Maia Chiburdanidze (GEO) 2516
2751  Sergei Movsesian (SVK)  Alexandra Kosteniuk (RUS) 2516

Titles awarded[edit]

Grandmaster[edit]

In 2009 FIDE awarded the title Grandmaster to the following players:

Woman Grandmaster[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]