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The Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) governs international chess competition. Each month, FIDE publishes the lists "Top 100 Players", "Top 100 Women", "Top 100 Juniors" and "Top 100 Girls", as well as rankings of countries according to the average rating of their top 10 players and top 10 female players. The Elo rating system is used.

Top players[edit]

The top 20 players were ranked on 1 November 2019 as follows:[1]

Rank Change* Player Rating Change*
1 Steady Norway Magnus Carlsen 2870 Decrease 6
2 Steady United States Fabiano Caruana 2822 Increase 10
3 Steady China Ding Liren 2801 Decrease 10
4 Increase 2 France Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 2777 Increase 3
5 Decrease 1 Netherlands Anish Giri 2776 Decrease 4
6 Decrease 1 Russia Ian Nepomniachtchi 2773 Decrease 3
7 Increase 7 Armenia Levon Aronian 2772 Increase 14
8 Decrease 1 Azerbaijan Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2772 Increase 5
9 Increase 6 Azerbaijan Teimour Radjabov 2767 Increase 9
10 Increase 3 Russia Alexander Grischuk 2764 Increase 5
11 Decrease 1 United States Leinier Domínguez 2762 Decrease 1
12 Decrease 4 United States Wesley So 2760 Decrease 7
13 Decrease 4 India Viswanathan Anand 2757 Decrease 8
14 Decrease 2 Russia Sergey Karjakin 2754 Decrease 6
15 Decrease 4 China Yu Yangyi 2753 Decrease 10
16 Steady Russia Vladimir Kramnik 2753 Steady
17 Increase 10 China Wang Hao 2752 Increase 26
18 Decrease 1 Hungary Richárd Rapport 2752 Steady
19 Increase 6 Russia Nikita Vitiugov 2751 Increase 19
20 Increase 4 Poland Jan-Krzysztof Duda 2748 Increase 14
*Change from the previous month[2]

Top women[edit]

The top 20 females were ranked on 1 November 2019 as follows:[3]

Rank Change* Player Rating Change*
1 Steady China Hou Yifan 2659 Steady
2 Steady China Ju Wenjun 2586 Steady
3 Steady India Humpy Koneru 2577 Steady
4 Steady Russia Aleksandra Goryachkina 2575 Steady
5 Steady Ukraine Mariya Muzychuk 2552 Steady
6 Steady Russia Kateryna Lagno 2549 Steady
7 Steady Ukraine Anna Muzychuk 2543 Steady
8 Steady Lithuania Viktorija Čmilytė 2538 Steady
9 Increase 4 India Harika Dronavalli 2518 Increase 23
10 Decrease 1 Russia Valentina Gunina 2509 Steady
11 Increase 8 Kazakhstan Dinara Saduakassova 2505 Increase 24
12 Decrease 1 China Tan Zhongyi 2504 Steady
13 Decrease 1 Georgia (country) Nana Dzagnidze 2502 Steady
14 Steady Iran Sarasadat Khademalsharieh 2491 Steady
15 Increase 3 Russia Alina Kashlinskaya 2486 Increase 5
16 Increase 8 China Lei Tingjie 2485 Increase 16
17 Decrease 1 China Zhao Xue 2485 Steady
18 Decrease 3 Germany Elisabeth Pähtz 2484 Decrease 5
19 Decrease 2 Russia Alexandra Kosteniuk 2483 Steady
20 Steady Bulgaria Antoaneta Stefanova 2481 Increase 2
*Change from the previous month[4]

Top juniors[edit]

Juniors are considered to be players who will remain under the age of 21 years for the duration of the current calendar year.

The top 20 positions were ranked on 1 November 2019 as follows:[5]

Rank Change* Player Rating Change*
1 Steady China Wei Yi 2724 Increase 3
2 Increase 1 Iran Alireza Firouzja 2720 Increase 18
3 Decrease 1 United States Jeffery Xiong 2712 Increase 4
4 Steady Iran Parham Maghsoodloo 2684 Increase 20
5 Steady Russia Alexey Sarana 2664 Increase 9
6 Increase 1 United States Samuel Sevian 2657 Increase 3
7 Decrease 1 Hungary Benjámin Gledura 2648 Decrease 6
8 Increase 2 Russia Andrey Esipenko 2636 Increase 12
9 Increase 7 Uzbekistan Nodirbek Abdusattorov 2633 Increase 25
10 Increase 1 Netherlands Jorden van Foreest 2632 Increase 11
11 Decrease 3 Iran Amin Tabatabaei 2630 Decrease 12
12 Decrease 3 Norway Aryan Tari 2629 Decrease 1
13 Steady Romania Bogdan-Daniel Deac 2618 Increase 5
14 Steady India Nihal Sarin 2612 Increase 2
15 Decrease 3 India Karthikeyan Murali 2611 Decrease 6
16 Increase 1 Armenia Haik M. Martirosyan 2607 Steady
17 Decrease 2 India Chithambaram Aravindh 2605 Decrease 4
18 Increase 2 Uzbekistan Nodirbek Yakubboev 2603 Increase 5
19 Increase 5 Armenia Shant Sargsyan 2601 Increase 21
20 Increase 5 Ukraine Evgeny Shtembuliak 2600 Increase 23
*Change from the previous month[6]

Top girls[edit]

Girls are considered to be female players who will remain under the age of 21 years for the duration of the current calendar year.

The top 20 positions were ranked on 1 November 2019 as follows:[7]

Rank Change* Player Rating Change*
1 Increase 1 Kazakhstan Zhansaya Abdumalik 2472 Steady
2 Decrease 1 China Zhu Jiner 2468 Decrease 39
3 Increase 7 Russia Polina Shuvalova 2434 Increase 22
4 Steady Azerbaijan Gunay Mammadzada 2427 Steady
5 Increase 3 Uzbekistan Gulrukhbegim Tokhirjonova 2421 Increase 6
6 Steady Mongolia Nomin-Erdene Davaademberel 2420 Increase 5
7 Decrease 2 United States Carissa Yip 2418 Decrease 4
8 Decrease 5 Greece Stavroula Tsolakidou 2412 Decrease 19
9 Steady Belarus Olga Badelka 2405 Decrease 8
10 Increase 2 United States Annie Wang 2383 Steady
11 Increase 2 Kazakhstan Bibisara Assaubayeva 2376 Decrease 5
12 Decrease 1 India Vaishali Rameshbabu 2376 Decrease 9
13 Decrease 6 Bulgaria Nurgyul Salimova 2370 Decrease 45
14 Increase 2 Azerbaijan Khanim Balajayeva 2368 Steady
15 Increase 3 Ukraine Mariia Berdnyk 2357 Increase 8
16 Increase 3 Russia Ekaterina Borisova 2347 Steady
17 Increase 3 Hungary Annamaria Marjanovic 2346 Steady
18 Decrease 1 India Divya Deshmukh 2332 Decrease 26
19 Increase 3 Russia Aleksandra Maltsevskaya 2332 Decrease 1
20 Increase 4 China Ning Kaiyu 2330 Steady
*Change from the previous month[8]

Top countries[edit]

FIDE publishes two lists ranking countries. The first ranks them according to the average rating of their top 10 players, while the second ranks them according to the average rating of their top 10 female players. The top 20 positions in the former list were ranked on 1 September 2019 as follows:[9]

Rank Change* Country Average top 10 rating
1 Steady  Russia 2743
2 Increase 1  United States 2714
3 Decrease 1  China 2708
4 Increase 2  India 2669
5 Decrease 1  Ukraine 2661
6 Increase 2  Armenia 2649
7 Decrease 2  Azerbaijan 2648
8 Decrease 1  Hungary 2646
9 Increase 1  Poland 2644
10 Decrease 1  France 2636
11 Increase 1  England 2630
12 Increase 2  Germany 2627
13 Decrease 2  Netherlands 2626
14 Decrease 1  Israel 2623
15 Steady  Spain 2615
16 Increase 1  Czech Republic 2605
17 Increase 2  Norway 2583
18 Decrease 1  Georgia 2578
19 Decrease 1  Croatia 2575
20 Increase  Iran 2566
*Change from Oct 2018

Women's list[edit]

The top 20 countries by average rating of the top 10 female players were ranked on 1 October 2018 as follows:[10]

Rank Change* Country Average top 10 rating
1 Steady  Russia 2486
2 Steady  China 2483
3 Steady  Ukraine 2421
4 Steady  Georgia 2410
5 Increase 2  India 2362
6 Decrease 1  Germany 2359
7 Decrease 1  Poland 2355
8 Steady  United States 2339
9 Steady  Hungary 2338
10 Steady  Azerbaijan 2321
11 Steady  France 2318
12 Increase 1  Romania 2295
13 Decrease 1  Serbia 2292
14 Steady  Spain 2287
15 Increase 2  Netherlands 2287
16 Increase 2  Kazakhstan 2278
17 Decrease 2  Armenia 2270
18 Decrease 2  Mongolia 2256
19 Steady  Cuba 2247
20 Increase 1  Vietnam 2240
*Change from the previous month

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 100 Players November 2019 - Archive". FIDE. 3 November 2019.
  2. ^ Administrator (3 November 2019). "Lists compared: Top 100 Players November 2019 - Top 100 Players October 2019". FIDE.
  3. ^ "Top 100 Women November 2019 - Archive". FIDE. 3 November 2019.
  4. ^ Administrator (3 November 2019). "Lists compared: Top 100 Women November 2019 - Top 100 Women October 2019". FIDE.
  5. ^ "Top 100 Juniors November 2019 - Archive". FIDE. 3 November 2019.
  6. ^ Administrator (3 November 2019). "Lists compared: Top 100 Juniors November 2019 - Top 100 Juniors October 2019". FIDE.
  7. ^ "Top 100 Girls November 2019 - Archive". FIDE. 3 November 2019.
  8. ^ Administrator (3 November 2019). "Lists compared: Top 100 Girls November 2019 - Top 100 Girls October 2019". FIDE.
  9. ^ Administrator (1 September 2019). "Federations Ranking". FIDE.
  10. ^ Administrator (1 October 2018). "Federations Ranking: Women". FIDE.

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