FIDE Rating Scale Categories

RatingCategory Home
2600 + World Championship Contenders
2400 +Grandmasters. Most International MastersHome
2200 + Most National Masters
2000 +Candidate Masters, Experts Home
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1800 +Amateurs (Class A, Category 1)
1600 +Amateurs (Class B, Category 2)
1400 +Amateurs (Class C, Category 3)
1200 +Amateurs (Class D, Category 4)
1200 -Novices
Note: 2000 is a reference point between Masters and Amateurs.