Chess Players Top List

Elo rating  1   |   2   |   3   |   4   | Search | Chess Links Directory | Chess Puzzles | About


Elo Calculator
for FIDE











This page contains additional information on the FIDE Elo rating - the Elo rating results of the top chess players. You can find here the names of the chess players who have hit or are currently hitting the highest Elo rating results (in history and today). There are 3 lists on this page, as follow:

1. Highest FIDE Ratings in History
2. Highest FIDE Ratings Current - Current Top 10 FIDE Players
3. Compare Ratings - Current Top 5 USCF Players

Highest FIDE Ratings in History
1. Carlsen, Magnus - Grandmaster Norway 2882 (in May 2014)
2. Kasparov, Garry - Grandmaster Russia 2849 (in July 2000)
3. Caruana, Fabiano - Grandmaster Italy 2844 (in October 2014)
• Note. In January 2013, at last, Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen beat the previous Garry Kasparov's FIDE world record (which was recorded in July 2000 at 2849, and stayed unbeaten for more than 12 years). At that time Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen got the rating 2861.

Highest FIDE Ratings Current - Current Top 10 FIDE Players
• The below ratings were calculated as of 1 August 2015.
• The below ratings will not change until 1 September 2015.
1. Carlsen, Magnus - Grandmaster Norway 2853
2. Anand, Viswanathan - Grandmaster India 2816
3. Topalov, Veselin - Grandmaster Bulgaria 2816
4. Nakamura, Hikaru - Grandmaster USA 2814
5. Caruana, Fabiano - Grandmaster USA 2808
6. Giri, Anish - Grandmaster Netherlands 2793
7. So, Wesley - Grandmaster USA 2779
8. Kramnik, Vladimir - Grandmaster Russia 2777
9. Grischuk, Alexander - Grandmaster Russia 2771
10. Ding, Liren - Grandmaster China 2770
Note. From 1 July 2012 the FIDE Rating List is published 12 times a year: on 1 January, 1 February, 1 March, 1 April, 1 May, 1 June, 1 July, 1 August, 1 September, 1 October, 1 November, and 1 December.
• Interesting to know. Current Top 100 FIDE Players Rating List (as of 1 August 2015) starts from the rating 2853 and ends at 2653. The List includes the Grandmasters from the following 29 countries (federations): Norway - 2, India - 3, Bulgaria - 2, USA - 7, Netherlands - 2, Russia - 25, China - 9, Armenia - 2, Israel - 3, England - 5, Azerbaijan - 3, Cuba - 2, Poland - 1, France - 4, Ukraine - 8, Czech Republic - 2, Hungary - 6, Uzbekistan - 1, Latvia - 2, Vietnam - 2, Austria - 1, Spain - 1, Germany - 1, Georgia - 1, Peru - 1, Serbia - 1, Croatia - 1, Denmark - 1, Belarus - 1. There are 5 Grandmasters rated 2800 and above, and 42 Grandmasters rated 2700-2799.

Compare Ratings - Current Top 5 USCF Players
• The following Top 5 USCF Players are also rated in FIDE - compare.
1. USCF: Nakamura, Hikaru - USA 2900 by the USCF rating system
    FIDE: Nakamura, Hikaru - Grandmaster 2814 by the FIDE rating system
2. USCF: Caruana, Fabiano - USA 2868 by the USCF rating system
    FIDE: Caruana, Fabiano - Grandmaster 2808 by the FIDE rating system
3. USCF: So, Wesley - USA 2847 by the USCF rating system
    FIDE: So, Wesley - Grandmaster 2779 by the FIDE rating system
4. USCF: Robson, Ray - USA 2777 by the USCF rating system
    FIDE: Robson, Ray - Grandmaster 2680 by the FIDE rating system
5. USCF: Kamsky, Gata - USA 2753 by the USCF rating system
    FIDE: Kamsky, Gata - Grandmaster 2670 by the FIDE rating system







On this chess site, you can also find the link to the current list of Top 100 FIDE Chess Players. To find it, visit Chess Links Directory, the Chess Rating Category. Link 1 is what you need to find the names of the top FIDE Grandmasters.

The 5 top-rated USCF chess players are also rated in FIDE. Compare their ratings in USCF and FIDE. This will approximately show you the difference in chess rating calculations used in USCF and FIDE.

Next - Chess FIDE Elo Links     Back to Top








Top world Grandmasters. Highest FIDE Elo rating in history. FIDE and USCF. Compare USCF FIDE ratings.

Google+

www.chesselo.com Chess Players Top List >> Chess FIDE Elo Links3 of 8