These Chess Rankings are issued by: World Chess Federation (FIDE)

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Rankings as of 28th May 2018

Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Men

Fabiaono Caruana left Azerbaijan’s Mamedyarov behind as he took the lead by 14 points and placed himself 2nd in the World Chess rankings. Ding Liren of China also made his way to the Top 5 as he jumped three ranks above to place himself 5th in the Men’s chess rankings.

Other players that upgraded their ranks include¬†Sergey Karjakin, Alexander Grischuk, Teimour Radjabov, RadosŇāaw Wojtaszek and Nikita Vitiugov.

Rank Name Country Matches Total Points
 1  Carlsen, Magnus Norway  18  2843
 2  Caruana, Fabiano USA  20  2822
 3  Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar Azerbaijan  9  2808
 4  Kramnik, Vladimir Russia  0  2792
 5  Ding, Liren China  11  2791
 6  Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime France  11  2789
 7  Karjakin, Sergey Russia  9  2782
 8  So, Wesley USA  11  2778
 9  Giri, Anish Netherlands  9  2776
 10  Nakamura, Hikaru USA  11  2769
 11  Grischuk, Alexander Russia  0  2766
 12  Aronian, Levon Armenia  9  2764
 13  Anand, Viswanathan India  11  2760
 14  Svidler, Peter Russia  2  2760
 15  Yu, Yangyi China  4  2754
 16  Radjabov, Teimour Azerbaijan  9  2751
17  Nepomniachtchi, Ian Russia  0  2751
18  Wojtaszek, Radoslaw Poland  14  2750
19  Topalov, Veselin FID  9  2747
20  Vitiugov, Nikita Russia  9  2740

 

Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Women

The top 6 rankings remain unchanged, however several changes were seen below the Top 6. Lei Tinjie took the 7th position from Mariya who is now placed at the 8th position and Valentina broke into the Top 10 rankings by moving up 3 ranks above.

But, the highest jump in rankings was that of Zhansaya who jumped up by 16 ranks and is now placed 17th in the rankings table.

Rank Name Country Matches Total Points
 1  Hou, Yifan China  18  2843
 2  Ju, Wenjun China  20  2822
 3  Muzychuk, Anna Ukraine  9  2808
 4  Lagno, Kateryna Russia  0  2792
 5  Kosteniuk, Alexandra Russia  11  2791
 6  Cmilyte, Viktorija Latvia  11  2789
 7  Lei, Tingjie China  9  2782
 8  Muzychuk, Mariya Ukraine  11  2778
 9  Gunina, Valentina Russia  9  2776
 10  Tan, Zhongyi China  11  2769
 11  Dzagnidze, Nana Georgia  0  2766
 12  Batsiashvili, Nino Georgia  9  2764
 13  Harika, Dronavalli India  11  2760
 14  Goryachkina, Aleksandra Russia  2  2760
 15  Stefanova, Antoaneta FID  4  2754
 16  Sebag, Marie France  9  2751
17  Abdumalik, Zhansaya Kazakhstan  18  2484
18  Saduakassova, Dinara Kazakhstan  4  2484
19  Zhao, Xue China  0  2478
20  Paehtz, Elisabeth Germany  12  2475

 

Rapid Chess Rankings – Men

It is Carlsen Magnus who after holds the number one position in standard and now in rapid chess rankings also. He is followed by Cuba’s Dominguez Perez followed by Anand Viswanathan who is behind him by 4 points.

Rank Name Country Matches Total Points
 1  Carlsen, Magnus Norway  0  2880
 2  Dominguez Perez, Leinier Cuba  0  2826
 3  Anand, Viswanathan India  0  2822
 4  Nakamura, Hikaru USA  0  2813
 5  Fedoseev, Vladimir Russia  0  2810
 6  Aronian, Levon Armenia  0  2795
 7  Wang, Hao China  0  2792
 8  Grischuk, Alexander Russia  0  2783
 9  Kasparov, Garry Russia  0  2783
 10  Giri, Anish Netherlands  0  2779
 11  Vachier-Lagrave,           Maxime France  0  2777
 12  Kramnik, Vladimir Russia  0  2775
 13  Nepomniachtchi, Ian Russia  0  2770
 14  Artemiev, Vladislav Russia  0  2767
 15  Mamedyarov,                 Shakhriyar Azerbaijan  0  2766
 16  Yu, Yangyi China  10  2765
17  So, Wesley USA  0  2763
18  Ding, Liren China  10  2760
19  Onischuk, Vladimir Ukraine  0  2754
20  Caruana, Fabiano USA  0  2753

 

Rapid Chess Rankings – Women

Chinese and Russian chess players are the ones that have crowded these rankings, but it is Ukraine’s Muzychuk who tops the table by 2597 points with Hou Yifan only 2 points behind her.

Rank Name Country Matches Total Points
 1  Muzychuk, Anna  Ukraine  11  2597
 2  Hou, Yifan  China  0  2595
 3  Ju, Wenjun  China  0  2568
 4  Lagno, Kateryna  Russia  0  2533
 5  Muzychuk, Mariya  Ukraine  0  2521
 6  Dzagnidze, Nana  Georgia  0  2515
 7  Kosteniuk, Alexandra  Russia  11  2507
 8  Paehtz, Elisabeth  Germany  11  2506
 9  Lei, Tingjie  China  0  2505
 10  Khotenashvili, Bela  Georgia  11  2494
 11  Ushenina, Anna  Ukraine  11  2489
 12  Danielian, Elina  Armenia  0  2488
 13  Harika, Dronavalli  India  0  2480
 14  Gunina, Valentina  Russia  11  2478
 15  Goryachkina,                 Aleksandra   Russia  11  2477
 16  Bodnaruk, Anastasia   Russia  11  2468
17  Huang, Qian  China  0  2463
18  Tan, Zhongyi  China  0  2462
19  Pham, Le Thao Nguyen  Vietnam  0  2456
20  Stefanova, Antoaneta  FID  11  2453

 

Blitz Chess Rankings – Men

Carlsen Magnus tops the blitz rankings once again as the World’s standard and rapid rankings topper now is the top ranked player in all three divisions of Chess. Overall, the blitz rankings is dominated by Russian players followed by China who has the 2nd highest number of players in the Top 20 Blitz rankings.

Rank Name Country Matches Total Points
 1  Carlsen, Magnus Norway  0  2965
 2  Nakamura, Hikaru USA  0  2869
 3  Artemiev, Vladislav Russia  15  2849
 4  Nepomniachtchi, Ian Russia  0  2846
 5  Aronian, Levon Armenia  0  2843
 6  Vachier-Lagrave,           Maxime France  0  2839
 7  Karjakin, Sergey Russia  0  2838
 8  Grischuk, Alexander Russia  0  2831
 9  So, Wesley USA  0  2824
 10  Caruana, Fabiano USA  0  2814
 11  Kasparov, Garry Russia  0  2801
 12  Yu, Yangyi China  0  2799
 13  Ding, Liren China  0  2793
 14  Kramnik, Vladimir Russia  0  2793
 15  Anand, Viswanathan India  0  2784
 16  Svidler, Peter Russia  0  2779
17  Wang, Hao China  0  2779
18  Andreikin, Dmitry Russia  0  2777
19  Giri, Anish Netherlands  0  2776
20  Andriasian, Zaven Armenia  0  2766

 

Blitz Chess Rankings – Women

The competition in the first two ranks is tough as Georgia’s Dzagnidze is only 6 points ahead of he number 2nd Lagno Kateryna. However, it is Muzychuk of Ukraine that is catching up on these two and if she keeps winning she might become the top-ranked player in this category.

Rank Name Country Matches Total Points
 1  Dzagnidze, Nana Georgia  0  2580
 2  Lagno, Kateryna Russia  0  2574
 3  Muzychuk, Anna Ukraine  13  2559
 4  Ju, Wenjun China  0  2558
 5  Zhao, Xue China  0  2539
 6  Gunina, Valentina Russia  13  2519
 7  Stefanova, Antoaneta FID  13  2496
 8  Tan, Zhongyi China  0  2494
 9  Kosteniuk, Alexandra Russia  13  2489
 10  Harika, Dronavalli India  0  2473
 11  Lei, Tingjie China  0  2455
 12  Matnadze, Ana Spain  13  2449
 13  Goryachkina, Aleksandra Russia  13  2448
 14  Cmilyte, Viktorija Latvia  0  2435
 15  Michna, Marta Germany  0  2433
 16  Sebag, Marie France  0  2433
17  Wang, Jue China  0  2430
18  Kulon, Klaudia Poland  13  2426
19  Krush, Irina USA  0  2424
20  Ushenina, Anna Ukraine  13  2419

 

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