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World Chess Rankings as of 18th December 2018

Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Men

Chess Rankings

Carlsen Magnus retained the top position with Caruana Fabiano and Mamedyarov placed at the 2nd and 3rd position respectively. Meanwhile, Aronian Levon who was on the 6th rank has been pushed down to the 10th rank.

Rank Name Country Games Rating
 1  Carlsen Magnus Norway  12  2835
 2  Caruana Fabiano  USA  12  2832
 3  Mamedyarov Shakhriyar Azerbaijan  0  2817
 4  Ding Liren China  10  2813
 5  Giri Anish Netherlands  10  2783
 6  Vachier-Lagrave Maxime France  10  2781
 7  Kramnik Vladimir Russia  0  2777
 8  Anand Viswanathan India  0  2773
 9  Grischuk Alexander Russia  0  2771
 10  Aronian Levon Armenia  0  2765
 11  So Wesley  USA  0  2765
 12  Yu Yangyi China  10  2764
 13  Nepomniachtchi Ian Russia  0  2763
 14  Radjabov Teimour Azerbaijan  0  2757
 15  Karjakin Sergey Russia  0  2753
 16  Nakamura Hikaru  USA  0  2746
 17  Topalov Veselin Bulgaria  0  2740
 18  Duda Jan-Krzysztof Poland  0  2738
 19  Svidler Peter Russia  2  2737
 20  Naiditsch Arkadij Azerbaijan  6  2736
 21  Navara David Czech Republic  4  2736
 22  Jakovenko Dmitry Russia  0  2735
 23  Wojtaszek Radoslaw Poland  12  2732
 24  Rapport Richard Hungary  4  2732
 25  Wang Hao China  0  2730
 26  Wei Yi China  0  2728
 27  Bu Xiangzhi China  0  2726
 28  Harikrishna Pentala India  4  2725
 29  Shankland Samuel  USA  0  2724
 30  Vitiugov Nikita Russia  10  2719
 31  Fedoseev Vladimir Russia  2  2719
 32  Andreikin Dmitry Russia  0  2719
 33  Ivanchuk Vassily Ukraine  11  2717
 34  Le Quang Liem Vietnam  0  2714
 35  Amin Bassem Egypt  15  2710
 36  Cheparinov Ivan Georgia  11  2709
 37  Artemiev Vladislav Russia  0  2709
 38  Tomashevsky Evgeny Russia  0  2705
 39  Adams Michael England  3  2703
 40  Dubov Daniil Russia  0  2703
 41  Li Chao b China  0  2703
 42  Mamedov Rauf Azerbaijan  0  2703
 43  Vidit Santosh Gujrathi India  2  2701
 44  Matlakov Maxim Russia  0  2700
 45  Korobov Anton Ukraine  4  2698
 46  Howell David W L England  5  2696
 47  Saric Ivan Croatia  12  2695
 48  Adhiban B. India  11  2695
 49  Vallejo Pons Francisco Spain  2  2695
 50  Inarkiev Ernesto Russia  0  2693

Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Women

Chess Rankings

Hou Yifan retained her rank in the Women’s Standard chess rankings, followed by Ju Wenjun who is placed at the 2nd position. Also, ¬†Muzychuk Anna replaced ¬†Lagno Kateryna for the 3rd position in this category.

Rank Name Country Games Rating
 1  Hou Yifan China  4  2662
 2  Ju Wenjun China  14  2575
 3  Muzychuk Anna Ukraine  8  2569
 4  Lagno Kateryna Russia  14  2560
 5  Koneru Humpy India  4  2541
 6  Muzychuk Mariya Ukraine  10  2540
 7  Kosteniuk Alexandra Russia  10  2537
 8  Goryachkina Aleksandra Russia  4  2518
 9  Dzagnidze Nana Georgia  4  2513
 10  Tan Zhongyi China  4  2508
 11  Gunina Valentina Russia  6  2496
 12  Harika Dronavalli India  6  2494
 13  Paehtz Elisabeth Germany  6  2487
 14  Stefanova Antoaneta Bulgaria  6  2486
 15  Zhao Xue China  4  2485
 16  Khotenashvili Bela Georgia  4  2479
 17  Sebag Marie France  0  2476
 18  Saduakassova Dinara Kazakhstan  4  2472
 19  Khademalsharieh Sarasadat Iran  11  2470
 20  Abdumalik Zhansaya Kazakhstan  8  2470
 21  Kashlinskaya Alina Russia  4  2470
 22  Cramling Pia Sweden  8  2465
 23  Pogonina Natalija Russia  6  2465
 24  Javakhishvili Lela Georgia  4  2464
 25  Batsiashvili Nino Georgia  4  2459
 26  Socko Monika Poland  7  2458
 27  Cornette Deimante Lithuania  2  2455
 28  Girya Olga Russia  4  2454
 29  Lei Tingjie China  8  2453
 30  Shen Yang China  0  2453
 31  Hoang Thanh Trang Hungary  6  2452
 32  Atalik Ekaterina Turkey  4  2447
 33  Tokhirjonova Gulrukhbegim Uzbekistan  8  2444
 34  Galliamova Alisa Russia  6  2444
 35  Huang Qian China  0  2444
 36  Shuvalova Polina Russia  13  2441
 37  Ushenina Anna Ukraine  4  2440
 38  Hunt Harriet V England  0  2440
 39  Ni Shiqun China  4  2437
 40  Krush Irina  USA  10  2436
 41  Ding Yixin China  0  2429
 42  Munguntuul Batkhuyag Mongolia  0  2428
 43  Soumya Swaminathan India  0  2428
 44  Zatonskih Anna  USA  4  2427
 45  Danielian Elina Armenia  2  2427
 46  Zawadzka Jolanta Poland  6  2423
 47  Mammadzada Gunay Azerbaijan  0  2422
 48  Bodnaruk Anastasia Russia  6  2420
 49  Gaponenko Inna Ukraine  2  2420
 50  Alexandrova Olga Spain  0  2419

Junior Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Boys

Chess Rankings

Duda Jan-Krzysztof replaced  Wei Yi to place himself at the top of the Junior Standard chess rankings with Artemiev Vladislav placed at the 3rd position.

Rank Name Country Games Rating
 1  Duda Jan-Krzysztof Poland 0 2738
 2  Wei Yi China 0 2728
 3  Artemiev Vladislav Russia 0 2709
 4  Maghsoodloo Parham Iran 9 2688
 5  Xiong Jeffery  USA 9 2676
 6  Sevian Samuel  USA 9 2647
 7  Paravyan David Russia 9 2634
 8  Gledura Benjamin Hungary 4 2621
 9  Tari Aryan Norway 7 2620
 10  Sarana Alexey Russia 20 2618
 11  Van Foreest Jorden Netherlands 2 2614
 12  Firouzja Alireza Iran 10 2607
 13  Martirosyan Haik M. Armenia 0 2607
 14  Donchenko Alexander Germany 2 2604
 15  Deac Bogdan-Daniel Romania 0 2598
 16  Esipenko Andrey Russia 11 2593
 17  Karthikeyan Murali India 0 2591
 18  Liang Awonder  USA 0 2589
 19  Tabatabaei M.amin Iran 1 2587
 20  AravindhChithambaram VR. India 0 2584
 21  Nihal Sarin India 0 2576
 22  Narayanan.S.L India 0 2575
 23  Schroeder Jan-Christian Germany 4 2571
 24  Bai Jinshi China 0 2568
 25  Petrosyan Manuel Armenia 9 2565
 26  Vavulin Maxim Russia 0 2565
 27  Xu Xiangyu China 0 2565
 28  Moroni Luca Jr Italy 11 2564
 29  Pichot Alan Argentina 9 2562
 30  Kollars Dmitrij Germany 13 2559
 31  Li Ruifeng  USA 9 2559
 32  Albornoz Cabrera Carlos Daniel Cuba 6 2559
 33  Rambaldi Francesco Italy 0 2557
 34  Yakubboev Nodirbek Uzbekistan 20 2556
 35  Christiansen Johan-Sebastian Norway 11 2555
 36  Lomasov Semyon Russia 0 2553
 37  Smirnov Anton Australia 0 2553
 38  Vorontsov Pavlo Ukraine 0 2548
 39  Shevchenko Kirill Ukraine 13 2547
 40  Theodorou Nikolas Geece 15 2546
 41  Abdusattorov Nodirbek Uzbekistan 11 2546
 42  Hakobyan Aram Armenia 20 2545
 43  Puranik Abhimanyu India 0 2544
 44  Burke John M  USA 6 2541
 45  Ghosh Diptayan India 0 2541
 46  Aryan Chopra India 0 2540
 47  Nguyen Thai Dai Van Czech Republic 13 2536
 48  Kelires Andreas Greece 0 2535
 49  Xu Yi China 0 2533
 50  Steinberg Nitzan Israel 0 2532

Junior Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Girls

Chess Rankings

Gorychkina Aleksandra retained the top position with  Abdumalik Zhansaya and  Tokhirjonova Gulrukhbegim placed at the 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

Rank Name Country Games Rating
 1  Goryachkina Aleksandra Russia  4  2518
 2  Abdumalik Zhansaya Kazakhstan  8  2470
 3  Tokhirjonova Gulrukhbegim Uzbekistan  8  2444
 4  Shuvalova Polina Russia  13  2441
 5  Mammadzada Gunay Azerbaijan  0  2422
 6  Zhu Jiner China  4  2409
 7  Osmak Iulija Ukraine  0  2403
 8  Balajayeva Khanim Azerbaijan  0  2397
 9  Tsolakidou Stavroula Greece  2  2387
 10  Badelka Olga Belarus  9  2385
 11  Salimova Nurgyul Bulgaria  0  2377
 12  Nomin-Erdene Davaademberel Mongolia  11  2376
 13  Assaubayeva Bibisara Russia  0  2372
 14  Obolentseva Alexandra Russia  13  2353
 15  Khomeriki Nino Georgia  7  2347
 16  Narva Mai Estonia  0  2347
 17  Dordzhieva Dinara Russia  9  2340
 18  Marjanovic Annamaria Hungary  20  2339
 19  Sargsyan Anna M. Armenia  11  2339
 20  Heinemann Josefine Germany  4  2337
 21  Vaishali R India  9  2329
 22  Injac Teodora Serbia  14  2325
 23  Uuriintuya Uurtsaikh Mongolia  0  2314
 24  Yu Jennifer  USA  0  2313
 25  Gorti Akshita  USA  0  2308
 26  Muetsch Annmarie Germany  15  2306
 27  Protopopova Anastasiya Russia  0  2304
 28  Antova Gabriela Bulgaria  7  2303
 29  Hojjatova Aydan Azerbaijan  0  2303
 30  Wang Annie  USA  0  2303
 31  Garcia Martin Marta Spain  11  2301
 32  Alinasab Mobina Iran  6  2295
 33  Yip Carissa  USA  9  2293
 34  Priyanka Nutakki India  0  2293
 35  Avramidou Anastasia Greece  11  2287
 36  Derakhshani Dorsa  USA  0  2280
 37  Potapova Margarita Russia  0  2274
 38  Di Benedetto Desiree Italy  11  2271
 39  Aakanksha Hagawane India  0  2264
 40  Nguyen Emily  USA  9  2262
 41  Sieber Fiona Germany  4  2262
 42  Shpanko Nadiia Ukraine  0  2262
 43  Chu Ruotong China  0  2261
 44  Solozhenkina Elizaveta Russia  11  2258
 45  Munkhzul Turmunkh Mongolia  0  2255
 46  Unuk Laura Slovenia  2  2253
 47  Berdnyk Mariia Ukraine  11  2248
 48  Ning Kaiyu China  11  2247
 49  Zhou Qiyu Canada  5  2246
 50  Ghukasyan Siranush Armenia  0  2245

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