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World Chess Rankings as of 4th January 2019

Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Men

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  0  2835
2  Caruana Fabiano  USA  4  2828
3  Mamedyarov Shakhriyar Azerbaijan  0  2817
4  Ding Liren China  0  2813
5  Giri Anish Netherlands  0  2783
6  Vachier-Lagrave Maxime France  4  2780
7  Kramnik Vladimir Russia  0  2777
8  Anand Viswanathan India  0  2773
9  Grischuk Alexander Russia  0  2771
10  Aronian Levon Armenia  4  2767
11  So Wesley  USA  0  2765
12  Yu Yangyi China  4  2764
13  Nepomniachtchi Ian Russia  0  2763
14  Radjabov Teimour Azerbaijan  0  2757
15  Karjakin Sergey Russia  0  2753
16  Nakamura Hikaru  USA  4  2749
17  Topalov Veselin Bulgaria  0  2740
18  Navara David Czech Republic  3  2738
19  Duda Jan-Krzysztof Poland  0  2738
20  Svidler Peter Russia  0  2737
21  Naiditsch Arkadij Azerbaijan  2  2734
22  Wei Yi China  9  2733
23  Rapport Richard Hungary  2  2731
24  Harikrishna Pentala India  6  2730
25  Andreikin Dmitry Russia  14  2725
26  Bu Xiangzhi China  4  2725
27  Shankland Samuel  USA  2  2725
28  Fedoseev Vladimir Russia  2  2724
29  Wojtaszek Radoslaw Poland  2  2722
30  Vitiugov Nikita Russia  4  2720
31  Jakovenko Dmitry Russia  6  2719
32  Le Quang Liem Vietnam  9  2714
33  Wang Hao China  9  2714
34  Ivanchuk Vassily Ukraine  10  2713
35  Amin Bassem Egypt  3  2712
36  Artemiev Vladislav Russia  0  2709
37  Tomashevsky Evgeny Russia  0  2705
38  Dubov Daniil Russia  0  2703
39  Mamedov Rauf Azerbaijan  0  2703
40  Adams Michael England  6  2701
41  Matlakov Maxim Russia  0  2700
42  Korobov Anton Ukraine  11  2699
43  Li Chao b China  4  2699
44  Vallejo Pons Francisco Spain  6  2698
45  Vidit Santosh Gujrathi India  9  2695
46  Sadler Matthew D England  0  2693
47  Inarkiev Ernesto Russia  14  2692
48  Cheparinov Ivan Georgia  6  2691
49  Jones Gawain C B England  6  2691
50  Saric Ivan Croatia  2  2690

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  0  2662
2  Ju Wenjun China  2  2575
3  Muzychuk Anna Ukraine  0  2569
4  Lagno Kateryna Russia  0  2560
5  Koneru Humpy India  0  2541
6  Muzychuk Mariya Ukraine  0  2540
7  Kosteniuk Alexandra Russia  0  2537
8  Goryachkina Aleksandra Russia  0  2518
9  Dzagnidze Nana Georgia  0  2513
10  Tan Zhongyi China  13  2502
11  Gunina Valentina Russia  4  2501
12  Khotenashvili Bela Georgia  4  2491
13  Stefanova Antoaneta Bulgaria  0  2486
14  Zhao Xue China  0  2485
15  Paehtz Elisabeth Germany  11  2477
16  Sebag Marie France  0  2476
17  Saduakassova Dinara Kazakhstan  0  2472
18  Harika Dronavalli India  5  2471
19  Kashlinskaya Alina Russia  0  2470
20  Abdumalik Zhansaya Kazakhstan  5  2468
21  Khademalsharieh Sarasadat Iran  4  2468
22  Pogonina Natalija Russia  10  2465
23  Cramling Pia Sweden  1  2462
24  Batsiashvili Nino Georgia  0  2459
25  Girya Olga Russia  8  2455
26  Shen Yang China  0  2453
27  Javakhishvili Lela Georgia  12  2452
28  Shuvalova Polina Russia  6  2450
29  Cornette Deimante Lithuania  9  2448
30  Lei Tingjie China  4  2447
31  Atalik Ekaterina Turkey  0  2447
32  Tokhirjonova Gulrukhbegim Uzbekistan  2  2446
33  Hoang Thanh Trang Hungary  1  2446
34  Socko Monika Poland  13  2445
35  Galliamova Alisa Russia  0  2444
36  Ushenina Anna Ukraine  4  2443
37  Huang Qian China  2  2441
38  Krush Irina  USA  0  2436
39  Ding Yixin China  4  2432
40  Zatonskih Anna  USA  1  2428
41  Munguntuul Batkhuyag Mongolia  0  2428
42  Ni Shiqun China  4  2427
43  Danielian Elina Armenia  0  2427
44  Szczepkowska Karina Poland  14  2426
45  Zawadzka Jolanta Poland  5  2426
46  Zhu Jiner China  13  2424
47  Gaponenko Inna Ukraine  9  2424
48  Houska Jovanka England  2  2423
49  Mammadzada Gunay Azerbaijan  0  2422
50  Buksa Nataliya Ukraine  9  2420

Junior Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Players

Chess Rankings

Wei Yi replaced Maghsoodloo Parham to place himself at the top of the Junior Standard chess rankings with Xiong Jeffery placed at the 3rd position.

Rank Name Country Games Rating
1  Wei Yi China  9  2733
2  Maghsoodloo Parham Iran  13  2679
3  Xiong Jeffery  USA  4  2672
4  Sevian Samuel  USA  0  2647
5  Sarana Alexey Russia  8  2630
6  Tari Aryan Norway  3  2625
7  Firouzja Alireza Iran  18  2618
8  Gledura Benjamin Hungary  11  2615
9  Van Foreest Jorden Netherlands  1  2612
10  Martirosyan Haik M. Armenia  0  2607
11  Deac Bogdan-Daniel Romania  8  2603
12  Tabatabaei M.amin Iran  9  2602
13  AravindhChithambaram VR. India  13  2601
14  Liang Awonder  USA  10  2589
15  Esipenko Andrey Russia  13  2584
16  Albornoz Cabrera Carlos Daniel Cuba  15  2583
17  Nihal Sarin India  10  2578
18  Bai Jinshi China  3  2572
19  Karthikeyan Murali India  13  2570
20  Yakubboev Nodirbek Uzbekistan  18  2569
21  Smirnov Anton Australia  9  2569
22  Xu Xiangyu China  14  2567
23  Moroni Luca Jr Italy  11  2562
24  Kollars Dmitrij Germany  10  2562
25  Abdusattorov Nodirbek Uzbekistan  18  2560
26  Lomasov Semyon Russia  4  2559
27  Li Ruifeng  USA  0  2559
28  Rambaldi Francesco Italy  0  2557
29  Theodorou Nikolas Greece  9  2552
30  Burke John M  USA  7  2550
31  Erigaisi Arjun India  9  2548
32  Hakobyan Aram Armenia  0  2545
33  Santos Ruiz Miguel Spain  10  2543
34  Martinez Alcantara Jose Eduardo Peru  10  2541
35  Aryan Chopra India  0  2540
36  Praggnanandhaa R India  10  2539
37  Shevchenko Kirill Ukraine  9  2539
38  Puranik Abhimanyu India  9  2536
39  Nguyen Thai Dai Van Czech Republic  2  2535
40  Sorokin Aleksey Russia  6  2531
41  Kelires Andreas Greece  10  2529
42  Lobanov Sergei Russia  0  2526
43  Preotu Razvan Canada  0  2524
44  Karthik Venkataraman India  24  2515
45  Thybo Jesper Sondergaard Denmark  1  2515
46  Khanin Semen Russia  10  2514
47  Kantor Gergely Hungary  9  2514
48  Shtembuliak Evgeny Ukraine  9  2514
49  Kuybokarov Temur Australia  0  2513
50  Dragnev Valentin Austria  12  2511

Junior Standard Chess Rankings ‚Äď Girls

Chess Rankings

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

Rank Name Country Games Rating
1  Abdumalik Zhansaya Kazakhstan  5  2468
2  Shuvalova Polina Russia  6  2450
3  Tokhirjonova Gulrukhbegim Uzbekistan  2  2446
4  Zhu Jiner China  13  2424
5  Mammadzada Gunay Azerbaijan  0  2422
6  Tsolakidou Stavroula Greece  9  2414
7  Salimova Nurgyul Bulgaria  9  2405
8  Balajayeva Khanim Azerbaijan  0  2397
9  Badelka Olga Belarus  13  2387
10  Nomin-Erdene Davaademberel Mongolia  9  2386
11  Assaubayeva Bibisara Russia  0  2372
12  Vaishali R India  10  2354
13  Munkhzul Turmunkh Mongolia  18  2348
14  Obolentseva Alexandra Russia  4  2347
15  Narva Mai Estonia  0  2347
16  Dordzhieva Dinara Russia  0  2340
17  Sargsyan Anna M. Armenia  0  2339
18  Injac Teodora Serbia  0  2325
19  Marjanovic Annamaria Hungary  8  2320
20  Protopopova Anastasiya Russia  9  2314
21  Wang Annie  USA  7  2313
22  Yu Jennifer  USA  0  2313
23  Song Yuxin China  18  2306
24  Hojjatova Aydan Azerbaijan  0  2303
25  Garcia Martin Marta Spain  7  2296
26  Gorti Akshita  USA  6  2286
27  Avramidou Anastasia Greece  6  2281
28  Solozhenkina Elizaveta Russia  10  2279
29  Yip Carissa  USA  7  2279
30  Potapova Margarita Russia  0  2274
31  Ning Kaiyu China  13  2267
32  Afonasieva Anna Russia  6  2265
33  Sliwicka Alicja Poland  9  2264
34  Sieber Fiona Germany  2  2264
35  Antova Gabriela Bulgaria  10  2263
36  Nguyen Emily  USA  0  2262
37  Di Benedetto Desiree Italy  7  2261
38  Chu Ruotong China  0  2261
39  Aakanksha Hagawane India  11  2259
40  Muetsch Annmarie Germany  10  2259
41  Alinasab Mobina Iran  9  2256
42  Li Yunshan China  9  2246
43  Zhou Qiyu Canada  0  2246
44  Borisova Ekaterina Russia  0  2244
45  Gajcin Marina Serbia  0  2244
46  Maltsevskaya Aleksandra Russia  0  2243
47  Kiolbasa Oliwia Poland  9  2239
48  Beydullayeva Govhar Azerbaijan  5  2239
49  Khokhlova Daria Russia  9  2237
50  Unuk Laura Slovenia  6  2234

For Rapid chess rankings of both men & women, move on to the next page!