Anand gains four Elo In March 2013 Rating List

World champion Viswanathan Anand was the lone active player among the world’s elite in February as he added four Elo by winning the Baden-Baden Tournament in Germany to reach 2784.

India has 31 GMs, 77 IMs, and overall 222 titled players in the March 2013 rating list.

The top 10 players from India have lost some rating and our average is now slipped to ninth in the world. Howeber, our women are ranked fifth in the world. Just to remind that our women finished fourth in the Istanbul Olympiad of 2012.

On the Asian front, we have caught up with China in the number of grandmasters at 31 apiece. We are way ahead on the titled players count with 222 vs 125 of China.

World Top 10:

  • Magnus Carlsen 2872
  • Vladimir Kramnik 2810
  • Levon Aronian 2809
  • Teimour Radjabov 2793
  • Sergey Karjakin 2786
  • Viswanathan Anand 2784
  • Veselin Topalov 2771
  • Hikaru Nakamura 2767
  • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2766
  • Alexander Grischuk 2764

 

Top 12 Indian players:

  • V Anand 2784
  • P Harikrishna 2705
  • K Sasikiran 2677
  • P Negi 2639
  • S Chanda 2628
  • S S Ganguly 2623
  • Koneru Humpy 2597
  • A Gupta 2596
  • Magesh Chandran 2579
  • B Adhiban 2561
  • M.R. Lalith Babu 2559
  • Deep Sengupta 2549

 

Players from top five nations found in FIDE File in numbers as on March 1, 2013:

  • France 33857
  • Germany 25958
  • India 29689
  • Russia 25351
  • Spain 30417
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