Categories Menu

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in AICF News, Slider News, Tournament News |

Seven Indians In Top 100

Seven Indians In Top 100

Seven Indians In Top 100
By Arvind Aaron

There are seven Indians in the World Top 100. Naturally, Viswanathan Anand No.8 and Pentala Harikrishna No.12 are in the upper end of the top. These numbers are from the just released October FIDE Rating List.

There are an equal number of women in the Women World Top 100. India has two women in the top 10 and it includes Koneru Humpy at No.4 and Dronavalli Harika at No.10.

In the countries list, India are fifth in both men and women. In the Baku Olympiad that concluded last month in Azerbaijan, India finished impressive fourth in men and fifth in women.

The world top 10: 1 Carlsen 2853, 2 Kramnik 2817, 3 Caruana 2813, 4 Vachier-Lagrave 2811, 5 Aronian 2795, 6 Wesley So 2794, 7 Hikaru Nakamura 2787, 8 Viswanathan Anand 2776, 9 Karjakin 2772, 10 Liren Ding 2764, 11 Mamedyarov 2762, 12 Harikrishna 2762, 51 Adhiban 2689, 56 Vidit Gujrathi 2686, 72 Surya S Ganguly 2672, 75 P Negi 2670 and 97 K Sasikiran 2654.

The world top 10: 1 Hou Yifan 2649, 2 Ju Wenjun 2580, 3 Anna Muzychuk 2561, 4 Humpy 2557, 5 Cmilyte 2538, 6 Kosteniuk 2537, 7 Gunina 2535, 8 M Muzychuk 2532, 9 Lagno 2530, 10 Harika 2528, 50 Eesha Karavade 2421, 56 Tania Sachdev 2414, 73 Soumya Swaminathan 2386, 82 S Vijayalakshmi 2381, 90 Padmini Rout 2374