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FIDE May 2012 Rating List

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Monday, 30 April 2012
FIDE May 2012 is special in the sense that 4 players have entered the 2700+ club for the first time in their life: Bruzon (2711, CUB); Inarkiev (2707, RUS); McShane (2706, ENG); Volokitin (2704, UKR) . Moreover, a few others have improved their personal records. You can check out the updated list of the highest-rated chess players of all time here.

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Viktor Bologan won the 2003 Dortmund event and was rated 2700 in year 2005.
Now he is finally back to the 2700+ club!


Rank   Old    Name Title Country Rating Games
   1  1  Carlsen, Magnus  g  NOR  2835 (0)  0 (-13)
   2  2  Aronian, Levon  g  ARM  2825 (+5)  3 (-10)
   3  3  Kramnik, Vladimir  g  RUS  2801 (0)  0 (0)
   4  4  Anand, Viswanathan  g  IND  2791 (-8)  4 (+4)
   5  5  Radjabov, Teimour  g  AZE  2784 (0)  0 (-13)
 6  8  Karjakin, Sergey  g  RUS  2779 (+13)  7 (-6)
 7  6  Nakamura, Hikaru  g  USA  2775 (+4)  5 (-18)
 8  7  Caruana, Fabiano  g  ITA  2770 (+3)  26 (-6)
   9  9  Morozevich, Alexander  g  RUS  2769 (+4)  7 (-3)
   10  10  Ivanchuk, Vassily  g  UKR  2764 (0)  0 (-23)
   11  11  Grischuk, Alexander  g  RUS  2761 (0)  0 (0)
   12  12  Topalov, Veselin  g  BUL  2752 (0)  0 (-13)
 13  15  Svidler, Peter  g  RUS  2741 (-3)  12 (+2)
 14  16  Kamsky, Gata  g  USA  2741 (0)  0 (-13)
 15  17  Tomashevsky, Evgeny  g  RUS  2738 (+2)  6 (-3)
 16  19  Wang, Hao  g  CHN  2738 (+5)  6 (+6)
 17  14  Gashimov, Vugar  g  AZE  2737 (-8)  5 (-8)
 18  21  Jakovenko, Dmitry  g  RUS  2736 (+7)  17 (+17)
 19  18  Adams, Michael  g  ENG  2728 (-7)  9 (-1)
 20  22  Gelfand, Boris  g  ISR  2727 (0)  0 (-13)
 21  23  Ponomariov, Ruslan  g  UKR  2726 (-1)  11 (+11)
 22  13  Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar  g  AZE  2726 (-26)  8 (-2)
 23  20  Dominguez Perez, Leinier  g  CUB  2725 (-5)  7 (+7)
   24  24  Leko, Peter  g  HUN  2723 (+3)  6 (+6)
 25  31  Jobava, Baadur  g  GEO  2721 (+15)  24 (+15)
 26  38  Sasikiran, Krishnan  g  IND  2720 (+17)  17 (-2)
 27  34  Wojtaszek, Radoslaw  g  POL  2717 (+11)  20 (+20)
 28  62  Bologan, Viktor  g  MDA  2716 (+29)  30 (+20)
 29  26  Nepomniachtchi, Ian  g  RUS  2716 (-2)  7 (-2)
 30  55  Fressinet, Laurent  g  FRA  2715 (+22)  27 (+27)
 31  28  Riazantsev, Alexander  g  RUS  2714 (+4)  18 (+18)
 32  25  Almasi, Zoltan  g  HUN  2713 (-6)  9 (-1)
 33  36  Malakhov, Vladimir  g  RUS  2712 (+7)  18 (+18)
 34  53  Bruzon Batista, Lazaro  g  CUB  2711 (+17)  8 (-5)
 35  33  Moiseenko, Alexander  g  UKR  2711 (+5)  6 (+6)
 36  29  Polgar, Judit  g  HUN  2709 (0)  0 (-10)
 37  50  Inarkiev, Ernesto  g  RUS  2707 (+12)  16 (+7)
 38  45  Navara, David  g  CZE  2706 (+6)  40 (+27)
 39  58  McShane, Luke J  g  ENG  2706 (+15)  10 (+10)
 40  49  Short, Nigel D  g  ENG  2705 (+8)  9 (-1)
 41  52  Volokitin, Andrei  g  UKR  2704 (+9)  28 (+28)
 42  30  Vitiugov, Nikita  g  RUS  2703 (-6)  24 (+14)
 43  47  Le, Quang Liem  g  VIE  2703 (+5)  9 (-10)
 44  39  Li, Chao b  g  CHN  2703 (0)  0 (-16)
 45  59  Andreikin, Dmitry  g  RUS  2700 (+11)  17 (-1)

Biggest winners: Bologan (+29), Fressinet (+22), Sasikiran (+17), Bruzon (+17), Jobava (+15), Karjakin (+13), Inarkiev (+12), Wojtaszjek (+11), Andreikin (+11).

Largest losses: Mamedyarov (-26) - strangely enough, only he has lost over 10 points in a period among the 2700+ players.

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Elizabeth Paehtz gained 32 rating points and is very close to the coveted 2500 mark

In the women's section Bela Khotenashvili has entered the 2500+ club for the first time. Other results are posted below:

Rank   Old    Name Title Country Rating Games
   1  1  Polgar, Judit  g  HUN  2709 (0)  0 (-10)
   2  2  Hou, Yifan  g  CHN  2623 (-16)  29 (+19)
   3  4  Muzychuk, Anna  g  SLO  2598 (+15)  18 (+8)
 4  3  Koneru, Humpy  g  IND  2589 (0)  0 (-10)
 5  8  Zhao, Xue  g  CHN  2549 (+6)  9 (0)
 6  5  Dzagnidze, Nana  g  GEO  2547 (-12)  11 (-4)
   7  7  Lahno, Kateryna  g  UKR  2546 (0)  13 (0)
 8  11  Kosintseva, Tatiana  g  RUS  2532 (+19)  11 (+11)
 9  14  Gunina, Valentina  m  RUS  2530 (+19)  16 (+7)
 10  6  Ju, Wenjun  wg  CHN  2529 (-28)  20 (+11)
 11  9  Kosintseva, Nadezhda  g  RUS  2528 (-7)  16 (+6)
   12  12  Sebag, Marie  g  FRA  2521 (+9)  11 (+11)
 13  10  Stefanova, Antoaneta  g  BUL  2518 (-13)  21 (+11)
 14  13  Zatonskih, Anna  m  USA  2510 (-1)  19 (+8)
 15  17  Cmilyte, Viktorija  g  LTU  2508 (+11)  15 (+2)
 16  15  Harika, Dronavalli  g  IND  2508 (+7)  5 (-17)
 17  22  Khotenashvili, Bela  m  GEO  2500 (+10)  20 (+20)
 18  32  Paehtz, Elisabeth  m  GER  2491 (+32)  30 (+17)
   19  19  Zhu, Chen  g  QAT  2491 (0)  0 (-10)
 20  25  Danielian, Elina  g  ARM  2484 (+6)  11 (-3)
 21  18  Socko, Monika  g  POL  2484 (-9)  8 (-1)
 22  21  Galliamova, Alisa  m  RUS  2484 (-6)  5 (+5)
   23  23  Ruan, Lufei  wg  CHN  2483 (0)  0 (0)
   24  24  Cramling, Pia  g  SWE  2478 (-3)  3 (-16)
   25  26  Atalik, Ekaterina  m  TUR  2474 (0)  0 (-17)
 26  30  Moser, Eva  m  AUT  2469 (+9)  16 (+2)
   27  28  Xu, Yuhua  g  CHN  2465 (0)  0 (0)
   28  29  Krush, Irina  m  USA  2457 (-4)  18 (+2)
 29  38  Kosteniuk, Alexandra  g  RUS  2457 (+9)  17 (+17)
   30  31  Dembo, Yelena  m  GRE  2457 (-3)  3 (+3)
 31  20  Muzychuk, Mariya  m  UKR  2456 (-34)  20 (+10)
 32  39  Khurtsidze, Nino  m  GEO  2456 (+9)  11 (+1)
   33  34  Ushenina, Anna  m  UKR  2454 (-4)  11 (+11)
   34  35  Munguntuul, Batkhuyag  m  MGL  2451 (0)  0 (-18)
 35  43  Hoang, Thanh Trang  g  HUN  2449 (+11)  11 (-11)
   36  37  Javakhishvili, Lela  m  GEO  2449 (+1)  11 (-5)
 37  33  Mkrtchian, Lilit  m  ARM  2449 (-9)  11 (+11)
 38  36  Pogonina, Natalija  wg  RUS  2447 (-2)  17 (+17)
   39  40  Matnadze, Ana  m  ESP  2446 (-1)  11 (+11)
   40  41  Zaiatz, Elena  m  RUS  2446 (0)  0 (0)
 41  46  Zhukova, Natalia  g  UKR  2442 (+7)  17 (+7)
 42  48  Rajlich, Iweta  m  POL  2441 (+19)  18 (+9)
 43  27  Skripchenko, Almira  m  FRA  2440 (-28)  15 (+15)
   44  44  Batsiashvili, Nino  wg  GEO  2436 (-2)  11 (+2)
   45  45  Tan, Zhongyi  wg  CHN  2430 (-8)  20 (+20)

Biggest winners: Paehtz (+28), Kosintseva T (+19), Gunina (+19), Rajlich (+19), Muzychuk A (+15), Cmilyte (+11), Hoang (+11), Khotenashvili (+10).

Greatest losses: Muzychuk M (-34), Skripchenko (-28), Ju Wenjun (-28), Hou Yifan (-16), Stefanova (-13), Dzagnidze (-12).

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