The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has published a new ranking of the strongest chess players in the world.
As of November 1, world champion Magnus Carlsen is leading the men’s table with 2837 points. Levon Aronyan takes the second place with 2801 points. The Italian GM Fabiano Caruana, presenting the USA, is in the third place (2799).
Among the top 100 world chess players there are three other representatives of Armenia: Sergey Movsisyan (76th place, 2667 points), Vladimir Hakobyan (77, 2667) and Gabriel Sargsyan (97, 2655).
Chinese Hou Yifan, former World Champion, is leading the women’s rankings with 2680 points. She is followed …read more