Who are the best players in the world?

If you want to check who the top rated players are, you can find a list on Chess.com, with live updates! 

Just hover over 'News' in the left menu, then click on 'Chess Rankings'

Here you can see who the top players in the world are, updated with every change in rating! 

The rankings are organized by Classical rating by default. Click on 'Rapid' or 'Blitz' to see the top players organized in these categories. 

You can also click on each player's name to see their full profile and stats, and to read their bio:

Check after each tournament to see where your favorite players stand! 

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