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Who are the best players in the world?
Who are the best players in the world?
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If you want to check who the top-rated players are, you can find a list on, with live updates!

  • 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:

The ratings listed here are official FIDE ratings, not the player's rating.

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

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