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Viswanathan Anand raises to No. 3 in FIDE world chess rankings

Apr 2, 2014 16:37 IST

Viswanathan Anand ranked World number 3 in the rating list released by FIDE on 1 April 2014. Anand with the Victory at the Candidates Tournament held in Russia in March 2014 has moved five places ahead from 8 to 3 with 2785 Elo points.

According the rating list, Magnus Carlsen of Norway with Elo points 2881 ranks no 1 and Levon Aronian of America with 2812 ranks 2.

Indians in the rating list
• P Harikrishna ranks 25 with 2726 points
• K Sasikiran ranks 66 with 2680 points

In women ranking
K Humpy (2613) ranks at 3rd position which is maintain by her since 2013. Hungarian Judit Polgar (2685) ranks 1 and Hou Yifan of China (2618) ranks 2.

D Harika (2507) ranks 16, Tania Sachdev (2427) ranks 49, Eesha Karvade (2414) ranks 58 and Mary Ann Gomes (2386) ranks 82 in the rating list.

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About FIDE
World Chess Federation (Federation Internationale des Echecs knon as FIDE from its French acronym) founded in Paris 1924. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee as International Sports Federation in 1999.

FIDE, World chess governing body, is one of the biggest sports organisatons in the world with 170 member’s federations.

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