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The new FIDE Rating List is out, (read the CB article); and GM Magnus Carlsen has re-taken the pole position as the World's Top-rated player. World Champ: GM Vishy Anand is number two. GM Levon Aronian is three, former electric prodigy GM S. Karjakin is number four, and {former} World Champion (GM) Vladimir Kramnik is number five. V. Ivanchuk returns to the fold as # 6. (USA's H. Nakamura pops in at # 9!) "Shak" is #10. 

In Women's chess, Judit Polgar (2699) is by far the #1 female player. #2 is India's Humpy Koneru, (2614). #3 is the Chinese player, Yifan Hou. (2575) 

 FIDE July 1st 2011 Top 100 Players

Rank Name Title Country




 1  Carlsen, Magnus  g  NOR




 2  Anand, Viswanathan  g  IND




 3  Aronian, Levon  g  ARM




 4  Karjakin, Sergey  g  RUS




 5  Kramnik, Vladimir  g  RUS




 6  Ivanchuk, Vassily  g  UKR




 7  Ponomariov, Ruslan  g  UKR




 8  Topalov, Veselin  g  BUL




 9  Nakamura, Hikaru  g  USA




 10  Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar  g  AZE





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