He jes' keep rollin' along

4/10/2002 – List after list, year after year – for almost the entire lifetime of some of his rivals – Garry Kasparov has sat on top of the rating list. This time he has only one "crown prince" by his side – Vladimir Kramnik, 29 points below him. Then a big 57-point gap, where a sagging Vishy Anand is being pressed by three other players. You will find the top hundred here.

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FIDE Rating list – April 10, 2002

Two players are now alone at the summit of the FIDE list. Kasparov has maintained his rating in twelve games. They were played in Linares, where his score of 8/12 translated to a perfomance of exactly 2838. Kramnik sat on his previous rating. Anand lost five points in Linares, putting him into striking distance of Topalov, Adams and Ponomariov (up 16 points). Morozevich lost 24 points in 22 games, Van Wely 55 points in 24 games (to drop from 14th to 43rd). The full lists are available at the FIDE site.

Top 100 overall

No. Name                     NAT  ja02 ap02 Gms
1 Kasparov, Gary.......... RUS 2838 2838 12
2 Kramnik, Vladimir....... RUS 2809 2809 0
3 Anand, Viswanathan...... IND 2757 2752 12
4 Topalov, Veselin........ BUL 2739 2745 9
5 Adams, Michael.......... ENG 2742 2744 25
6 Ponomariov, Ruslan...... UKR 2727 2743 19
7 Bareev, Evgeny.......... RUS 2707 2724 22
8 Morozevich, Alexander... RUS 2742 2718 22
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily....... UKR 2717 2711 19
10 Gelfand, Boris.......... ISR 2703 2707 22
11 Leko, Peter............. HUN 2713 2707 22
12 Shirov, Alexei.......... ESP 2715 2704 12
13 Grischuk, Alexander..... RUS 2671 2702 22
14 Khalifman, Alexander.... RUS 2688 2698 13
15 Karpov, Anatoly......... RUS 2693 2690 9
16 Svidler, Peter.......... RUS 2688 2688 0
17 Smirin, Ilia............ ISR 2702 2685 9
18 Akopian, Vladimir....... ARM 2680 2678 9
19 Dreev, Alexey........... RUS 2683 2677 22
20 Polgar, Judit (GM) . ... HUN 2677 2677 0
21 Azmaiparashvili, Zurab.. GEO 2676 2676 0
22 Ye, Jiangchuan.......... CHN 2676 2676 0
23 Lautier, Joel........... FRA 2687 2675 22
24 Kasimdzhanov, Rustam.... UZB 2695 2674 13
25 Short, Nigel D.......... ENG 2663 2673 6
26 Vaganian, Rafael A...... ARM 2662 2664 9
27 Malakhov, Vladimir...... RUS 2647 2663 12
28 Beliavsky, Alexander G.. SLO 2649 2661 13
29 Sutovsky, Emil.......... ISR 2656 2660 9
30 Piket, Jeroen........... NED 2659 2659 13
31 Rublevsky, Sergei....... RUS 2655 2657 9
32 Aleksandrov, Aleksej.... BLR 2645 2654 9
33 Georgiev, Kiril......... BUL 2655 2654 9
34 Xu, Jun................. CHN 2654 2654 0
35 Bacrot, Etienne......... FRA 2649 2653 9
36 Nikolic, Predrag........ BIH 2653 2653 0
37 Bologan, Viktor......... MDA 2651 2652 17
38 Almasi, Zoltan.......... HUN 2644 2650 16
39 Sakaev, Konstantin...... RUS 2649 2649 0
40 Sokolov, Ivan........... BIH 2659 2647 17
41 Zvjaginsev, Vadim....... RUS 2656 2645 9
42 Lutz, Christopher....... GER 2644 2644 2
43 Van Wely, Loek.......... NED 2697 2642 24
44 Onischuk, Alexander..... UKR 2655 2641 30
45 Gurevich, Mikhail....... BEL 2641 2641 22
46 Krasenkow, Michal....... POL 2632 2641 11
47 Zhang, Zhong............ CHN 2656 2639 9
48 Vallejo Pons, Francisco. ESP 2629 2638 12
49 Nielsen, Peter Heine.... DEN 2642 2636 8
50 Dautov, Rustem.......... GER 2636 2636 0
51 Korchnoi, Viktor........ SUI 2633 2635 2
52 Hjartarson, Johann ..... ISL 2633 2634 6
53 Lputian, Smbat G........ ARM 2634 2634 0
54 Sasikiran, Krishnan..... IND 2569 2633 61
55 Kharlov, Andrei......... RUS 2638 2633 18
56 Tkachiev, Vladislav..... FRA 2634 2633 9
57 Seirawan, Yasser........ USA 2644 2631 9
58 Sadler, Matthew......... ENG 2631 2631 0
59 Huebner, Robert Dr...... GER 2628 2628 0
60 Tregubov, Pavel V....... RUS 2626 2627 20
61 Tiviakov, Sergei........ NED 2614 2625 9
62 Movsesian, Sergei....... CZE 2624 2624 16
63 Graf, Alexander......... GER 2605 2623 9
64 Landa, Konstantin....... RUS 2619 2623 2
65 Pigusov, Evgeny......... RUS 2623 2623 0
66 Shabalov, Alexander..... USA 2606 2622 18
67 Motylev, Alexander...... RUS 2639 2622 9
68 Lastin, Alexander....... RUS 2630 2619 9
69 Goldin, Alexander....... USA 2630 2618 14
70 Baklan, Vladimir........ UKR 2609 2618 9
71 Jussupow, Artur......... GER 2618 2618 0
72 Kaidanov, Gregory S..... USA 2596 2616 24
73 Timman, Jan H........... NED 2605 2616 13
74 Shipov, Sergei.......... RUS 2630 2613 9
75 Dorfman, Josif D........ FRA 2602 2613 4
76 Hansen, Curt............ DEN 2613 2613 0
77 Filippov, Valerij....... RUS 2625 2612 9
78 Vescovi, Giovanni....... BRA 2590 2611 26
79 Peng, Xiaomin........... CHN 2611 2611 0
80 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter. ROM 2608 2610 37
81 Radjabov, Teimour....... AZE 2599 2610 9
82 Volkov, Sergey.......... RUS 2567 2609 22
83 Epishin, Vladimir....... RUS 2599 2606 25
84 Istratescu, Andrei...... ROM 2605 2606 24
85 Fressinet, Laurent...... FRA 2591 2606 18
86 Milov, Vadim............ SUI 2595 2606 9
87 Glek, Igor V............ GER 2601 2605 25
88 Vladimirov, Evgeny...... KAZ 2592 2605 17
89 Gyimesi, Zoltan......... HUN 2606 2605 9
90 Sokolov, Andrei......... FRA 2614 2604 15
91 Andersson, Ulf.......... SWE 2598 2604 9
92 Novikov, Igor A......... USA 2583 2603 52
93 Hickl, Joerg............ GER 2601 2602 9
94 Kobalia, Mikhail........ RUS 2620 2602 9
95 Bu, Xiangzhi............ CHN 2593 2601 9
96 Dominguez, Lenier....... CUB 2594 2601 9
97 Sermek, Drazen.......... SLO 2595 2601 9
98 Korneev, Oleg........... RUS 2568 2599 35
99 Stefansson, Hannes...... ISL 2604 2598 22
100 Rustemov, Alexander..... RUS 2607 2598 18
101 Benjamin, Joel.......... USA 2593 2598 9
102 Fedorov, Alexei......... BLR 2589 2598 9
103 Najer, Evgeniy.......... RUS 2599 2598 9
104 Eingorn, Vereslav S..... UKR 2598 2598 0
105 Hodgson, Julian M....... ENG 2598 2598 0


Top 50 Women


1 Polgar, Judit              (GM) wg HUN 2677 0
2 Xie, Jun                   (GM) wg CHN 2562 0
3 Chiburdanidze, Maia        (GM) wg GEO 2516 0
4 Cramling, Pia              (GM) wg SWE 2508 0 
5 Zhu, Chen                  (GM) wg CHN 2505 0 
6 Galliamova, Alisa          (IM) wg RUS 2500 9 
7 Wang, Lei                       wg CHN 2499 0 
8 Ioseliani, Nana            (IM) wg GEO 2491 0 
9 Koneru, Humpy                   wg IND 2486 27 
10 Skripchenko-Lautier, Almira    wg  FRA 2484 20 
11 Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina        wg RUS 2482 9 
12 Wang, Pin                      wg CHN 2482 0 
13 Peptan, Corina            (IM) wg ROU 2480 0 
14 Stefanova, Antoaneta      (IM) wg BUL 2473 43 
15 Qin, Kanying                   wg CHN 2473 0 
16 Xu, Yuhua                      wg CHN 2473 0 
17 Peng, Zhaoqin             (IM) wg NED 2472 17 
18 Kachiani-G., Ketino       (IM) wg GER 2465 12 
19 Polgar, Sofia             (IM) wg HUN 2464 0 
20 Cmilyte, Viktorija        (IM) wg LTU 2460 0  
21 Kosteniuk, Alexandra      (IM) wg RUS 2459 9 
22 Maric, Alisa              (IM) wg YUG 2455 0 
23 Khurtsidze, Nino          (IM) wg GEO 2446 17 
24 Dworakowska, Joanna            wg POL 2445 9 
25 Foisor, Cristina Adela    (IM) wg ROU 2437 9 
26 Matveeva, Svetlana             wg RUS 2437 0 
27 Bojkovic, Natasa               wg YUG 2431 9 
28 Stepovaia-Dianchenko, Tatiana  wg RUS 2428 10 
29 Hoang Thanh Trang (IM)         wg VIE 2426 13 
30 Zhukova, Natalia               wg UKR 2425 18 
31 Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan  (IM) wg GEO 2425 9 
32 Prudnikova, Svetlana           wg YUG 2422 0 
33 Vasilevich, Tatjana            wg UKR 2421 0 
34 Zatonskih, Anna                wg UKR 2418 16  
35 Gaponenko, Inna                wg UKR 2418 15 
36 Hunt, Harriet             (IM) wg ENG 2415 8 
37 Alexandrova, Olga         (IM) wg UKR 2413 18 
38 Danielian, Elina               wg ARM 2411 9 
39 Zielinska, Marta               wg POL 2410 0  
40 Sedina, Elena             (IM) wg ITA 2407 12 
41 Krush, Irina m                    USA 2406 23 
42 Ning, Chunhong                 wg CHN 2406 0 
43 Vijayalakshmi, Subbaraman (IM) wg IND 2405 50 
44 Klinova, Masha                 wg ISR 2393 17 
45 Lelchuk, Zoja                  wg GER 2392 0
46 Mkrtchian, Lilit               wg ARM 2391 8 
47 Madl, Ildiko              (IM) wg HUN 2389 22
48 Grabuzova, Tatiana             wg RUS 2388 8 
49 Vajda, Szidonia                wg HUN 2387 13 
50 Paehtz, Elisabeth              wg GER 2385 11 
51 Chelushkina, Irina             wg YUG 2385 9


Top 20 boys


1  Ponomariov, Ruslan       g UKR 2743 19 11.10.83 
2  Grischuk, Alexander      g RUS 2702 22 31.10.83 
3  Bacrot, Etienne          g FRA 2653  9 22.01.83 
4  Vallejo Pons, Francisco  g ESP 2638 12 21.08.82 
5  Radjabov, Teimour        g AZE 2610  9 12.03.87 
6  Bu, Xiangzhi             g CHN 2601  9 10.12.85 
7  Dominguez, Lenier        g CUB 2601  9 23.09.83 
8  Volokitin, Andrei        g UKR 2577 29 11.06.86 
9  Aronian, Levon           g ARM 2571  9 06.10.82 
10 Bruzon, Lazaro           g CUB 2569  0 02.05.82 
11 Harikrishna, P           g IND 2568 50 10.05.86 
12 Alekseev, Evgeny         m RUS 2567  9 28.11.85 
13 Jobava, Baadur           g GEO 2566  9 26.11.83 
14 Eljanov, Pavel           g UKR 2561  9 10.05.83 
15 Efimenko, Zahar          m UKR 2559 32 03.07.85 
16 Jakovenko, Dmitry        g RUS 2557 14 28.06.83 
17 Naiditsch, Arkadij       g GER 2557  9 25.10.85 
18 Izoria, Zviad            m GEO 2556 18 06.01.84 
19 Timofeev, Artyom         m RUS 2552  9 06.01.85 
20 Navara, David            m CZE 2543 16 27.03.85 


Top 20 girls

1  Koneru, Humpy             wg IND 2486 27 31.03.87 
2  Cmilyte, Viktorija   (IM) wg LTU 2460  0 06.08.83 
3  Kosteniuk, Alexandra (IM) wg RUS 2459  9 23.04.84 
4  Krush, Irina               m USA 2406 23 24.12.83 
5  Mkrtchian, Lilit          wg ARM 2391  8 09.08.82 
6  Paehtz, Elisabeth         wg GER 2385 11 08.01.85 
7  Ovod, Evgenija            wg RUS 2379  8 10.11.82 
8  Kosintseva, Tatiana       wg RUS 2373  9 11.04.86 
9  Sebag, Marie              wm FRA 2371  6 15.10.86 
10 Sudakova, Irina           wm RUS 2369  8 05.09.82 
11 Javakhishvili, Lela       wm GEO 2367 15 23.04.84 
12 Wang, Yu                  wf CHN 2367  8 19.11.82 
13 Polovnikova, Ekaterina    wg RUS 2366  9 14.11.82 
14 Matnadze, Ana             wm GEO 2365 14 20.02.83 
15 Dembo, Yelena             wg HUN 2363 30 08.12.83 
16 Zimina, Olga              wm RUS 2360  9 14.05.82 
17 Dzagnidze, Nana           wm GEO 2358 16 01.01.87 
18 Pokorna, Regina           wg SVK 2357 18 18.01.82 
19 Zhao, Xue                 wg CHN 2357  9 06.04.85 
20 Gara, Anita               wg HUN 2339  6 04.03.83 

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