Levon Aronian close to Carlsen with ELO in the FIDE rating list.Sport
FIDE has published its May rating list.
Magnus Carlsen is the first in FIDE Top 100 list with 2835 ELO, no change and no games since the January rating list. He is closely followed by Levon Aronian with 2825 ELO, who raises 5 ELO from 3 games in the Bundesliga.
Third position is for Vladimir Kramnik, the last player over 2800 ELO in the list. Top 10 is completed by Anand (2791), Radjabov (2784), Karjakin (2779), Nakamura (2775), Caruana (2770), Morozevich (2769), and Ivanchuk (2764).
A total of 45 players are above 2700 ELO, with the average of the list being 2704 ELO, or 4 points inflation over the previous list.
Armenian chess players Sergey Movsesyan with 2698 ELO is ranked the 47th, Vladimir Hakobyan with 2697 ELO is the 49th, Gabriel Sargsyan with 2679 ELO is the 71st and Tigran Petrosyan with 2657 ELO is the 94th.
In the women section two Armenian chess players – Elina Danielyan and Lilit Mkrtchyan have been ranked 20th and 37th with 2484 ELO and 2449 ELO respectively.