In spite of winning the world championship, Carlsen lost a lot of rating points due to the 6-6 tie in classical chess. In addition, Caruana defeated Tomashevsky earlier today to gain points. As of right now, Caruana trails Carlsen by 13.4 points for the top spot!

1 Carlsen 2840.0
2 Caruana 2826.6

This is the closest anyone has gotten to Carlsen for the #1 ranking in a while! Will it happen this year?

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