Two Azerbaijani chess players join top ten
02.05.2011 16:21

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 2 / Trend T. Hajiyev /

The International Chess Federation (FİDE) announced a new rating table.

Two Azerbaijani chess players Shahriyar Mammadyarov and Vugar Gashimov entered the top ten, FİDE official website said.

Besides Mammadyarov and Hashimov, Teymur Radjabov and Rauf Mammadov are among the top hundred players.

Mammadyarov received 2.772 points and ranked ninth, Gashimov ranked tenth with 2.760 points, Radjabov ranked thirteenth with 2.744 points and Mammadov ranked sixty second with 2.679 points.

Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand heads the rating list of the top chess players. He has 2.817 points. Norwegian chess player Magnus Carlsen (2.815 points) ranked second.


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