The following players have declined their World Cup Invitations:

Veselin Topalov, former World Champion, #1 in the world
Viswanathan Anand, World Champion, #2 in the world
Levon Aronian, Olympiad Champion, #3 in the world
Magnus Carlsen, #4 in the world
Vladimir Kramnik, former World Champion, #5 in the world
Peter Leko, #6 in the world
Michael Adams
Hikaru Nakamura

Here are the current top 6 players in the world by ratings:

1 Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2813
2 Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2788
3 Aronian, Levon g ARM 2773
4 Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2772
5 Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2772
6 Leko, Peter g HUN 2762
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