A new year of College Chess has begun and Webster University is once again the #1 ranked Division I team in United States (both USCF and FIDE ratings). There are 9 grandmasters from 9 different countries on this year’s roster. 

Here are top 10 rated players of Webster University:

Title – Name – FIDE – USCF
 
GM Wesley So – Philippines – 2710 / 2747 (World University Champion – National Open Champion – Olympian – #2 under 21 in the world)
 

GM Le Quang Liem – Vietnam – 2702 / 2802 (World Blitz Champion – Olympian – Former #1 under 21 in the world)
 

GM Georg Meier – Germany – 2630 / 2693 (Olympian – European Team Champion – 2 time Final Four Champion)
 

GM Ray Robson – USA – 2623 / 2707 (Olympian – US Junior Champ – Final Four Champion)
 

GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez – Cuba – 2640 (Olympian – Final Four Champion – Philadelphia Open Champion)
 

GM Manuel Leon Hoyos – Mexico – 2552 / 2614 (Olympian – US Open Triple Crown Champion & National Open Champion)
 

GM Anatoly Bykhovsky – Israel – 2521 / 2618 (3-time Final Four Champion)
 

GM Denes Boros – Hungary – 2502 / 2546 (Final Four Champion)
 

GM Andre Diamant – Brazil – 2465 / 2526 (Final Four Champion)
 

IM Vitaly Neimer – Isarel – 2384 / 2449(Final Four Champion)

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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