For the first time in around two decades, the top spot on the world rating chart is not occupied by Kasparov. It is Topalov at 2804, 1 point higher than Anand at 2803. Anand also became the fourth person to break 2800. Congratulations to both! Below is the top 20 in the world:

Rank Name Title Country Rating Games B-Year

1 Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2804
2
Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2803
3
Aronian, Levon g ARM 2756
4
Svidler, Peter g RUS 2743
5
Leko, Peter g HUN 2738
6
Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2738
7
Morozevich, Alexander g RUS 2730
8
Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2729
9
Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2727
10
Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2723
11
Adams, Michael g ENG 2720
12
Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2719
13
Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2717
14
Polgar, Judit g HUN 2711
15
Bacrot, Etienne g FRA 2708
16
Akopian, Vladimir g ARM 2706
17
Bareev, Evgeny g RUS 2701
18
Shirov, Alexei g ESP 2699
19
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2699
20
Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter g ROM 2695 Posted by Picasa

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