In the worldranking list
This database refers now to the january 2013
list of the FIDE
With a new query (see below) you can look up the blitz and rapid ratings of the players, too. But you can still use the old one.
The number of player now is 153.312.
is still missing...
The list goes now back to 1990 again.
You can create your own ranking lists by changing various conditions like age, title, sex, elo change
and so on.
You can create useful lists and useless ones. Such like getting an answer to the following question: Who of the over 80 years old Russian played the most games during the last three months?
Or create a world ranking that is quite good for you. Maybe show the ten best Steffens in the
Or you are just looking for very special opponents ;-).
The standard result gives you 10 players, you can change this up to 1000. But the number of players matching your result is always shown. You can use this to ask how many russian players there are or something similar.
If you need more than 1000 results for a special query
or two feel free to contact
is the possibilty of getting the historical development since 1990
(thanks to Axel (schach.com
, Mark (TWIC
), Norbert Friedrich and for a very big part starting in 1990 Rainer Niermann amd Matthias Berndt.)
and the change of the position in the world ranking. Just use the link (1990-2004) behind a players name.