The 2020 Candidates Tournament is an 8-player double round-robin that will decide Magnus Carlsen’s challenger for the World Championship match later this year.
1. #2 Ranked – Fabiano Caruana, USA, rated 2842.
2. #3 Ranked – Ding Liren, China, rated 2805.
3. #4 Ranked – Alexander Grischuk, Russia, rated 2777.
4. #5 Ranked – Ian Nepomniachtchi, Russia, rated 2774.
6. #11 Ranked – Anish Giri, Netherlands, rated 2763.
7. #12 Ranked – Wang Ho, China, rated 2762.
8. #39 Ranked – Kirill Alekseenko, Russia, rated 2698.
Overall, at 2658 Hou Yifan is now the #87 strongest rated chess player in the world!
Hou Yifan relinquished her Women’s World Chess Champion title in 2018 to pursue her studies at Oxford, and played only a few Classical Chess games in 2019.
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