July 2008 FIDE Rating List.
Tuesday, 01 July 2008 12:02
The Elista FIDE Office is pleased to publish the July 2008 FIDE Rating List which includes tournaments up to 15 June 2008. World Champion Viswanathan Anand retains the top slot but
attention has been drawn to the rise of 17-year-old Magnus Carlsen of Norway.
Download the July 2008 FIDE Rating List in text format. Search for individual ratings. A number of improvements have been introduced such as color statistics for
each player. Players can check in advance calculations of tournaments reported for the October rating list, such as the Aerosvit Tournament in Foros which ended after the closing date of 15 June 2008 for tournaments to
be included in the July list.
Mandatory Pre-Registration of Tournaments.
Please note that the pre-registration of tournaments is mandatory. Rating
Officers should register their events at least one month in advance on the FIDE
Ratings Server. This shall assist organizers in avoiding conflicts of schedules
by knowing in advance the world chess calendar. And players are assured that a
FIDE-registered tournament shall be rated.
The Elista FIDE Office thanks all National Chess Federations, Rating Officers
and Arbiters for their help in producing the quarterly FIDE Rating List.
We remind Rating Officers to please upload the pgn files of the tournament to
the FIDE Ratings Server.
Players may course corrections, if any, through their National Federation Rating
FIDE Rating Administrator