August 2012 Rating List Print
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 17:13
FIDE publishes August 2012 FIDE Rating List. The list of top players is published at dedicated page of FIDE ratings website. All players can check new ratings at the main page of FIDE ratings website or download TXT version from downloads page.

Important note for developers:

New format introduced XML
filenames: - Combined file with all players and all ratings - Standard rating FRL - Rapid rating FRL - Standard rating

From September 2012 new format of TXT files will be used.
aug12 will be replaced by corresponding rating period

For test purpose filenames are put under names * - Combined file with all players and all ratings in TXT - Standard rating FRL in TXT will replace - Rapid rating FRL in TXT - Standard rating in TXT

After September, 1 2012 all * files will be placed under regular names: (replaces
and all existing files placed under * After January, 1 2013 * will be discontinued.

All updates at:
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1. From September 2012 - 10 digits FIDE IDs will be introduced.
2. Rating lists and full list of players in XML will be available for download on August, 1 2012 at 'Downloads' section.
3. Rating list with K factor will be put by default and version without K will be discontinued.
4. Top lists for Standard rating were extended from Top 20 Juniors and Top 20 Girls to Top 100 Juniors and Top 100 Girls.

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