18 Jun 2024
Sunday 2 December 2018 - 10:38
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Grandmaster Khadem among top 20 of FIDE ratings

MNA Iranian woman chess player Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, also known as Khadem, has moved 11 spots up in the latest FIDE (World Chess Federation) ratings, sitting in the 19th place.

With 2470 points, Iranian grandmaster gained the rank of 19th in the standard womens section in the December ratings of FIDE. Yifan Hou and Wnjun Ju of China sit atop the ranking table with 2662 and 2575 points, respectively.

In the juniors standard category, Parham Maghsoodloo has achieved the 4th rank with 2688 points, after Polands Jan-Krzysztof Duda (2738), Chinas Yi Wei (2728), and RussiasVladislav Artemiev (2709) in the first three spots. Irans Alireza Firouzja (2607) and Amin Tabatabaei (2587) stand in 12th and 19th places of this table, respectively.

In the ranking of countries, which is measured by the average rating of their top 10 players, Iran has moved one place up compared to last month with 2555 points, sitting in the 25th place. Russia (2740), China (2713), and USA (2702) have gained the top standings.

You can see rankings of different categories here.
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