Asked By: Oswald Taylor Date: created: Oct 23 2023

Who is No 2 chess player in the world

Answered By: Keith Bryant Date: created: Oct 23 2023

Other

Rank Player Rating
1 Magnus Carlsen 2839
2 Fabiano Caruana 2786
3 Hikaru Nakamura 2780
4 Ding Liren 2780

Is Magnus Carlsen the greatest?

2. Magnus Carlsen. While Kasparov is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, Carlsen is the most versatile player. He is the only player to be the world champion in standard, rapid, and blitz.

Asked By: Cameron Nelson Date: created: Dec 22 2023

Is Elo rating 3000 possible

Answered By: Nathaniel Brown Date: created: Dec 22 2023

How do wins, draws, and learns affect your rating? – Chess players have a provisional rating until they have participated in minimum 26 rated games. Wins and losses- basically your results in chess games and the ratings of your opponents affect your rating.

  1. If you win, your rating goes up, and a loss means your rating goes down.
  2. However, in case of a draw, whether your rating will go up or down will depend on whether you are ranked lower than your opponent (it will go up) or higher rated than him/her (your rating will go down) Ratings could range from 100 to nearly 3000.

You may lose your rating points or gain them. But you cannot lose your US Chess rating. Once rated, always rated.

Asked By: Owen King Date: created: Apr 12 2023

Who is the 3 best chess player in the world

Answered By: Alex Scott Date: created: Apr 15 2023

List

Country Player
1 Norway Magnus Carlsen
2 Soviet Union Russia Garry Kasparov
3 Italy United States Fabiano Caruana
4 Armenia Germany United States Levon Aronian
Asked By: Geoffrey Bell Date: created: Dec 18 2023

What is Elon Musk’s IQ

Answered By: Dylan Patterson Date: created: Dec 19 2023

Like, is Elon Musk a genius? It answered, Elon Musk’s IQ is reported to be 155, which is very high compared to the average of 100.

Asked By: Julian Anderson Date: created: Feb 14 2023

What is Bill Gates IQ

Answered By: Colin Garcia Date: created: Feb 15 2023

What is Bill Gates’s IQ? The IQ of Bill Gates is calculated to be 157 ± 6, according to our mathematical analysis based on SAT score averages. With a correlation coefficient of 0.8 between SAT scores and IQ, this approach provides a trustworthy approximation. What is Einstein’s IQ?

Who has a 200 IQ?

Born in Moscow in 1976, Nadia Camukova was estimated to have an IQ of 200. The Brain Research Institute located in Moscow reported later on that she had the highest IQ in the world. She can speak seven languages and eight Turkish dialects. Currently, she’s a professor at Bahçeşehir University in Turkey.

Asked By: Harry Price Date: created: Apr 13 2023

Why is Russia so good at chess

Answered By: Ryan Cox Date: created: Apr 15 2023

Why are the Russians so good at chess? – Garry Kasparov and Anatoli Karpov face off Two Russian chess grandmasters, Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov, faced off this week in a 12-game tournament in Valencia, Spain. As of this month, more than half of the Top 20 players in the world come from Russia or another former Soviet Republic.

  1. The top-ranked player is Bulgarian.) Why are the Russians and their neighbors so good at chess? Because the Soviets subsidized the game.
  2. Chess has long been popular in Russia—Czar Ivan IV is thought to have died while playing a match in 1584.
  3. After the Bolsheviks took power in 1917, it became a national pastime.

Soon after the revolution, Vladimir Lenin’s supreme commander of the Soviet army, Nikolay Krylenko, laid the foundations for state-sponsored chess: He opened chess schools, hosted tournaments, and promoted the game as a vehicle for international dominance.

The first state-sponsored chess tournament was held in Moscow in 1921. Six years later, chess prodigy Alexander Alekhine became the first Russian to win a world tournament. By 1934, 500,000 amateur players had registered with the state chess program. When Mikhail Botvinnik won the international title in 1948, he kicked off an era of Soviet domination that extended unbroken—except for a four-year streak by American Bobby Fischer—until the fall of the USSR.

Chess was a natural fit for the Soviet Union. For one thing, many of its thinkers and leaders were avid chess players. Lenin was a serious player, but Russian author Maxim Gorky claimed Lenin got angry when he lost. Leon Trotsky reportedly played in Vienna and Paris.

  • Stalin cared so much about his reputation as a chess master that he publicized a fake game in which he claimed to defeat party loyalist and future chief of the secret police Nikolai Yezhov,
  • Stalin later had him executed.) The Soviets also saw chess as embodying their revolutionary ideals.
  • It was a game of skill, and the USSR prided itself on its intellectual talents.

It was cheap, and anyone could play it. And to Soviet leaders, its back-and-forth dynamic reflected the dialectical concept of history espoused by Marxism. (Never mind the irony of playing with imperialist symbols like kings and queens.) The Russians developed a reputation for collective thinking when it came to chess.

Soviet competitors were sometimes told to lose on purpose in tournaments in order to clear the way for better players. At the famous match between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky in 1972, dozens of Soviet grandmasters would huddle during breaks and debate Spassky’s next move. Fischer, by contrast, brought one assistant.

Chess first came to Russia along trade routes from Persia and India around the seventh century. As the game evolved, Russia developed some of its own rules: In the 18 th century, for example, the queen could jump in an L-shape (like a knight) in addition to its usual sideways and diagonal movements.

  • It wasn’t until the mid-19 th century, when the first world tournaments were held, that the modern version of the game solidified and spread.
  • Chess remains popular in Russia but does not receive the same state support it once did.
  • Case in point: Garry Kasparov, the former world champion, is now a leader of the political opposition.
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Got a question about today’s news? Ask the Explainer, Explainer thanks Bill Hall of the United States Chess Federation and David Shenk, author of The Immortal Game: A History of Chess,

Asked By: Nathaniel Ramirez Date: created: Nov 24 2023

What is a super grandmaster

Answered By: Malcolm Bryant Date: created: Nov 24 2023

‘Super grandmaster’ is an informal term to refer to the world’s elite players. In the past this would refer to players with an Elo rating of over 2600, but as the average Elo rating of the top players has increased it has typically come to refer to players with an Elo rating of over 2700.

Asked By: Dennis Rivera Date: created: Aug 31 2023

What is a 3000 rating in chess

Answered By: Jordan Rogers Date: created: Sep 02 2023

How long will it take for humans to reach the 3000 elo barrier? To this date, 2882 was the highest recorded rating of all time (Magnus Carlsen). Also, according to Fide rankings from December (and also coming up January) only 2 players are in the 2800 club (after Alireza’s brilliant 8/9 score in the European team championship).

I my opinion, it will take about 50 years minimum for a human to reach 3000 elo. Reaching 3000 Elo means, that the player pool in the current 2700+ club needs to increase by full 175-225 points. That means, that the 2nd highest rated player would have a rating between 2925 and 3000. The whole current 2700+ club needs to become a 2875+ club, meaning that all those 38 players from the 2700+ club needs to become better than today’s live rating of Magnus :D.

What is your opinion guys? 4 4 Or a more specific question is, can a human even reach 3000 elo, or is this level just way too good for a human? 3 2 2 Engines have broken the 3000 and 3500 barrier. But humans will break it after 8 milllion years when the poor crying earth will die 😉 or maybe once in 8,000,000 years 6 Why do you think so? 1 I’m talking about the OTB pool. same what said said in #6:> I’m talking about the OTB pool.OTB means over-the-board. don’t think that encouraging more people solves the issue, 80% people don’t play because they have no interest, and if they have no interest, they won’t succeed in such a great way.2 1 I know what OTB means, I play it myself with 2100 rating 1 : How long will it take for humans to reach the 3000 elo barrier?

Who ever defeated Magnus Carlsen?

Dommaraju Gukesh : Indian chess sensation defeats Magnus Carlsen on his 17th birthday | CNN.

Why Magnus Carlsen is so strong?

His memorization of various masters game, his ability to maintain focus and concentration for long stretches at a time, and his fierce desire to win are all elements that make him good at chess. Having started at a young age and having several years of top competition helps hone his skills.

Asked By: Norman Rodriguez Date: created: Aug 29 2023

Why Carlsen is so good

Answered By: Patrick Russell Date: created: Aug 29 2023

Here are some reasons why Carlsen is the best chess player today across all formats and why he is one of the greatest of all time : He has a phenomenal memory. He remembers thousands of games played by players of the highest caliber. A big part of chess is ‘pattern matching’.

Asked By: Harold Wright Date: created: Mar 19 2024

How rare is 1500 Elo in chess

Answered By: Cameron Roberts Date: created: Mar 19 2024

1500 rating is good, but every normal human could reach it if they’re given enough time(at least 1 year). It shows you’ve learning chess a lot, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be the next Carlsen.

Is Elo 600 bad?

Having played chess for a combined period of a year (several decades ago) and having joined a couple chess.com a couple of weeks ago my rating is now around 630-650. If the standard ELO rating for beginners is about 800 this means that I am playing to a standard worse than an absolute beginner! The weird thing is I have played a few good games with people around the 600-700 range and each of us seem to have a grasp of the basics of the game and tactics – eg planning ahead with defence and attack and implementing forks, pins etc and knowing how to finish. Ps apologies for typos etc in my main message above. Can’t work out how to edit yet. Frankly put, this is the sort of rating you’d expect a very young child with no knowledge of the game to have. I’d encourage you to look at any of your games you thought was played well, and turn on the chess analysis engine. At the 700 level, It’ll show you a whole myriad of blunders and mistakes on both sides. (I also use it as a tool for reviewing my own games) @KnightErrand97, Thanks for you rather patronising answer. There was a hint of exaggeration in my original post so: err, no, I don’t think a a young child who is a beginner with no experience would be able to play at the level of 600-700 on chess.com. Jacer34 wrote: Having played chess for a combined period of a year (several decades ago) and having joined a couple chess.com a couple of weeks ago my rating is now around 630-650. If the standard ELO rating for beginners is about 800 this means that I am playing to a standard worse than an absolute beginner! The weird thing is I have played a few good games with people around the 600-700 range and each of us seem to have a grasp of the basics of the game and tactics – eg planning ahead with defence and attack and implementing forks, pins etc and knowing how to finish. A real beginner rating is about 250.650 shows significant progress beyond that. The average player on chess.com is about 960, I think. One thing I can say is my rating on chess.com and real-world over the board games is different and it takes a while to adjust to playing on the computer I would suggest don’t worry about your rating for a year just play some games play rapid, blitz and daily go through the lessons and do puzzles.your ratings will come most important have fun! I am rated 495 and beat 9 year old Harmon and she is rated 1200. How do you explain that? RussianDeflector wrote: How do you explain that? Bots are notoriously overrated. About 600 rate, tell me pls why i should play like this, not like i playee Its not a bad rating, if you havent played much and havent put any effort into learning the game. I am sure you will get to 800s in no time once you start focusing. morandegrande wrote: About 600 rate, tell me pls why i should play like this, not like i playee Bf4 is a decoy sac. If the queen captures the bishop then Qf6+ is a fork and you’ll win black’s rook. morandegrande wrote: About 600 rate, tell me pls why i should play like this, not like i playee Dont rely on engines too much at this level. They are going to see stuff way more ahead than a human can. Anonymous_Dragon wrote: morandegrande wrote: About 600 rate, tell me pls why i should play like this, not like i playee Dont rely on engines too much at this level. They are going to see stuff way more ahead than a human can. Not more than a human can, but definitely their suggestions aren’t super helpful. @Jacer34, As said, playing for some months (decades ago?!) does not count, You are a beginner, and it is totally ok to have 500 rating while you are new to chess ( side note: just do a lot tactical puzzle to improve, for now ). Chess.com ELO rating is just +-200 points at most depending on what kind of ELO you are talking about (FIDE, USCF?). llama47 wrote: Anonymous_Dragon wrote: morandegrande wrote: About 600 rate, tell me pls why i should play like this, not like i playee Dont rely on engines too much at this level. They are going to see stuff way more ahead than a human can. Not more than a human can, but definitely their suggestions aren’t super helpful. Jacer34 wrote: @KnightErrand97, Thanks for you rather patronising answer. There was a hint of exaggeration in my original post so: err, no, I don’t think a a young child who is a beginner with no experience would be able to play at the level of 600-700 on chess.com.

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That’s not a very helpful comment but never mind. Of course I am making a myriad of mistakes and my game is still chaotic but my question was about whether the rating system was different to the useful ELO system. Thanks for the tip about the feedback from the chess analysis engine about blunders, mistakes will try that.

Well, my very first rating as a kid was 800 USCF. I’d say USCF ratings are close to chess.com ones, and most of the other complete beginner kids in the scholastic tournaments were around the same level. Also if you’re looking to improve rapidly, you should check out some chess YouTube channels such as Gotham Chess and work on tactics puzzles Don’t sweat it. When I started here I plummeted down to the 300s. Reading Bobby Fisher Teaches Chess and watching Gotham Chess has helped me a lot. I’ve been playing obsessively for the last two years estimate 20,000 games (I’ve had previous accounts. but only 1 at time) and can’t get away from 1000! People on this site are GOOD! No denying it. I too started at 800 and have only gotten a little better. Don’t get discouraged. Just play for fun and don’t get too hung up on your rating. It’s just another number. Thanks folks for all your encouraging and informative replies. I basically don’t know any openings so I’m currently watching Gotham Chess as someone suggested above and may also order the Bobby Fischer book. It does seem like Chess.com is highly competitive and there seem to be plenty of super aggressive players even at the 600-700 level who try out tricky moves like the “fried liver attack” even though they are beginner level.

Asked By: Aaron Thompson Date: created: Sep 21 2023

Is 1700 Elo rating good

Answered By: Jaden Young Date: created: Sep 21 2023

1700-1900 : a very good chess player. Makes few mistakes. Has reached a level of mastery that most Chess players will never reach. Probably knows a good deal about chess openings and end games.1900-2100 : an outstanding chess player. Possesses solid knowledge of chess openings and end games.

Probably can play chess with his eyes closed, and win. A little refinement perhaps for chess.com ratings. I don’t know about others around my general rating (1850-1950), but I don’t know openings well, if at all. I certainly need my eyes wide open, and even then a confounded tunnel often seems to pop up from the board.

I’m flattered that I may have reached a mastery of chess most players will never reach, but no, I think that may be a stretch. lol That said, a rating of 1850 puts you in the top 10% here (last time I checked, that is, a while ago). Still, I know very little theory about chess.

Did Bobby Fischer ever lose?

US Championships – Fischer played in eight US Championships, winning all of them, by at least a one-point margin. His results were:

US Champ. Score Place Margin of victory Percentage Age
1957/58 10½/13 (+8−0=5) First 1 point 81% 14
1958/59 8½/11 (+6−0=5) First 1 point 77% 15
1959/60 9/11 (+7−0=4) First 1 point 82% 16
1960/61 9/11 (+7−0=4) First 2 points 82% 17
1962/63 8/11 (+6−1=4) First 1 point 73% 19
1963/64 11/11 (+11−0=0) First 3½ points 100% 20
1965 8½/11 (+8−2=1) First 1 point 77% 22
1966/67 9½/11 (+8−0=3) First 2 points 86% 23

Fischer missed the 1961/62 Championship (he was preparing for the 1962 Interzonal), and there was no 1964/65 event. In his eight US Chess Championships, Fischer lost only three games; to Edmar Mednis in the 1962/63 event, and in consecutive rounds to Samuel Reshevsky, and Robert Byrne in the 1965 championship, culminating in a total score of 74/90 (61 wins, 26 draws, 3 losses).

Which country invented chess?

This article needs to be updated, Please help update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. ( January 2021 )

The 12th-century Lewis chessmen in the collection of the National Museum of Scotland The history of chess can be traced back nearly 1,500 years to its earliest known predecessor, called chaturanga, in India ; its prehistory is the subject of speculation.

  • From India it spread to Persia, where it was modified in terms of shapes and rules and developed into Shatranj,
  • Following the Arab invasion and conquest of Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently spread to Europe via Spain ( Al Andalus ) and Italy ( Emirate of Sicily ).
  • The game evolved roughly into its current form by about 1500 CE.

” Romantic chess ” was the predominant playing style from the late 18th century to the 1880s. Chess games of this period emphasized quick, tactical maneuvers rather than long-term strategic planning. The Romantic era of play was followed by the Scientific, Hypermodern, and New Dynamism eras.

In the second half of the 19th century, modern chess tournament play began, and the first official World Chess Championship was held in 1886. The 20th century saw great leaps forward in chess theory and the establishment of the World Chess Federation, In 1997, an IBM supercomputer beat Garry Kasparov, the then world chess champion, in the famous Deep Blue versus Garry Kasparov match, ushering the game into an era of computer domination,

Since then, computer analysis – which originated in the 1970s with the first programmed chess games on the market – has contributed to much of the development in chess theory and has become an important part of preparation in professional human chess.

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Who invented chess?

Theory #3 Chess came from China – Legend has it that chess was invented around 200 B.C. by a commander, Hán Xin, who invented the game as a battle simulator. Soon after winning the battle, the game was forgotten, but it resurfaced in the 7th century. For the Chinese, Chess was invented by the mythical Emperor Shennong or by his successor, Huangdi.

This is because there is evidence of chess or a similar game being played in China around 750 CE, not very far from the original claims of the other two civilizations. The popular game in China was called “XiangQi,” which translates to “Elephant Game.” But this game was very different from the chess we play today.

By the 11th century, chess reached Japan and Korea from China. Chinese chess, the more popular version of the Eastern game, has 9 files and 10 ranks and a boundary- the river, between the 5th and 6th ranks, that restricts access to the opponent’s camp and makes the game slower than its Western version of chess.

  • Even though the earliest origins of chess as we play today are uncertain, one thing is obvious.
  • The game was a reformed version of several other ancient games.
  • Indeed, it evolved from the influences of various civilizations over the last 1500 years.
  • No one single region or group of people can stake their claim as the game’s inventors.

It originated as something else and became a game of kings before it became a game with universal appeal and following.

Asked By: Gregory Hernandez Date: created: May 06 2024

What was Bobby Fischer IQ

Answered By: Douglas Stewart Date: created: May 08 2024

Who Was Bobby Fischer? – Bobby Fischer first learned the game of chess at age 6 and eventually became the youngest international grandmaster at the age of 15. He had an I.Q. of 181. In 1972, he became the first American-born world chess champion after defeating Boris Spassky.

Who has the highest chess rating in history?

The ‘Highests’ in Chess Records – The highest chess rating ever to be recorded is a staggering 3358. This computer rating, recorded on April 5, 2016, has been accorded to the chess engine ‘Komodo 9′. In contrast, the reigning undisputed world chess champion Magnus Carlsen is rated at 2851.

Talking about Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, the chess superstar has recorded the highest Elo chess rating ever achieved by a human being – 2882. He reached this peak rating in May 2014. On the other end of the spectrum, the highest a woman chess player has been able to score on Elo rating is 2735. This outstanding feat was achieved by former women’s chess world champion Judit Polgar in July 2005.

Former chess champion Bobby Fischer had the highest performance rating in chess at 3080, and he cemented this achievement after beating Bent Larsen by a score of 6-nil. In the year 2007, another incident took place that came close to Fischer’s feat. This time Gata Kamsky got a performance rating of 3047 while competing in the Candidates’ matches against the Elo 2709-rated Etienne Bacrot.

How long was Kasparov number 1?

Garry Kasparov
Kasparov in 2015
Full name Garry Kimovich Kasparov
Country
  • Soviet Union (before 1992)
  • Russia (after 1992)
Born 13 April 1963 (age 60) Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster (1980)
World Champion
  • 1985–1993 (undisputed)
  • 1993–2000 (classical)
Years active
  • 1976–2005
  • 2016–present (speed chess only)
FIDE rating 2812 (September 2023)
Peak rating 2851 (July 1999)
Peak ranking No.1 (January 1984)
0:25 from Kasparov’s interview for Echo of Moscow, 13 September 2011

Garry Kimovich Kasparov (born Garik Kimovich Weinstein on 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion (1985–2000), political activist and writer, His peak FIDE chess rating of 2851, achieved in 1999, was the highest recorded until being surpassed by Magnus Carlsen in 2013.

  • From 1984 until his retirement from regular competitive chess in 2005, Kasparov was ranked world no.1 for a record 255 months overall,
  • Asparov also holds records for the most consecutive professional tournament victories (15) and Chess Oscars (11).
  • Asparov became the youngest-ever undisputed world champion in 1985 at age 22 by defeating then-champion Anatoly Karpov,

He defended the title against Karpov three times, in 1986, 1987 and 1990, Kasparov held the official FIDE world title until 1993, when a dispute with FIDE led him to set up a rival organisation, the Professional Chess Association, In 1997, he became the first world champion to lose a match to a computer under standard time controls when he was defeated by the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue in a highly publicised match,

  1. He continued to hold the “Classical” world title until his defeat by Vladimir Kramnik in 2000.
  2. Despite losing the PCA title, he continued winning tournaments and was the world’s highest-rated player at the time of his official retirement.
  3. Asparov coached Carlsen in 2009–10, during which time Carlsen rose to world no.1.

Kasparov stood unsuccessfully for FIDE president in 2013–2014. Since retiring from chess, Kasparov has devoted his time to writing and politics. His book series My Great Predecessors, first published in 2003, details the history and games of the world champion chess players who preceded him.

He formed the United Civil Front movement and was a member of The Other Russia, a coalition opposing the administration and policies of Vladimir Putin, In 2008, he announced an intention to run as a candidate in that year’s Russian presidential race, but after encountering logistical problems in his campaign, for which he blamed “official obstruction”, he withdrew.

In the wake of the Russian mass protests that began in 2011, he announced in June 2013 that he had left Russia for the immediate future out of fear of persecution. Following his flight from Russia, he lived in New York City with his family. In 2014, he obtained Croatian citizenship and has maintained a residence in Podstrana near Split,

Asked By: Jake Hall Date: created: Mar 27 2024

Will Magnus get to 2900

Answered By: Oswald Bennett Date: created: Mar 29 2024

The probabilistic properties of Elo’s rating system are well known, and together with a Brownian motion model of rating evolution, we use simulation-based methods to address these questions. Our model assesses that Magnus has a 4.5% chance of reaching 2900 if he continues his 2020–2022 level of play.