Best ELO in Cuban History: GM Leinier Dominguez
- Submitted by: admin
- 07 / 02 / 2008
Dominguez moved up one step (in April he was in 26th place with 2,695), with excellent performances in recent tournaments in Havana and Sarajevo.
The top ten players in order are Indian Viswanathan Anand (IND 2,798), Russians Alexander Morozevich (RUS 2,788) and Vladimir Kramnik (2,788), Ukranian Vassily Ivanchuk (2,781), Vesselin Topalov (BUL 2,777), and eighteen year-old Magnus Carlsen (NOR 2,775), the youngest man on the list.
Azerbaijani Teimour Radjabov (2,744) and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (2,742) follow in seventh and eight positions respectively, followed by Spaniard Alexei Shirov (2,741) and Hungarian Peter Leko (2,741).