international chess Federation has published the rating list of the top players in the world as of February 2020. It is headed by world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. Russians Alexander Grischuk and Ian Nepomniachtchi are in the 4th and 5th places, and Daniil Dubov has risen from 53rd to 37th position.
Oaks was the best of the three Russians at a recent tournament in the Dutch Wijk-aan-Zee, sharing 4-5 places. Now Daniel 3699 conventional points and he walked in the classification of compatriot Maxim Matlakov and Dmitry Jakovenko.
the winner of the tournament in the Netherlands, an American of Italian origin Fabiano Caruana close to Carlsen and confidently takes the second place of classification: Carlsen 2862 points, Caruana – 2842. Third place the representative of China Ding Liren (2805). Next are Grischuk (2777) and Nepomniachtchi (2774).
Russian Vice-champion of the world Sergey Karjakin (2752) – on 17-m a place four our GM is located in the Top 25 world ranking: Nikita Vitiugov (2731) – on the 21st place, Vladislav Artemiev (2728) – on the 22nd, Dmitry Andreikin (2726) – 24-m, a multiple champion of Russia Peter Svidler (2723) – on 25.