Originally Posted by Litotes
Great idea, really, but what kind of list is the one above? They are not present numbers (Magnus Carlsen tops with 2843) and they are not historical highs either, except for Kasparov. Anand and Kramnik has both been above 2800. Ivanchuk has been over 2780, at least.
This is the present live chess list:
and the last officially publicized one:
That list was just copied from the link I referenced (http://tennisplanet.wordpress.com/20...afafan-thanks/
), as an example for comparison. Thanks for your input.