FIDE Elo Ranking and CapaKaspa February 2024

by clement

FIDE has published the Elo rankings for February 2024. Let’s take a look at the changes concerning the World Top and the CapaKaspa offline zone rankings.

Elo FIDE rankings February 2024

FIDE Elo Ranking Mixed Classic February 2024

The Mixed World Top was shaken up a little this month by the results of the Tata Steel Masters 2024 at Wijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands. Reigning World Champion Ding Liren made his return to competition at this tournament. He put in a very average performance, losing 18 Elo points. He remains in 4th place behind the leading trio who did not take part in this event. The top 4 ex-aequo players in the tournament make up the best deal in the rankings. The winner after tie-break, the Chinese Wei Yijoins the Top 10 in 9th place. Anish Giri moves up from 10th to 5th. Nodirbek Abdusattorov is 15th and India’s Gukesh moves up from 22nd to 16th.

For the French playersAlireza Firoujza, who alternated between hot and cold at Wijk Aan Zee, remains 6th with a gain of 1 Elo point. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave lost 2 Elo points and a place in the ranking by playing in the Bundesliga. He is now 19th in the world. Behind the top 2 French players, Etienne Bacrot moved up 2 places without playing, to 49th. Behind the French Top 3, there are no other French players in the world Top 100.

# Name Fed. Feb. (+-) Jan.
1 / 1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2830 2830
2 / 2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2804 2804
3 / 3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2788 2788
4 / 4 Ding, Liren CHN 2762 (-18) 2780
5 / 10 Giri, Anish NED 2762 (+13) 2749
6 / 6 Firouzja, Alireza FRA 2760 (+1) 2759
7 / 5 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2758 (-11) 2769
8 / 7 So, Wesley USA 2757 2757
9 / 16 Wei, Yi CHN 2755 (+15) 2740
10 / 8 Dominguez Perez, Leinier USA 2752 2752
11 / 9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2750 2750
12 / 11 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2748 2748
13 / 12 Praggnanandhaa R IND 2747 (+4) 2743
14 / 14 Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi IND 2747 (+5) 2742
15 / 22 Abdusattorov, Nodirbek UZB 2744 (+17) 2727

Women’s Classic FIDE Elo Ranking February 2024

In the women’s rankingHou Yifan retains 1st place. Behind her, her compatriot and reigning World Champion, Ju Wenjungains 10 points and takes 2nd place thanks to his participation in the mixed Tata Steel Chess Masters 2024.

6 french players are in the world Top 100 this month, in order: Marie Sebag (33rd), Sophie Milliet (58th), Almira Skripchenko (62nd), Pauline Guichard (64th), Deimante Daulyte-Cornette (77th) and Mitra Hejazipour (93rd). Only Sophie Milliet recorded results this month, playing in the Bundesliga and Belgian Interclubs. She gained 8 Elo points and became the 2nd-ranked French player.

# Name Fed. Feb. (+-) Jan.
1 / 1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2632 2632
2 / 5 Ju, Wenjun CHN 2559 (+10) 2549
3 / 2 Koneru, Humpy IND 2554 2554
4 / 3 Goryachkina, Aleksandra FID 2553 2553
5 / 4 Lei, Tingjie CHN 2550 2550
6 / 6 Lagno, Kateryna RUS 2542 2542
7 / 8 Tan, Zhongyi CHN 2521 2521
8 / 7 Muzychuk, Anna UKR 2520 (-5) 2525
9 / 9 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2510 2510
10 / 10 Dzagnidze, Nana GEO 2506 2506

See complete Elo FIDE rankings

Elo CapaKaspa ranking February 2024

Every month, new CapaKaspa rankings are calculated for both classic and Chess960 games. This month, no fewer than 2779 players are ranked on the offline zone.

After being knocked out of 1st place to start 2024, zalex has set the record straight manucox in the lead. It broke the 2,600-point barrier again, gaining 75 points. cvanquick is still on the podium without playing. The leading trio are still well above the 2,500 Elo point mark. Just behind this trio, SergeYori loses one place to daniel62. The gap to 3rd place is still wide. Finally, the +2000 group gains one unit, and is now made up of 20 players.

Top 10 CapaKaspa Classique February 2024

Rank Nickname Elo Country
1 zalex 2640 (+75) France
2 manucox 2567 (-16) France
3 cvanquick 2565 (+1) Belgium
4 daniel62 2331 France
5 SergeYori 2289 (-61) France
6 Artist1965 2223 France
7 Casparof 2184 France
8 Suchet37 2155 France
9 pionpawn 2136 France
10 benoitlaurent 2115 France

No change in the Chess960 game this month. Brand28th in the classic game, is still in first place ahead of Artist165 and Diabolol still on the podium. Come and discover this chess variant on the offline play zone and challenge this ranking!

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