FIDE November ratings: Carlsen 1st, Anand 8th

Most chess fans are more interested in the live ratings these days, but after a huge number of top events have finished, it’s a good idea to check on the official FIDE ratings. The World Chess Federation published its November 2013 list on Thursday. The top 3 is still 1. Magnus Carlsen, 2. Levon Aronian and 3. Vladimir Kramnik. Hikaru Nakamura is the world’s number 4 player and Alexander Grischuk is 5th.