Who is world No 1 in chess?

GM Magnus Carlsen 2859 | #1 GM Magnus Carlsen is the current world chess champion. To many people, he’s the best to ever play the game, although GMs Garry Kasparov and Bobby Fischer remain in the conversation. At any rate, the clear and remarkable point is that before turning 30 years old, Carlsen has already earned…

Is 1400 a high chess rating?

1200-1400: a decent chess player. Has played a good amount of chess games, but makes lots of mistakes and still falls on elementary traps. 1400-1700: a proficent chess player, but doesn’t know a lot about Chess theory, hasn’t studied many openings or end games, and still needs to work on his pattern recognition skills.

What is a super grandmaster?

Super grandmaster (super GM) is an informal term to refer to the world’s elite players, usually players who are serious contenders for the World Championship.

Who are the top 3 chess players of all time?

#8 Emanuel Lasker. #7 Vladimir Kramnik. #6 Mikhail Botvinnik. #5 Anatoly Karpov. #4 Jose Raul Capablanca. #3 Bobby Fischer. #2 Magnus Carlsen. #1 Garry Kasparov.