1. Standard memberbyedidia
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    25 Jan '18 01:01
    Mamedyarov recently overtook Caruana as the number 2 ranked player by rating. How many different people have been ranked #2 in the world by rating since Magnus last climbed to the top spot?
  2. Subscribersonhouse
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    25 Jan '18 13:10
    Originally posted by @byedidia
    Mamedyarov recently overtook Caruana as the number 2 ranked player by rating. How many different people have been ranked #2 in the world by rating since Magnus last climbed to the top spot?
    How do you get the latest FIDE ratings? I put in Mamedyarov and came up with the old rating of 2804 and the Jan 2018 list still shows him #3.
  3. Donationketchuplover
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    25 Jan '18 17:54
    https://2700chess.com
  4. Cosmos
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    28 Jan '18 16:30
    good question---Aronian and Caruana for sure...Possibly Anand, Kramnik, ..I remember Eljanov shot way up for a while in2017.. Also Topalov..Did Ivanchuk ever make it that high?
  5. SubscriberMarinkatomb
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    29 Jan '18 09:53
    Wesley So and MVL as well
  6. Subscribersonhouse
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    29 Jan '18 21:27
    Originally posted by @marinkatomb
    Wesley So and MVL as well
    So now there are only 2 over 2800. Look at Magnus blizt: over 2900!
  7. Standard memberbyedidia
    Mister Why
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    30 Jan '18 04:34
    Nakamura in 2015
  8. Standard memberbyedidia
    Mister Why
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    31 Jan '18 21:06
    Giri says he was number 2 for an hour or two when his game finished first.

    I'm pretty confident that everyone currently in the top 10 has been number 2 at under Magnus at one time or another.
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