Archive for March 4th, 2011

As James Black, Jr. climbs the rating ladder, he is finding that earning the last 100 points is the toughest. Black has been as high as 2174 (now 2155) and is now making a push to earn the coveted Master’s title. He will be the most recent of the “Big Three” to earn the ranking. […]

Read Full Post »

March 2011 FIDE Rating List

World Champion Viswanathan Anand (2817, +7) ascends back to the top of the list after his strong performance in Tata Steel Tournament. In a recent interview it was asked about his latest feat and whether it was comparable to the world crown. The world title is more specific and a bigger challenge whereas ranking is […]

Read Full Post »