Just like other sports, chess also has a ranking system. For every professional chess player, every game is very important for their points in the world ranking. here we list the top 5 chess players in the world. (as of November 16, 2022)

#1 (2859) Classic

Name: Magnus Carlsen
Born: Nov 30, 1990 (age 31)‎
Place of birth: Tønsberg, Norway
Federation: Norway

#2 (2811) Classic

Name: Ding Liren
Born: Oct 24, 1992 (age 30)‎
Place of birth: Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
Federation: China

#3 (2793) Classic

Name: Ian Nepomniachtchi
Born: Jul 14, 1990 (age 32)‎
Place of birth: Bryansk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Federation: Russia

#4 (2785) Classic

Name: Alireza Firouzja
Born: Jun 18, 2003 (age 19)‎
Place of birth: Babol, Iran
Federation: France

#5 (2768) Classic

Name: Hikaru Nakamura
Born: Dec 9, 1987 (age 34)‎
Place of birth: Hirakata, Japan
Federation: United States