5 Highest Chess ELO of ALL TIME

Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian, and Veselin Topalov: The 5 Highest Ratings Of All Time

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0:00 Intro
0:36 Magnus Carlsen – 2889
6:48 Kasparov – 2856
12:04 Caruana – 2851
19:15 Aronian – 2835
24:07 Topalov – 2826

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  1. Old video, but I had a random chess thought that belongs here for relevance. I think that 2900 will be broken sooner than usually predicted. Reason? Mobile and miniature devices. I realized that older desktop-style screens are designed to keep everything in view, with taskbars, etc. But smaller devices force you to develop visualization skills, if you want to efficiently handle any complex procedure on a small device. The generation growing up fluent in these devices might get enough bump in visualization skills to surprise us, or at the least the world might find it easier to spot grandmother talent over time bc of the Internet anyway. Also – thanks for the great vids, Mr. Levy.

  2. There are 18 players within 115 point rating of Carlsen…these chess ratings are inflated ridiculous..when Fischer was at his best, he was higher by 120 points OF THE NEXT HIGHEST RANKED PLAYER… until some mathematics professional figures out these actual rankings relative to time and computers and inflated number, Fischer will still remain the highest ranked GM relative to the competition EVER ..there are ten people who could conceivably beat Carlsen.. there was maybe 2 players at the time who could conceivably beat Fischer…plus the game is so bad as Fischer posited because of the theory everyone just memorizes..in a game of Fischer Random, Fischer would beat Carlsen 10 out of 10 times

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