Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Grand Prix Participants Announced

Today, FIDE has published the list of confirmed participants for the first Grand Prix series. Kramnik, Anand, Topalov and Morozevich are not playing, but still the average rating is above 2700.


Svidler Peter RUS 2763
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2760
Leko Peter HUN 2753
Ivanchuk Vassily UKR 2751
Aronian Levon ARM 2739
Gelfand Boris ISR 2737
Radjabov Teimour AZE 2735
Carlsen Magnus NOR 2733
Karjakin Sergey UKR 2732
Adams Michael ENG 2726
Kamsky Gata USA 2726
Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2720
Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2713
Grischuk Alexander RUS 2711
Bacrot Etienne FRA 2700
Wang Yue CHN 2698
Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2681
Navara David CZE 2680
Gashimov Vugar AZE 2665
Pelletier Yannick SWZ 2600
Al Modiahki Mohamad QTR 2569

Average rating: 2709

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