Ukrainian Muzychuk was among the best players in the world

Украинки Музычук вошли в число лучших шахматисток мира

Sisters Muzychuk

Ukrainian chess players – in the top 10 in the world rankings of FIDE.

Ukrainka Anna and Maria Muzychuk entered the top ten of the best chess players in the world in the latest ranking of the International chess Federation (FIDE).

Anna, having the asset 2571 item took third place, and Maria with 2540 points and stayed in seventh position.

The rating is headed by world champion Chinese Hu, Jifan (2680), and in second place is her compatriot Ju Wenjun (2572), which is the world Cup winner in the discipline of rapid and was in the top three in the blitz.

As Anna missed the world Cup, it has automatically lost two titles that he won last year in rapid and blitz.

Recall that a Muzychuk sisters refused to participate in the world championship, which this year was held in Saudi Arabia because of the violation of women’s rights in this country.

The FIDE rating as of 1 January 2018:

1. Hu Yifan (China) – 2680
2. Ju Wenjun (China) – 2572
3. Anna Muzychuk (Ukraine) – 2571
4. Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia) – 2561
5. Kateryna Lahno (Russia) – 2556
6. Victoria Cmilyte (Lithuania) – 2542
7. Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine) – 2540
8. Lei Tencza (China) – 2531
9. Tan Junyi (China) – 2523
10. Nana Dzagnidze (Georgia) – 2522

Earlier it was reported that the post of the Ukrainian chess was a record in the history of Ukrainian Facebook.

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