FIDE has published the list of the strongest grandmasters in the world as of 1 July 2017. The lead world champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway, 2822).
In second place, former world champion Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2812), the third — Wesley so (USA, 2810).
In the top ten are Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2809), Fabiano Caruana (USA, 2807), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2800), Hikaru Nakamura (USA, 2792), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France, 2791), Viswanathan Anand (India, 2783), Ding Liren (China, 2781).
The strongest chess player in Israel’s Boris Gelfand takes 28th place (2728).
In the first hundred includes the Israeli grandmaster Maxim Rothstein (52nd place, 2695), Emil Sutovsky (59, 2683).