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8 July 2019, 19:48

Alexander Georgiev from Bashkortostan still tops world rating of draughts players

UFA, 8 July 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
A regular rating list of the World Draughts Federation was released: Alexander Georgiev nine-time world champion from Ufa took the first line, Tamara Tansykkuzhina is in the the third place in the women's rating.
Total, 13 athletes from Ufa, Sterlitamak, Ishimbay reached the Top 100 for men and women, 10 of them are from the Bashkortostan Central Draughts Club.
Alexander Georgiev headed the world ranking since July 1, 2018, and since that time he has not left the leading position. The Ufa native Ainur Shaibakov is in the 22nd position of the rating (went up one step, +1). The Sterlitamak resident Murodullo Amrillaev is the 36th (+2). Vladimir Milshin, the coach of the Ishimbay draughts sports school, is the 83rd (-1), Maxim Milshin, the Ishimbay sports school graduate - 84th (-1).
There are significant changes in the Top-20 among women after the World Cup in Yakutsk.
The new leader is Natalia Sadowska (Poland). The recent first number Olga Fedorovich (Belarus) is behind her. Tamara Tansykkuzhina is the third - the world champion climbed six lines up (+6).
Six representatives of the Bashkortostan draughts school hit the Top 50 of the best-rated draughts players of the world.
The World Vice-Champion Aigul Idrisova is the 12th (+4), Elena Milshina - 27th (-8), Rufina Ayupova - 40th (+15), Agata Parakhina - 49th (+7), Christina Osipova - 55th (-10), Guzel Georgieva - 64th (-4), Aliya Aminova - 73rd (-3). The trainee of the Ishimbay draughts school, and now one of the best children's coaches in Latvia Olesya Abdullina is the 39th.
The rating list is updated once every three months and takes into account the results of past competitions.
The next rating list of the World Draughts Federation will be released on October 1. Since 1980, there have been 101 issues. Alexander Georgiev was the number 1 of the rating 22 times - this is the second result in history. Tamara Tansykkuzhina - five times, Aigul Idrisova - twice, the spokesman for the Central Draughts Club "Bashkortostan" Rustam Shayakhmetov informs.
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