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Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia Ratings Table


Note: the ratings of players with low 'Experience' figures (especially less than 400) should be regarded as provisional. How ratings are calculated.

RankNameCountryBMAB no.BMAB titleLast 300 PRBMAB exp.RatingExperience
1Dorel LeonRomania00561Master M14.80492961,691.01342
2Yasin OkalTurkey00471Master M13.92641301,670.65130
3Patrick GebeiliFrance00744Advanced A17.70462201,654.97220
4Michihito KageyamaJapan00108Grandmaster G02.782313361,641.651509
5Ali NazeriIran 00304Advanced A27.58691321,640.79132
6Cuneyt Argun GencTurkey00472Grandmaster G33.79722211,635.08232
7Victor AshkenaziUnited States00201Grandmaster G03.155616501,629.291690
8Amir GolegolabIran 00401Grandmaster G33.70281881,618.57188
9Tim CrossUnited Kingdom00134Grandmaster G24.071650021,616.375002
10Nick BlasierUnited States00369Master M14.915015561,616.281586
11Kamran SharifiIran 004125.5741661,614.0266
12Joe BernabaLebanon00700Grandmaster G33.91951691,613.84169
13Burak ÇulhacıTurkey00731Master M14.10675761,610.42606
14Saeed MousaviIran 00187Advanced A17.06163271,608.20327
15Saleh FarjallahLebanon00701Advanced A28.28841201,607.79120
16Salar RasoolzadehIran 001921,601.14160
17Jalil KhaliliIran 00178Master M25.45466301,597.82630
18Dagfinn SnarheimNorway00618Grandmaster G13.40968951,593.09959
19Sajed AbbasiIran 002791,592.0680
20Marc OlsenDenmark00143Grandmaster G23.71716571,582.40733
21Fady AsmarLebanon0070611.7561711,581.3371
22Sander LylloffDenmark00809Grandmaster G32.62151611,580.80244
23Ali VafadarIran 006555.6370651,580.3665
24Jürgen OrlowskiGermany006544.8096421,579.01165
25Thomas MyhrDenmark00150Grandmaster G23.574722461,577.782366
26Alaattin OzaltunTurkey00475Master M25.21461211,575.97121
27Steve SaxUnited States00169Grandmaster G23.451941371,575.804262
28Paul KaramLebanon0070511.0268351,575.6535
29İbrahim KaracaTurkey00476Master M25.07852431,573.52256
30Roohollah Amiri AndyIran 00176Master M14.25425211,572.08521
31Irshad KhanPakistan0089312.7650491,571.6949
32Erhan YenisenTurkey00470Master M13.90231211,571.48130
33Milad MomeniIran 00410Advanced A17.44911321,569.53132
34Joseph AbboudLebanon0070713.0229351,567.8335
35Smbat PogosyanArmenia008886.6079631,564.1063
36Sebastian WilkinsonUnited Kingdom00185Grandmaster G23.395214361,561.261545
37Dincer GunesUnknown Country1,561.0244
38Umur ArasTurkey00811Master M13.93101261,557.91148
39Stefan ParlowAustria00209Master M25.717423571,556.472411
40Ali Cetin BeleneTurkey00469Grandmaster G12.91183751,554.49375
41Zdeněk ŽižkaCzechia00167Grandmaster G12.90868081,550.18940
42Soinguli AmirovGeorgia1,546.1427
43Jamil DaouLebanon008838.5938561,545.1256
44Mahmoud AbbasiIran 007565.7498281,544.9128
45Nihal El BeainoLebanon0089016.6813561,543.8456
46Masayuki MochizukiJapan00110Super Grandmaster S22.463931081,541.443209
47Bariş Bülent MuzoğluUnknown Country1,540.639
48Giti OmidiIran 0065916.3545551,539.8555
49Mohammadreza Moienfar1,539.3911
50Heribert LindnerGermany005906.4556811,537.88150
51Houshidar IldariIran 001881,537.5169
52Aidin MehtarIran 00285Advanced A17.49402531,537.14253
53Ihsan EstepeTurkey1,536.409
54Avni ErdogrucaTurkey1,536.289
55Murat TopcuTurkey1,535.929
56David PresserIsrael00121Grandmaster G23.40662281,534.46235
57Kerim LokmanUnknown Country1,532.709
58Alp YilmazUnknown Country1,532.369
59Simon BargetUnited Kingdom00153Grandmaster G33.75332611,532.32514
60Sebahattin GokUnknown Country1,532.329
61Lili EsmaeiliIran 0066013.1095551,531.2855
62Hasret BekarTurkey1,531.019
63Amir EshraghiIran 00177Grandmaster G33.72579341,530.05943
64Cem CirakogluTurkey1,529.859
65Shahrooz ZareiIran 001801,529.7433
66Moore WisenerIreland00747Advanced A39.69591131,527.34113
67Mustafa GuneralpUnknown Country1,526.357
68Mohammadreza AminiIran 001751,525.7333
69T. Ucarer1,523.365
70Kamyar Karimi1,521.3055
71Caner CetinTurkey008083.6016981,518.2698
72Mehmet CakiciWBGF008605.8490981,515.06105
73Farhang ShahidaraIran 00306Master M25.04424271,513.66427
74Fati̇h Belli̇ci̇Unknown Country1,513.2018
75Cesur KayaUnknown Country1,512.2418
76Cihangir ÇetinelTurkey00846Master M36.34803031,509.74325
77Didi1,509.3522
78Aykut UzelTurkey008125.4177981,508.85124
79David KlausaUnited States00616Master M14.884410851,507.261119
80Bahareh TalaeiIran 002831,506.3214
81Farid Al ChaktiLebanon0074210.8636281,505.7528
82Reza RajabiIran 00656Master M36.60132221,505.12222
83Ozan ÖzgürTurkey00728Master M14.15391331,504.70133
84Joe KarkourLebanon007399.4773911,503.1691
85Sharif HashemLebanon007387.8601421,500.2242
86Bakar MatikashviliGeorgia008104.7535981,496.25107
87Omid IrannejadIran 006629.2966661,494.5266
88Karen DavisUnited States00345Master M25.950018161,494.371953
89Dirk SchiemannGermany00117Grandmaster G13.15324401,493.35498
90Mohammadreza MoeinfarIran 001905.0052661,491.44319
91Hamidreza ShahrokhiIran 001931,489.47292
92Feza DiyarbekirTurkey00478Master M36.10491341,487.73134
93Nima ArdalanIran 007574.0634771,486.7477
94Farhad HeydariIran 00758Master M25.46441431,486.11143
95Ayhan YazUnknown Country1,480.169
96Can OymakUnknown Country1,479.709
97Iman HabibiUnknown Country1,479.669
98Ridvan SezerUnknown Country1,478.499
99Ozkin1,478.165
100Mehrdad Jeiran ZadehUnknown Country1,476.3411
101Naim Onur TezmenTurkey1,476.049
102Rony SadekLebanon0070813.3577711,475.8871
103Krasimira ZlatinoviaUnknown Country1,475.467
104Harun Tekmi̇lUnknown Country1,475.4511
105Ayman HamadehLebanon00891Advanced A39.79641331,475.31133
106Jakob RasmussenDenmark00715Grandmaster G23.84726741,475.11674
107Oğuzhan ŞenerUnknown Country1,474.4911
108Recep UralTurkey1,474.097
109Mohammad Amin ShaUnknown Country1,473.227
110Emrullah CosarTurkey1,472.5939
111Bogac SihogluUnknown Country1,472.039
112Reza BarmayehvarTurkey1,471.059
113Shahrouz Zarei1,470.5311
114Mustafa Kemal ArslanUnknown Country1,469.559
115Erkan NayirTurkey1,469.549
116Arash AfroozianIran 00755Grandmaster G33.75603671,469.44367
117Jeremy SherrUnknown Country1,469.229
118Meisam AbbasiIran 002781,469.0687
119Oktay KurhanTurkey1,468.909
120Soroush AsadiIran 002801,467.837
121Hassan MokdadLebanon00745Advanced A38.93561411,466.96141
122Mustafa Neset AltuntaşTurkey00473Master M25.00581211,466.18121
123Ziad AmineLebanon0088714.0708561,465.8556
124Toni BernabaLebanon00499Master M13.22091071,464.29284
125Mohammad Davood DavaeiIran 0028611.1348661,463.2766
126Peter HallbergDenmark00311Master M35.923714571,459.921487
127Mohammadamin ShafeiIran 004115.9651661,459.7266
128Francoise Albrando CrosbiePhilippines0088914.2139561,458.4956
129Eva ŽižkováCzechia001685.0586701,458.10478
130Nehme MoujaessLebanon0088415.5238561,456.6356
131Masoud AghdamIran 00174Advanced A39.14344041,453.36404
132Dori RadyLebanon007467.3289701,452.7570
133Mais MohammedCanada0089214.4454561,452.5556
134Mohammadhosein EbrahimiIran 00413Master M25.02203351,452.53335
135Ashkan YahyazadehIran 002845.4140661,452.2694
136Cristian GhenaRomania007409.3987281,450.0028
137Pat Keene1,449.4618
138Vladimir AndonovicNorth Macedonia0088614.7546561,449.1156
139Hesam SoleimaniIran 001791,447.7858
140Pouria MahoutiIran 00303Advanced A28.51681321,447.43132
141Marcel Büker009029.7286351,445.1667
142Bulent BaharTurkey00474Master M25.20041211,438.00135
143Amir MojtabaviIran 00191Advanced A39.88961671,436.69167
144Maryam FahimiIran 006618.1125661,434.5566
145Ido LeviIsrael00502Grandmaster G33.89551681,432.55168
146Alireza SarabiIran 00528Master M35.57051001,430.20117
147Jessica RaadLebanon0070919.7210351,427.2535
148Tabet TabetLebanon007029.7071351,425.6635
149Jean Abi HaidarLebanon007037.3696711,424.9671
150Hossein AghiliIran 00481Master M15.04413891,422.60389
151Ali Al DaftariIraq0073711.7712751,417.8575
152Ali BagheriIran 00482Advanced A38.75741971,402.60197
153Pouya RajabiIran 0030510.5224661,400.0966
154Karim Abou AbsiLebanon007048.7403711,396.0971
155Babak MoradiIran 004028.2981661,393.9166
156Mete TopcuogluTurkey00480Advanced A39.05311211,392.02121
157Rabieh AdnanLebanon007439.6272981,388.1498
158Amin ShahvalizadehIran 002824.4806941,387.2894
159Bulent KarabulutTurkey00477Master M35.62891211,339.12121
160Mohammadreza ShahabiIran 0028710.6537661,331.4366
161Kian GhodsIran 00281Advanced A16.89782261,330.84226

Ratings for new players start at 1,500. Players are removed from the rating table if they have not recorded any results for 15 full seasons.

Last result added on 2022-12-02.

How ratings are calculated.