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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 Leon Romania00561Master M14.80492961,682.34331
2Yasin Okal Turkey00471Master M13.92641301,673.17130
3Michihito Kageyama Japan00108Grandmaster G02.682112971,641.571470
4Ali Nazeri Iran 00304Advanced A27.58691321,640.79132
5Cuneyt Argun Genc Turkey00472Grandmaster G33.79722211,636.75232
6Burak Culhaci Turkey00731Master M14.20983541,631.67384
7Victor Ashkenazi United States00201Grandmaster G03.155616501,629.221690
8Kamran Sharifi Iran 004125.5741661,614.0266
9Joe Bernaba Lebanon00700Grandmaster G33.91951691,614.00169
10Nick Blasier United States00369Master M14.751515031,612.731533
11Saeed Mousavi Iran 00187Advanced A17.06163271,608.20327
12Saleh Farjallah Lebanon00701Advanced A28.28841201,607.79120
13Farhad Heydari Iran 007585.4546771,607.3977
14Jalil Khalili Iran 00178Master M25.43525641,606.00564
15Tim Cross United Kingdom00134Grandmaster G23.902047721,602.824772
16Salar Rasoolzadeh Iran 001921,601.14160
17Sajed Abbasi Iran 002791,592.0680
18Thomas Myhr Denmark00150Grandmaster G23.321720551,590.782175
19Dagfinn Snarheim Norway00618Grandmaster G13.29158601,590.01924
20Marc Olsen Denmark00143Grandmaster G23.71716571,582.42733
21Fady Asmar Lebanon0070611.7561711,581.3471
22Sander Lylloff Denmark00809Grandmaster G32.62151611,580.89244
23Ali Vafadar Iran 006555.6370651,580.3665
24Alaattin Ozaltun Turkey00475Master M25.21461211,578.81121
25Masayuki Mochizuki Japan00110Super Grandmaster S22.338729821,578.633083
26İbrahim Karaca Turkey00476Master M25.07852431,575.77256
27Paul Karam Lebanon0070511.0268351,575.6535
28Joe Karkour Lebanon007399.7767351,574.6335
29Erhan Yenisen Turkey00470Master M13.90231211,574.61130
30Milad Momeni Iran 00410Advanced A17.44911321,569.53132
31Joseph Abboud Lebanon0070713.0229351,567.8335
32Dincer Gunes Unknown Country1,566.4122
33Jurgen Orlowski Germany006544.8096421,559.80158
34Zdeněk Žižka Czechia00167Grandmaster G12.92427421,559.02874
35Umur Aras Turkey00811Master M13.93101261,558.80148
36Sebastian Wilkinson United Kingdom00185Grandmaster G23.619813831,556.881492
37Roohollah Amiri Andy Iran 00176Master M14.33014861,556.62486
38Ali Cetin Belene Turkey00469Grandmaster G12.91183751,555.74375
39Mahmoud Abbasi Iran 007565.7498281,544.9128
40Amir Golegolab Iran 00401Master M14.14781221,541.35122
41Bariş Bülent Muzoğlu Unknown Country1,540.599
42Giti Omidi Iran 0065916.3545551,539.8555
43Mohammadreza Moienfar 1,539.3911
44Simon Barget United Kingdom00153Grandmaster G33.65762501,538.66503
45Heribert Lindner Germany005906.4556811,537.89150
46Steve Sax United States00169Grandmaster G23.713737211,537.623846
47Houshidar Ildari Iran 001881,537.5169
48Aidin Mehtar Iran 00285Advanced A17.49402531,537.14253
49Ihsan Estepe Turkey1,536.409
50Avni Erdogruca Turkey1,536.289
51Murat Topcu Turkey1,535.929
52Patrick Gebeili France007446.8889941,534.9294
53David Presser Israel00121Grandmaster G23.40662281,534.52235
54Kerim Lokman Unknown Country1,532.729
55Alp Yilmaz Unknown Country1,532.389
56Sebahattin Gok Unknown Country1,532.339
57Lili Esmaeili Iran 0066013.1095551,531.2855
58Hasret Bekar Turkey1,531.019
59Cem Cirakoglu Turkey1,529.819
60Farhang Shahidara Iran 00306Master M25.40243611,529.79361
61Shahrooz Zarei Iran 001801,529.7433
62Amir Eshraghi Iran 00177Grandmaster G33.85968681,529.25877
63Mustafa Guneralp Unknown Country1,526.327
64Mehmet Cakici Turkey1,526.317
65Mohammadreza Amini Iran 001751,525.7333
66Smbat Pogosyian Armenia0074810.487271,525.467
67Jakob Rasmussen Denmark00715Grandmaster G23.65074611,523.48461
68T. Ucarer 1,523.365
69Kamyar Karimi 1,521.3055
70Bakar Matikashvili Georgia008104.7535981,518.4998
71Caner Çetin Turkey008083.6016981,518.4098
72Mohammadreza Moeinfar Iran 001901,513.45253
73Fati̇h Belli̇ci̇ Unknown Country1,513.1618
74Soinguli Amirov Georgia1,510.2618
75Aykut Uzel Turkey008125.4177981,509.57124
76Didi 1,509.3522
77Bahareh Talaei Iran 002831,506.3214
78Farid Al Chakti Lebanon0074210.8636281,505.7528
79Reza Rajabi Iran 00656Master M36.60132221,505.14222
80Ozan Özgür Turkey00728Master M14.15391331,504.76133
81Ali Al Daftari Iraq0073713.1807421,503.7442
82Sharif Hashem Lebanon007387.8601421,500.2242
83Dirk Schiemann Germany00117Grandmaster G13.12524311,498.44489
84Ayman Hmadeh Lebanon0074110.4805421,496.1642
85Omid Irannejad Iran 006629.2966661,494.5266
86Feza Diyarbekir Turkey00478Master M36.10491341,490.32134
87Hamidreza Shahrokhi Iran 001931,489.47292
88Nima Ardalan Iran 007574.0634771,486.7477
89Peter Hallberg Denmark00311Master M35.870812151,484.321245
90Ayhan Yaz Unknown Country1,480.129
91Can Oymak Unknown Country1,479.669
92Iman Habibi Unknown Country1,479.629
93Cesur Kaya Unknown Country1,479.079
94Ridvan Sezer Unknown Country1,478.499
95Ozkin 1,478.165
96Moore Wisener Ireland0074711.3513351,477.9435
97Toni Bernaba Lebanon004993.3069981,477.56275
98Mehrdad Jeiran Zadeh Unknown Country1,476.3411
99Naim Onur Tezmen Turkey1,476.049
100Rony Sadek Lebanon0070813.3577711,475.8971
101Harun Tekmi̇l Unknown Country1,475.4511
102Dori Rady Lebanon007468.0098211,475.0721
103Oğuzhan Şener Unknown Country1,474.4811
104Recep Ural Turkey1,474.097
105Mohammad Amin Sha Unknown Country1,473.197
106Emrullah Cosar Turkey1,472.5939
107Bogac Sihoglu Unknown Country1,472.049
108Reza Barmayehvar Turkey1,471.059
109Shahrouz Zarei 1,470.5311
110Mustafa Kemal Arslan Unknown Country1,469.509
111Erkan Nayir Turkey1,469.499
112Jeremy Sherr Unknown Country1,469.179
113Meisam Abbasi Iran 002781,469.0687
114Oktay Kurhan Turkey1,468.859
115Mustafa Neset Altuntaş Turkey00473Master M25.00581211,468.51121
116Soroush Asadi Iran 002801,467.837
117Mohammad Davood Davaei Iran 0028611.1348661,463.2766
118Rabieh Adnan Lebanon0074310.6630421,461.8742
119Alireza Sarabi Iran 00528Master M35.57051001,460.99100
120Bulent Bahar Turkey00474Master M25.20041211,460.54126
121Mohammadamin Shafei Iran 004115.9651661,459.7266
122Hossein Aghili Iran 00481Master M24.95243231,456.70323
123David Klausa United States00616Master M25.16109291,456.16963
124Masoud Aghdam Iran 00174Advanced A39.14344041,453.36404
125Mohammadhosein Ebrahimi Iran 00413Master M25.02203351,452.53335
126Hassan Mokdad Lebanon007459.3176281,450.8828
127Ali Cihangir Çetinel Turkey00479Master M36.44892191,450.36219
128Cristian Ghena Romania007409.3987281,450.0028
129Pat Keene 1,449.4618
130Hesam Soleimani Iran 001791,447.7858
131Pouria Mahouti Iran 00303Advanced A28.51681321,447.43132
132Eva Žižková Czechia001684.7832351,440.37419
133Ashkan Yahyazadeh Iran 002841,440.1828
134Amir Mojtabavi Iran 00191Advanced A39.88961671,436.69167
135Arash Afroozian Iran 00755Grandmaster G33.79053011,436.59301
136Maryam Fahimi Iran 006618.1125661,434.5566
137Ido Levi Israel00502Grandmaster G33.89551681,432.56168
138Marcel Büker 1,427.5325
139Jessica Raad Lebanon0070919.7210351,427.2535
140Tabet Tabet Lebanon007029.7071351,425.6635
141Jean Abi Haidar Lebanon007037.3696711,424.9771
142Ali Bagheri Iran 00482Advanced A38.75741971,402.60197
143Pouya Rajabi Iran 0030510.5224661,400.0966
144Karim Abou Absi Lebanon007048.7403711,396.0971
145Mete Topcuoglu Turkey00480Advanced A39.05311211,394.55121
146Babak Moradi Iran 004028.2981661,393.9166
147Amin Shahvalizadeh Iran 002824.4806941,387.2894
148Bulent Karabulut Turkey00477Master M35.62891211,341.78121
149Mohammadreza Shahabi Iran 0028710.6537661,331.4366
150Kian Ghods Iran 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 2022-06-25.

How ratings are calculated.