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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 M14.80492961,682.37331
2Yasin Okal Turkey00471Master M13.92641301,673.14130
3Michihito Kageyama Japan00108Grandmaster G02.682112971,641.891470
4Ali Nazeri Iran 00304Advanced A27.58691321,640.79132
5Cuneyt Argun Genc Turkey00472Grandmaster G33.79722211,636.78232
6Burak Culhaci Turkey00731Master M14.20983541,631.67384
7Tim Cross United Kingdom00134Grandmaster G23.623845961,630.344596
8Saleh Farjallah Lebanon007017.8900841,622.2384
9Kamran Sharifi Iran 004125.5741661,614.0266
10Nick Blasier United States00369Master M14.801914081,608.971438
11Saeed Mousavi Iran 00187Advanced A17.06163271,608.20327
12Farhad Heydari Iran 007585.4546771,607.3977
13Masayuki Mochizuki Japan00110Super Grandmaster S22.134927731,604.002874
14Victor Ashkenazi United States00201Grandmaster G02.897815051,603.631545
15Salar Rasoolzadeh Iran 001921,601.14160
16Sajed Abbasi Iran 002791,592.0680
17Thomas Myhr Denmark00150Grandmaster G23.321720551,590.792175
18Dagfinn Snarheim Norway00618Grandmaster G13.37168151,587.76879
19Jalil Khalili Iran 00178Master M35.80155011,586.56501
20Marc Olsen Denmark00143Grandmaster G23.71716571,582.43733
21Sander Lylloff Denmark00809Grandmaster G32.62151611,580.91244
22Ali Vafadar Iran 006555.6370651,580.3665
23Alaattin Ozaltun Turkey00475Master M25.21461211,578.81121
24İbrahim Karaca Turkey00476Master M25.07852431,575.79256
25Paul Karam Lebanon0070511.0268351,575.6535
26Joe Karkour Lebanon007399.7767351,574.6335
27Erhan Yenisen Turkey00470Master M13.90231211,574.61130
28Milad Momeni Iran 00410Advanced A17.44911321,569.53132
29Joseph Abboud Lebanon0070713.0229351,567.8335
30Dincer Gunes Unknown Country1,566.4122
31Jurgen Orlowski Germany006544.8096421,559.80158
32Zdeněk Žižka Czechia00167Grandmaster G12.92427421,559.03874
33Umur Aras Turkey00811Master M13.93101261,558.86148
34Sebastian Wilkinson United Kingdom00185Grandmaster G23.619813831,556.911492
35Ali Cetin Belene Turkey00469Grandmaster G12.91183751,555.76375
36Steve Sax United States00169Grandmaster G23.782337011,551.443826
37Mahmoud Abbasi Iran 007565.7498281,544.9128
38Roohollah Amiri Andy Iran 00176Master M14.47254231,543.47423
39Amir Golegolab Iran 00401Master M14.14781221,541.37122
40Bariş Bülent Muzoğlu Unknown Country1,540.599
41Joe Bernaba Lebanon00700Master M13.98401331,540.07133
42Giti Omidi Iran 0065916.3545551,539.8555
43Mohammadreza Moienfar 1,539.3911
44Simon Barget United Kingdom00153Grandmaster G33.65762501,538.69503
45Heribert Lindner Germany005906.4556811,537.84150
46Houshidar Ildari Iran 001881,537.5169
47Aidin Mehtar Iran 00285Advanced A17.49402531,537.14253
48Ihsan Estepe Turkey1,536.429
49Avni Erdogruca Turkey1,536.309
50Murat Topcu Turkey1,535.949
51Patrick Gebeili France007446.8889941,534.9294
52David Presser Israel00121Grandmaster G23.40662281,533.80235
53Kerim Lokman Unknown Country1,532.729
54Alp Yilmaz Unknown Country1,532.389
55Sebahattin Gok Unknown Country1,532.339
56Lili Esmaeili Iran 0066013.1095551,531.2855
57Hasret Bekar Turkey1,531.019
58Cem Cirakoglu Turkey1,529.799
59Farhang Shahidara Iran 00306Master M25.40243611,529.79361
60Shahrooz Zarei Iran 001801,529.7433
61Amir Eshraghi Iran 00177Grandmaster G33.86498051,527.02814
62Mustafa Guneralp Unknown Country1,526.307
63Mehmet Cakici Turkey1,526.307
64Mohammadreza Amini Iran 001751,525.7333
65Smbat Pogosyian Armenia0074810.487271,525.467
66Fady Asmar Lebanon0070611.4126351,524.6135
67Jakob Rasmussen Denmark00715Grandmaster G23.65074611,523.49461
68T. Ucarer 1,523.365
69Kamyar Karimi 1,521.3055
70Bakar Matikashvili Georgia008104.7535981,518.5498
71Caner Çetin Turkey008083.6016981,518.4798
72Mohammadreza Moeinfar Iran 001901,513.45253
73Fati̇h Belli̇ci̇ Unknown Country1,513.1618
74Soinguli Amirov Georgia1,510.2618
75Aykut Uzel Turkey008125.4177981,509.60124
76Didi 1,509.3522
77Bahareh Talaei Iran 002831,506.3214
78Farid Al Chakti Lebanon0074210.8636281,505.7528
79Ozan Özgür Turkey00728Master M14.15391331,504.82133
80Ali Al Daftari Iraq0073713.1807421,503.7442
81Sharif Hashem Lebanon007387.8601421,500.2242
82Dirk Schiemann Germany00117Grandmaster G13.12524311,498.46489
83Ayman Hmadeh Lebanon0074110.4805421,496.1642
84Omid Irannejad Iran 006629.2966661,494.5266
85David Klausa United States00616Master M25.28977221,490.94756
86Feza Diyarbekir Turkey00478Master M36.10491341,490.32134
87Hamidreza Shahrokhi Iran 001931,489.47292
88Nima Ardalan Iran 007574.0634771,486.7477
89Reza Rajabi Iran 00656Advanced A16.81521591,481.21159
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
95Toni Bernaba Lebanon004993.3069981,478.20275
96Ozkin 1,478.165
97Moore Wisener Ireland0074711.3513351,477.9435
98Rony Sadek Lebanon0070815.4452351,477.6335
99Mehrdad Jeiran Zadeh Unknown Country1,476.3411
100Naim Onur Tezmen Turkey1,476.069
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 Country1,473.177
106Emrullah Cosar Turkey1,472.5339
107Jean Abi Haidar Lebanon007039.7611351,472.5235
108Bogac Sihoglu Unknown Country1,472.059
109Reza Barmayehvar Turkey1,471.059
110Shahrouz Zarei 1,470.5311
111Mustafa Kemal Arslan Unknown Country1,469.489
112Erkan Nayir Turkey1,469.479
113Jeremy Sherr Unknown Country1,469.159
114Meisam Abbasi Iran 002781,469.0687
115Oktay Kurhan Turkey1,468.839
116Mustafa Neset Altuntaş Turkey00473Master M25.00581211,468.51121
117Soroush Asadi Iran 002801,467.837
118Mohammad Davood Davaei Iran 0028611.1348661,463.2766
119Rabieh Adnan Lebanon0074310.6630421,461.8742
120Hossein Aghili Iran 00481Master M25.32072601,461.23260
121Alireza Sarabi Iran 00528Master M35.57051001,460.99100
122Bulent Bahar Turkey00474Master M25.20041211,460.54126
123Mohammadamin Shafei Iran 004115.9651661,459.7266
124Mohammadhosein Ebrahimi Iran 00413Master M25.10192721,454.85272
125Masoud Aghdam Iran 00174Advanced A39.14344041,453.36404
126Hassan Mokdad Lebanon007459.3176281,450.8828
127Ali Cihangir Çetinel Turkey00479Master M36.44892191,450.39219
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
132Arash Afroozian Iran 00755Grandmaster G34.11842381,441.25238
133Eva Žižková Czechia001684.7832351,440.37419
134Ashkan Yahyazadeh Iran 002841,440.1828
135Peter Hallberg Denmark00311Master M35.643011151,439.031145
136Amir Mojtabavi Iran 00191Advanced A39.88961671,436.69167
137Maryam Fahimi Iran 006618.1125661,434.5566
138Ido Levi Israel00502Grandmaster G33.89551681,433.84168
139Karim Abou Absi Lebanon0070410.7711351,430.9935
140Marcel Büker 1,427.5425
141Jessica Raad Lebanon0070919.7210351,427.2535
142Tabet Tabet Lebanon007029.7071351,425.6635
143Ali Bagheri Iran 00482Advanced A38.75741971,402.60197
144Pouya Rajabi Iran 0030510.5224661,400.0966
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 2022-05-14.

How ratings are calculated.