3 years ago there were only 7 women above 2500. (link to October 2006 fide ratings list)
This is great news for chess and for those of us who believe that women and girls can excell at any activities which (male chaanists and scientists-mostly male), used to think only men and boys could do well!
Here are the top rated Women players in the world:as of November 2009:
|Top 100 Women November 2009 |
Here is a list of the top rated girls in Chess: