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Member since Aug-24-06 · Last seen Dec-03-16
Go Magnus!

The spur for live rating:

On Magnus Carlsen page Nov 04-07:

"Rolfo: <of course, the above will change during the last 3 rounds>, that means frogbert, you are in position to keep us updated on rating changes "live" :) Even if you don't, I think FIDE's 3 month update is slow..

The person who would maintain and publish dynamic updates of top 50 players will gain some interest, I'm sure"

Then Hans Arild Runde aka frogbert took the challenge. The rest is history.

Runde's live rating:

By now the instantly update is done by

<a href="" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="" alt= " for more details and full list" title=" for more details and full list"/></a>

And FIDE now updates 12 times a year! And even rates rapids and blitz' :)

   Rolfo has kibitzed 6613 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-03-16 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
Rolfo: Agree Magnusch
   Dec-01-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
Rolfo: <: I always identify with the underdog. I was hoping for Karjarkin to get the crown after a tough road. But this rapid games did show that Carlsen is way, way ahead.> One move ahead made him way way ahead
   Nov-13-16 Carlsen - Karjakin World Championship (2016) (replies)
Rolfo: Thanks keypusher!
   Oct-27-16 Carlsen-Nakamura Blitz Battle (2016) (replies)
Rolfo: Carlsen is in match form. Next Karjakin
   Jul-29-16 Bilbao (2016) (replies)
Rolfo: <rogge: Giri's pregnant, but not So? > Not So, but Sopiko
   Jul-21-16 Wesley So (replies)
Rolfo: Sally S, your pierce of advice to So is just about as good as anyone else's 😆
   Jul-17-16 Dortmund (2016) (replies)
Rolfo: MVL has taken a step!
   Jun-20-16 YourNextMove Rapid (2016) (replies)
Rolfo: And let me just say that young Wes is steadily establishing himself among the great boys
   Jun-12-16 Grand Chess Tour Paris Blitz (2016) (replies)
Rolfo: Naka did very well, so did Carlsen. Congratulations
   Apr-30-16 Hikaru Nakamura (replies)
Rolfo: Well done GM Nakamura!
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