The all time best player in the field of chess is Garry Kasparov of Russia, he dominate in this game for 22 years from 1984 to till his retirement. During this period only two times once in July 1985 and second time in January 1996 came down from number one ranking. After him, Veselin Topalove comes in number one position. In April 2007, Viswanathan Anand of India becomes number one. During 2007 to 2009, number one ranking held by either Anand or Topalov. The current number one is Carlsen who reclaimed the number one position from Anand in July 2011.