Select Top 20 players for every rating period from 1967 using the box at the top right of the table.

# Name Rating Date Age  
1 Fischer United States 2785 1972 Jul 29
2 Spassky Soviet Union 2660 1972 Jul 35
3 Petrosian Tigran V. Soviet Union 2645 1972 Jul 43
4 Polugaevsky Soviet Union 2645 1972 Jul 37
5 Portisch Hungary 2640 1972 Jul 35
6 Korchnoi Soviet Union 2640 1972 Jul 41
7 Botvinnik Soviet Union 2630 1972 Jul 60
8 Karpov Soviet Union 2630 1972 Jul 21
9 Larsen Denmark 2625 1972 Jul 37
10 Tal Soviet Union 2625 1972 Jul 35
11 Smyslov Soviet Union 2620 1972 Jul 51
12 Stein Soviet Union 2620 1972 Jul 37
13 Hort Czech Republic 2600 1972 Jul 28
14 Keres Soviet Union 2600 1972 Jul 56
15 Savon Soviet Union 2595 1972 Jul 31
16 Huebner Germany 2590 1972 Jul 23
17 Geller Soviet Union 2590 1972 Jul 47
18 Taimanov Soviet Union 2590 1972 Jul 46
19 Bronstein Soviet Union 2585 1972 Jul 48
20 Vasiukov Soviet Union 2575 1972 Jul 39

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