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 Karpov Soviet Union 2725 1980 Jan 28
2 Tal Soviet Union 2705 1980 Jan 43
3 Korchnoi Switzerland 2695 1980 Jan 48
4 Portisch Hungary 2655 1980 Jan 42
5 Polugaevsky Soviet Union 2635 1980 Jan 45
6 Mecking Brazil 2615 1980 Jan 27
7 Petrosian Tigran V. Soviet Union 2615 1980 Jan 50
8 Spassky Soviet Union 2615 1980 Jan 42
9 Ribli Hungary 2610 1980 Jan 28
10 Gheorghiu Romania 2605 1980 Jan 35
11 Huebner Germany 2600 1980 Jan 31
12 Timman Netherlands 2600 1980 Jan 28
13 Balashov Soviet Union 2600 1980 Jan 30
14 Kavalek United States 2600 1980 Jan 36
15 Hort Czech Republic 2595 1980 Jan 35
16 Kasparov Soviet Union 2595 1980 Jan 16
17 Tseshkovsky Soviet Union 2595 1980 Jan 35
18 Andersson Sweden 2590 1980 Jan 28
19 Beliavsky Soviet Union 2590 1980 Jan 26
20 Gulko Soviet Union 2590 1980 Jan 32

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