Monthly top-five lists       
Monthly List: May 1929 rating list   
   Player Name  Rating    Age 
 #1  Alexander Alekhine  2805    36y7m   (#6 all-time among players aged 36y7m) 
 #2  José Capablanca  2801    40y6m   (#5 all-time among players aged 40y6m) 
 #3  Aron Nimzowitsch  2771    42y6m   (#8 all-time among players aged 42y6m) 
 #4  Efim Bogoljubow  2758    40y1m   (#12 all-time among players aged 40y1m) 
 #5  Max Euwe  2741    28y0m   (#25 all-time among players aged 28y0m) 

 #6  Milan Vidmar Sr  2711    43y11m   (#23 all-time among players aged 43y11m) 
 #7  Akiba Rubinstein  2702    46y7m   (#25 all-time among players aged 46y7m) 
 #8  Saviely Tartakower  2690    42y3m   (#38 all-time among players aged 42y3m) 
 #9  Rudolf Spielmann  2672    46y0m   (#37 all-time among players aged 46y0m) 
 #10  Richard Réti  2667    40y0m   (#63 all-time among players aged 40y0m) 

 #11  Friedrich Sämisch  2660    32y8m   (#123 all-time among players aged 32y8m) 
 #12  Frank Marshall  2655    51y9m   (#29 all-time among players aged 51y9m) 
 #13  Ernst Grünfeld  2636    35y6m   (#155 all-time among players aged 35y6m) 
 #14  Isaac Kashdan  2613    23y6m   (#160 all-time among players aged 23y6m) 
 #15  Géza Maróczy  2613    59y2m   (#21 all-time among players aged 59y2m) 

 #16  Dawid Przepiórka  2607    48y5m   (#77 all-time among players aged 48y5m) 
 #17  Hermanis Matisons  2603    34y5m   (#254 all-time among players aged 34y5m) 
 #18  Paul Johner  2599    41y8m   (#185 all-time among players aged 41y8m) 
 #19  Boris Kostic  2599    42y3m   (#166 all-time among players aged 42y3m) 
 #20  Carl Ahues  2597    45y5m   (#128 all-time among players aged 45y5m) 

 #21  Bernhard Lichtenstein  2594    45y1m   (#133 all-time among players aged 45y1m) 
 #22  Endre Steiner  2593    27y11m   (#328 all-time among players aged 27y11m) 
 #23  Hans Kmoch  2592    34y10m   (#288 all-time among players aged 34y10m) 
 #24  Abraham Kupchik  2592    37y2m   (#255 all-time among players aged 37y2m) 
 #25  Arpád Vajda  2590    33y0m   (#333 all-time among players aged 33y0m) 

 #26  Ilya Rabinovich  2589    38y4m   (#253 all-time among players aged 38y4m) 
 #27  Lajos Asztalos  2586    39y10m   (#224 all-time among players aged 39y10m) 
 #28  Peter Romanovsky  2576    36y10m   (#320 all-time among players aged 36y10m) 
 #29  Sándor Takács  2575    36y3m   (#331 all-time among players aged 36y3m) 
 #30  Frederick Yates  2573    45y4m   (#185 all-time among players aged 45y4m) 

 #31  Albert Becker  2573    32y8m   (#412 all-time among players aged 32y8m) 
 #32  Edgar Colle  2572    32y0m   (#444 all-time among players aged 32y0m) 
 #33  André Muffang  2572    31y10m   (#443 all-time among players aged 31y10m) 
 #34  George Thomas  2571    47y11m   (#126 all-time among players aged 47y11m) 
 #35  Karel Treybal  2568    44y3m   (#226 all-time among players aged 44y3m) 

 #36  Norman Whitaker  2566    39y1m   (#312 all-time among players aged 39y1m) 
 #37  Paul List  2564    42y4m   (#252 all-time among players aged 42y4m) 
 #38  Karl Helling  2562    24y9m   (#389 all-time among players aged 24y9m) 
 #39  Manuel Golmayo de la Torriente  2562    45y11m   (#199 all-time among players aged 45y11m) 
 #40  Karl Gilg  2560    28y4m   (#486 all-time among players aged 28y4m) 

 #41  Siegbert Tarrasch  2560    67y2m   (#9 all-time among players aged 67y2m) 
 #42  Samuel Factor  2560    36y8m   (#385 all-time among players aged 36y8m) 
 #43  Alfred Brinckmann  2556    38y4m   (#370 all-time among players aged 38y4m) 
 #44  Karel Opocenský  2554    37y3m   (#401 all-time among players aged 37y3m) 
 #45  Lajos Steiner  2552    25y11m   (#491 all-time among players aged 25y11m) 

 #46  Carl Carls  2552    48y8m   (#149 all-time among players aged 48y8m) 
 #47  Victor Berger  2548    25y4m   (#493 all-time among players aged 25y4m) 
 #48  Josef Lokvenc  2548    30y0m   (#590 all-time among players aged 30y0m) 
 #49  Kurt Richter  2546    28y6m   (#572 all-time among players aged 28y6m) 
 #50  Wilhelm Orbach  2543   

 #51  George Koltanowski  2537    25y8m   (#582 all-time among players aged 25y8m) 
 #52  Vera Menchik  2535    23y3m   (#462 all-time among players aged 23y3m) 
 #53  William Winter  2533    30y8m   (#691 all-time among players aged 30y8m) 
 #54  Kornél Havasi  2531    37y4m   (#530 all-time among players aged 37y4m) 
 #55  Erik Sr Andersen  2530    25y1m   (#589 all-time among players aged 25y1m) 

 #56  Salo Flohr  2528    20y6m   (#306 all-time among players aged 20y6m) 
 #57  Mario Monticelli  2528    27y2m   (#693 all-time among players aged 27y2m) 
 #58  Heinrich Wagner  2528    40y9m   (#433 all-time among players aged 40y9m) 
 #59  William Fairhurst  2526    25y9m   (#649 all-time among players aged 25y9m) 
 #60  Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky  2525    34y6m   (#664 all-time among players aged 34y6m) 

 #61  Herman Steiner  2525    24y1m   (#604 all-time among players aged 24y1m) 
 #62  Sándor Takács  2525    36y3m   (#596 all-time among players aged 36y3m) 
 #63  Karl Berndtsson-Kullberg  2522    37y2m   (#593 all-time among players aged 37y2m) 
 #64  Géza Nagy  2517    36y5m   (#638 all-time among players aged 36y5m) 
 #65  Jacques Mieses  2513    64y3m   (#36 all-time among players aged 64y3m) 

 #66  Alfred Van Nuess  2511   
 #67  Ladislav Prokeš  2510    44y11m   (#376 all-time among players aged 44y11m) 
 #68  Hans Müller  2506    32y5m   (#845 all-time among players aged 32y5m) 
 #69  Gösta Stoltz  2506    25y0m   (#772 all-time among players aged 25y0m) 
 #70  Baldur Hönlinger  2504    23y10m   (#703 all-time among players aged 23y10m) 

 #71  Abram Blass  2502   
 #72  Kazimierz Makarczyk  2500    28y4m   (#948 all-time among players aged 28y4m) 
 #73  Roberto Grau  2500    29y2m   (#931 all-time among players aged 29y2m) 
 #74  Jakob Seitz  2497    31y3m   (#949 all-time among players aged 31y3m) 
 #75  Victor Soultanbéieff  2494    33y6m   (#903 all-time among players aged 33y6m) 

 #76  Jindrich Engel  2491    32y2m   (#970 all-time among players aged 32y2m) 
 #77  Gottlieb Machate  2490    24y6m   (#885 all-time among players aged 24y6m) 
 #78  Simon Rotenstein  2490   
 #79  Jacques Davidson  2489    38y6m   (#724 all-time among players aged 38y6m) 
 #80  Karel Hromádka  2485    42y1m   (#576 all-time among players aged 42y1m) 

 #81  Salo Landau  2484    26y1m   (#1044 all-time among players aged 26y1m) 
 #82  Carlos Maderna  2482    18y9m   (#292 all-time among players aged 18y9m) 
 #83  Willi Schlage  2482    40y5m   (#683 all-time among players aged 40y5m) 
 #84  Gideon Stĺhlberg  2480    21y4m   (#613 all-time among players aged 21y4m) 
 #85  Zoltán Balla  2479    45y9m   (#438 all-time among players aged 45y9m) 

 #86  Vladimir Vukovic  2478    30y9m   (#1131 all-time among players aged 30y9m) 
 #87  Wilhelm Hilse  2475    50y11m   (#279 all-time among players aged 50y11m) 
 #88  Josef Rejfír  2474    19y8m   (#449 all-time among players aged 19y8m) 
 #89  Eugene Znosko-Borovsky  2473    44y9m   (#528 all-time among players aged 44y9m) 
 #90  Ladislaus Von Doery  2473   

 #91  Robert Crépeaux  2473    28y7m   (#1189 all-time among players aged 28y7m) 
 #92  August Georg Preusse  2471   
 #93  Willem Wertheim  2470   
 #94  Reginald Michell  2469    56y1m   (#148 all-time among players aged 56y1m) 
 #95  Edward Sergeant  2469    47y5m   (#409 all-time among players aged 47y5m) 

 #96  Maurice Goldstein  2468    28y1m   (#1213 all-time among players aged 28y1m) 
 #97  Walter Michel  2467    40y6m   (#751 all-time among players aged 40y6m) 
 #98  Carl Ruben  2467   
 #99  Gerard Kroone  2466    32y3m   (#1198 all-time among players aged 32y3m) 
 #100  Fritz Igel  2466