For a long time, it seemed as if Michel Lamote’s rating record, 1817.95, achieved on October 29, 2013, would remain unbroken throughout 2014. But on December 30, 2014, Michel won a 25-pointer against Geert Van der Stricht, jumping to 1818.00. Michel continued his record-breaking streak by winning matches on January 1st and 2nd, 2015, reaching 1827.91 at the time of writing (January 3). Congratulations, Michel, and keep on going!
Update January 6: new record 1829.03
Update January 8: new record 1832.55
Update January 9: new record 1834.77