Chess players by number of games

This list contains the players with the largest number of games in the database. Download the games of the most prolific chess players of history.

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Name ELO Title FIDE Id Federation Games Birth Year
Michael Adams 2744 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2678 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2077 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2784 GM 5000017 India 2911 1969
Ulf Andersson 2512 GM 1700014 Sweden 2768 1951
Etienne Bacrot 2697 GM 605506 France 2168 1983
Yuri S Balashov 2408 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2403 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2630 GM 14602377 Slovenia 2994 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2376 GM 2200031 Spain 2094 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1720 GM 4600045 Germany 2437 1961
Viktor Bologan 2654 GM 13900048 Moldova 2280 1971
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2408 GM 14500094 Croatia 2770 1945
Pia Cramling 2521 GM 1700030 Sweden 2356 1963
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Ognjen Cvitan 2500 GM 14500086 Croatia 2573 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2588 GM 900125 Serbia 2142 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2651 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2708 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2524 GM 4500016 United States 2460 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2549 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2538 1965
Ivan Farago 2393 GM 700134 Hungary 3613 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2559 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2742 1957
Joseph G Gallagher 2440 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2090 1964
Boris Gelfand 2735 GM 2805677 Israel 2691 1968
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Kiril Georgiev 2626 GM 2900017 Bulgaria 2304 1965
Florin Gheorghiu 2382 GM 1200011 Romania 2370 1944
Igor Glek 2393 GM 4100484 Germany 2063 1961
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Michele Godena 2487 GM 800090 Italy 2183 1967
Alexander Grischuk 2752 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2237 1983
Mikhail Gurevich 2542 GM 200930 Belgium 2328 1959
Mark L Hebden 2467 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2136 1958
Jonny Hector 2493 GM 1700090 Sweden 2007 1964
Vlastimil Hort 2427 GM 4600029 Germany 3347 1944
Csaba Horvath 1752 759988 Hungary 2095 1953
Robert Huebner 2586 GM 4600010 Germany 2327 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2710 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3359 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Vlastimil Jansa 2464 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3268 1942
Artur Jussupow 2578 GM 4618777 Germany 2065 1960
Anatoly Karpov 2628 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3660 1951
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2470 1963
Alexander Khalifman 2624 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2080 1966
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4641 1931
Oleg Korneev 2581 GM 4156803 Spain 2537 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2609 GM 14502879 Croatia 2321 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2801 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2455 1975
Michal Krasenkow 2612 GM 1113100 Poland 2144 1963
Viktor D Kupreichik 2373 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2533 GM 14400057 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2295 1947
Bogdan Lalic 2429 GM 409081 Croatia 2443 1964
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Peter Leko 2705 GM 703303 Hungary 2116 1979
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2158 1950
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Vladimir P Malaniuk 2482 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2421 1957
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Sergei Movsesian 2653 GM 310204 Armenia 2086 1978
Friso Nijboer 2545 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2106 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2618 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2244 1960
Mladen Palac 2577 GM 14500116 Croatia 2202 1971
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2370 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2269 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2265 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2237 1947
Lev Psakhis 2517 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2548 GM 700010 Hungary 2255 1951
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2464 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2934 1952
Eduardas Rozentalis 2570 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2150 1963
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2292 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Alexei Shirov 2684 GM 2209390 Latvia 2991 1972
Nigel D Short 2684 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2568 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Bartosz Socko 2577 GM 1107038 Poland 2017 1978
Ivan Sokolov 2626 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2625 1968
Andrei Sokolov 2155 IM 11600306 Latvia 2019 1972
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 1937
Jonathan S Speelman 2521 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2113 1956
Kevin Spraggett 2522 GM 2600013 Canada 2056 1954
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2504 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2183 1950
Peter Svidler 2751 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2502 1976
Laszlo Szabo 1498 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian Federation 2448 1926
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jan H Timman 2552 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3493 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2613 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2216 1973
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2424 1946
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2314 GM 4611284 Germany 3281 1935
Rafael A Vaganian 2577 GM 13300016 Armenia 2374 1951
John TH Van der Wiel 2403 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 1959
Loek Van Wely 2645 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3312 1972
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2459 1970
Lothar Vogt 2409 GM 4611292 Germany 2044 1952
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2318 GM 500020 Finland 3174 1944
Robert Zelcic 2507 GM 14500310 Croatia 2063 1965