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 2751 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2727 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2786 GM 5000017 India 3085 1969
Ulf Andersson 2516 GM 1700014 Sweden 2783 1951
Etienne Bacrot 2695 GM 605506 France 2243 1983
Yuri S Balashov 2414 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2412 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2607 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3031 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2339 GM 2200031 Spain 2118 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1688 GM 4600045 Germany 2449 1961
Victor Bologan 2640 GM 13900048 Moldova 2421 1971
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2330 GM 14500094 Croatia 2799 1945
Pia Cramling 2454 GM 1700030 Sweden 2430 1963
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 0
Ognjen Cvitan 2490 GM 14500086 Croatia 2630 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2548 GM 900125 Serbia 2187 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2651 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2863 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2536 GM 4500016 United States 2488 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2571 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2547 1965
Ivan Farago 2415 GM 700134 Hungary 3656 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2550 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2790 1957
Joseph G Gallagher 2433 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2113 1964
Boris Gelfand 2721 GM 2805677 Israel 2785 1968
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Kiril Georgiev 2627 GM 2900017 Bulgaria 2364 1965
Florin Gheorghiu 2377 GM 1200011 Romania 2375 0
Igor Glek 2374 GM 4100484 Germany 2090 1961
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Michele Godena 2522 GM 800090 Italy 2213 1967
Alexander Grischuk 2742 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2362 1983
Mikhail Gurevich 2549 GM 200930 Belgium 2329 1959
Mark L Hebden 2501 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2143 1958
Jonny Hector 2499 GM 1700090 Sweden 2035 1964
Vlastimil Hort 2426 GM 4600029 Germany 3359 1944
Csaba Horvath 1752 759988 Hungary 2136 1953
Robert Huebner 2574 GM 4600010 Germany 2333 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2752 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3501 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 0
Vlastimil Jansa 2447 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3293 1942
Artur Jussupow 2585 GM 4618777 Germany 2095 1960
Anatoly Karpov 2624 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3681 1951
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2488 0
Alexander Khalifman 2617 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2115 1966
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4641 1931
Oleg Korneev 2598 GM 4156803 Spain 2560 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2616 GM 14502879 Croatia 2448 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2811 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2614 1975
Michal Krasenkow 2629 GM 1113100 Poland 2190 1963
Viktor D Kupreichik 2359 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2528 GM 14400057 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2331 1947
Bogdan Lalic 2443 GM 409081 Croatia 2516 1964
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Peter Leko 2693 GM 703303 Hungary 2207 1979
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2158 1950
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 0
Vladimir P Malaniuk 2449 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2433 1957
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Sergei Movsesian 2676 GM 310204 Armenia 2245 1978
Friso Nijboer 2541 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2152 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2607 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2301 1960
Mladen Palac 2600 GM 14500116 Croatia 2251 1971
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 0
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2365 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2276 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2255 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2237 1947
Lev Psakhis 2517 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2534 GM 700010 Hungary 2271 0
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2452 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2960 0
Eduardas Rozentalis 2577 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2207 1963
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2273 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Alexei Shirov 2683 GM 2209390 Latvia 3102 1972
Nigel D Short 2675 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2666 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Bartosz Socko 2615 GM 1107038 Poland 2088 1978
Ivan Sokolov 2632 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2670 1968
Andrei Sokolov 2155 24113727 Russian Federation 2040 1982
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 0
Jonathan S Speelman 2526 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2116 1956
Kevin Spraggett 2542 GM 2600013 Canada 2066 1954
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2489 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2197 1950
Peter Svidler 2748 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2609 1976
Laszlo Szabo 1507 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian Federation 2448 0
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jan H Timman 2574 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3505 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2601 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2265 1973
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2424 0
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2312 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 0
Rafael A Vaganian 2560 GM 13300016 Armenia 2374 1951
John TH Van der Wiel 2397 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 0
Loek Van Wely 2695 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3412 1972
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2514 1970
Lothar Vogt 2422 GM 4611292 Germany 2064 0
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2315 GM 500020 Finland 3187 1944
Robert Zelcic 2508 GM 14500310 Croatia 2082 1965