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 2748 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2718 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2779 GM 5000017 India 3040 1969
Ulf Andersson 2518 GM 1700014 Sweden 2782 1951
Etienne Bacrot 2689 GM 605506 France 2243 1983
Yuri S Balashov 2414 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2412 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2605 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3029 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2336 GM 2200031 Spain 2109 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1688 GM 4600045 Germany 2449 1961
Victor Bologan 2640 GM 13900048 Moldova 2382 1971
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2333 GM 14500094 Croatia 2790 1945
Pia Cramling 2453 GM 1700030 Sweden 2415 1963
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 0
Ognjen Cvitan 2491 GM 14500086 Croatia 2589 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2553 GM 900125 Serbia 2187 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2652 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2815 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2532 GM 4500016 United States 2488 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2571 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2538 1965
Ivan Farago 2410 GM 700134 Hungary 3655 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2551 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2786 1957
Joseph G Gallagher 2433 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2107 1964
Boris Gelfand 2725 GM 2805677 Israel 2773 1968
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Kiril Georgiev 2618 GM 2900017 Bulgaria 2355 1965
Florin Gheorghiu 2377 GM 1200011 Romania 2375 0
Igor Glek 2384 GM 4100484 Germany 2090 1961
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Michele Godena 2519 GM 800090 Italy 2194 1967
Alexander Grischuk 2737 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2326 1983
Mikhail Gurevich 2552 GM 200930 Belgium 2329 1959
Mark L Hebden 2492 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2143 1958
Jonny Hector 2488 GM 1700090 Sweden 2033 1964
Vlastimil Hort 2423 GM 4600029 Germany 3354 1944
Csaba Horvath 1752 759988 Hungary 2135 1953
Robert Huebner 2574 GM 4600010 Germany 2333 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2747 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3465 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 0
Vlastimil Jansa 2419 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3291 1942
Artur Jussupow 2585 GM 4618777 Germany 2075 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 2105 1966
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4641 1931
Oleg Korneev 2590 GM 4156803 Spain 2560 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2613 GM 14502879 Croatia 2380 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2809 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2605 1975
Michal Krasenkow 2626 GM 1113100 Poland 2185 1963
Viktor D Kupreichik 2359 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2518 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 2134 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 2673 GM 310204 Armenia 2209 1978
Friso Nijboer 2547 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2151 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2615 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2291 1960
Mladen Palac 2601 GM 14500116 Croatia 2242 1971
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 0
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2355 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2272 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2247 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2237 1947
Lev Psakhis 2517 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2558 GM 700010 Hungary 2268 0
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2463 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2952 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 2673 GM 2209390 Latvia 3075 1972
Nigel D Short 2679 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2652 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Bartosz Socko 2613 GM 1107038 Poland 2086 1978
Ivan Sokolov 2632 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2661 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 2187 1950
Peter Svidler 2753 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2609 1976
Laszlo Szabo 1496 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian Federation 2448 0
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jan H Timman 2573 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3505 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2609 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2256 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 2400 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 0
Loek Van Wely 2696 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3408 1972
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2511 1970
Lothar Vogt 2417 GM 4611292 Germany 2064 0
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2306 GM 500020 Finland 3187 1944
Robert Zelcic 2496 GM 14500310 Croatia 2073 1965