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 2727 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2699 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2770 GM 5000017 India 2979 1969
Ulf Andersson 2515 GM 1700014 Sweden 2779 1951
Etienne Bacrot 2690 GM 605506 France 2207 1983
Yuri S Balashov 2408 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2412 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2606 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3016 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2340 GM 2200031 Spain 2109 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1720 GM 4600045 Germany 2445 1961
Viktor Bologan 2654 GM 13900048 Moldova 2313 1971
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2392 GM 14500094 Croatia 2780 1945
Pia Cramling 2463 GM 1700030 Sweden 2398 1963
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Ognjen Cvitan 2506 GM 14500086 Croatia 2578 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2557 GM 900125 Serbia 2165 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2664 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2756 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2524 GM 4500016 United States 2482 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2557 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2538 1965
Ivan Farago 2398 GM 700134 Hungary 3642 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2541 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2760 1957
Joseph G Gallagher 2447 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2107 1964
Boris Gelfand 2734 GM 2805677 Israel 2729 1968
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Kiril Georgiev 2613 GM 2900017 Bulgaria 2330 1965
Florin Gheorghiu 2378 GM 1200011 Romania 2371 1944
Igor Glek 2393 GM 4100484 Germany 2063 1961
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Michele Godena 2497 GM 800090 Italy 2190 1967
Alexander Grischuk 2747 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2293 1983
Mikhail Gurevich 2561 GM 200930 Belgium 2328 1959
Mark L Hebden 2509 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2143 1958
Jonny Hector 2521 GM 1700090 Sweden 2017 1964
Vlastimil Hort 2421 GM 4600029 Germany 3350 1944
Csaba Horvath 1752 759988 Hungary 2114 1953
Robert Huebner 2577 GM 4600010 Germany 2332 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2728 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3447 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Vlastimil Jansa 2411 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3283 1942
Artur Jussupow 2594 GM 4618777 Germany 2073 1960
Anatoly Karpov 2628 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3660 1951
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2488 1963
Alexander Khalifman 2617 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2093 1966
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4641 1931
Oleg Korneev 2581 GM 4156803 Spain 2543 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2614 GM 14502879 Croatia 2352 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2812 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2554 1975
Michal Krasenkow 2614 GM 1113100 Poland 2177 1963
Viktor D Kupreichik 2366 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2524 GM 14400057 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2316 1947
Bogdan Lalic 2436 GM 409081 Croatia 2473 1964
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Peter Leko 2712 GM 703303 Hungary 2127 1979
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2158 1950
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Vladimir P Malaniuk 2482 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2433 1957
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Sergei Movsesian 2666 GM 310204 Armenia 2179 1978
Friso Nijboer 2552 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2134 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2622 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2267 1960
Mladen Palac 2631 GM 14500116 Croatia 2217 1971
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2354 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2272 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2263 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2237 1947
Lev Psakhis 2517 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2555 GM 700010 Hungary 2259 1951
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2433 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2952 1952
Eduardas Rozentalis 2552 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2177 1963
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2292 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Alexei Shirov 2674 GM 2209390 Latvia 3041 1972
Nigel D Short 2652 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2624 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Bartosz Socko 2599 GM 1107038 Poland 2076 1978
Ivan Sokolov 2642 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2644 1968
Andrei Sokolov 2155 24113727 Russian Federation 2035 1982
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 1937
Jonathan S Speelman 2523 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2116 1956
Kevin Spraggett 2533 GM 2600013 Canada 2066 1954
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2499 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2187 1950
Peter Svidler 2759 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2546 1976
Laszlo Szabo 1505 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian Federation 2448 1926
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jan H Timman 2559 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3493 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2592 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2238 1973
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2424 1946
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2312 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 1935
Rafael A Vaganian 2570 GM 13300016 Armenia 2374 1951
John TH Van der Wiel 2401 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 1959
Loek Van Wely 2662 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3369 1972
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2491 1970
Lothar Vogt 2404 GM 4611292 Germany 2053 1952
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2301 GM 500020 Finland 3183 1944
Robert Zelcic 2512 GM 14500310 Croatia 2063 1965