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 2743 GM 400041 United kingdom 2528 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian federation 2077 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2785 GM 5000017 India 2746 1969
Ulf Andersson 2526 GM 1700014 Sweden 2767 1951
Yuri S Balashov 2435 GM 4100263 Russian federation 2358 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2631 GM 14602377 Slovenia 2957 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2412 GM 2200031 Spain 2051 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1763 24699500 Germany 2400 1952
David Bronstein Russian federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2426 GM 14500094 Croatia 2704 1945
Pia Cramling 2491 GM 1700030 Sweden 2229 1963
Istvan Csom 2407 GM 700100 Hungary 2624 1940
Ognjen Cvitan 2535 GM 14500086 Croatia 2497 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2562 GM 900125 Serbia 2090 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2662 GM 4100107 Russian federation 2582 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2552 GM 4500016 United states 2395 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2556 GM 4162714 Russian federation 2531 1965
Ivan Farago 2443 GM 700134 Hungary 3597 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2566 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2683 1957
Boris Gelfand 2753 GM 2805677 Israel 2464 1968
Efim Geller Russian federation 2349 1925
Florin Gheorghiu 2375 GM 1200011 Romania 2361 1944
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Mikhail Gurevich 2571 GM 200930 Turkey 2328 1959
Mark L Hebden 2554 GM 400084 United kingdom 2100 1958
Vlastimil Hort 2436 GM 4600029 Germany 3343 1944
Robert Huebner 2600 GM 4600010 Germany 2319 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2735 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3164 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Vlastimil Jansa 2453 GM 300128 Czech republic 3239 1942
Artur Jussupow 2582 GM 4618777 Germany 2037 1960
Anatoly Karpov 2623 GM 4100026 Russian federation 3615 1951
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian federation 2458 1963
Ratmir Kholmov Russian federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4637 1931
Oleg Korneev 2594 GM 4156803 Spain 2472 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2608 GM 14502879 Croatia 2218 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2777 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2285 1975
Viktor D Kupreichik 2405 GM 13500066 Belarus 2221 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2496 GM 14400057 Bosnia and herzegovina 2269 1947
Bogdan Lalic 2482 GM 409081 Croatia 2392 1964
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2152 1950
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Vladimir P Malaniuk 2554 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2402 1957
Anthony Miles United kingdom 2823 1955
Friso Nijboer 2528 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2061 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2605 GM 14400014 Bosnia and herzegovina 2149 1960
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2362 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2262 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2269 IM 300187 Czech republic 2235 1947
Lev Psakhis 2524 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2560 GM 700010 Hungary 2234 1951
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2502 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2871 1952
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2360 GM 1100041 Poland 2217 1943
Alexei Shirov 2709 GM 2209390 Latvia 2829 1972
Nigel D Short 2665 GM 400025 United kingdom 2488 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian federation 2714 1921
Ivan Sokolov 2646 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2604 1968
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 France 2386 1937
Jonathan S Speelman 2497 GM 400033 United kingdom 2098 1956
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2502 GM 4100638 Latvia 2146 1950
Laszlo Szabo 1506 761109 Hungary 2023 1949
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian federation 2448 1926
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jan H Timman 2610 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3456 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2656 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2116 1973
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian federation 2098 1944
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2424 1946
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2322 GM 4611284 Germany 3273 1935
Rafael A Vaganian 2577 GM 13300016 Armenia 2371 1951
John TH Van der Wiel 2430 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2118 1959
Loek Van Wely 2657 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3155 1972
Zoltan Varga 2469 GM 700509 Hungary 2257 1970
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2335 GM 500020 Finland 3174 1944