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 2745 GM 400041 United kingdom 2575 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian federation 2077 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2793 GM 5000017 India 2789 1969
Ulf Andersson 2519 GM 1700014 Sweden 2767 1951
Yuri S Balashov 2432 GM 4100263 Russian federation 2369 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2623 GM 14602377 Slovenia 2975 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2381 GM 2200031 Spain 2051 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1722 24699500 Germany 2415 1952
David Bronstein Russian federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2392 GM 14500094 Croatia 2729 1945
Pia Cramling 2518 GM 1700030 Sweden 2238 1963
Istvan Csom 2407 GM 700100 Hungary 2624 1940
Ognjen Cvitan 2527 GM 14500086 Croatia 2519 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2562 GM 900125 Serbia 2110 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2649 GM 4100107 Russian federation 2600 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2547 GM 4500016 United states 2396 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2569 GM 4162714 Russian federation 2535 1965
Ivan Farago 2416 GM 700134 Hungary 3599 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2552 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2705 1957
Boris Gelfand 2743 GM 2805677 Israel 2534 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 2551 GM 200930 Turkey 2328 1959
Mark L Hebden 2523 GM 400084 United kingdom 2115 1958
Vlastimil Hort 2432 GM 4600029 Germany 3345 1944
Robert Huebner 2596 GM 4600010 Germany 2323 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2715 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3191 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Vlastimil Jansa 2446 GM 300128 Czech republic 3243 1942
Artur Jussupow 2582 GM 4618777 Germany 2053 1960
Anatoly Karpov 2623 GM 4100026 Russian federation 3624 1951
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian federation 2460 1963
Ratmir Kholmov Russian federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4637 1931
Oleg Korneev 2588 GM 4156803 Spain 2488 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2632 GM 14502879 Croatia 2242 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2769 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2356 1975
Viktor D Kupreichik 2392 GM 13500066 Belarus 2230 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2505 GM 14400057 Bosnia and herzegovina 2278 1947
Bogdan Lalic 2479 GM 409081 Croatia 2410 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 2481 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2411 1957
Anthony Miles United kingdom 2823 1955
Friso Nijboer 2551 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2076 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2592 GM 14400014 Bosnia and herzegovina 2173 1960
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2373 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2262 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2252 IM 300187 Czech republic 2237 1947
Lev Psakhis 2524 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2553 GM 700010 Hungary 2238 1951
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2487 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2889 1952
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2332 GM 1100041 Poland 2217 1943
Alexei Shirov 2675 GM 2209390 Latvia 2887 1972
Nigel D Short 2661 GM 400025 United kingdom 2509 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian federation 2714 1921
Ivan Sokolov 2645 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2611 1968
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 France 2386 1937
Jonathan S Speelman 2501 GM 400033 United kingdom 2102 1956
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2514 GM 4100638 Latvia 2162 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 2592 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3462 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2677 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2143 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 3275 1935
Rafael A Vaganian 2577 GM 13300016 Armenia 2374 1951
John TH Van der Wiel 2430 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 1959
Loek Van Wely 2667 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3189 1972
Zoltan Varga 2473 GM 700509 Hungary 2295 1970
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2335 GM 500020 Finland 3174 1944