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 2740 GM 400041 United kingdom 2602 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian federation 2077 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2816 GM 5000017 India 2835 1969
Ulf Andersson 2519 GM 1700014 Sweden 2767 1951
Yuri S Balashov 2437 GM 4100263 Russian federation 2378 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2627 GM 14602377 Slovenia 2986 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2364 GM 2200031 Spain 2068 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1719 24699500 Germany 2423 1952
David Bronstein Russian federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2397 GM 14500094 Croatia 2743 1945
Pia Cramling 2512 GM 1700030 Sweden 2315 1963
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Ognjen Cvitan 2492 GM 14500086 Croatia 2530 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2565 GM 900125 Serbia 2121 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2638 GM 4100107 Russian federation 2641 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2545 GM 4500016 United states 2417 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2579 GM 4162714 Russian federation 2538 1965
Ivan Farago 2417 GM 700134 Hungary 3607 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2555 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2726 1957
Boris Gelfand 2751 GM 2805677 Israel 2612 1968
Efim Geller Russian federation 2349 1925
Florin Gheorghiu 2384 GM 1200011 Romania 2361 1944
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Mikhail Gurevich 2544 GM 200930 Turkey 2328 1959
Mark L Hebden 2500 GM 400084 United kingdom 2120 1958
Vlastimil Hort 2430 GM 4600029 Germany 3345 1944
Robert Huebner 2589 GM 4600010 Germany 2323 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2728 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3274 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Vlastimil Jansa 2457 GM 300128 Czech republic 3251 1942
Artur Jussupow 2586 GM 4618777 Germany 2057 1960
Anatoly Karpov 2628 GM 4100026 Russian federation 3628 1951
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian federation 2470 1963
Ratmir Kholmov Russian federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4641 1931
Oleg Korneev 2567 GM 4156803 Spain 2522 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2613 GM 14502879 Croatia 2276 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2783 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2390 1975
Viktor D Kupreichik 2385 GM 13500066 Belarus 2230 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2513 GM 14400057 Bosnia and herzegovina 2280 1947
Bogdan Lalic 2480 GM 409081 Croatia 2428 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 2472 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2412 1957
Anthony Miles United kingdom 2823 1955
Friso Nijboer 2566 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2087 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2601 GM 14400014 Bosnia and herzegovina 2192 1960
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2401 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2267 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2274 IM 300187 Czech republic 2237 1947
Lev Psakhis 2517 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2559 GM 700010 Hungary 2249 1951
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2475 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2906 1952
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2332 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Alexei Shirov 2702 GM 2209390 Latvia 2930 1972
Nigel D Short 2683 GM 400025 United kingdom 2537 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian federation 2714 1921
Ivan Sokolov 2642 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2622 1968
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 France 2386 1937
Jonathan S Speelman 2517 GM 400033 United kingdom 2111 1956
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2508 GM 4100638 Latvia 2176 1950
Laszlo Szabo 1500 761109 Hungary 2023 1949
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian federation 2448 1926
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jan H Timman 2566 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3478 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2639 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2175 1973
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian federation 2098 1944
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2424 1946
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2314 GM 4611284 Germany 3281 1935
Rafael A Vaganian 2577 GM 13300016 Armenia 2374 1951
John TH Van der Wiel 2430 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 1959
Loek Van Wely 2647 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3230 1972
Zoltan Varga 1356 755958 Hungary 2348 1998
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2335 GM 500020 Finland 3174 1944