Top chess players

Top Chess Players list ordered by FIDE Rating. The list contains the top 100 chess players in the database ordered by ELO.

See full players list ordered by name | Chess players by number of games
Name ELO Title FIDE Id Federation Games Birth Year
1 Magnus Carlsen 2855 GM 1503014 Norway 1680 1990
2 Vladimir Kramnik 2812 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2493 1975
3 Fabiano Caruana 2804 GM 2020009 United States 1486 1992
4 Levon Aronian 2792 GM 13300474 Armenia 1955 1982
5 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2789 GM 623539 France 1569 1990
6 Hikaru Nakamura 2787 GM 2016192 United States 1838 1987
7 Liren Ding 2783 GM 8603677 China 698 1992
8 Anish Giri 2782 GM 24116068 Netherlands 1090 1994
9 Sergey Karjakin 2774 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 1941 1990
10 Wesley So 2770 GM 5202213 United States 670 1993
11 Viswanathan Anand 2770 GM 5000017 India 2944 1969
12 Penteala Harikrishna 2764 GM 5007003 India 1468 1986
13 Veselin Topalov 2761 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2019 1975
14 Peter Svidler 2759 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2527 1976
15 Chao b Li 2758 GM 8604436 China 615 1989
16 Pavel Eljanov 2751 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1367 1983
17 Alexander Grischuk 2747 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2274 1983
18 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2746 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1823 1985
19 David Navara 2744 GM 309095 Czech Republic 1710 1985
20 Dmitry Andreikin 2743 GM 4158814 Russian Federation 968 1990
21 Yangyi Yu 2737 GM 8603820 China 667 1994
22 Boris Gelfand 2734 GM 2805677 Israel 2705 1968
23 Hao Wang 2734 GM 8602883 China 1103 1989
24 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2731 GM 4147235 Russian Federation 1103 1987
25 Richard Rapport 2731 GM 738590 Hungary 612 1996
26 Ernesto Inarkiev 2729 GM 4162722 Russian Federation 1233 1985
27 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2729 GM 1118358 Poland 1505 1987
28 Xiangzhi Bu 2729 GM 8601445 China 1230 1985
29 Nikita Vitiugov 2728 GM 4152956 Russian Federation 1157 1987
30 Yue Wang 2728 GM 8601429 China 1194 1987
31 Michael Adams 2727 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2699 1971
32 Teimour Radjabov 2726 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1487 1987
33 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2723 GM 3503240 Cuba 764 1983
34 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2719 GM 4168119 Russian Federation 1111 1990
35 Quang Liem Le 2718 GM 12401137 Viet Nam 1042 1991
36 Peter Leko 2712 GM 703303 Hungary 2118 1979
37 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2711 GM 2205530 Spain 1803 1982
38 Dmitry Jakovenko 2710 GM 4122356 Russian Federation 1395 1983
39 Vassily Ivanchuk 2710 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3428 1969
40 Ruslan Ponomariov 2706 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1700 1983
41 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2703 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1352 1979
42 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2699 GM 3800024 Peru 1453 1967
43 Vladimir Malakhov 2696 GM 4120787 Russian Federation 1483 1980
44 Etienne Bacrot 2695 GM 605506 France 2199 1983
45 Yi Wei 2694 GM 8603405 China 458 1999
46 Maxim Matlakov 2691 GM 4168003 Russian Federation 919 1991
47 Sergei Rublevsky 2689 GM 4115309 Russian Federation 1564 1974
48 Zoltan Almasi 2688 GM 702293 Hungary 1768 1976
49 Evgeniy Najer 2687 GM 4118987 Russian Federation 1586 1977
50 Laurent Fressinet 2687 GM 608742 France 1915 1981
51 Ivan Cheparinov 2687 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1364 1986
52 Maxim Rodshtein 2687 GM 2806851 Israel 866 1989
53 Markus Ragger 2686 GM 1610856 Austria 1214 1988
54 Alexander Morozevich 2683 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 1848 1977
55 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2682 GM 14109182 Ukraine 794 1986
56 Alexei Shirov 2682 GM 2209390 Latvia 3032 1972
57 Hua Ni 2682 GM 8601160 China 1213 1983
58 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2681 GM 3503739 Cuba 1305 1982
59 Gabriel Sargissian 2679 GM 13300881 Armenia 1211 1983
60 B Adhiban 2677 GM 5018471 India 649 1992
61 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2677 GM 4113403 Russian Federation 1460 1976
62 Kacper Piorun 2676 GM 1130420 Poland 494 1991
63 Ilia Smirin 2676 GM 2801990 Israel 1989 1968
64 Gata Kamsky 2675 GM 2000024 United States 1690 1974
65 Vladimir Akopian 2675 GM 13300032 Armenia 1718 1971
66 Evgeny Bareev 2675 GM 4100140 Canada 1808 1966
67 Ray Robson 2674 GM 2023970 United States 525 1994
68 Eltaj Safarli 2673 GM 13402129 Azerbaijan 968 1992
69 Luke J McShane 2671 GM 404853 United Kingdom 1253 1984
70 Matthew D Sadler 2670 GM 400173 United Kingdom 860 1974
71 Baadur Jobava 2669 GM 13601520 Georgia 1289 1983
72 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2668 GM 1202758 Germany 1530 1976
73 Igor Kovalenko 2668 GM 14117908 Latvia 669 1988
74 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2668 GM 1503707 Norway 774 1990
75 Alexander Onischuk 2668 GM 14101025 United States 1417 1975
76 Daniil Dubov 2666 GM 24126055 Russian Federation 615 1996
77 Santosh Gujrathi Vidit 2666 GM 5029465 India 429 1994
78 Vladimir Fedoseev 2665 GM 24130737 Russian Federation 658 1995
79 Sanan Sjugirov 2665 GM 4189302 Russian Federation 842 1993
80 Aleksey Dreev 2664 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2722 1969
81 David W L Howell 2663 GM 410608 United Kingdom 1085 1990
82 Igor Lysyj 2663 GM 4150120 Russian Federation 891 1987
83 Hou Yifan 2663 GM 8602980 China 951 1994
84 Robert Markus 2662 GM 921637 Serbia 971 1983
85 Vladislav Tkachiev 2662 GM 618438 France 1492 1973
86 Ivan Saric 2660 GM 14508150 Croatia 979 1990
87 Jan Krzysztof Duda 2660 GM 1170546 Poland 441 1998
88 Alexander Motylev 2660 GM 4121830 Russian Federation 1476 1979
89 Sergei Movsesian 2660 GM 310204 Armenia 2169 1978
90 Parimarjan Negi 2660 GM 5016690 India 794 1993
91 Ivan Bukavshin 2658 GM 4199758 Russian Federation 522 1995
92 Loek Van Wely 2658 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3338 1972
93 Georg Meier 2657 GM 4675789 Germany 907 1987
94 Arkadij Naiditsch 2657 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 1883 1985
95 Anton Korobov 2656 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1241 1985
96 Zahar Efimenko 2656 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1313 1985
97 Aleksandr Rakhmanov 2655 GM 4173708 Russian Federation 755 1989
98 Rauf Mamedov 2655 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1257 1988
99 Alexander Areshchenko 2654 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1138 1986
100 Viktor Laznicka 2654 GM 316385 Czech Republic 1255 1988