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 2870 GM 1503014 Norway 1505 1990
2 Levon Aronian 2804 GM 13300474 Armenia 1686 1982
3 Fabiano Caruana 2801 GM 2020009 Italy 1229 1992
4 Alexander Grischuk 2789 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2010 1983
5 Viswanathan Anand 2785 GM 5000017 India 2748 1969
6 Veselin Topalov 2784 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1930 1975
7 Hikaru Nakamura 2782 GM 2016192 United states 1556 1987
8 Sergey Karjakin 2777 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1689 1990
9 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1254 1990
10 Vladimir Kramnik 2760 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2298 1975
11 Anish Giri 2758 GM 24116068 Netherlands 810 1994
12 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2756 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1508 1985
13 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2755 GM 3503240 Cuba 533 1983
14 Wesley So 2755 GM 5202213 Philippines 492 1993
15 Liren Ding 2754 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
16 Michael Adams 2752 GM 400041 United kingdom 2544 1971
17 Boris Gelfand 2748 GM 2805677 Israel 2481 1968
18 Dmitry Jakovenko 2747 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1248 1983
19 Nikita Vitiugov 2742 GM 4152956 Russian federation 972 1987
20 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2736 GM 1118358 Poland 1251 1987
21 Peter Leko 2734 GM 703303 Hungary 1940 1979
22 Peter Svidler 2732 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2296 1976
23 Alexander Morozevich 2731 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1680 1977
24 Hao Wang 2730 GM 8602883 China 898 1989
25 Etienne Bacrot 2729 GM 605506 France 1969 1983
26 Pavel Eljanov 2726 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1177 1983
27 Vassily Ivanchuk 2726 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3180 1969
28 Penteala Harikrishna 2725 GM 5007003 India 1214 1986
29 Xiangzhi Bu 2722 GM 8601445 China 1102 1985
30 David Navara 2722 GM 309095 Czech republic 1410 1985
31 Dmitry Andreikin 2722 GM 4158814 Russian federation 821 1990
32 Ruslan Ponomariov 2717 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1507 1983
33 Teimour Radjabov 2717 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1320 1987
34 Arkadij Naiditsch 2715 GM 4650891 Germany 1709 1985
35 Richard Rapport 2713 GM 738590 Hungary 482 1996
36 Yue Wang 2713 GM 8601429 China 1000 1987
37 Laurent Fressinet 2712 GM 608742 France 1707 1981
38 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2712 GM 2205530 Spain 1625 1982
39 Chao b Li 2711 GM 8604436 China 442 1989
40 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2710 GM 4168119 Russian federation 842 1990
41 Baadur Jobava 2708 GM 13601520 Georgia 1115 1983
42 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2708 GM 14109182 Ukraine 647 1986
43 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2706 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1236 1979
44 Quang Liem Le 2706 GM 12401137 Viet nam 944 1991
45 Alexei Shirov 2701 GM 2209390 Latvia 2861 1972
46 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2701 GM 4147235 Russian federation 858 1987
47 Yangyi Yu 2700 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
48 Alexander Moiseenko 2698 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1313 1980
49 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1467 1974
50 Vladimir Malakhov 2696 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1289 1980
51 Maxim Matlakov 2694 GM 4168003 Russian federation 722 1991
52 Zoltan Almasi 2694 GM 702293 Hungary 1678 1976
53 Gabriel Sargissian 2691 GM 13300881 Armenia 1082 1983
54 Alexander Motylev 2686 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1296 1979
55 Igor Lysyj 2684 GM 4150120 Russian federation 772 1987
56 Gata Kamsky 2681 GM 2000024 United states 1521 1974
57 Denis Khismatullin 2681 GM 4142578 Russian federation 911 1984
58 Krishnan Sasikiran 2680 GM 5004985 India 1451 1981
59 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2679 GM 3503739 Cuba 1159 1982
60 Maxim Rodshtein 2678 GM 2806851 Israel 755 1989
61 Hrant Melkumyan 2678 GM 13302485 Armenia 487 1989
62 Ivan Saric 2678 GM 14508150 Croatia 848 1990
63 Alexander Riazantsev 2678 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1337 1985
64 Sergei Zhigalko 2677 GM 13502956 Belarus 881 1989
65 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 452 1995
66 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2675 GM 3800024 Peru 1353 1967
67 Viktor Laznicka 2675 GM 316385 Czech republic 1127 1988
68 Hua Ni 2675 GM 8601160 China 1078 1983
69 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
70 Evgeny Alekseev 2675 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1043 1985
71 Romain Edouard 2674 GM 633429 France 810 1990
72 Ivan Cheparinov 2674 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1268 1986
73 Boris Grachev 2673 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1113 1986
74 Anton Korobov 2673 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1012 1985
75 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2672 GM 1202758 Germany 1427 1976
76 Ernesto Inarkiev 2672 GM 4162722 Russian federation 931 1985
77 Konstantin Landa 2670 GM 4101685 Russian federation 1415 1972
78 Luke J McShane 2670 GM 404853 United kingdom 1191 1984
79 Parimarjan Negi 2669 GM 5016690 India 764 1993
80 Sergei Tiviakov 2668 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2134 1973
81 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2665 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1248 1981
82 Alexander Onischuk 2665 GM 14101025 United states 1344 1975
83 Gawain C Jones 2664 GM 409561 United kingdom 875 1987
84 Sanan Sjugirov 2664 GM 4189302 Russian federation 692 1993
85 Alexander Areshchenko 2664 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1018 1986
86 Sergei Movsesian 2663 GM 310204 Armenia 1964 1978
87 Hou Yifan 2663 GM 8602980 China 762 1994
88 Yuriy Kuzubov 2663 GM 14112906 Ukraine 755 1990
89 Aleksey Dreev 2662 GM 4100107 Russian federation 2593 1969
90 Eduardo Iturrizaga 2645 GM 3901211 Venezuela 418 1989
91 Csaba Balogh 2660 GM 718939 Hungary 1539 1987
92 Aleksander Delchev 2660 GM 2900394 Bulgaria 1760 1971
93 Rauf Mamedov 2660 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1024 1988
94 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2659 GM 12401110 Viet nam 641 1990
95 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2659 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1302 1976
96 Tigran Gharamian 2657 GM 13301527 France 469 1984
97 Vladimir Akopian 2657 GM 13300032 Armenia 1631 1971
98 Tigran Gharamian 2657 GM 13301527 France 469 1984
99 Markus Ragger 2657 GM 1610856 Austria 1008 1988
100 Ilia Smirin 2655 GM 2801990 Israel 1895 1968