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 2862 GM 1503014 Norway 1516 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2829 GM 2020009 Italy 1276 1992
3 Alexander Grischuk 2810 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2054 1983
4 Veselin Topalov 2800 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1935 1975
5 Levon Aronian 2797 GM 13300474 Armenia 1717 1982
6 Viswanathan Anand 2793 GM 5000017 India 2789 1969
7 Hikaru Nakamura 2775 GM 2016192 United states 1623 1987
8 Sergey Karjakin 2773 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1746 1990
9 Vladimir Kramnik 2769 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2356 1975
10 Anish Giri 2768 GM 24116068 Netherlands 857 1994
11 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2765 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1565 1985
12 Wesley So 2762 GM 5202213 United states 506 1993
13 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1290 1990
14 Michael Adams 2745 GM 400041 United kingdom 2575 1971
15 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2744 GM 1118358 Poland 1258 1987
16 Boris Gelfand 2743 GM 2805677 Israel 2534 1968
17 Peter Svidler 2743 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2345 1976
18 Nikita Vitiugov 2738 GM 4152956 Russian federation 985 1987
19 Dmitry Andreikin 2737 GM 4158814 Russian federation 843 1990
20 Teimour Radjabov 2734 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1346 1987
21 Baadur Jobava 2733 GM 13601520 Georgia 1148 1983
22 Dmitry Jakovenko 2732 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1284 1983
23 Liren Ding 2732 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
24 Arkadij Naiditsch 2731 GM 4650891 Germany 1740 1985
25 Chao b Li 2730 GM 8604436 China 454 1989
26 Penteala Harikrishna 2727 GM 5007003 India 1234 1986
27 David Navara 2727 GM 309095 Czech republic 1433 1985
28 Pavel Eljanov 2726 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1201 1983
29 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2726 GM 3503240 Cuba 549 1983
30 Peter Leko 2723 GM 703303 Hungary 1973 1979
31 Yue Wang 2720 GM 8601429 China 1026 1987
32 Etienne Bacrot 2718 GM 605506 France 1980 1983
33 Richard Rapport 2716 GM 738590 Hungary 498 1996
34 Vassily Ivanchuk 2715 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3191 1969
35 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2714 GM 4168119 Russian federation 878 1990
36 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2714 GM 4147235 Russian federation 900 1987
37 Ruslan Ponomariov 2713 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1522 1983
38 Alexander Morozevich 2712 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1723 1977
39 Hao Wang 2710 GM 8602883 China 915 1989
40 Vladimir Malakhov 2708 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1307 1980
41 Laurent Fressinet 2706 GM 608742 France 1720 1981
42 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2705 GM 2205530 Spain 1634 1982
43 Yangyi Yu 2705 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
44 Zoltan Almasi 2704 GM 702293 Hungary 1693 1976
45 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2703 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1263 1979
46 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1467 1974
47 Maxim Matlakov 2695 GM 4168003 Russian federation 753 1991
48 Alexander Moiseenko 2694 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1339 1980
49 Xiangzhi Bu 2691 GM 8601445 China 1132 1985
50 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2688 GM 14109182 Ukraine 674 1986
51 Anton Korobov 2687 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1035 1985
52 Gabriel Sargissian 2687 GM 13300881 Armenia 1100 1983
53 Igor Lysyj 2686 GM 4150120 Russian federation 785 1987
54 Alexander Riazantsev 2684 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1345 1985
55 Ivan Cheparinov 2684 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1277 1986
56 Hua Ni 2683 GM 8601160 China 1104 1983
57 Krishnan Sasikiran 2682 GM 5004985 India 1456 1981
58 Yuriy Kuzubov 2681 GM 14112906 Ukraine 784 1990
59 Gata Kamsky 2681 GM 2000024 United states 1527 1974
60 Ernesto Inarkiev 2680 GM 4162722 Russian federation 973 1985
61 Alexander Motylev 2680 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1306 1979
62 Ivan Saric 2679 GM 14508150 Croatia 875 1990
63 Evgeny Alekseev 2679 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1058 1985
64 Hrant Melkumyan 2678 GM 13302485 Armenia 502 1989
65 Quang Liem Le 2678 GM 12401137 Viet nam 962 1991
66 Sergei Tiviakov 2677 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2143 1973
67 Maxim Rodshtein 2676 GM 2806851 Israel 765 1989
68 Alexei Shirov 2675 GM 2209390 Latvia 2887 1972
69 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
70 Viktor Laznicka 2673 GM 316385 Czech republic 1152 1988
71 Hou Yifan 2673 GM 8602980 China 778 1994
72 Luke J McShane 2672 GM 404853 United kingdom 1201 1984
73 Sergei Zhigalko 2672 GM 13502956 Belarus 895 1989
74 Boris Grachev 2669 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1135 1986
75 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2669 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1278 1981
76 Ferenc Berkes 2669 GM 718572 Hungary 1219 1985
77 Boris Grachev 2669 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1135 1986
78 Parimarjan Negi 2669 GM 5016690 India 764 1993
79 Denis Khismatullin 2668 GM 4142578 Russian federation 946 1984
80 Alexander Onischuk 2665 GM 14101025 United states 1344 1975
81 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2668 GM 3503739 Cuba 1159 1982
82 Loek Van Wely 2667 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3189 1972
83 Sanan Sjugirov 2666 GM 4189302 Russian federation 719 1993
84 Alexander Onischuk 2665 GM 14101025 United states 1344 1975
85 Mateusz Bartel 2664 GM 1112635 Poland 1258 1985
86 Vladislav Artemiev 2662 GM 24101605 Russian federation 248 1998
87 Alexander Areshchenko 2661 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1045 1986
88 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 463 1995
89 Gawain C Jones 2661 GM 409561 United kingdom 894 1987
90 Nigel D Short 2661 GM 400025 United kingdom 2509 1965
91 Romain Edouard 2659 GM 633429 France 838 1990
92 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2659 GM 12401110 Viet nam 641 1990
93 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2658 GM 1202758 Germany 1443 1976
94 Rauf Mamedov 2658 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1054 1988
95 Sergei Movsesian 2658 GM 310204 Armenia 1987 1978
96 Matthew D Sadler 2658 GM 400173 United kingdom 854 1974
97 Csaba Balogh 2658 GM 718939 Hungary 1554 1987
98 Tigran Gharamian 2658 GM 13301527 France 474 1984
99 Vladimir Akopian 2657 GM 13300032 Armenia 1640 1971
100 Vladimir Baklan 2655 GM 14102196 Ukraine 1215 1978