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 2881 GM 1503014 Norway 1422 1990
2 Levon Aronian 2812 GM 13300474 Armenia 1607 1982
3 Viswanathan Anand 2785 GM 5000017 India 2706 1969
4 Vladimir Kramnik 2783 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2265 1975
5 Fabiano Caruana 2783 GM 2020009 Italy 1135 1992
6 Alexander Grischuk 2777 GM 4126025 Russian federation 1919 1983
7 Sergey Karjakin 2772 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1588 1990
8 Veselin Topalov 2772 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1892 1975
9 Hikaru Nakamura 2772 GM 2016192 United states 1485 1987
10 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2760 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1451 1985
11 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1173 1990
12 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2757 GM 3503240 Cuba 505 1983
13 Peter Svidler 2756 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2219 1976
14 Michael Adams 2753 GM 400041 United kingdom 2520 1971
15 Boris Gelfand 2753 GM 2805677 Israel 2464 1968
16 Vassily Ivanchuk 2753 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3145 1969
17 Nikita Vitiugov 2747 GM 4152956 Russian federation 917 1987
18 Anish Giri 2745 GM 24116068 Netherlands 743 1994
19 Wesley So 2738 GM 5202213 Philippines 464 1993
20 Hao Wang 2734 GM 8602883 China 834 1989
21 Pavel Eljanov 2732 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1114 1983
22 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2732 GM 4168119 Russian federation 765 1990
23 Peter Leko 2730 GM 703303 Hungary 1914 1979
24 Dmitry Jakovenko 2726 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1211 1983
25 Penteala Harikrishna 2726 GM 5007003 India 1159 1986
26 Ruslan Ponomariov 2723 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1479 1983
27 Dmitry Andreikin 2722 GM 4158814 Russian federation 821 1990
28 Etienne Bacrot 2722 GM 605506 France 1876 1983
29 Alexander Morozevich 2722 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1598 1977
30 Yue Wang 2717 GM 8601429 China 976 1987
31 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2716 GM 1118358 Poland 1157 1987
32 Gata Kamsky 2714 GM 2000024 United states 1485 1974
33 Teimour Radjabov 2713 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1262 1987
34 Chao b Li 2711 GM 8604436 China 442 1989
35 Laurent Fressinet 2711 GM 608742 France 1622 1981
36 Liren Ding 2710 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
37 Quang Liem Le 2710 GM 12401137 Viet nam 895 1991
38 Alexander Moiseenko 2707 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1240 1980
39 David Navara 2706 GM 309095 Czech republic 1365 1985
40 Arkadij Naiditsch 2706 GM 4650891 Germany 1629 1985
41 Baadur Jobava 2706 GM 13601520 Georgia 1056 1983
42 Sergei Rublevsky 2706 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1451 1974
43 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2704 GM 14109182 Ukraine 590 1986
44 Alexei Shirov 2702 GM 2209390 Latvia 2802 1972
45 Alexander Areshchenko 2701 GM 14109530 Ukraine 983 1986
46 Vladimir Malakhov 2701 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1208 1980
47 Xiangzhi Bu 2699 GM 8601445 China 1075 1985
48 Richard Rapport 2698 GM 738590 Hungary 422 1996
49 Anton Korobov 2698 GM 14105730 Ukraine 950 1985
50 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2697 GM 4147235 Russian federation 797 1987
51 Zoltan Almasi 2693 GM 702293 Hungary 1639 1976
52 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2693 GM 2205530 Spain 1555 1982
53 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2693 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1169 1979
54 Ernesto Inarkiev 2691 GM 4162722 Russian federation 862 1985
55 Maxim Matlakov 2690 GM 4168003 Russian federation 651 1991
56 Alexander Riazantsev 2688 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1259 1985
57 Ivan Cheparinov 2686 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1203 1986
58 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2686 GM 1202758 Romania 1396 1976
59 Alexander Motylev 2685 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1224 1979
60 Judit Polgar 2685 GM 700070 Hungary 1779 1976
61 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2685 GM 3800024 Peru 1327 1967
62 Loek Van Wely 2685 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3099 1972
63 Gabriel Sargissian 2684 GM 13300881 Armenia 1028 1983
64 Denis Khismatullin 2681 GM 4142578 Russian federation 866 1984
65 Ferenc Berkes 2680 GM 718572 Hungary 1167 1985
66 Krishnan Sasikiran 2680 GM 5004985 India 1424 1981
67 Alexander Onischuk 2679 GM 14101025 United states 1324 1975
68 Evgeny Alekseev 2678 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1021 1985
69 Maxim Rodshtein 2678 GM 2806851 Israel 729 1989
70 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2678 GM 3503739 Cuba 1123 1982
71 Sergei Zhigalko 2675 GM 13502956 Belarus 826 1989
72 Vladimir Akopian 2674 GM 13300032 Armenia 1611 1971
73 Luke J McShane 2674 GM 404853 United kingdom 1186 1984
74 Viktor Laznicka 2673 GM 316385 Czech republic 1057 1988
75 Aleksey Dreev 2670 GM 4100107 Russian federation 2536 1969
76 Sergei Movsesian 2670 GM 310204 Armenia 1909 1978
77 Romain Edouard 2670 GM 633429 France 758 1990
78 Yangyi Yu 2667 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
79 Andrei Istratescu 2667 GM 1200372 France 1367 1975
80 Ivan Saric 2665 GM 14508150 Croatia 825 1990
81 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 365 1995
82 Igor Lysyj 2662 GM 4150120 Russian federation 738 1987
83 Nigel D Short 2661 GM 400025 United kingdom 2485 1965
84 Constantin Lupulescu 2660 GM 1207822 Romania 816 1984
85 Rauf Mamedov 2660 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 960 1988
86 Mateusz Bartel 2659 GM 1112635 Poland 1163 1985
87 Boris Grachev 2659 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1058 1986
88 Zahar Efimenko 2657 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1145 1985
89 Csaba Balogh 2656 GM 718939 Hungary 1504 1987
90 Ilia Smirin 2656 GM 2801990 Israel 1869 1968
91 Eltaj Safarli 2656 GM 13402129 Azerbaijan 729 1992
92 Evgeniy Najer 2655 GM 4118987 Russian federation 1383 1977
93 Luka Lenic 2655 GM 14603853 Slovenia 841 1988
94 Tigran Gharamian 2655 GM 13301527 France 435 1984
95 Hua Ni 2654 GM 8601160 China 1036 1983
96 Sanan Sjugirov 2653 GM 4189302 Russian federation 645 1993
97 Peter Heine Nielsen 2654 GM 1400355 Denmark 1809 1973
98 Sanan Sjugirov 2653 GM 4189302 Russian federation 645 1993
99 Emil Sutovsky 2642 GM 2802007 Israel 1466 1977
100 Viktor Erdos 2651 GM 719978 Hungary 891 1987