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 2844 GM 1503014 Norway 1655 1990
2 Vladimir Kramnik 2801 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2455 1975
3 Anish Giri 2798 GM 24116068 Netherlands 1034 1994
4 Levon Aronian 2792 GM 13300474 Armenia 1907 1982
5 Fabiano Caruana 2787 GM 2020009 United States 1430 1992
6 Hikaru Nakamura 2787 GM 2016192 United States 1772 1987
7 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2785 GM 623539 France 1523 1990
8 Viswanathan Anand 2784 GM 5000017 India 2911 1969
9 Veselin Topalov 2780 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1987 1975
10 Wesley So 2773 GM 5202213 United States 633 1993
11 Sergey Karjakin 2769 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 1915 1990
12 Liren Ding 2766 GM 8603677 China 635 1992
13 Pavel Eljanov 2760 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1329 1983
14 Penteala Harikrishna 2753 GM 5007003 India 1374 1986
15 Alexander Grischuk 2752 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2237 1983
16 Chao b Li 2751 GM 8604436 China 513 1989
17 Peter Svidler 2751 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2502 1976
18 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2747 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1750 1985
19 Yangyi Yu 2747 GM 8603820 China 649 1994
20 Michael Adams 2744 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2678 1971
21 Boris Gelfand 2735 GM 2805677 Israel 2691 1968
22 David Navara 2734 GM 309095 Czech Republic 1627 1985
23 Dmitry Andreikin 2732 GM 4158814 Russian Federation 954 1990
24 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2732 GM 3503240 Cuba 705 1983
25 Dmitry Jakovenko 2732 GM 4122356 Russian Federation 1386 1983
26 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2728 GM 4147235 Russian Federation 1038 1987
27 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2727 GM 1118358 Poland 1434 1987
28 Teimour Radjabov 2726 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1478 1987
29 Xiangzhi Bu 2724 GM 8601445 China 1202 1985
30 Richard Rapport 2721 GM 738590 Hungary 583 1996
31 Nikita Vitiugov 2721 GM 4152956 Russian Federation 1115 1987
32 Yue Wang 2718 GM 8601429 China 1136 1987
33 Hao Wang 2717 GM 8602883 China 1043 1989
34 Ruslan Ponomariov 2712 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1635 1983
35 Vassily Ivanchuk 2710 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3359 1969
36 Vassily Ivanchuk 2710 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3359 1969
37 Quang Liem Le 2709 GM 12401137 Viet Nam 1022 1991
38 Maxim Rodshtein 2708 GM 2806851 Israel 834 1989
39 Yi Wei 2706 GM 8603405 China 400 1999
40 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2705 GM 1503707 Norway 752 1990
41 Peter Leko 2705 GM 703303 Hungary 2116 1979
42 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2704 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1335 1979
43 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2704 GM 4168119 Russian Federation 1095 1990
44 Arkadij Naiditsch 2702 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 1844 1985
45 Gabriel Sargissian 2702 GM 13300881 Armenia 1154 1983
46 Laurent Fressinet 2700 GM 608742 France 1844 1981
47 Etienne Bacrot 2697 GM 605506 France 2168 1983
48 Hua Ni 2697 GM 8601160 China 1182 1983
49 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2694 GM 14109182 Ukraine 791 1986
50 Sergei Rublevsky 2692 GM 4115309 Russian Federation 1545 1974
51 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2688 GM 3800024 Peru 1429 1967
52 Vladimir Malakhov 2687 GM 4120787 Russian Federation 1459 1980
53 David W L Howell 2685 GM 410608 United Kingdom 1067 1990
54 Alexei Shirov 2684 GM 2209390 Latvia 2991 1972
55 Ivan Cheparinov 2684 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1341 1986
56 Nigel D Short 2684 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2568 1965
57 Zoltan Almasi 2684 GM 702293 Hungary 1761 1976
58 Alexander Morozevich 2683 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 1837 1977
59 Markus Ragger 2682 GM 1610856 Austria 1173 1988
60 Maxim Matlakov 2682 GM 4168003 Russian Federation 900 1991
61 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2679 GM 1202758 Germany 1506 1976
62 Ernesto Inarkiev 2676 GM 4162722 Russian Federation 1193 1985
63 Alexander Areshchenko 2675 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1122 1986
64 Evgeny Bareev 2675 GM 4100140 Canada 1806 1966
65 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2675 GM 2205530 Spain 1750 1982
66 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2673 GM 3503739 Cuba 1285 1982
67 Vladislav Artemiev 2673 GM 24101605 Russian Federation 384 1998
68 Hou Yifan 2673 GM 8602980 China 923 1994
69 Baadur Jobava 2673 GM 13601520 Georgia 1258 1983
70 Alexander Moiseenko 2673 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1431 1980
71 Evgeniy Najer 2672 GM 4118987 Russian Federation 1564 1977
72 Luke J McShane 2671 GM 404853 United Kingdom 1244 1984
73 Evgeny Postny 2668 GM 2804344 Israel 1269 1981
74 Igor Lysyj 2668 GM 4150120 Russian Federation 874 1987
75 Gata Kamsky 2667 GM 2000024 United States 1622 1974
76 Igor Kovalenko 2667 GM 14117908 Latvia 642 1988
77 Sanan Sjugirov 2667 GM 4189302 Russian Federation 825 1993
78 Ivan Ivanisevic 2665 GM 912417 Serbia 1429 1977
79 Viktor Laznicka 2664 GM 316385 Czech Republic 1228 1988
80 Dariusz Swiercz 2664 GM 1126881 Poland 770 1994
81 Vladimir Fedoseev 2664 GM 24130737 Russian Federation 637 1995
82 Parimarjan Negi 2664 GM 5016690 India 787 1993
83 Alexander Onischuk 2664 GM 14101025 United States 1406 1975
84 Zahar Efimenko 2663 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1297 1985
85 Ray Robson 2663 GM 2023970 United States 511 1994
86 Matthew D Sadler 2662 GM 400173 United Kingdom 860 1974
87 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2662 GM 4113403 Russian Federation 1434 1976
88 Jan Krzysztof Duda 2660 GM 1170546 Poland 412 1998
89 Surya Shekhar Ganguly 2660 GM 5002150 India 1256 1983
90 Georg Meier 2660 GM 4675789 Germany 896 1987
91 Vladislav Tkachiev 2660 GM 618438 France 1484 1973
92 Ilia Smirin 2658 GM 2801990 Israel 1982 1968
93 Ivan Bukavshin 2658 GM 4199758 Russian Federation 522 1995
94 Vladimir Akopian 2656 GM 13300032 Armenia 1709 1971
95 Bassem Amin 2655 GM 10601457 Egypt 568 1988
96 Alexander Motylev 2655 GM 4121830 Russian Federation 1465 1979
97 Viktor Bologan 2654 GM 13900048 Moldova 2280 1971
98 Sergei Movsesian 2653 GM 310204 Armenia 2086 1978
99 B Adhiban 2653 GM 5018471 India 606 1992
100 Eltaj Safarli 2653 GM 13402129 Azerbaijan 923 1992