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 2863 GM 1503014 Norway 1541 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2802 GM 2020009 Italy 1316 1992
3 Hikaru Nakamura 2798 GM 2016192 United states 1655 1987
4 Veselin Topalov 2798 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1935 1975
5 Alexander Grischuk 2794 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2112 1983
6 Viswanathan Anand 2791 GM 5000017 India 2817 1969
7 Anish Giri 2790 GM 24116068 Netherlands 890 1994
8 Wesley So 2788 GM 5202213 United states 539 1993
9 Vladimir Kramnik 2783 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2376 1975
10 Levon Aronian 2770 GM 13300474 Armenia 1801 1982
11 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1363 1990
12 Sergey Karjakin 2757 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1771 1990
13 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2754 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1643 1985
14 Liren Ding 2751 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
15 Boris Gelfand 2747 GM 2805677 Israel 2592 1968
16 Michael Adams 2746 GM 400041 United kingdom 2593 1971
17 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2745 GM 4147235 Russian federation 919 1987
18 David Navara 2744 GM 309095 Czech republic 1486 1985
19 Dmitry Jakovenko 2744 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1297 1983
20 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2738 GM 1118358 Poland 1324 1987
21 Teimour Radjabov 2738 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1417 1987
22 Nikita Vitiugov 2736 GM 4152956 Russian federation 1012 1987
23 Peter Svidler 2734 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2358 1976
24 Pavel Eljanov 2733 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1216 1983
25 Penteala Harikrishna 2731 GM 5007003 India 1286 1986
26 Vassily Ivanchuk 2731 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3262 1969
27 Chao b Li 2730 GM 8604436 China 477 1989
28 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2729 GM 3503240 Cuba 607 1983
29 Yue Wang 2726 GM 8601429 China 1078 1987
30 Yangyi Yu 2724 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
31 Dmitry Andreikin 2723 GM 4158814 Russian federation 854 1990
32 Arkadij Naiditsch 2720 GM 4650891 Germany 1784 1985
33 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2716 GM 4168119 Russian federation 954 1990
34 Ruslan Ponomariov 2714 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1571 1983
35 Peter Leko 2713 GM 703303 Hungary 2032 1979
36 Hao Wang 2713 GM 8602883 China 965 1989
37 Laurent Fressinet 2712 GM 608742 France 1726 1981
38 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2712 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1276 1979
39 Alexander Morozevich 2711 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1748 1977
40 Richard Rapport 2710 GM 738590 Hungary 531 1996
41 Anton Korobov 2707 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1086 1985
42 Etienne Bacrot 2706 GM 605506 France 2062 1983
43 Vladimir Malakhov 2706 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1331 1980
44 Hua Ni 2704 GM 8601160 China 1119 1983
45 Vladimir Malakhov 2706 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1331 1980
46 Maxim Matlakov 2699 GM 4168003 Russian federation 791 1991
47 Baadur Jobava 2699 GM 13601520 Georgia 1172 1983
48 Zoltan Almasi 2698 GM 702293 Hungary 1699 1976
49 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1473 1974
50 Alexander Moiseenko 2697 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1362 1980
51 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2696 GM 2205530 Spain 1667 1982
52 Quang Liem Le 2693 GM 12401137 Viet nam 976 1991
53 Alexei Shirov 2691 GM 2209390 Latvia 2923 1972
54 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2691 GM 3503739 Cuba 1181 1982
55 Igor Lysyj 2691 GM 4150120 Russian federation 807 1987
56 Ernesto Inarkiev 2690 GM 4162722 Russian federation 1020 1985
57 Alexander Riazantsev 2671 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1376 1985
58 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2686 GM 14109182 Ukraine 691 1986
59 Hou Yifan 2686 GM 8602980 China 850 1994
60 Luke J McShane 2685 GM 404853 United kingdom 1207 1984
61 Xiangzhi Bu 2681 GM 8601445 China 1144 1985
62 Ivan Cheparinov 2680 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1288 1986
63 Gata Kamsky 2680 GM 2000024 United states 1538 1974
64 Nigel D Short 2678 GM 400025 United kingdom 2521 1965
65 Sanan Sjugirov 2677 GM 4189302 Russian federation 754 1993
66 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
67 Gabriel Sargissian 2674 GM 13300881 Armenia 1111 1983
68 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 521 1995
69 Boris Grachev 2671 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1164 1986
70 Alexander Riazantsev 2671 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1376 1985
71 Vladislav Artemiev 2671 GM 24101605 Russian federation 278 1998
72 Maxim Rodshtein 2667 GM 2806851 Israel 778 1989
73 Sergei Movsesian 2665 GM 310204 Armenia 1998 1978
74 Igor Kovalenko 2665 GM 14117908 Latvia 486 1988
75 Alexander Onischuk 2665 GM 14101025 United states 1355 1975
76 Markus Ragger 2664 GM 1610856 Austria 1056 1988
77 Parimarjan Negi 2664 GM 5016690 India 773 1993
78 Evgeniy Najer 2663 GM 4118987 Russian federation 1485 1977
79 Loek Van Wely 2663 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3224 1972
80 Viktor Laznicka 2662 GM 316385 Czech republic 1175 1988
81 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2662 GM 12401110 Viet nam 650 1990
82 Sergei Tiviakov 2662 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2155 1973
83 Ferenc Berkes 2661 GM 718572 Hungary 1224 1985
84 Samuel L Shankland 2661 GM 2004887 United states 397 1991
85 Andrei Volokitin 2660 GM 14107090 Ukraine 1165 1986
86 Tigran L Petrosian 2660 GM 13301616 Armenia 777 1984
87 Denis Khismatullin 2658 GM 4142578 Russian federation 977 1984
88 Yuriy Kuzubov 2658 GM 14112906 Ukraine 802 1990
89 Matthew D Sadler 2658 GM 400173 United kingdom 856 1974
90 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2658 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1320 1976
91 Sergei Zhigalko 2657 GM 13502956 Belarus 925 1989
92 Vladimir Akopian 2656 GM 13300032 Armenia 1651 1971
93 Zahar Efimenko 2656 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1248 1985
94 Ray Robson 2656 GM 2023970 United states 493 1994
95 Peter Heine Nielsen 2655 GM 1400355 Denmark 1834 1973
96 Evgeny Alekseev 2654 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1091 1985
97 Andrey Vovk 2654 GM 14114470 Ukraine 353 1991
98 Krishnan Sasikiran 2654 GM 5004985 India 1475 1981
99 Robert Kempinski 2653 GM 1105663 Poland 1583 1977
100 Alexander Motylev 2653 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1330 1979