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 1512 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2839 GM 2020009 Italy 1256 1992
3 Veselin Topalov 2800 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1935 1975
4 Levon Aronian 2797 GM 13300474 Armenia 1697 1982
5 Alexander Grischuk 2795 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2054 1983
6 Viswanathan Anand 2792 GM 5000017 India 2765 1969
7 Anish Giri 2776 GM 24116068 Netherlands 832 1994
8 Sergey Karjakin 2770 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1737 1990
9 Hikaru Nakamura 2767 GM 2016192 United states 1583 1987
10 Wesley So 2762 GM 5202213 United states 506 1993
11 Vladimir Kramnik 2760 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2327 1975
12 Boris Gelfand 2759 GM 2805677 Israel 2532 1968
13 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2757 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1556 1985
14 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1281 1990
15 Michael Adams 2745 GM 400041 United kingdom 2556 1971
16 Dmitry Jakovenko 2745 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1262 1983
17 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2744 GM 1118358 Poland 1258 1987
18 Peter Svidler 2743 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2336 1976
19 Nikita Vitiugov 2738 GM 4152956 Russian federation 976 1987
20 Peter Leko 2731 GM 703303 Hungary 1973 1979
21 Teimour Radjabov 2730 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1346 1987
22 Liren Ding 2730 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
23 David Navara 2727 GM 309095 Czech republic 1428 1985
24 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2726 GM 3503240 Cuba 549 1983
25 Vassily Ivanchuk 2726 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3186 1969
26 Penteala Harikrishna 2725 GM 5007003 India 1225 1986
27 Alexander Morozevich 2724 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1714 1977
28 Baadur Jobava 2722 GM 13601520 Georgia 1139 1983
29 Chao b Li 2722 GM 8604436 China 446 1989
30 Arkadij Naiditsch 2719 GM 4650891 Germany 1728 1985
31 Pavel Eljanov 2719 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1187 1983
32 Richard Rapport 2718 GM 738590 Hungary 494 1996
33 Dmitry Andreikin 2717 GM 4158814 Russian federation 843 1990
34 Etienne Bacrot 2716 GM 605506 France 1978 1983
35 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2714 GM 4147235 Russian federation 891 1987
36 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2714 GM 4168119 Russian federation 869 1990
37 Ruslan Ponomariov 2711 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1517 1983
38 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2711 GM 2205530 Spain 1632 1982
39 Yue Wang 2711 GM 8601429 China 1002 1987
40 Hao Wang 2710 GM 8602883 China 904 1989
41 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2709 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1261 1979
42 Vladimir Malakhov 2708 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1303 1980
43 Xiangzhi Bu 2707 GM 8601445 China 1112 1985
44 Laurent Fressinet 2706 GM 608742 France 1720 1981
45 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2706 GM 14109182 Ukraine 660 1986
46 Yangyi Yu 2705 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
47 Zoltan Almasi 2702 GM 702293 Hungary 1690 1976
48 Alexander Moiseenko 2701 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1323 1980
49 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1467 1974
50 Ernesto Inarkiev 2688 GM 4162722 Russian federation 971 1985
51 Gabriel Sargissian 2687 GM 13300881 Armenia 1091 1983
52 Igor Lysyj 2686 GM 4150120 Russian federation 776 1987
53 Maxim Matlakov 2685 GM 4168003 Russian federation 735 1991
54 Ivan Cheparinov 2684 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1268 1986
55 Alexei Shirov 2683 GM 2209390 Latvia 2885 1972
56 Maxim Rodshtein 2682 GM 2806851 Israel 763 1989
57 Krishnan Sasikiran 2682 GM 5004985 India 1456 1981
58 Evgeny Alekseev 2681 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1052 1985
59 Anton Korobov 2680 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1030 1985
60 Ivan Saric 2680 GM 14508150 Croatia 863 1990
61 Alexander Motylev 2680 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1303 1979
62 Denis Khismatullin 2679 GM 4142578 Russian federation 929 1984
63 Quang Liem Le 2678 GM 12401137 Viet nam 962 1991
64 Hrant Melkumyan 2678 GM 13302485 Armenia 493 1989
65 Alexander Riazantsev 2678 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1345 1985
66 Sergei Tiviakov 2677 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2143 1973
67 Hua Ni 2677 GM 8601160 China 1080 1983
68 Gata Kamsky 2676 GM 2000024 United states 1527 1974
69 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
70 Sanan Sjugirov 2673 GM 4189302 Russian federation 706 1993
71 Hou Yifan 2673 GM 8602980 China 778 1994
72 Sergei Zhigalko 2672 GM 13502956 Belarus 895 1989
73 Luke J McShane 2671 GM 404853 United kingdom 1195 1984
74 Boris Grachev 2669 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1126 1986
75 Ferenc Berkes 2669 GM 718572 Hungary 1209 1985
76 Parimarjan Negi 2669 GM 5016690 India 764 1993
77 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2668 GM 3503739 Cuba 1159 1982
78 Ferenc Berkes 2669 GM 718572 Hungary 1209 1985
79 Viktor Laznicka 2667 GM 316385 Czech republic 1146 1988
80 Alexander Onischuk 2665 GM 14101025 United states 1344 1975
81 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2664 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1269 1981
82 Loek Van Wely 2663 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3179 1972
83 Mateusz Bartel 2662 GM 1112635 Poland 1246 1985
84 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 453 1995
85 Gawain C Jones 2661 GM 409561 United kingdom 892 1987
86 Yuriy Kuzubov 2661 GM 14112906 Ukraine 770 1990
87 Nigel D Short 2661 GM 400025 United kingdom 2502 1965
88 Vladislav Artemiev 2660 GM 24101605 Russian federation 240 1998
89 Romain Edouard 2659 GM 633429 France 827 1990
90 Sergei Movsesian 2659 GM 310204 Armenia 1976 1978
91 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2659 GM 12401110 Viet nam 641 1990
92 Markus Ragger 2658 GM 1610856 Austria 1018 1988
93 Tigran Gharamian 2658 GM 13301527 France 471 1984
94 Csaba Balogh 2658 GM 718939 Hungary 1546 1987
95 Vladimir Akopian 2657 GM 13300032 Armenia 1631 1971
96 Alexander Areshchenko 2655 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1040 1986
97 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2655 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1302 1976
98 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2654 GM 3800024 Peru 1362 1967
99 Evgeny Postny 2654 GM 2804344 Israel 1140 1981
100 Peter Heine Nielsen 2654 GM 1400355 Denmark 1830 1973