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 2851 GM 1503014 Norway 1673 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2804 GM 2020009 United States 1473 1992
3 Vladimir Kramnik 2801 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2493 1975
4 Anish Giri 2790 GM 24116068 Netherlands 1081 1994
5 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2788 GM 623539 France 1560 1990
6 Hikaru Nakamura 2787 GM 2016192 United States 1838 1987
7 Levon Aronian 2784 GM 13300474 Armenia 1955 1982
8 Sergey Karjakin 2779 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 1932 1990
9 Liren Ding 2778 GM 8603677 China 698 1992
10 Wesley So 2775 GM 5202213 United States 670 1993
11 Viswanathan Anand 2770 GM 5000017 India 2944 1969
12 Pavel Eljanov 2765 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1358 1983
13 Penteala Harikrishna 2763 GM 5007003 India 1459 1986
14 Peter Svidler 2762 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2525 1976
15 Chao b Li 2756 GM 8604436 China 615 1989
16 Veselin Topalov 2754 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2019 1975
17 Alexander Grischuk 2752 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2245 1983
18 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2748 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1808 1985
19 Boris Gelfand 2740 GM 2805677 Israel 2705 1968
20 Yangyi Yu 2737 GM 8603820 China 664 1994
21 Dmitry Andreikin 2736 GM 4158814 Russian Federation 954 1990
22 David Navara 2735 GM 309095 Czech Republic 1702 1985
23 Hao Wang 2734 GM 8602883 China 1103 1989
24 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2732 GM 3503240 Cuba 764 1983
25 Richard Rapport 2731 GM 738590 Hungary 610 1996
26 Dmitry Jakovenko 2731 GM 4122356 Russian Federation 1395 1983
27 Yue Wang 2728 GM 8601429 China 1194 1987
28 Michael Adams 2727 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2699 1971
29 Teimour Radjabov 2726 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1478 1987
30 Xiangzhi Bu 2723 GM 8601445 China 1230 1985
31 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2722 GM 1118358 Poland 1505 1987
32 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2722 GM 4147235 Russian Federation 1103 1987
33 Nikita Vitiugov 2721 GM 4152956 Russian Federation 1157 1987
34 Quang Liem Le 2718 GM 12401137 Viet Nam 1033 1991
35 Ruslan Ponomariov 2715 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1688 1983
36 Vassily Ivanchuk 2710 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3428 1969
37 Peter Leko 2705 GM 703303 Hungary 2118 1979
38 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2703 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1343 1979
39 Vladimir Malakhov 2703 GM 4120787 Russian Federation 1483 1980
40 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2703 GM 4168119 Russian Federation 1111 1990
41 Etienne Bacrot 2702 GM 605506 France 2187 1983
42 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2700 GM 2205530 Spain 1791 1982
43 Markus Ragger 2696 GM 1610856 Austria 1214 1988
44 Yi Wei 2694 GM 8603405 China 449 1999
45 Maxim Matlakov 2693 GM 4168003 Russian Federation 919 1991
46 Laurent Fressinet 2692 GM 608742 France 1906 1981
47 Sergei Rublevsky 2692 GM 4115309 Russian Federation 1553 1974
48 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2691 GM 14109182 Ukraine 794 1986
49 Gabriel Sargissian 2689 GM 13300881 Armenia 1211 1983
50 Maxim Rodshtein 2689 GM 2806851 Israel 856 1989
51 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2689 GM 1503707 Norway 765 1990
52 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2686 GM 3800024 Peru 1445 1967
53 Ernesto Inarkiev 2686 GM 4162722 Russian Federation 1222 1985
54 Ivan Cheparinov 2685 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1364 1986
55 Vladimir Fedoseev 2685 GM 24130737 Russian Federation 655 1995
56 Alexei Shirov 2685 GM 2209390 Latvia 3032 1972
57 Alexander Morozevich 2683 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 1839 1977
58 Hua Ni 2682 GM 8601160 China 1205 1983
59 Zoltan Almasi 2682 GM 702293 Hungary 1768 1976
60 Kacper Piorun 2681 GM 1130420 Poland 494 1991
61 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2681 GM 3503739 Cuba 1296 1982
62 Evgeniy Najer 2681 GM 4118987 Russian Federation 1586 1977
63 Vladimir Akopian 2675 GM 13300032 Armenia 1718 1971
64 Evgeny Bareev 2675 GM 4100140 Canada 1808 1966
65 Ray Robson 2674 GM 2023970 United States 525 1994
66 Sanan Sjugirov 2674 GM 4189302 Russian Federation 842 1993
67 Sanan Sjugirov 2674 GM 4189302 Russian Federation 842 1993
68 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2672 GM 4113403 Russian Federation 1450 1976
69 David W L Howell 2671 GM 410608 United Kingdom 1085 1990
70 Luke J McShane 2671 GM 404853 United Kingdom 1253 1984
71 Gata Kamsky 2670 GM 2000024 United States 1678 1974
72 Matthew D Sadler 2670 GM 400173 United Kingdom 860 1974
73 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2669 GM 1202758 Germany 1526 1976
74 Ilia Smirin 2669 GM 2801990 Israel 1989 1968
75 Vladislav Artemiev 2669 GM 24101605 Russian Federation 407 1998
76 Alexander Onischuk 2668 GM 14101025 United States 1417 1975
77 Viktor Laznicka 2668 GM 316385 Czech Republic 1255 1988
78 Igor Lysyj 2668 GM 4150120 Russian Federation 882 1987
79 Alexander Areshchenko 2667 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1138 1986
80 Jan Krzysztof Duda 2666 GM 1170546 Poland 431 1998
81 B Adhiban 2665 GM 5018471 India 641 1992
82 Eltaj Safarli 2664 GM 13402129 Azerbaijan 957 1992
83 Alexander Moiseenko 2663 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1456 1980
84 Arkadij Naiditsch 2663 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 1873 1985
85 Hou Yifan 2663 GM 8602980 China 942 1994
86 Evgeny Postny 2662 GM 2804344 Israel 1286 1981
87 Aleksey Dreev 2662 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2722 1969
88 Baadur Jobava 2661 GM 13601520 Georgia 1289 1983
89 Sergei Movsesian 2660 GM 310204 Armenia 2158 1978
90 Alexander Motylev 2660 GM 4121830 Russian Federation 1476 1979
91 Parimarjan Negi 2660 GM 5016690 India 794 1993
92 Vladislav Tkachiev 2660 GM 618438 France 1484 1973
93 Santosh Gujrathi Vidit 2658 GM 5029465 India 420 1994
94 Loek Van Wely 2658 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3337 1972
95 Ivan Bukavshin 2658 GM 4199758 Russian Federation 522 1995
96 Gawain C Jones 2657 GM 409561 United Kingdom 999 1987
97 Dariusz Swiercz 2656 GM 1126881 Poland 804 1994
98 Georg Meier 2656 GM 4675789 Germany 907 1987
99 Zahar Efimenko 2656 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1304 1985
100 Rauf Mamedov 2655 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1248 1988