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 2853 GM 1503014 Norway 1559 1990
2 Viswanathan Anand 2816 GM 5000017 India 2835 1969
3 Veselin Topalov 2816 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1944 1975
4 Hikaru Nakamura 2814 GM 2016192 United states 1678 1987
5 Fabiano Caruana 2797 GM 2020009 United states 1345 1992
6 Anish Giri 2791 GM 24116068 Netherlands 929 1994
7 Vladimir Kramnik 2783 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2390 1975
8 Wesley So 2780 GM 5202213 United states 562 1993
9 Alexander Grischuk 2771 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2145 1983
10 Levon Aronian 2765 GM 13300474 Armenia 1824 1982
11 Dmitry Jakovenko 2757 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1322 1983
12 Sergey Karjakin 2753 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1790 1990
13 Boris Gelfand 2751 GM 2805677 Israel 2612 1968
14 Liren Ding 2749 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
15 Chao b Li 2748 GM 8604436 China 477 1989
16 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2745 GM 4147235 Russian federation 938 1987
17 Michael Adams 2740 GM 400041 United kingdom 2602 1971
18 Peter Svidler 2740 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2384 1976
19 Teimour Radjabov 2738 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1417 1987
20 Yangyi Yu 2736 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
21 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2736 GM 3503240 Cuba 632 1983
22 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2735 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1652 1985
23 Nikita Vitiugov 2734 GM 4152956 Russian federation 1030 1987
24 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2733 GM 1118358 Poland 1341 1987
25 Penteala Harikrishna 2733 GM 5007003 India 1295 1986
26 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1409 1990
27 Vassily Ivanchuk 2728 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3274 1969
28 David Navara 2724 GM 309095 Czech republic 1509 1985
29 Arkadij Naiditsch 2690 GM 4650891 Germany 1796 1985
30 Dmitry Andreikin 2723 GM 4158814 Russian federation 872 1990
31 Pavel Eljanov 2723 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1224 1983
32 Yue Wang 2716 GM 8601429 China 1088 1987
33 Peter Leko 2714 GM 703303 Hungary 2040 1979
34 Alexander Morozevich 2711 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1756 1977
35 Ruslan Ponomariov 2711 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1583 1983
36 Alexander Moiseenko 2710 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1368 1980
37 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2709 GM 4168119 Russian federation 981 1990
38 Laurent Fressinet 2707 GM 608742 France 1746 1981
39 Hao Wang 2705 GM 8602883 China 985 1989
40 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2704 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1285 1979
41 Hua Ni 2703 GM 8601160 China 1122 1983
42 Alexei Shirov 2702 GM 2209390 Latvia 2930 1972
43 Sergei Rublevsky 2702 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1479 1974
44 Zoltan Almasi 2700 GM 702293 Hungary 1707 1976
45 Anton Korobov 2699 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1113 1985
46 Quang Liem Le 2699 GM 12401137 Viet nam 976 1991
47 Vladimir Malakhov 2699 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1375 1980
48 David W L Howell 2698 GM 410608 United kingdom 995 1990
49 Xiangzhi Bu 2695 GM 8601445 China 1155 1985
50 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2695 GM 14109182 Ukraine 700 1986
51 Etienne Bacrot 2693 GM 605506 France 2083 1983
52 Baadur Jobava 2693 GM 13601520 Georgia 1200 1983
53 Maxim Matlakov 2691 GM 4168003 Russian federation 822 1991
54 Arkadij Naiditsch 2690 GM 4650891 Germany 1796 1985
55 Markus Ragger 2688 GM 1610856 Austria 1075 1988
56 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2686 GM 2205530 Spain 1680 1982
57 Luke J McShane 2685 GM 404853 United kingdom 1207 1984
58 Ivan Cheparinov 2683 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1300 1986
59 Nigel D Short 2683 GM 400025 United kingdom 2537 1965
60 Igor Kovalenko 2682 GM 14117908 Latvia 505 1988
61 Ray Robson 2680 GM 2023970 United states 493 1994
62 Maxim Rodshtein 2678 GM 2806851 Israel 791 1989
63 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2677 GM 1503707 Norway 719 1990
64 Hou Yifan 2676 GM 8602980 China 859 1994
65 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
66 Gabriel Sargissian 2673 GM 13300881 Armenia 1119 1983
67 Gata Kamsky 2672 GM 2000024 United states 1572 1974
68 Igor Lysyj 2671 GM 4150120 Russian federation 832 1987
69 Richard Rapport 2671 GM 738590 Hungary 537 1996
70 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2669 GM 3503739 Cuba 1199 1982
71 Ernesto Inarkiev 2668 GM 4162722 Russian federation 1066 1985
72 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2664 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1298 1981
73 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 549 1995
74 Ferenc Berkes 2664 GM 718572 Hungary 1234 1985
75 Parimarjan Negi 2664 GM 5016690 India 773 1993
76 Ilia Smirin 2663 GM 2801990 Israel 1935 1968
77 Ivan Ivanisevic 2662 GM 912417 Serbia 1362 1977
78 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2662 GM 12401110 Viet nam 650 1990
79 Alexander Onischuk 2662 GM 14101025 United states 1362 1975
80 Sanan Sjugirov 2662 GM 4189302 Russian federation 779 1993
81 Vladislav Tkachiev 2661 GM 618438 France 1475 1973
82 Daniil Dubov 2661 GM 24126055 Russian federation 483 1996
83 Evgeniy Najer 2661 GM 4118987 Russian federation 1510 1977
84 Vladislav Artemiev 2660 GM 24101605 Russian federation 325 1998
85 Csaba Balogh 2659 GM 718939 Hungary 1572 1987
86 Matthew D Sadler 2659 GM 400173 United kingdom 858 1974
87 Boris Grachev 2657 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1203 1986
88 Viktor Laznicka 2657 GM 316385 Czech republic 1176 1988
89 Samuel L Shankland 2656 GM 2004887 United states 406 1991
90 Peter Heine Nielsen 2655 GM 1400355 Denmark 1835 1973
91 Georg Meier 2654 GM 4675789 Germany 833 1987
92 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2654 GM 1202758 Germany 1463 1976
93 Andrei Volokitin 2654 GM 14107090 Ukraine 1165 1986
94 Sergei Zhigalko 2654 GM 13502956 Belarus 926 1989
95 Yuriy Kuzubov 2653 GM 14112906 Ukraine 809 1990
96 Sergei Movsesian 2653 GM 310204 Armenia 2008 1978
97 Ildar Khairullin 2653 GM 4151348 Russian federation 912 1990
98 Zahar Efimenko 2652 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1257 1985
99 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2652 GM 3800024 Peru 1374 1967
100 Alexander Riazantsev 2651 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1434 1985