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 2876 GM 1503014 Norway 1550 1990
2 Viswanathan Anand 2804 GM 5000017 India 2826 1969
3 Fabiano Caruana 2803 GM 2020009 Italy 1325 1992
4 Hikaru Nakamura 2799 GM 2016192 United states 1658 1987
5 Veselin Topalov 2798 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1935 1975
6 Alexander Grischuk 2780 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2123 1983
7 Wesley So 2778 GM 5202213 United states 548 1993
8 Vladimir Kramnik 2777 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2388 1975
9 Anish Giri 2776 GM 24116068 Netherlands 899 1994
10 Levon Aronian 2776 GM 13300474 Armenia 1814 1982
11 Liren Ding 2757 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
12 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1374 1990
13 Sergey Karjakin 2753 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1779 1990
14 David Navara 2751 GM 309095 Czech republic 1486 1985
15 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2749 GM 4147235 Russian federation 927 1987
16 Chao b Li 2748 GM 8604436 China 477 1989
17 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2746 GM 1118358 Poland 1328 1987
18 Boris Gelfand 2744 GM 2805677 Israel 2601 1968
19 Michael Adams 2740 GM 400041 United kingdom 2602 1971
20 Dmitry Jakovenko 2738 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1305 1983
21 Teimour Radjabov 2738 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1417 1987
22 Nikita Vitiugov 2736 GM 4152956 Russian federation 1021 1987
23 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2735 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1652 1985
24 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2734 GM 3503240 Cuba 620 1983
25 Peter Svidler 2734 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2361 1976
26 Penteala Harikrishna 2733 GM 5007003 India 1295 1986
27 Vassily Ivanchuk 2733 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3271 1969
28 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2728 GM 4168119 Russian federation 958 1990
29 Yue Wang 2724 GM 8601429 China 1082 1987
30 Yangyi Yu 2723 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
31 Dmitry Andreikin 2723 GM 4158814 Russian federation 858 1990
32 Arkadij Naiditsch 2720 GM 4650891 Germany 1785 1985
33 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2728 GM 4168119 Russian federation 958 1990
34 Pavel Eljanov 2718 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1224 1983
35 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2715 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1278 1979
36 Peter Leko 2714 GM 703303 Hungary 2040 1979
37 Laurent Fressinet 2712 GM 608742 France 1726 1981
38 Ruslan Ponomariov 2711 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1579 1983
39 Alexander Morozevich 2711 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1748 1977
40 Hao Wang 2710 GM 8602883 China 971 1989
41 Anton Korobov 2708 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1090 1985
42 Alexander Moiseenko 2707 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1368 1980
43 Etienne Bacrot 2704 GM 605506 France 2066 1983
44 Vladimir Malakhov 2702 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1334 1980
45 Hua Ni 2701 GM 8601160 China 1119 1983
46 Zoltan Almasi 2700 GM 702293 Hungary 1707 1976
47 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2700 GM 14109182 Ukraine 697 1986
48 Baadur Jobava 2699 GM 13601520 Georgia 1175 1983
49 Xiangzhi Bu 2696 GM 8601445 China 1152 1985
50 David W L Howell 2696 GM 410608 United kingdom 995 1990
51 Alexei Shirov 2696 GM 2209390 Latvia 2927 1972
52 Maxim Matlakov 2694 GM 4168003 Russian federation 795 1991
53 Quang Liem Le 2693 GM 12401137 Viet nam 976 1991
54 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2686 GM 2205530 Spain 1673 1982
55 Hou Yifan 2686 GM 8602980 China 853 1994
56 Luke J McShane 2685 GM 404853 United kingdom 1207 1984
57 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2684 GM 3503739 Cuba 1190 1982
58 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 525 1995
59 Nigel D Short 2683 GM 400025 United kingdom 2537 1965
60 Maxim Rodshtein 2682 GM 2806851 Israel 788 1989
61 Ivan Cheparinov 2681 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1297 1986
62 Igor Lysyj 2677 GM 4150120 Russian federation 810 1987
63 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
64 Ray Robson 2674 GM 2023970 United states 493 1994
65 Gata Kamsky 2673 GM 2000024 United states 1542 1974
66 Gabriel Sargissian 2673 GM 13300881 Armenia 1119 1983
67 Richard Rapport 2671 GM 738590 Hungary 537 1996
68 Vladislav Artemiev 2671 GM 24101605 Russian federation 282 1998
69 Alexander Riazantsev 2671 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1379 1985
70 Sanan Sjugirov 2670 GM 4189302 Russian federation 758 1993
71 Vladimir Onischuk 2669 GM 14114038 Ukraine 479 1991
72 Markus Ragger 2668 GM 1610856 Austria 1056 1988
73 Boris Grachev 2666 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1167 1986
74 Denis Khismatullin 2666 GM 4142578 Russian federation 981 1984
75 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2665 GM 1503707 Norway 700 1990
76 Ernesto Inarkiev 2664 GM 4162722 Russian federation 1023 1985
77 Ferenc Berkes 2664 GM 718572 Hungary 1225 1985
78 Parimarjan Negi 2664 GM 5016690 India 773 1993
79 Evgeniy Najer 2663 GM 4118987 Russian federation 1488 1977
80 Alexander Onischuk 2662 GM 14101025 United states 1362 1975
81 Viktor Laznicka 2662 GM 316385 Czech republic 1176 1988
82 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2662 GM 12401110 Viet nam 650 1990
83 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2660 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1323 1976
84 Daniil Dubov 2659 GM 24126055 Russian federation 461 1996
85 Csaba Balogh 2659 GM 718939 Hungary 1572 1987
86 Ilia Smirin 2658 GM 2801990 Israel 1935 1968
87 Matthew D Sadler 2658 GM 400173 United kingdom 858 1974
88 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2657 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1282 1981
89 Ivan Ivanisevic 2657 GM 912417 Serbia 1356 1977
90 Vladislav Tkachiev 2657 GM 618438 France 1475 1973
91 Samuel L Shankland 2656 GM 2004887 United states 406 1991
92 Alexander Areshchenko 2656 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1057 1986
93 Zahar Efimenko 2656 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1248 1985
94 Rauf Mamedov 2655 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1104 1988
95 Sergei Movsesian 2655 GM 310204 Armenia 2005 1978
96 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2655 GM 1202758 Germany 1461 1976
97 Peter Heine Nielsen 2655 GM 1400355 Denmark 1834 1973
98 Sergei Zhigalko 2654 GM 13502956 Belarus 926 1989
99 Hrant Melkumyan 2654 GM 13302485 Armenia 523 1989
100 Georg Meier 2654 GM 4675789 Germany 833 1987