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 2877 GM 1503014 Norway 1488 1990
2 Levon Aronian 2805 GM 13300474 Armenia 1666 1982
3 Fabiano Caruana 2801 GM 2020009 Italy 1211 1992
4 Alexander Grischuk 2795 GM 4126025 Russian federation 1982 1983
5 Hikaru Nakamura 2787 GM 2016192 United states 1538 1987
6 Sergey Karjakin 2786 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1662 1990
7 Viswanathan Anand 2785 GM 5000017 India 2746 1969
8 Veselin Topalov 2772 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1911 1975
9 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1235 1990
10 Vladimir Kramnik 2760 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2292 1975
11 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2760 GM 3503240 Cuba 524 1983
12 Wesley So 2755 GM 5202213 Philippines 492 1993
13 Boris Gelfand 2753 GM 2805677 Israel 2474 1968
14 Peter Svidler 2751 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2289 1976
15 Dmitry Jakovenko 2747 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1238 1983
16 Anish Giri 2745 GM 24116068 Netherlands 793 1994
17 Vassily Ivanchuk 2744 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3166 1969
18 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2743 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1499 1985
19 Liren Ding 2742 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
20 Nikita Vitiugov 2742 GM 4152956 Russian federation 959 1987
21 Michael Adams 2740 GM 400041 United kingdom 2534 1971
22 Peter Leko 2740 GM 703303 Hungary 1930 1979
23 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2735 GM 1118358 Poland 1242 1987
24 Alexander Morozevich 2731 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1649 1977
25 Hao Wang 2730 GM 8602883 China 887 1989
26 Penteala Harikrishna 2725 GM 5007003 India 1205 1986
27 Teimour Radjabov 2724 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1310 1987
28 Pavel Eljanov 2723 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1170 1983
29 Dmitry Andreikin 2722 GM 4158814 Russian federation 821 1990
30 Etienne Bacrot 2720 GM 605506 France 1941 1983
31 Yue Wang 2718 GM 8601429 China 989 1987
32 Ruslan Ponomariov 2717 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1497 1983
33 David Navara 2716 GM 309095 Czech republic 1397 1985
34 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2714 GM 4168119 Russian federation 825 1990
35 Baadur Jobava 2713 GM 13601520 Georgia 1108 1983
36 Chao b Li 2711 GM 8604436 China 442 1989
37 Quang Liem Le 2710 GM 12401137 Viet nam 936 1991
38 Arkadij Naiditsch 2709 GM 4650891 Germany 1695 1985
39 Alexei Shirov 2709 GM 2209390 Latvia 2831 1972
40 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2708 GM 14109182 Ukraine 631 1986
41 Laurent Fressinet 2708 GM 608742 France 1681 1981
42 Xiangzhi Bu 2707 GM 8601445 China 1100 1985
43 Alexander Moiseenko 2707 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1287 1980
44 Gata Kamsky 2706 GM 2000024 United states 1514 1974
45 Richard Rapport 2704 GM 738590 Hungary 456 1996
46 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2701 GM 4147235 Russian federation 848 1987
47 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2700 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1228 1979
48 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1456 1974
49 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2698 GM 2205530 Spain 1615 1982
50 Vladimir Malakhov 2696 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1265 1980
51 Zoltan Almasi 2690 GM 702293 Hungary 1664 1976
52 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2689 GM 1202758 Germany 1413 1976
53 Alexander Motylev 2686 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1266 1979
54 Gabriel Sargissian 2686 GM 13300881 Armenia 1067 1983
55 Maxim Matlakov 2685 GM 4168003 Russian federation 709 1991
56 Alexander Areshchenko 2684 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1009 1986
57 Igor Lysyj 2683 GM 4150120 Russian federation 761 1987
58 Denis Khismatullin 2681 GM 4142578 Russian federation 906 1984
59 Ivan Cheparinov 2681 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1260 1986
60 Romain Edouard 2680 GM 633429 France 786 1990
61 Anton Korobov 2680 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1007 1985
62 Alexander Riazantsev 2678 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1318 1985
63 Sergei Zhigalko 2678 GM 13502956 Belarus 873 1989
64 Viktor Laznicka 2676 GM 316385 Czech republic 1117 1988
65 Judit Polgar 2676 GM 700070 Hungary 1823 1976
66 Evgeny Alekseev 2675 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1036 1985
67 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 433 1995
68 Boris Grachev 2672 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1092 1986
69 Sergei Movsesian 2672 GM 310204 Armenia 1954 1978
70 Maxim Rodshtein 2671 GM 2806851 Israel 734 1989
71 Ivan Saric 2671 GM 14508150 Croatia 840 1990
72 Konstantin Landa 2670 GM 4101685 Russian federation 1415 1972
73 Luke J McShane 2670 GM 404853 United kingdom 1191 1984
74 Krishnan Sasikiran 2669 GM 5004985 India 1442 1981
75 Yangyi Yu 2668 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
76 Yuriy Kuzubov 2667 GM 14112906 Ukraine 746 1990
77 Hua Ni 2666 GM 8601160 China 1068 1983
78 Ernesto Inarkiev 2666 GM 4162722 Russian federation 931 1985
79 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2665 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1237 1981
80 Gawain C Jones 2665 GM 409561 United kingdom 867 1987
81 Nigel D Short 2665 GM 400025 United kingdom 2490 1965
82 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2664 GM 3503739 Cuba 1151 1982
83 Sergei Tiviakov 2664 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2128 1973
84 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2663 GM 3800024 Peru 1340 1967
85 Loek Van Wely 2662 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3157 1972
86 Aleksey Dreev 2662 GM 4100107 Russian federation 2582 1969
87 Hou Yifan 2661 GM 8602980 China 750 1994
88 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2659 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1287 1976
89 Grzegorz Gajewski 2659 GM 1116207 Poland 803 1985
90 Luka Lenic 2659 GM 14603853 Slovenia 883 1988
91 Rauf Mamedov 2659 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1016 1988
92 Alexander Onischuk 2659 GM 14101025 United states 1338 1975
93 Sanan Sjugirov 2658 GM 4189302 Russian federation 692 1993
94 Christian Bauer 2658 GM 603767 France 1631 1977
95 Ferenc Berkes 2658 GM 718572 Hungary 1184 1985
96 Tigran Gharamian 2657 GM 13301527 France 458 1984
97 Andrei Istratescu 2656 GM 1200372 France 1399 1975
98 Ilia Smirin 2656 GM 2801990 Israel 1889 1968
99 Hrant Melkumyan 2655 GM 13302485 Armenia 478 1989
100 Aleksander Delchev 2655 GM 2900394 Bulgaria 1746 1971