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 2862 GM 1503014 Norway 1524 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2820 GM 2020009 Italy 1289 1992
3 Alexander Grischuk 2810 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2101 1983
4 Veselin Topalov 2800 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1935 1975
5 Viswanathan Anand 2797 GM 5000017 India 2794 1969
6 Levon Aronian 2797 GM 13300474 Armenia 1772 1982
7 Anish Giri 2784 GM 24116068 Netherlands 870 1994
8 Vladimir Kramnik 2783 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2361 1975
9 Hikaru Nakamura 2776 GM 2016192 United states 1628 1987
10 Wesley So 2762 GM 5202213 United states 523 1993
11 Sergey Karjakin 2760 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1746 1990
12 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2759 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1612 1985
13 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1345 1990
14 Boris Gelfand 2747 GM 2805677 Israel 2581 1968
15 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2744 GM 1118358 Poland 1313 1987
16 Peter Svidler 2739 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2345 1976
17 Michael Adams 2738 GM 400041 United kingdom 2580 1971
18 Dmitry Andreikin 2737 GM 4158814 Russian federation 843 1990
19 Nikita Vitiugov 2735 GM 4152956 Russian federation 1001 1987
20 Teimour Radjabov 2734 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1401 1987
21 Dmitry Jakovenko 2733 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1284 1983
22 Liren Ding 2732 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
23 David Navara 2729 GM 309095 Czech republic 1460 1985
24 Chao b Li 2728 GM 8604436 China 454 1989
25 Pavel Eljanov 2727 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1201 1983
26 Baadur Jobava 2727 GM 13601520 Georgia 1156 1983
27 Yue Wang 2726 GM 8601429 China 1074 1987
28 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2726 GM 3503240 Cuba 596 1983
29 Yangyi Yu 2724 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
30 Penteala Harikrishna 2723 GM 5007003 India 1281 1986
31 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2716 GM 4147235 Russian federation 900 1987
32 Richard Rapport 2716 GM 738590 Hungary 502 1996
33 Vassily Ivanchuk 2715 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3246 1969
34 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2714 GM 4168119 Russian federation 925 1990
35 Hao Wang 2713 GM 8602883 China 963 1989
36 Peter Leko 2713 GM 703303 Hungary 2032 1979
37 Ruslan Ponomariov 2713 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1571 1983
38 Alexander Morozevich 2711 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1740 1977
39 Etienne Bacrot 2711 GM 605506 France 2027 1983
40 Vladimir Malakhov 2706 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1308 1980
41 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2706 GM 2205530 Spain 1636 1982
42 Laurent Fressinet 2706 GM 608742 France 1720 1981
43 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2705 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1263 1979
44 Zoltan Almasi 2701 GM 702293 Hungary 1693 1976
45 Igor Lysyj 2700 GM 4150120 Russian federation 789 1987
46 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1473 1974
47 Alexander Moiseenko 2695 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1347 1980
48 Maxim Matlakov 2695 GM 4168003 Russian federation 767 1991
49 Arkadij Naiditsch 2694 GM 4650891 Germany 1746 1985
50 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2692 GM 14109182 Ukraine 674 1986
51 Hua Ni 2689 GM 8601160 China 1116 1983
52 Alexei Shirov 2689 GM 2209390 Latvia 2900 1972
53 Anton Korobov 2687 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1057 1985
54 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2685 GM 3503739 Cuba 1172 1982
55 Xiangzhi Bu 2684 GM 8601445 China 1140 1985
56 Alexander Riazantsev 2684 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1365 1985
57 Krishnan Sasikiran 2682 GM 5004985 India 1458 1981
58 Ivan Cheparinov 2681 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1277 1986
59 Sergei Zhigalko 2681 GM 13502956 Belarus 903 1989
60 Maxim Rodshtein 2680 GM 2806851 Israel 766 1989
61 Evgeny Alekseev 2679 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1070 1985
62 Sanan Sjugirov 2678 GM 4189302 Russian federation 725 1993
63 Quang Liem Le 2678 GM 12401137 Viet nam 964 1991
64 Gata Kamsky 2676 GM 2000024 United states 1527 1974
65 Quang Liem Le 2678 GM 12401137 Viet nam 964 1991
66 Ernesto Inarkiev 2675 GM 4162722 Russian federation 983 1985
67 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
68 Denis Khismatullin 2673 GM 4142578 Russian federation 948 1984
69 Hrant Melkumyan 2673 GM 13302485 Armenia 502 1989
70 Hou Yifan 2673 GM 8602980 China 833 1994
71 Luke J McShane 2672 GM 404853 United kingdom 1201 1984
72 Gawain C Jones 2671 GM 409561 United kingdom 900 1987
73 Boris Grachev 2670 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1135 1986
74 Viktor Laznicka 2670 GM 316385 Czech republic 1154 1988
75 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2643 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1282 1981
76 Sergei Tiviakov 2669 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2153 1973
77 Parimarjan Negi 2669 GM 5016690 India 764 1993
78 Gabriel Sargissian 2668 GM 13300881 Armenia 1100 1983
79 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 477 1995
80 Yuriy Kuzubov 2667 GM 14112906 Ukraine 784 1990
81 Loek Van Wely 2667 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3198 1972
82 Ivan Saric 2666 GM 14508150 Croatia 883 1990
83 Alexander Motylev 2665 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1308 1979
84 Alexander Onischuk 2665 GM 14101025 United states 1344 1975
85 Ferenc Berkes 2664 GM 718572 Hungary 1220 1985
86 Sergei Movsesian 2663 GM 310204 Armenia 1989 1978
87 Tigran L Petrosian 2663 GM 13301616 Armenia 744 1984
88 Alexander Areshchenko 2661 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1045 1986
89 Vladimir Akopian 2660 GM 13300032 Armenia 1640 1971
90 Nigel D Short 2660 GM 400025 United kingdom 2509 1965
91 Csaba Balogh 2659 GM 718939 Hungary 1555 1987
92 Vladislav Artemiev 2659 GM 24101605 Russian federation 260 1998
93 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2659 GM 12401110 Viet nam 641 1990
94 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2658 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1311 1976
95 Matthew D Sadler 2658 GM 400173 United kingdom 854 1974
96 Zahar Efimenko 2654 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1242 1985
97 Christian Bauer 2654 GM 603767 France 1652 1977
98 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2654 GM 1202758 Germany 1443 1976
99 Peter Heine Nielsen 2654 GM 1400355 Denmark 1830 1973
100 Igor Kovalenko 2653 GM 14117908 Latvia 461 1988