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 2863 GM 1503014 Norway 1505 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2844 GM 2020009 Italy 1238 1992
3 Veselin Topalov 2800 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1935 1975
4 Alexander Grischuk 2797 GM 4126025 Russian federation 2018 1983
5 Levon Aronian 2793 GM 13300474 Armenia 1690 1982
6 Viswanathan Anand 2785 GM 5000017 India 2752 1969
7 Anish Giri 2768 GM 24116068 Netherlands 815 1994
8 Sergey Karjakin 2767 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1697 1990
9 Hikaru Nakamura 2764 GM 2016192 United states 1565 1987
10 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2764 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1516 1985
11 Vladimir Kramnik 2760 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2298 1975
12 Michael Adams 2758 GM 400041 United kingdom 2550 1971
13 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1262 1990
14 Wesley So 2755 GM 5202213 Philippines 492 1993
15 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2751 GM 3503240 Cuba 542 1983
16 Boris Gelfand 2748 GM 2805677 Israel 2485 1968
17 Dmitry Jakovenko 2747 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1248 1983
18 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2742 GM 1118358 Poland 1256 1987
19 Nikita Vitiugov 2738 GM 4152956 Russian federation 976 1987
20 Peter Svidler 2732 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2305 1976
21 Peter Leko 2731 GM 703303 Hungary 1944 1979
22 Liren Ding 2730 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
23 Penteala Harikrishna 2727 GM 5007003 India 1219 1986
24 Vassily Ivanchuk 2726 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3180 1969
25 Teimour Radjabov 2726 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1328 1987
26 Alexander Morozevich 2724 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1685 1977
27 Dmitry Andreikin 2722 GM 4158814 Russian federation 825 1990
28 Richard Rapport 2720 GM 738590 Hungary 490 1996
29 Etienne Bacrot 2719 GM 605506 France 1973 1983
30 Pavel Eljanov 2719 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1177 1983
31 David Navara 2718 GM 309095 Czech republic 1417 1985
32 Baadur Jobava 2717 GM 13601520 Georgia 1122 1983
33 Ruslan Ponomariov 2717 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1511 1983
34 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2716 GM 2205530 Spain 1629 1982
35 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2714 GM 4168119 Russian federation 847 1990
36 Laurent Fressinet 2713 GM 608742 France 1714 1981
37 Yue Wang 2711 GM 8601429 China 1000 1987
38 Chao b Li 2711 GM 8604436 China 442 1989
39 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2710 GM 14109182 Ukraine 650 1986
40 Hao Wang 2710 GM 8602883 China 902 1989
41 Arkadij Naiditsch 2710 GM 4650891 Germany 1715 1985
42 Xiangzhi Bu 2710 GM 8601445 China 1102 1985
43 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2706 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1240 1979
44 Quang Liem Le 2706 GM 12401137 Viet nam 944 1991
45 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2701 GM 4147235 Russian federation 862 1987
46 Vladimir Malakhov 2699 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1294 1980
47 Alexander Moiseenko 2698 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1313 1980
48 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1467 1974
49 Yangyi Yu 2697 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
50 Zoltan Almasi 2695 GM 702293 Hungary 1680 1976
51 Maxim Matlakov 2692 GM 4168003 Russian federation 726 1991
52 Alexei Shirov 2691 GM 2209390 Latvia 2871 1972
53 Gabriel Sargissian 2690 GM 13300881 Armenia 1085 1983
54 Igor Lysyj 2686 GM 4150120 Russian federation 776 1987
55 Evgeny Alekseev 2682 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1043 1985
56 Krishnan Sasikiran 2682 GM 5004985 India 1456 1981
57 Alexander Motylev 2682 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1299 1979
58 Sergei Zhigalko 2681 GM 13502956 Belarus 895 1989
59 Ivan Cheparinov 2681 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1268 1986
60 Denis Khismatullin 2681 GM 4142578 Russian federation 911 1984
61 Anton Korobov 2679 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1017 1985
62 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2679 GM 3503739 Cuba 1159 1982
63 Maxim Rodshtein 2678 GM 2806851 Israel 760 1989
64 Hrant Melkumyan 2678 GM 13302485 Armenia 487 1989
65 Alexander Riazantsev 2678 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1337 1985
66 Ivan Saric 2678 GM 14508150 Croatia 850 1990
67 Gata Kamsky 2677 GM 2000024 United states 1526 1974
68 Hua Ni 2677 GM 8601160 China 1078 1983
69 Judit Polgar 2675 GM 700070 Hungary 1827 1976
70 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2674 GM 3800024 Peru 1356 1967
71 Boris Grachev 2673 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1119 1986
72 Hou Yifan 2673 GM 8602980 China 763 1994
73 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2673 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1250 1981
74 Yuriy Kuzubov 2672 GM 14112906 Ukraine 764 1990
75 Ernesto Inarkiev 2672 GM 4162722 Russian federation 940 1985
76 Luke J McShane 2670 GM 404853 United kingdom 1191 1984
77 Parimarjan Negi 2669 GM 5016690 India 764 1993
78 Ferenc Berkes 2668 GM 718572 Hungary 1208 1985
79 Sergei Tiviakov 2668 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2137 1973
80 Rauf Mamedov 2667 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1030 1988
81 Vladislav Artemiev 2666 GM 24101605 Russian federation 231 1998
82 Viktor Laznicka 2666 GM 316385 Czech republic 1138 1988
83 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2665 GM 1202758 Germany 1427 1976
84 Alexander Onischuk 2665 GM 14101025 United states 1344 1975
85 Loek Van Wely 2664 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3174 1972
86 Gawain C Jones 2664 GM 409561 United kingdom 881 1987
87 Sanan Sjugirov 2664 GM 4189302 Russian federation 692 1993
88 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 453 1995
89 Csaba Balogh 2660 GM 718939 Hungary 1539 1987
90 Romain Edouard 2659 GM 633429 France 812 1990
91 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2659 GM 12401110 Viet nam 641 1990
92 Markus Ragger 2658 GM 1610856 Austria 1013 1988
93 Sergei Movsesian 2657 GM 310204 Armenia 1968 1978
94 Vladimir Akopian 2657 GM 13300032 Armenia 1631 1971
95 Tigran Gharamian 2657 GM 13301527 France 469 1984
96 Tigran Gharamian 2657 GM 13301527 France 469 1984
97 Vladimir Baklan 2656 GM 14102196 Ukraine 1197 1978
98 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2655 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1302 1976
99 Ilia Smirin 2655 GM 2801990 Israel 1895 1968
100 Alexander Areshchenko 2654 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1030 1986