Chess players by rating

Top Chess Players list ordered by FIDE Rating. The list contains the top 200 chess players in the database ordered by ELO.

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Name ELO Title FIDE Id Federation Games Birth Year
1 Magnus Carlsen 2857 GM 1503014 Norway 1754 1990
2 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2813 GM 623539 France 1664 1990
3 Fabiano Caruana 2808 GM 2020009 United States 1566 1992
4 Vladimir Kramnik 2808 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2562 1975
5 Levon Aronian 2795 GM 13300474 Armenia 2018 1982
6 Hikaru Nakamura 2789 GM 2016192 United States 1922 1987
7 Wesley So 2782 GM 5202213 United States 753 1993
8 Viswanathan Anand 2776 GM 5000017 India 2988 1969
9 Sergey Karjakin 2769 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 1979 1990
10 Veselin Topalov 2768 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2087 1975
11 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2761 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1855 1985
12 Anish Giri 2755 GM 24116068 Netherlands 1174 1994
13 Alexander Grischuk 2754 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2307 1983
14 Liren Ding 2753 GM 8603677 China 735 1992
15 Penteala Harikrishna 2752 GM 5007003 India 1490 1986
16 Richard Rapport 2752 GM 738590 Hungary 622 1996
17 Chao b Li 2746 GM 8604436 China 622 1989
18 Peter Svidler 2745 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2570 1976
19 Boris Gelfand 2743 GM 2805677 Israel 2737 1968
20 David Navara 2742 GM 309095 Czech Republic 1741 1985
21 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2740 GM 4168119 Russian Federation 1154 1990
22 Pavel Eljanov 2739 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1376 1983
23 Michael Adams 2738 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2708 1971
24 Yue Wang 2737 GM 8601429 China 1220 1987
25 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2736 GM 1118358 Poland 1527 1987
26 Ernesto Inarkiev 2732 GM 4162722 Russian Federation 1263 1985
27 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2731 GM 4147235 Russian Federation 1110 1987
28 Dmitry Andreikin 2727 GM 4158814 Russian Federation 1006 1990
29 Yangyi Yu 2725 GM 8603820 China 697 1994
30 Quang Liem Le 2723 GM 12401137 Viet Nam 1071 1991
31 Vassily Ivanchuk 2722 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3447 1969
32 Teimour Radjabov 2722 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1497 1987
33 Nikita Vitiugov 2721 GM 4152956 Russian Federation 1165 1987
34 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2720 GM 3503240 Cuba 791 1983
35 Yi Wei 2717 GM 8603405 China 486 1999
36 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2716 GM 2205530 Spain 1835 1982
37 Dmitry Jakovenko 2714 GM 4122356 Russian Federation 1428 1983
38 Hao Wang 2710 GM 8602883 China 1144 1989
39 Peter Leko 2709 GM 703303 Hungary 2127 1979
40 Ruslan Ponomariov 2709 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1734 1983
41 Xiangzhi Bu 2704 GM 8601445 China 1242 1985
42 Vladimir Malakhov 2697 GM 4120787 Russian Federation 1497 1980
43 Markus Ragger 2697 GM 1610856 Austria 1223 1988
44 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2696 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1380 1979
45 Arkadij Naiditsch 2696 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 1902 1985
46 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2693 GM 14109182 Ukraine 816 1986
47 Etienne Bacrot 2692 GM 605506 France 2207 1983
48 Maxim Matlakov 2691 GM 4168003 Russian Federation 951 1991
49 Sergei Rublevsky 2689 GM 4115309 Russian Federation 1564 1974
50 Eltaj Safarli 2688 GM 13402129 Azerbaijan 984 1992
51 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2687 GM 1202758 Germany 1561 1976
52 Maxim Rodshtein 2687 GM 2806851 Israel 886 1989
53 Ilia Smirin 2685 GM 2801990 Israel 2014 1968
54 Zoltan Almasi 2684 GM 702293 Hungary 1787 1976
55 Alexander Morozevich 2683 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 1877 1977
56 Kacper Piorun 2681 GM 1130420 Poland 528 1991
57 Samuel L Shankland 2679 GM 2004887 United States 484 1991
58 Ivan Cheparinov 2677 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1374 1986
59 Sergei Movsesian 2677 GM 310204 Armenia 2195 1978
60 Evgeniy Najer 2677 GM 4118987 Russian Federation 1593 1977
61 Vladimir Akopian 2675 GM 13300032 Armenia 1718 1971
62 Evgeny Bareev 2675 GM 4100140 Canada 1818 1966
63 Jan Krzysztof Duda 2675 GM 1170546 Poland 462 1998
64 Anton Korobov 2675 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1259 1985
65 Ray Robson 2674 GM 2023970 United States 530 1994
66 Loek Van Wely 2674 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3385 1972
67 Alexei Shirov 2673 GM 2209390 Latvia 3060 1972
68 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2673 GM 4113403 Russian Federation 1492 1976
69 Surya Shekhar Ganguly 2672 GM 5002150 India 1315 1983
70 B Adhiban 2671 GM 5018471 India 676 1992
71 Luke J McShane 2671 GM 404853 United Kingdom 1260 1984
72 Hrant Melkumyan 2671 GM 13302485 Armenia 660 1989
73 Vladimir Fedoseev 2670 GM 24130737 Russian Federation 738 1995
74 Matthew D Sadler 2670 GM 400173 United Kingdom 866 1974
75 Gabriel Sargissian 2670 GM 13300881 Armenia 1221 1983
76 Santosh Gujrathi Vidit 2669 GM 5029465 India 449 1994
77 Alexander Onischuk 2668 GM 14101025 United States 1417 1975
78 Ivan Saric 2668 GM 14508150 Croatia 1017 1990
79 Rauf Mamedov 2666 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1284 1988
80 Parimarjan Negi 2666 GM 5016690 India 794 1993
81 Nigel D Short 2666 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2635 1965
82 Alexander Areshchenko 2665 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1165 1986
83 David W L Howell 2665 GM 410608 United Kingdom 1095 1990
84 Baadur Jobava 2665 GM 13601520 Georgia 1317 1983
85 Laurent Fressinet 2664 GM 608742 France 1976 1981
86 Vladislav Artemiev 2663 GM 24101605 Russian Federation 450 1998
87 Alexander Motylev 2663 GM 4121830 Russian Federation 1485 1979
88 Robert Markus 2662 GM 921637 Serbia 988 1983
89 Ivan Salgado Lopez 2662 GM 2257327 Spain 785 1991
90 Bassem Amin 2661 GM 10601457 Egypt 598 1988
91 Zahar Efimenko 2661 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1330 1985
92 Aleksey Dreev 2660 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2758 1969
93 Vladislav Tkachiev 2660 GM 618438 France 1492 1973
94 Hou Yifan 2658 GM 8602980 China 1016 1994
95 Krishnan Sasikiran 2658 GM 5004985 India 1611 1981
96 Hua Ni 2655 GM 8601160 China 1220 1983
97 Georg Meier 2654 GM 4675789 Germany 925 1987
98 Aleksandr Rakhmanov 2654 GM 4173708 Russian Federation 775 1989
99 Sanan Sjugirov 2653 GM 4189302 Russian Federation 871 1993
100 Alexander Ipatov 2652 GM 14116731 Turkey 648 1993
101 Sergei Zhigalko 2652 GM 13502956 Belarus 1065 1989
102 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2651 GM 1503707 Norway 786 1990
103 Igor Kovalenko 2651 GM 14117908 Latvia 726 1988
104 Viktor Laznicka 2651 GM 316385 Czech Republic 1283 1988
105 Alexander Riazantsev 2651 GM 4125029 Russian Federation 1565 1985
106 Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli 2650 GM 3901211 Venezuela 696 1989
107 Ivan Ivanisevic 2650 GM 912417 Serbia 1479 1977
108 Victor Bologan 2648 GM 13900048 Moldova 2332 1971
109 Daniil Dubov 2648 GM 24126055 Russian Federation 640 1996
110 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2648 GM 3800024 Peru 1471 1967
111 Alexander Moiseenko 2648 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1483 1980
112 Andrei Volokitin 2647 GM 14107090 Ukraine 1288 1986
113 Jeffery Xiong 2647 GM 2047640 United States 213 2000
114 Mateusz Bartel 2646 GM 1112635 Poland 1484 1985
115 Daniel Naroditsky 2646 GM 2026961 United States 397 1995
116 Peter Heine Nielsen 2645 GM 1400355 Denmark 1867 1973
117 Abhijeet Gupta 2644 GM 5010608 India 922 1989
118 Igor Lysyj 2643 GM 4150120 Russian Federation 920 1987
119 Borki Predojevic 2642 GM 930849 Bosnia And Herzegovina 884 1987
120 Axel Bachmann 2641 GM 3700488 Paraguay 518 1989
121 Nils Grandelius 2641 GM 1710400 Sweden 744 1993
122 Ferenc Berkes 2640 GM 718572 Hungary 1297 1985
123 Rainer Buhmann 2640 GM 4651340 Germany 942 1981
124 S.P. Sethuraman 2640 GM 5021596 India 695 1993
125 Robin Van Kampen 2640 GM 1020854 Netherlands 491 1994
126 Aleksandr Shimanov 2639 GM 4198603 Russian Federation 811 1992
127 Dariusz Swiercz 2639 GM 1126881 Poland 816 1994
128 Emilio Cordova 2638 GM 3801497 Peru 698 1991
129 Zhong Zhang 2637 GM 8600694 Singapore 838 1978
130 Evgeny Alekseev 2636 GM 4138147 Russian Federation 1314 1985
131 Dmitry Kokarev 2636 GM 4132181 Russian Federation 754 1982
132 Martyn Kravtsiv 2636 GM 14113147 Ukraine 815 1990
133 Romain Edouard 2635 GM 633429 France 1063 1990
134 Aleksey Goganov 2635 GM 24109959 Russian Federation 670 1991
135 Gawain C Jones 2635 GM 409561 United Kingdom 1044 1987
136 Dragan Solak 2635 GM 916811 Turkey 1243 1980
137 Alexandr Fier 2634 GM 2107139 Brazil 875 1988
138 Yuniesky Quesada Perez 2634 GM 3504409 Cuba 625 1984
139 Grzegorz Gajewski 2633 GM 1116207 Poland 949 1985
140 Gata Kamsky 2633 GM 2000024 United States 1728 1974
141 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2633 GM 12401110 Viet Nam 767 1990
142 Jianchao Zhou 2633 GM 8603537 China 735 1988
143 Weiqi Zhou 2633 GM 8601674 China 559 1986
144 Ioannis Papaioannou 2631 GM 4201345 Greece 639 1976
145 David Anton Guijarro 2630 GM 2285525 Spain 435 1995
146 Ildar Khairullin 2630 GM 4151348 Russian Federation 1027 1990
147 Tamir Nabaty 2630 GM 2809052 Israel 352 1991
148 Andriy Vovk 2630 GM 14114470 Ukraine 406 1991
149 Yuriy Kuzubov 2629 GM 14112906 Ukraine 916 1990
150 Boris Grachev 2628 GM 4129199 Russian Federation 1355 1986
151 Jan Gustafsson 2628 GM 4625498 Germany 1417 1979
152 Mikhail Kobalia 2628 GM 4119150 Russian Federation 682 1978
153 Arturs Neiksans 2628 GM 11601388 Latvia 499 1983
154 AR Saleh Salem 2628 GM 9301348 United Arab Emirates 575 1993
155 Ivan Sokolov 2628 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2646 1968
156 Matthias Bluebaum 2626 GM 24651516 Germany 483 1997
157 Tigran Gharamian 2626 GM 13301527 France 569 1984
158 Robert Hovhannisyan 2626 GM 13302507 Armenia 448 1991
159 Michal Krasenkow 2626 GM 1113100 Poland 2177 1963
160 Grigoriy Oparin 2626 GM 24125890 Russian Federation 472 1997
161 Varuzhan Akobian 2625 GM 13300580 United States 892 1983
162 Gadir Guseinov 2625 GM 13401378 Azerbaijan 877 1986
163 Zaven Andriasian 2624 GM 13302000 Armenia 740 1989
164 Christian Bauer 2623 GM 603767 France 1794 1977
165 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2623 GM 3503739 Cuba 1324 1982
166 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2623 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1387 1981
167 Mladen Palac 2623 GM 14500116 Croatia 2233 1971
168 Zdenko Kozul 2622 GM 14502879 Croatia 2368 1966
169 Luka Lenic 2622 GM 14603853 Slovenia 997 1988
170 Predrag Nikolic 2622 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2273 1960
171 Qun Ma 2621 GM 8603154 China 217 1991
172 Illya Nyzhnyk 2621 GM 14118084 Ukraine 462 1996
173 Emil Sutovsky 2620 GM 2802007 Israel 1593 1977
174 Vladimir Baklan 2619 GM 14102196 Ukraine 1286 1978
175 Timur Gareyev 2619 GM 14200937 United States 328 1988
176 Imre Jr Hera 2619 GM 716855 Hungary 639 1986
177 Evgeny Postny 2619 GM 2804344 Israel 1311 1981
178 Evgeny Romanov 2619 GM 4148843 Russian Federation 1053 1988
179 Neuris Delgado Ramirez 2618 GM 3503631 Paraguay 230 1981
180 Daniel Fridman 2618 GM 11600454 Germany 1965 1976
181 Constantin Lupulescu 2618 GM 1207822 Romania 975 1984
182 Milos Perunovic 2618 GM 921629 Serbia 976 1984
183 Alexander Khalifman 2617 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2105 1966
184 Denis Khismatullin 2617 GM 4142578 Russian Federation 1161 1984
185 Anton Kovalyov 2617 GM 114987 Canada 476 1992
186 Sebastien Maze 2617 GM 613762 France 1019 1984
187 Dmitry Kononenko 2616 GM 14113007 Ukraine 290 1988
188 Rafael Leitao 2616 GM 2101246 Brazil 1165 1979
189 Mustafa Yilmaz 2616 GM 6302718 Turkey 502 1992
190 Jorden Van Foreest 2615 GM 1039784 Netherlands 255 1999
191 Csaba Balogh 2614 GM 718939 Hungary 1638 1987
192 Anton Demchenko 2614 GM 4160258 Russian Federation 352 1987
193 Boris Alterman 2613 GM 2801906 Israel 679 1970
194 Tamas Banusz 2613 GM 722413 Hungary 855 1989
195 Shanglei Lu 2613 GM 8603332 China 451 1995
196 Vadim Milov 2613 GM 1304364 Switzerland 1575 1972
197 Samvel Ter Sahakyan 2613 GM 13302531 Armenia 441 1993
198 Yang Wen 2613 GM 8602956 China 475 1988
199 Vasif Durarbayli 2612 GM 13402935 Azerbaijan 312 1992
200 Kamil Miton 2612 GM 1111914 Poland 1090 1984