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 1486 1990
2 Levon Aronian 2805 GM 13300474 Armenia 1664 1982
3 Alexander Grischuk 2795 GM 4126025 Russian federation 1980 1983
4 Fabiano Caruana 2789 GM 2020009 Italy 1204 1992
5 Hikaru Nakamura 2787 GM 2016192 United states 1537 1987
6 Sergey Karjakin 2786 GM 14109603 Russian federation 1659 1990
7 Viswanathan Anand 2785 GM 5000017 India 2746 1969
8 Vladimir Kramnik 2777 GM 4101588 Russian federation 2285 1975
9 Veselin Topalov 2772 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 1910 1975
10 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2680 GM 623539 France 1224 1990
11 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2760 GM 3503240 Cuba 521 1983
12 Boris Gelfand 2753 GM 2805677 Israel 2464 1968
13 Peter Svidler 2751 GM 4102142 Russian federation 2279 1976
14 Anish Giri 2750 GM 24116068 Netherlands 781 1994
15 Dmitry Jakovenko 2747 GM 4122356 Russian federation 1238 1983
16 Wesley So 2744 GM 5202213 Philippines 489 1993
17 Michael Adams 2743 GM 400041 United kingdom 2528 1971
18 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2743 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 1497 1985
19 Nikita Vitiugov 2742 GM 4152956 Russian federation 959 1987
20 Peter Leko 2737 GM 703303 Hungary 1923 1979
21 Vassily Ivanchuk 2735 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3164 1969
22 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2733 GM 1118358 Poland 1232 1987
23 Alexander Morozevich 2731 GM 4116992 Russian federation 1649 1977
24 Hao Wang 2730 GM 8602883 China 884 1989
25 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2730 GM 4168119 Russian federation 819 1990
26 Liren Ding 2726 GM 8603677 China 85 1992
27 Penteala Harikrishna 2726 GM 5007003 India 1196 1986
28 Teimour Radjabov 2724 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1308 1987
29 Pavel Eljanov 2723 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1168 1983
30 Ruslan Ponomariov 2723 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1490 1983
31 Dmitry Andreikin 2722 GM 4158814 Russian federation 821 1990
32 Etienne Bacrot 2720 GM 605506 France 1939 1983
33 Gata Kamsky 2717 GM 2000024 United states 1511 1974
34 David Navara 2716 GM 309095 Czech republic 1394 1985
35 Yue Wang 2715 GM 8601429 China 983 1987
36 Baadur Jobava 2713 GM 13601520 Georgia 1102 1983
37 Chao b Li 2711 GM 8604436 China 442 1989
38 Quang Liem Le 2710 GM 12401137 Viet nam 934 1991
39 Alexei Shirov 2709 GM 2209390 Latvia 2829 1972
40 Laurent Fressinet 2708 GM 608742 France 1678 1981
41 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2707 GM 14109182 Ukraine 631 1986
42 Alexander Moiseenko 2707 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1284 1980
43 Arkadij Naiditsch 2705 GM 4650891 Germany 1688 1985
44 Richard Rapport 2701 GM 738590 Hungary 453 1996
45 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2701 GM 4147235 Russian federation 848 1987
46 Alexander Areshchenko 2701 GM 14109530 Ukraine 992 1986
47 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2700 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1226 1979
48 Alexander Motylev 2698 GM 4121830 Russian federation 1257 1979
49 Vladimir Malakhov 2698 GM 4120787 Russian federation 1261 1980
50 Sergei Rublevsky 2698 GM 4115309 Russian federation 1456 1974
51 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2698 GM 2205530 Spain 1612 1982
52 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2696 GM 3503739 Cuba 1148 1982
53 Zoltan Almasi 2693 GM 702293 Hungary 1657 1976
54 Xiangzhi Bu 2693 GM 8601445 China 1100 1985
55 Ivan Cheparinov 2690 GM 2905540 Bulgaria 1249 1986
56 Igor Lysyj 2686 GM 4150120 Russian federation 761 1987
57 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2686 GM 1202758 Germany 1401 1976
58 Gabriel Sargissian 2686 GM 13300881 Armenia 1064 1983
59 Maxim Matlakov 2685 GM 4168003 Russian federation 709 1991
60 Denis Khismatullin 2680 GM 4142578 Russian federation 899 1984
61 Anton Korobov 2680 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1004 1985
62 Romain Edouard 2679 GM 633429 France 783 1990
63 Viktor Laznicka 2679 GM 316385 Czech republic 1114 1988
64 Alexander Riazantsev 2678 GM 4125029 Russian federation 1318 1985
65 Sergei Zhigalko 2678 GM 13502956 Belarus 870 1989
66 Judit Polgar 2676 GM 700070 Hungary 1821 1976
67 Evgeny Alekseev 2675 GM 4138147 Russian federation 1036 1985
68 Hua Ni 2674 GM 8601160 China 1061 1983
69 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2674 GM 3800024 Peru 1337 1967
70 Boris Grachev 2672 GM 4129199 Russian federation 1073 1986
71 Sergei Movsesian 2672 GM 310204 Armenia 1951 1978
72 Maxim Rodshtein 2671 GM 2806851 Israel 732 1989
73 Ivan Saric 2671 GM 14508150 Croatia 837 1990
74 Andrei Istratescu 2670 GM 1200372 France 1399 1975
75 Yangyi Yu 2670 GM 8603820 China 34 1994
76 Konstantin Landa 2670 GM 4101685 Russian federation 1415 1972
77 Luke J McShane 2670 GM 404853 United kingdom 1191 1984
78 Krishnan Sasikiran 2669 GM 5004985 India 1440 1981
79 Vladimir 1 Fedoseev 2312 FM 24130737 Russian federation 416 1995
80 Ernesto Inarkiev 2666 GM 4162722 Russian federation 912 1985
81 Gawain C Jones 2665 GM 409561 United kingdom 863 1987
82 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2665 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1232 1981
83 Nigel D Short 2665 GM 400025 United kingdom 2488 1965
84 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2662 GM 4113403 Russian federation 1283 1976
85 Aleksey Dreev 2662 GM 4100107 Russian federation 2582 1969
86 Grzegorz Gajewski 2659 GM 1116207 Poland 801 1985
87 Luka Lenic 2659 GM 14603853 Slovenia 882 1988
88 Rauf Mamedov 2659 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1014 1988
89 Alexander Onischuk 2659 GM 14101025 United states 1335 1975
90 Ferenc Berkes 2658 GM 718572 Hungary 1184 1985
91 Loek Van Wely 2657 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3155 1972
92 Tigran Gharamian 2656 GM 13301527 France 458 1984
93 Yuriy Kuzubov 2656 GM 14112906 Ukraine 737 1990
94 Sergei Tiviakov 2656 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2116 1973
95 Vladimir Akopian 2655 GM 13300032 Armenia 1620 1971
96 Yuniesky Quezada Perez 2590 GM 3504409 Cuba 324 1984
97 Vladimir Baklan 2655 GM 14102196 Ukraine 1197 1978
98 Viktor Bologan 2654 GM 13900048 Moldova 2185 1971
99 Peter Heine Nielsen 2654 GM 1400355 Denmark 1830 1973
100 Varuzhan Akobian 2653 GM 13300580 United states 807 1983