Chess players by number of games

This list contains the players with the largest number of games in the database. Download the games of the most prolific chess players of history.

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Name ELO Title FIDE Id Federation Games Birth Year
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4641 1931
Ivan Farago 2362 GM 700134 Hungary 3794 1946
Vassily Ivanchuk 2710 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3747 1969
Anatoly Karpov 2623 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3742 1951
Loek Van Wely 2642 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3556 1972
Jan H Timman 2539 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3549 1951
Viswanathan Anand 2771 GM 5000017 India 3432 1969
Vlastimil Hort 2421 GM 4600029 Germany 3365 1944
Vlastimil Jansa 2433 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3362 1942
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2312 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 1935
Alexei Shirov 2636 GM 2209390 Spain 3263 1972
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2282 GM 500020 Finland 3213 1944
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Alexander G Beliavsky 2540 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3106 1953
Oleg M Romanishin 2443 GM 14100088 Ukraine 3009 1952
Aleksey Dreev 2649 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2993 1969
Boris Gelfand 2703 GM 2805677 Israel 2974 1968
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Peter Svidler 2756 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2872 1976
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Michael Adams 2712 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2854 1971
Lubomir Ftacnik 2509 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2854 1957
Miso Cebalo 2273 GM 14500094 Croatia 2835 1945
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Vladimir Kramnik 2779 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2816 1975
Ulf Andersson 2530 GM 1700014 Sweden 2795 1951
Nigel D Short 2652 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2786 1965
Ivan Sokolov 2573 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2769 1968
Alexander Grischuk 2769 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2714 1983
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Oleg Korneev 2547 GM 4156803 Spain 2704 1969
Ognjen Cvitan 2489 GM 14500086 Croatia 2693 1961
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Zdenko Kozul 2600 GM 14502879 Croatia 2608 1966
Vladimir Epishin 2548 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2592 1965
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2574 1970
Pia Cramling 2465 GM 1700030 Sweden 2574 1963
Bogdan Lalic 2403 GM 409081 Croatia 2564 1964
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2515 1963
Jaan Ehlvest 2532 GM 4500016 United States 2507 1962
Victor Bologan 2580 GM 13900048 Moldova 2500 1971
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Klaus Bischoff 1688 GM 4600045 Germany 2470 1961
Kiril Georgiev 2590 GM 2900017 Macedonia 2466 1965
Levon Aronian 2780 GM 13300474 Armenia 2466 1982
Yuri S Balashov 2429 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2455 1949
Etienne Bacrot 2678 GM 605506 France 2453 1983
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian Federation 2448 0
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2436 1946
Vladimir P Malaniuk 2444 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2433 1957
Rafael A Vaganian 2546 GM 13300016 Armenia 2410 1951
Sergei Movsesian 2645 GM 310204 Armenia 2407 1978
Mladen Palac 2540 GM 14500116 Croatia 2387 1971
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 1937
Sergey Karjakin 2760 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 2377 1990
Florin Gheorghiu 2371 GM 1200011 Romania 2376 1944
Bojan Kurajica 2526 GM 14400057 Croatia 2366 1947
Eduardas Rozentalis 2510 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2363 1963
Predrag Nikolic 2584 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2362 1960
Hikaru Nakamura 2763 GM 2016192 United States 2360 1987
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Sergei Tiviakov 2604 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2343 1973
Robert Huebner 2576 GM 4600010 Germany 2342 1948
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Mikhail Gurevich 2576 GM 200930 Belgium 2331 1959
Peter Leko 2690 GM 703303 Hungary 2318 1979
Zoltan Ribli 2534 GM 700010 Hungary 2306 1951
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2820 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 2305 1985
Michal Krasenkow 2630 GM 1113100 Poland 2302 1963
Jan Plachetka 2305 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2298 1945
Michele Godena 2501 GM 800090 Italy 2295 1967
Branko Damljanovic 2470 GM 900125 Serbia 2253 1961
Josef Pribyl 2250 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2243 1947
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2478 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2242 1950
Antoaneta Stefanova 2490 GM 2902257 2239 1979
Viktor D Kupreichik 2370 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2250 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Veselin Topalov 2740 GM 2900084 2209 1975
Arkadij Naiditsch 2721 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 2208 1985
Laurent Fressinet 2649 GM 608742 France 2201 1981
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2196 1950
Friso Nijboer 2495 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2193 1965
Bartosz Socko 2608 GM 1107038 Poland 2191 1978
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Mark L Hebden 2426 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2178 1958
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Csaba Horvath 1691 759988 Hungary 2170 1953
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Daniel Fridman 2591 GM 11600454 Germany 2165 1976
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2342 GM 2200031 Sweden 2149 1950
Jonathan S Speelman 2496 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2144 1956
Alexander Khalifman 2617 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2143 1966
Igor Glek 2444 GM 4100484 Germany 2140 1961
Joseph G Gallagher 2443 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2139 1964
Robert Zelcic 2520 GM 14500310 Croatia 2130 1965
Ilia Smirin 2594 GM 2801990 Israel 2126 1968
John TH Van der Wiel 2389 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 1959
Lev Psakhis 2455 GM 2800012 Israel 2116 1958
Vladimir Burmakin 2504 GM 4105109 Russian Federation 2116 1967
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Alexander Morozevich 2656 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 2110 1977
Artur Jussupow 2569 GM 4618777 Germany 2104 1960
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Lothar Vogt 2368 GM 4611292 Germany 2097 1952
Andrei Sokolov 2155 24113727 Russian Federation 2097 1982
Jonny Hector 2507 GM 1700090 Sweden 2086 1964
Kevin Spraggett 2513 GM 2600013 Canada 2084 1954
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Francisco Vallejo Pons 2713 GM 2205530 Spain 2070 1982
Magnus Carlsen 2839 GM 1503014 Norway 2069 1990
David Navara 2740 GM 309095 Czech Republic 2058 1985
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Aloyzas Kveinys 2537 GM 12800040 Lithuania 2043 1962
Aleksej Aleksandrov 2602 GM 13500139 Belarus 2037 1973
Pavel Blatny 2336 GM 300047 Czech Republic 2035 1968
Laszlo Szabo 1467 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Sandor Farago 2222 IM 701190 Hungary 2018 1956
Normunds Miezis 2470 GM 11600136 Latvia 2014 1971
Jozsef Horvath 1197 796441 Hungary 2003 2000