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
Vassily Ivanchuk 2678 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3940 1969
Ivan Farago 2320 GM 700134 Hungary 3928 1946
Viswanathan Anand 2751 GM 5000017 India 3822 1969
Anatoly Karpov 2617 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3791 1951
Loek Van Wely 2612 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3702 1972
Jan H Timman 2533 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3594 1951
Alexei Shirov 2704 GM 2209390 Spain 3527 1972
Vlastimil Jansa 2409 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3393 1942
Vlastimil Hort 2362 GM 4600029 Germany 3372 1944
Boris Gelfand 2663 GM 2805677 Israel 3335 1968
Aleksey Dreev 2623 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 3302 1969
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2308 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 1935
Peter Svidler 2683 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 3260 1976
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2246 GM 500020 Finland 3242 1944
Levon Aronian 2772 GM 13300474 United States 3214 1982
Alexander Grischuk 2764 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 3182 1983
Alexander G Beliavsky 2518 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3165 1953
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Hikaru Nakamura 2736 GM 2016192 United States 3081 1987
Michael Adams 2700 GM 400041 United Kingdom 3074 1971
Oleg M Romanishin 2415 GM 14100088 Ukraine 3059 1952
Magnus Carlsen 2856 GM 1503014 Norway 3005 1990
Lubomir Ftacnik 2508 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2956 1957
Vladimir Kramnik 2753 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2949 1975
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Sergey Karjakin 2743 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 2856 1990
Pia Cramling 2452 GM 1700030 Sweden 2855 1963
Nigel D Short 2633 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2849 1965
Miso Cebalo 2160 GM 14500094 Croatia 2843 1945
Oleg Korneev 2521 GM 4156803 Spain 2836 1969
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2767 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 2833 1985
Ivan Sokolov 1207 55635580 Russian Federation 2828 1989
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Ulf Andersson 2516 GM 1700014 Sweden 2796 1951
Zdenko Kozul 2625 GM 14502879 Croatia 2792 1966
Ognjen Cvitan 2454 GM 14500086 Croatia 2790 1961
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2742 1970
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2715 1921
Etienne Bacrot 2642 GM 605506 France 2655 1983
Vladimir Epishin 2517 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2645 1965
Sergei Movsesian 2608 GM 310204 Armenia 2632 1978
Bogdan Lalic 2411 GM 409081 Croatia 2631 1964
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Kiril Georgiev 2564 GM 2900017 Macedonia 2617 1965
Antoaneta Stefanova 2469 GM 2902257 Bulgaria 2577 1979
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Victor Bologan 2574 GM 13900048 Moldova 2554 1971
Jaan Ehlvest 2517 GM 4500016 United States 2540 1962
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2533 1963
Eduardas Rozentalis 2535 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2517 1963
Yuri S Balashov 2431 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2507 1949
Mladen Palac 2511 GM 14500116 Croatia 2505 1971
Peter Leko 2663 GM 703303 Hungary 2504 1979
David Navara 2697 GM 309095 Czech Republic 2496 1985
Klaus Bischoff 1669 GM 4600045 Germany 2485 1961
Daniel Fridman 2626 GM 11600454 Germany 2480 1976
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Sergei Tiviakov 2567 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2472 1973
Branko Damljanovic 2474 GM 900125 Serbia 2469 1961
Rafael A Vaganian 2516 GM 13300016 Armenia 2449 1951
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
Michal Krasenkow 2576 GM 1113100 Poland 2432 1963
Predrag Nikolic 2541 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2421 1960
Arkadij Naiditsch 2645 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 2411 1985
Bojan Kurajica 2519 GM 14400057 Croatia 2403 1947
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 1937
Florin Gheorghiu 2376 GM 1200011 Romania 2385 1944
Bartosz Socko 2642 GM 1107038 Poland 2381 1978
Mikhail Gurevich 2577 GM 200930 Belgium 2370 1959
Michele Godena 2442 GM 800090 Italy 2363 1967
Robert Huebner 2574 GM 4600010 Germany 2360 1948
Veselin Topalov 2730 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2350 1975
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Ilia Smirin 2626 GM 2801990 Israel 2346 1968
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Zoltan Ribli 2521 GM 700010 Hungary 2333 1951
Alexander Morozevich 2659 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 2321 1977
Jan Plachetka 2308 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2314 1945
Aleksej Aleksandrov 2502 GM 13500139 Belarus 2311 1973
Francisco Vallejo Pons 2704 GM 2205530 Spain 2290 1982
Laurent Fressinet 2630 GM 608742 France 2287 1981
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2456 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2276 1950
Josef Pribyl 2233 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2252 1947
Robert Zelcic 2539 GM 14500310 Croatia 2246 1965
Jonny Hector 2439 GM 1700090 Sweden 2239 1964
Viktor D Kupreichik 2370 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Friso Nijboer 2472 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2232 1965
Mark L Hebden 2455 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2221 1958
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2190 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Vladimir Burmakin 2510 GM 4105109 Russian Federation 2217 1967
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2322 GM 2200031 Sweden 2213 1950
Csaba Horvath 1654 759988 Hungary 2212 1953
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2202 1950
Igor Glek 2476 GM 4100484 Russian Federation 2202 1961
Andrei Sokolov 2516 IM 11600306 Latvia 2190 1972
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Alexander Khalifman 2608 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2178 1966
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Joseph G Gallagher 2447 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2172 1964
Jonathan S Speelman 2504 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2166 1956
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
John TH Van der Wiel 2391 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2158 1959
Normunds Miezis 2445 GM 11600136 Latvia 2142 1971
Lothar Vogt 2368 GM 4611292 Germany 2134 1952
Lev Psakhis 2448 GM 2800012 Israel 2132 1958
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Artur Jussupow 2559 GM 4618777 Germany 2105 1960
Sandor Farago 2095 IM 701190 Hungary 2100 1956
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Kevin Spraggett 2487 GM 2600013 Canada 2094 1954
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Jozsef Horvath 1191 796441 Hungary 2053 2000
Pavel Blatny 2313 GM 300047 Czech Republic 2051 1968
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Aloyzas Kveinys 2537 GM 12800040 Lithuania 2043 1962
Laszlo Szabo 1441 728713 Hungary 2023 1944