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 2325 GM 700134 Hungary 3935 1946
Viswanathan Anand 2756 GM 5000017 India 3919 1969
Anatoly Karpov 2617 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3800 1951
Loek Van Wely 2627 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3751 1972
Alexei Shirov 2673 GM 2209390 Spain 3597 1972
Jan H Timman 2537 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3596 1951
Vlastimil Jansa 2394 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3406 1942
Boris Gelfand 2668 GM 2805677 Israel 3394 1968
Levon Aronian 2759 GM 13300474 United States 3392 1982
Vlastimil Hort 2351 GM 4600029 Germany 3372 1944
Aleksey Dreev 2606 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 3360 1969
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2308 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 1935
Peter Svidler 2683 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 3260 1976
Alexander Grischuk 2745 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 3244 1983
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2246 GM 500020 Finland 3242 1944
Magnus Carlsen 2861 GM 1503014 Norway 3197 1990
Alexander G Beliavsky 2505 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3181 1953
Hikaru Nakamura 2768 GM 2016192 United States 3174 1987
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Michael Adams 2689 GM 400041 United Kingdom 3122 1971
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2757 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 3082 1985
Oleg M Romanishin 2409 GM 14100088 Ukraine 3073 1952
Lubomir Ftacnik 2462 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2990 1957
Vladimir Kramnik 2753 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2949 1975
Sergey Karjakin 2747 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 2941 1990
Pia Cramling 2468 GM 1700030 Sweden 2905 1963
Oleg Korneev 2460 GM 4156803 Spain 2894 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Nigel D Short 2612 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2884 1965
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Zdenko Kozul 2549 GM 14502879 Croatia 2849 1966
Miso Cebalo 2160 GM 14500094 Croatia 2843 1945
Ivan Sokolov 1207 34364560 Russian Federation 2831 2010
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Ognjen Cvitan 2445 GM 14500086 Croatia 2817 1961
Ulf Andersson 2516 GM 1700014 Sweden 2796 1951
Zoltan Varga 1353 740756 Hungary 2786 1977
Etienne Bacrot 2647 GM 605506 France 2716 1983
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2715 1921
Sergei Movsesian 2619 GM 310204 Armenia 2697 1978
Bogdan Lalic 2393 GM 409081 Croatia 2675 1964
Vladimir Epishin 2495 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2675 1965
Antoaneta Stefanova 2472 GM 2902257 Bulgaria 2642 1979
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Kiril Georgiev 2538 GM 2900017 Macedonia 2624 1965
David Navara 2681 GM 309095 Czech Republic 2621 1985
Daniel Fridman 2607 GM 11600454 Germany 2612 1976
Branko Damljanovic 2436 GM 900125 Serbia 2587 1961
Eduardas Rozentalis 2500 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2581 1963
Victor Bologan 2574 GM 13900048 Moldova 2575 1971
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jaan Ehlvest 2530 GM 4500016 United States 2547 1962
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2533 1963
Mladen Palac 2516 GM 14500116 Croatia 2524 1971
Yuri S Balashov 2395 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2521 1949
Peter Leko 2663 GM 703303 Hungary 2504 1979
Michal Krasenkow 2545 GM 1113100 Poland 2502 1963
Bartosz Socko 2630 GM 1107038 Poland 2500 1978
Klaus Bischoff 1669 GM 4600045 Germany 2491 1961
Sergei Tiviakov 2577 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2490 1973
Arkadij Naiditsch 2666 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 2483 1985
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
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
Predrag Nikolic 2536 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2432 1960
Bojan Kurajica 2488 GM 14400057 Croatia 2416 1947
Veselin Topalov 2728 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2410 1975
Ilia Smirin 2602 GM 2801990 Israel 2392 1968
Michele Godena 2480 GM 800090 Italy 2389 1967
Florin Gheorghiu 2376 GM 1200011 Romania 2387 1944
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 1937
Mikhail Gurevich 2580 GM 200930 Belgium 2379 1959
Aleksej Aleksandrov 2496 GM 13500139 Belarus 2362 1973
Robert Huebner 2574 GM 4600010 Germany 2360 1948
Zoltan Ribli 2526 GM 700010 Hungary 2353 1951
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Laurent Fressinet 2622 GM 608742 France 2334 1981
Alexander Morozevich 2659 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 2330 1977
Francisco Vallejo Pons 2711 GM 2205530 Spain 2323 1982
Jan Plachetka 2306 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2319 1945
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2456 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2276 1950
Robert Zelcic 2495 GM 14500310 Croatia 2273 1965
Jonny Hector 2454 GM 1700090 Sweden 2264 1964
Josef Pribyl 2217 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2262 1947
Mark L Hebden 2446 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2247 1958
Friso Nijboer 2466 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2243 1965
Viktor D Kupreichik 2370 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Vladimir Burmakin 2498 GM 4105109 Russian Federation 2226 1967
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2190 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2318 GM 2200031 Sweden 2219 1950
Csaba Horvath 1646 759988 Hungary 2218 1953
Igor Glek 2448 GM 4100484 Belgium 2211 1961
Andrei Sokolov 2516 IM 11600306 Latvia 2202 1972
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2202 1950
Joseph G Gallagher 2438 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2195 1964
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Alexander Khalifman 2608 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2178 1966
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Jonathan S Speelman 2493 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2166 1956
Normunds Miezis 2440 GM 11600136 Latvia 2165 1971
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
John TH Van der Wiel 2389 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2158 1959
Lothar Vogt 2337 GM 4611292 Germany 2152 1952
Lev Psakhis 2448 GM 2800012 Israel 2133 1958
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Sandor Farago 2106 IM 701190 Hungary 2109 1956
Artur Jussupow 2559 GM 4618777 Germany 2105 1960
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Kevin Spraggett 2472 GM 2600013 Canada 2096 1954
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Jozsef Horvath 1191 714372 Hungary 2063 1970
Pavel Blatny 2325 GM 300047 Czech Republic 2051 1968
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Aloyzas Kveinys 2537 GM 12800040 Lithuania 2043 1962
Laszlo Szabo 1441 723827 Hungary 2023 1983