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
Michael Adams 2721 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2810 1971
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Viswanathan Anand 2782 GM 5000017 India 3230 1969
Ulf Andersson 2524 GM 1700014 Sweden 2791 1951
Etienne Bacrot 2727 GM 605506 France 2352 1983
Yuri S Balashov 2437 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2425 1949
Alexander G Beliavsky 2555 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3062 1953
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2321 GM 2200031 Sweden 2130 1950
Klaus Bischoff 1688 GM 4600045 Germany 2463 1961
Victor Bologan 2603 GM 13900048 Moldova 2457 1971
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Miso Cebalo 2312 GM 14500094 Croatia 2821 1945
Pia Cramling 2448 GM 1700030 Sweden 2472 1963
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 0
Ognjen Cvitan 2481 GM 14500086 Croatia 2653 1961
Branko Damljanovic 2529 GM 900125 Serbia 2228 1961
Aleksey Dreev 2653 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2902 1969
Jaan Ehlvest 2536 GM 4500016 United States 2499 1962
Vladimir Epishin 2524 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2564 1965
Ivan Farago 2385 GM 700134 Hungary 3728 1946
Lubomir Ftacnik 2537 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2816 1957
Joseph G Gallagher 2446 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2125 1964
Boris Gelfand 2719 GM 2805677 Israel 2889 1968
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Kiril Georgiev 2623 GM 2900017 2395 1965
Florin Gheorghiu 2375 GM 1200011 Romania 2375 0
Igor Glek 2417 GM 4100484 Germany 2120 1961
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Michele Godena 2490 GM 800090 Italy 2247 1967
Alexander Grischuk 2782 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2480 1983
Mikhail Gurevich 2565 GM 200930 Belgium 2330 1959
Mark L Hebden 2460 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2154 1958
Jonny Hector 2493 GM 1700090 Sweden 2060 1964
Vlastimil Hort 2427 GM 4600029 Germany 3365 1944
Csaba Horvath 1731 759988 Hungary 2153 1953
Robert Huebner 2577 GM 4600010 Germany 2341 1948
Vassily Ivanchuk 2729 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3620 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 0
Vlastimil Jansa 2425 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3323 1942
Artur Jussupow 2584 GM 4618777 Germany 2102 1960
Anatoly Karpov 2626 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3711 1951
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2515 1963
Alexander Khalifman 2611 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2115 1966
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Viktor Korchnoi 2499 GM 1300016 Switzerland 4641 1931
Oleg Korneev 2553 GM 4156803 Spain 2640 1969
Zdenko Kozul 2604 GM 14502879 Croatia 2519 1966
Vladimir Kramnik 2787 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2733 1975
Michal Krasenkow 2659 GM 1113100 Poland 2230 1963
Viktor D Kupreichik 2370 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Bojan Kurajica 2498 GM 14400057 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2349 1947
Bogdan Lalic 2422 GM 409081 Croatia 2535 1964
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Peter Leko 2680 GM 703303 Hungary 2268 1979
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2178 1950
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 0
Vladimir P Malaniuk 2444 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2433 1957
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Sergei Movsesian 2667 GM 310204 Armenia 2312 1978
Friso Nijboer 2511 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2165 1965
Predrag Nikolic 2585 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2330 1960
Mladen Palac 2538 GM 14500116 Croatia 2327 1971
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 0
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Jan Plachetka 2329 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2293 1945
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Josef Pribyl 2263 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2237 1947
Lev Psakhis 2517 GM 2800012 Israel 2110 1958
Zoltan Ribli 2526 GM 700010 Hungary 2292 1951
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Oleg M Romanishin 2454 GM 14100088 Ukraine 2986 0
Eduardas Rozentalis 2509 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2290 1963
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2263 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Alexei Shirov 2640 GM 2209390 Latvia 3190 1972
Nigel D Short 2687 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2715 1965
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Bartosz Socko 2593 GM 1107038 Poland 2119 1978
Ivan Sokolov 2595 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2716 1968
Andrei Sokolov 2155 24113727 Russian Federation 2073 1982
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 0
Jonathan S Speelman 2510 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2121 1956
Kevin Spraggett 2532 GM 2600013 Canada 2075 1954
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2480 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2213 1950
Peter Svidler 2763 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2729 1976
Laszlo Szabo 1501 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian Federation 2448 0
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Jan H Timman 2569 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3533 1951
Sergei Tiviakov 2591 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2270 1973
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2424 0
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2312 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 0
Rafael A Vaganian 2548 GM 13300016 Armenia 2385 1951
John TH Van der Wiel 2397 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 0
Loek Van Wely 2656 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3490 1972
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2545 1970
Lothar Vogt 2398 GM 4611292 Germany 2083 1952
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2310 GM 500020 Finland 3197 1944
Robert Zelcic 2493 GM 14500310 Croatia 2105 1965