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 2354 GM 700134 Hungary 3805 1946
Vassily Ivanchuk 2714 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3756 1969
Anatoly Karpov 2623 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3749 1951
Loek Van Wely 2622 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3566 1972
Jan H Timman 2541 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3549 1951
Viswanathan Anand 2773 GM 5000017 India 3449 1969
Vlastimil Hort 2414 GM 4600029 Germany 3365 1944
Vlastimil Jansa 2437 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3364 1942
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2312 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 1935
Alexei Shirov 2639 GM 2209390 Spain 3272 1972
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2282 GM 500020 Finland 3214 1944
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Alexander G Beliavsky 2544 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3106 1953
Oleg M Romanishin 2435 GM 14100088 Ukraine 3009 1952
Aleksey Dreev 2670 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 3005 1969
Boris Gelfand 2673 GM 2805677 Israel 2992 1968
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Peter Svidler 2736 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2884 1976
Michael Adams 2706 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2873 1971
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Lubomir Ftacnik 2512 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2856 1957
Miso Cebalo 2262 GM 14500094 Croatia 2835 1945
Vladimir Kramnik 2777 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2833 1975
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Nigel D Short 2646 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2795 1965
Ulf Andersson 2530 GM 1700014 Sweden 2795 1951
Ivan Sokolov 2588 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2776 1968
Alexander Grischuk 2771 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2723 1983
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Oleg Korneev 2551 GM 4156803 Spain 2705 1969
Ognjen Cvitan 2496 GM 14500086 Croatia 2695 1961
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Zdenko Kozul 2612 GM 14502879 Croatia 2608 1966
Vladimir Epishin 2548 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2596 1965
Pia Cramling 2456 GM 1700030 Sweden 2589 1963
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2581 1970
Bogdan Lalic 2420 GM 409081 Croatia 2564 1964
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2515 1963
Victor Bologan 2574 GM 13900048 Moldova 2507 1971
Jaan Ehlvest 2532 GM 4500016 United States 2507 1962
Levon Aronian 2765 GM 13300474 Armenia 2485 1982
Kiril Georgiev 2595 GM 2900017 Macedonia 2476 1965
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Yuri S Balashov 2445 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2471 1949
Klaus Bischoff 1688 GM 4600045 Germany 2470 1961
Etienne Bacrot 2677 GM 605506 France 2467 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 2633 GM 310204 Armenia 2409 1978
Sergey Karjakin 2753 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 2395 1990
Mladen Palac 2548 GM 14500116 Croatia 2388 1971
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 1937
Florin Gheorghiu 2370 GM 1200011 Romania 2380 1944
Hikaru Nakamura 2746 GM 2016192 United States 2378 1987
Eduardas Rozentalis 2524 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2370 1963
Bojan Kurajica 2529 GM 14400057 Croatia 2366 1947
Predrag Nikolic 2576 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2363 1960
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Sergei Tiviakov 2607 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2347 1973
Robert Huebner 2576 GM 4600010 Germany 2344 1948
Peter Leko 2679 GM 703303 Hungary 2342 1979
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Mikhail Gurevich 2576 GM 200930 Belgium 2331 1959
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2817 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 2319 1985
Zoltan Ribli 2537 GM 700010 Hungary 2306 1951
Michele Godena 2463 GM 800090 Italy 2305 1967
Michal Krasenkow 2630 GM 1113100 Poland 2305 1963
Jan Plachetka 2314 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2298 1945
Branko Damljanovic 2495 GM 900125 Serbia 2260 1961
Josef Pribyl 2239 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2243 1947
Antoaneta Stefanova 2490 GM 2902257 Bulgaria 2243 1979
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2496 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2242 1950
Viktor D Kupreichik 2370 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Arkadij Naiditsch 2736 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 2236 1985
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2247 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Veselin Topalov 2740 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2216 1975
Laurent Fressinet 2650 GM 608742 France 2211 1981
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2196 1950
Friso Nijboer 2486 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2196 1965
Bartosz Socko 2611 GM 1107038 Poland 2194 1978
Daniel Fridman 2633 GM 11600454 Germany 2183 1976
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Mark L Hebden 2425 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2178 1958
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Csaba Horvath 1680 759988 Hungary 2170 1953
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Alexander Morozevich 2656 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 2159 1977
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2337 GM 2200031 Sweden 2157 1950
Jonathan S Speelman 2508 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2150 1956
Alexander Khalifman 2617 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2149 1966
Joseph G Gallagher 2441 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2143 1964
Ilia Smirin 2612 GM 2801990 Israel 2140 1968
Igor Glek 2451 GM 4100484 Germany 2140 1961
Robert Zelcic 2508 GM 14500310 Croatia 2131 1965
Vladimir Burmakin 2531 GM 4105109 Russian Federation 2125 1967
John TH Van der Wiel 2392 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 1959
Lev Psakhis 2455 GM 2800012 Israel 2116 1958
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Lothar Vogt 2359 GM 4611292 Germany 2108 1952
Artur Jussupow 2569 GM 4618777 Germany 2104 1960
Andrei Sokolov 2155 24113727 Russian Federation 2101 1982
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Jonny Hector 2495 GM 1700090 Sweden 2088 1964
Kevin Spraggett 2513 GM 2600013 Canada 2084 1954
David Navara 2733 GM 309095 Czech Republic 2079 1985
Francisco Vallejo Pons 2694 GM 2205530 Spain 2079 1982
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Magnus Carlsen 2835 GM 1503014 Norway 2075 1990
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Aleksej Aleksandrov 2599 GM 13500139 Belarus 2046 1973
Aloyzas Kveinys 2537 GM 12800040 Lithuania 2043 1962
Pavel Blatny 2336 GM 300047 Czech Republic 2037 1968
Laszlo Szabo 1467 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Sandor Farago 2216 IM 701190 Hungary 2018 1956
Normunds Miezis 2477 GM 11600136 Latvia 2014 1971
Jozsef Horvath 1197 796441 Hungary 2003 2000