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 2378 GM 700134 Hungary 3767 1946
Vassily Ivanchuk 2710 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3747 1969
Anatoly Karpov 2623 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3736 1951
Jan H Timman 2555 GM 1000012 Netherlands 3549 1951
Loek Van Wely 2674 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3549 1972
Viswanathan Anand 2768 GM 5000017 India 3396 1969
Vlastimil Hort 2421 GM 4600029 Germany 3365 1944
Vlastimil Jansa 2451 GM 300128 Czech Republic 3353 1942
Wolfgang Uhlmann 2312 GM 4611284 Germany 3282 1935
Alexei Shirov 2637 GM 2209390 Spain 3248 1972
Heikki MJ Westerinen 2310 GM 500020 Finland 3206 1944
Svetozar Gligoric 2447 GM 900400 Serbia 3129 1923
Lajos Portisch 2467 GM 700037 Hungary 3114 1937
Alexander G Beliavsky 2540 GM 14602377 Slovenia 3097 1953
Oleg M Romanishin 2440 GM 14100088 Ukraine 3009 1952
Boris Gelfand 2703 GM 2805677 Israel 2966 1968
Aleksey Dreev 2657 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 2957 1969
Borislav Ivkov 2402 GM 900141 Serbia 2889 1933
Peter Svidler 2753 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2862 1976
Gyula Sax 2439 GM 700029 Hungary 2859 1951
Lubomir Ftacnik 2514 GM 14900017 Slovakia 2845 1957
Michael Adams 2706 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2841 1971
Miso Cebalo 2271 GM 14500094 Croatia 2832 1945
Anthony Miles United Kingdom 2823 1955
Vladimir Kramnik 2792 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2811 1975
Ulf Andersson 2530 GM 1700014 Sweden 2795 1951
Nigel D Short 2659 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2777 1965
Ivan Sokolov 2565 GM 14400030 Netherlands 2769 1968
Vassily Smyslov 2494 GM 4100310 Russian Federation 2714 1921
Oleg Korneev 2506 GM 4156803 Spain 2686 1969
Ognjen Cvitan 2496 GM 14500086 Croatia 2685 1961
Alexander Grischuk 2766 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2678 1983
Istvan Csom 2409 GM 700100 Hungary 2625 1940
Zdenko Kozul 2600 GM 14502879 Croatia 2599 1966
Vladimir Epishin 2541 GM 4162714 Russian Federation 2583 1965
Zoltan Varga 1353 GM 700509 Hungary 2574 1970
Pia Cramling 2452 GM 1700030 Sweden 2568 1963
Mikhail Tal Latvia 2562 1936
Bogdan Lalic 2394 GM 409081 Croatia 2546 1964
Garry Kasparov 2812 GM 4100018 Russian Federation 2515 1963
Victor Bologan 2580 GM 13900048 Moldova 2500 1971
Jaan Ehlvest 2536 GM 4500016 United States 2499 1962
Bent Larsen 2415 GM 1400029 Denmark 2474 1935
Klaus Bischoff 1688 GM 4600045 Germany 2470 1961
Yuri S Balashov 2423 GM 4100263 Russian Federation 2455 1949
Kiril Georgiev 2596 GM 2900017 2450 1965
Mark E Taimanov 2386 GM 4100760 Russian Federation 2448 0
Vladimir B Tukmakov 2540 GM 14100096 Ukraine 2436 1946
Etienne Bacrot 2710 GM 605506 France 2435 1983
Vladimir P Malaniuk 2444 GM 14100177 Ukraine 2433 1957
Levon Aronian 2767 GM 13300474 Armenia 2430 1982
Rafael A Vaganian 2546 GM 13300016 Armenia 2410 1951
Sergei Movsesian 2635 GM 310204 Armenia 2389 1978
Boris V Spassky 2548 GM 600024 Russian Federation 2386 1937
Florin Gheorghiu 2371 GM 1200011 Romania 2376 1944
Mladen Palac 2543 GM 14500116 Croatia 2371 1971
Bojan Kurajica 2521 GM 14400057 Croatia 2358 1947
Eduardas Rozentalis 2513 GM 12800023 Lithuania 2354 1963
Predrag Nikolic 2584 GM 14400014 Bosnia And Herzegovina 2351 1960
Efim Geller Russian Federation 2349 1925
Robert Huebner 2576 GM 4600010 Germany 2342 1948
Sergey Karjakin 2773 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 2341 1990
Sergei Tiviakov 2583 GM 1008013 Netherlands 2334 1973
Ratmir Kholmov Russian Federation 2334 1925
Mikhail Gurevich 2569 GM 200930 Belgium 2331 1959
Hikaru Nakamura 2777 GM 2016192 United States 2324 1987
Peter Leko 2691 GM 703303 Hungary 2311 1979
Zoltan Ribli 2534 GM 700010 Hungary 2306 1951
Michal Krasenkow 2620 GM 1113100 Poland 2299 1963
Jan Plachetka 2305 GM 14900068 Slovakia 2298 1945
Michele Godena 2514 GM 800090 Italy 2282 1967
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2801 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 2259 1985
Branko Damljanovic 2508 GM 900125 Serbia 2249 1961
Josef Pribyl 2263 IM 300187 Czech Republic 2243 1947
Antoaneta Stefanova 2490 GM 2902257 2239 1979
Viktor D Kupreichik 2370 GM 13500066 Belarus 2239 1949
Evgeny Sveshnikov 2464 GM 4100638 Russian Federation 2233 1950
Wlodzimierz Schmidt 2242 GM 1100041 Poland 2219 1943
Veselin Topalov 2747 GM 2900084 2205 1975
Arkadij Naiditsch 2698 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 2201 1985
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 2571 GM 900010 Serbia 2196 1950
Friso Nijboer 2495 GM 1000063 Netherlands 2193 1965
Laurent Fressinet 2648 GM 608742 France 2192 1981
David Bronstein Russian Federation 2182 1924
Bartosz Socko 2592 GM 1107038 Poland 2179 1978
Peter Lukacs 2404 GM 700142 Hungary 2175 1950
Csaba Horvath 1718 759988 Hungary 2170 1953
Mark L Hebden 2423 GM 400084 United Kingdom 2169 1958
Ian Rogers 2545 GM 3200019 Australia 2165 1960
Daniel Fridman 2585 GM 11600454 Germany 2156 1976
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez 2343 GM 2200031 Sweden 2149 1950
Jonathan S Speelman 2493 GM 400033 United Kingdom 2144 1956
Joseph G Gallagher 2434 GM 1303422 Switzerland 2135 1964
Alexander Khalifman 2617 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2135 1966
John TH Van der Wiel 2389 GM 1000020 Netherlands 2123 1959
Igor Glek 2436 GM 4100484 Germany 2121 1961
Ilia Smirin 2591 GM 2801990 Israel 2118 1968
Lev Psakhis 2455 GM 2800012 Israel 2116 1958
Robert Zelcic 2499 GM 14500310 Croatia 2116 1965
Oscar Panno 2438 GM 100153 Argentina 2115 1935
Artur Jussupow 2580 GM 4618777 Germany 2104 1960
Alexander Morozevich 2656 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 2100 1977
Tigran V Petrosian Georgia 2099 1929
Vitaly Tseshkovsky 2460 GM 4100921 Russian Federation 2098 1944
Lothar Vogt 2376 GM 4611292 Germany 2097 1952
Andrei Sokolov 2155 24113727 Russian Federation 2097 1982
Vladimir Burmakin 2490 GM 4105109 Russian Federation 2092 1967
Jonny Hector 2499 GM 1700090 Sweden 2086 1964
Kevin Spraggett 2530 GM 2600013 Canada 2075 1954
Alexander Alekhine Russian Federation 2075 1892
Francisco Vallejo Pons 2707 GM 2205530 Spain 2066 1982
Magnus Carlsen 2842 GM 1503014 Norway 2050 1990
Lev Polugaevsky Russian Federation 2047 1934
Aloyzas Kveinys 2537 GM 12800040 Lithuania 2043 1962
David Navara 2741 GM 309095 Czech Republic 2038 1985
Pavel Blatny 2335 GM 300047 Czech Republic 2035 1968
Aleksej Aleksandrov 2580 GM 13500139 Belarus 2025 1973
Laszlo Szabo 1467 728713 Hungary 2023 1944
Normunds Miezis 2463 GM 11600136 Latvia 2014 1971
Sandor Farago 2205 IM 701190 Hungary 2008 1956
Jozsef Horvath 1197 796441 Hungary 2000 2000