Chess players by rating

Top Chess Players list ordered by FIDE Rating. The list contains the top 200 chess players in the database ordered by ELO.
Check the statistics and explore the games of the best ranked Grand Masters in the world.

Top Women chess players by rating | See full players list ordered by name | Chess players by number of games
Name ELO Title FIDE Id Federation Games Birth Year
1 Magnus Carlsen 2861 GM 1503014 Norway 2184 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2816 GM 2020009 United States 2038 1992
3 Liren Ding 2805 GM 8603677 China 1119 1992
4 Anish Giri 2787 GM 24116068 Netherlands 1514 1994
5 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2781 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 2409 1985
6 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2780 GM 623539 France 2198 1990
7 Viswanathan Anand 2774 GM 5000017 India 3548 1969
8 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2773 GM 4168119 Russian Federation 1597 1990
9 Alexander Grischuk 2772 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2779 1983
10 Levon Aronian 2762 GM 13300474 Armenia 2588 1982
11 Hikaru Nakamura 2761 GM 2016192 United States 2548 1987
12 Teimour Radjabov 2759 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1655 1987
13 Vladislav Artemiev 2754 GM 24101605 Russian Federation 1004 1998
14 Wesley So 2754 GM 5202213 United States 1242 1993
15 Vladimir Kramnik 2753 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2846 1975
16 Sergey Karjakin 2752 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 2503 1990
17 Leinier Dominguez Perez 2750 GM 3503240 United States 1015 1983
18 Veselin Topalov 2740 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2288 1975
19 Peter Svidler 2739 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2938 1976
20 Yangyi Yu 2739 GM 8603820 China 1188 1994
21 Richard Rapport 2736 GM 738590 Hungary 969 1996
22 Yi Wei 2736 GM 8603405 China 843 1999
23 Hao Wang 2735 GM 8602883 China 1548 1989
24 Nikita Vitiugov 2734 GM 4152956 Russian Federation 1523 1987
25 Pentala Harikrishna 2730 GM 5007003 India 1894 1986
26 Xiangzhi Bu 2729 GM 8601445 China 1494 1985
27 Jan Krzysztof Duda 2728 GM 1170546 Poland 738 1998
28 David Navara 2728 GM 309095 Czech Republic 2211 1985
29 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2724 GM 1118358 Poland 1851 1987
30 Dmitry Andreikin 2722 GM 4158814 Russian Federation 1410 1990
31 Sam Shankland 2717 GM 2004887 United States 32 1991
32 Dmitry Jakovenko 2708 GM 4122356 Russian Federation 1756 1983
33 Santosh Gujrathi Vidit 2707 GM 5029465 India 784 1994
34 Bassem Amin 2704 GM 10601457 Egypt 905 1988
35 Quang Liem Le 2704 GM 12401137 Viet Nam 1419 1991
36 Gawain C Jones 2702 GM 409561 United Kingdom 1366 1987
37 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2702 GM 4147235 Russian Federation 1394 1987
38 B Adhiban 2701 GM 5018471 India 959 1992
39 Chao b Li 2699 GM 8604436 China 887 1989
40 Maxim Rodshtein 2699 GM 2806851 Israel 1086 1989
41 David W L Howell 2698 GM 410608 United Kingdom 1419 1990
42 Maxim Matlakov 2697 GM 4168003 Russian Federation 1384 1991
43 Ivan Saric 2694 GM 14508150 Croatia 1406 1990
44 Yue Wang 2694 GM 8601429 China 1359 1987
45 Michael Adams 2693 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2926 1971
46 Ernesto Inarkiev 2691 GM 4162722 Russian Federation 1666 1985
47 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2691 GM 14109182 Ukraine 1030 1986
48 Daniil Dubov 2690 GM 24126055 Russian Federation 1136 1996
49 Nils Grandelius 2688 GM 1710400 Sweden 1054 1993
50 Matthew D Sadler 2688 GM 400173 United Kingdom 906 1974
51 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2688 GM 2205530 Spain 2147 1982
52 Zoltan Almasi 2687 GM 702293 Hungary 1900 1976
53 Anton Korobov 2687 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1727 1985
54 Jorge Cori 2686 GM 3802272 Peru 433 1995
55 Vladimir Fedoseev 2683 GM 24130737 Russian Federation 1173 1995
56 Alireza Firouzja 2682 GM 12573981 Iran 402 2003
57 Arkadij Naiditsch 2682 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 2287 1985
58 Markus Ragger 2682 GM 1610856 Austria 1547 1988
59 Luke J McShane 2681 GM 404853 United Kingdom 1441 1984
60 Gabriel Sargissian 2681 GM 13300881 Armenia 1409 1983
61 Jeffery Xiong 2679 GM 2047640 United States 439 2000
62 Etienne Bacrot 2678 GM 605506 France 2505 1983
63 Vladislav Kovalev 2678 GM 13504398 Belarus 867 1994
64 Tamir Nabaty 2678 GM 2809052 Israel 505 1991
65 Ferenc Berkes 2677 GM 718572 Hungary 1493 1985
66 Vassily Ivanchuk 2677 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3805 1969
67 Boris Gelfand 2676 GM 2805677 Israel 3099 1968
68 Alexander Areshchenko 2675 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1293 1986
69 Hua Ni 2675 GM 8601160 China 1323 1983
70 Ruslan Ponomariov 2675 GM 14103320 Ukraine 2005 1983
71 Peter Leko 2674 GM 703303 Hungary 2398 1979
72 Evgeniy Najer 2674 GM 4118987 Russian Federation 1863 1977
73 Krishnan Sasikiran 2673 GM 5004985 India 1772 1981
74 AR Saleh Salem 2672 GM 9301348 United Arab Emirates 790 1993
75 Anton Demchenko 2671 GM 4160258 Russian Federation 638 1987
76 Parham Maghsoodloo 2671 GM 12539929 Iran 457 2000
77 David Anton Guijarro 2667 GM 2285525 Spain 838 1995
78 Ivan Cheparinov 2667 GM 2905540 Georgia 1765 1986
79 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2667 GM 1202758 Germany 1795 1976
80 Dariusz Swiercz 2667 GM 1126881 United States 1003 1994
81 Samuel Sevian 2666 GM 2040506 United States 550 2000
82 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2664 GM 3503739 Cuba 1502 1982
83 Gata Kamsky 2664 GM 2000024 United States 1980 1974
84 Yuriy Kuzubov 2664 GM 14112906 Ukraine 1223 1990
85 Igor Kovalenko 2663 GM 14117908 Latvia 1057 1988
86 Aleksey Dreev 2662 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 3086 1969
87 Yifan Hou 2662 GM 8602980 China 1440 1994
88 Pavel Eljanov 2661 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1590 1983
89 Sanan Sjugirov 2661 GM 4189302 Russian Federation 1231 1993
90 Viktor Laznicka 2660 GM 316385 Czech Republic 1561 1988
91 Vladimir Malakhov 2660 GM 4120787 Russian Federation 1767 1980
92 Hrant Melkumyan 2658 GM 13302485 Armenia 918 1989
93 Alexei Shirov 2658 GM 2209390 Spain 3353 1972
94 Robin Van Kampen 2658 GM 1020854 Netherlands 515 1994
95 Kacper Piorun 2657 GM 1130420 Poland 817 1991
96 Alexander Morozevich 2656 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 2192 1977
97 Gadir Guseinov 2654 GM 13401378 Azerbaijan 1055 1986
98 Igors Rausis 2653 GM 11600098 Czech Republic 1747 1961
99 Alexander Riazantsev 2653 GM 4125029 Russian Federation 1921 1985
100 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2652 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1487 1979
101 Ray Robson 2652 GM 2023970 United States 636 1994
102 Sergei Rublevsky 2652 GM 4115309 Russian Federation 1660 1974
103 Vladimir Akopian 2650 GM 13300032 Armenia 1778 1971
104 Alexander Ipatov 2650 GM 14116731 Turkey 699 1993
105 Rauf Mamedov 2650 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1701 1988
106 Alexander Motylev 2650 GM 4121830 Russian Federation 1755 1979
107 Constantin Lupulescu 2649 GM 1207822 Romania 1166 1984
108 Alexander Onischuk 2649 GM 14101025 United States 1480 1975
109 Erwin L'Ami 2648 GM 1007998 Netherlands 885 1985
110 Evgeny Alekseev 2647 GM 4138147 Russian Federation 1763 1985
111 Benjamin Gledura 2645 GM 712779 Hungary 427 1999
112 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2645 GM 1503707 Norway 918 1990
113 Sergei Movsesian 2645 GM 310204 Armenia 2439 1978
114 Daniel Fridman 2644 GM 11600454 Germany 2290 1976
115 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2644 GM 3800024 Peru 1586 1967
116 Luka Lenic 2644 GM 14603853 Slovenia 1102 1988
117 Illya Nyzhnyk 2644 GM 14118084 Ukraine 543 1996
118 Evgeny Bareev 2643 GM 4100140 Canada 1841 1966
119 Christian Bauer 2643 GM 603767 France 1961 1977
120 Sandro Mareco 2643 GM 112275 Argentina 859 1987
121 Emil Sutovsky 2643 GM 2802007 Israel 1725 1977
122 Romain Edouard 2642 GM 633429 France 1323 1990
123 Surya Shekhar Ganguly 2642 GM 5002150 India 1593 1983
124 Igor Lysyj 2642 GM 4150120 Russian Federation 1090 1987
125 Alexander Moiseenko 2642 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1724 1980
126 Laurent Fressinet 2640 GM 608742 France 2234 1981
127 Robert Hovhannisyan 2640 GM 13302507 Armenia 600 1991
128 Aleksandr Lenderman 2640 GM 2021285 United States 619 1989
129 Ioannis Papaioannou 2640 GM 4201345 Greece 657 1976
130 Pavel Ponkratov 2640 GM 4157800 Russian Federation 1176 1988
131 Jan Gustafsson 2639 GM 4625498 Germany 1444 1979
132 Parimarjan Negi 2639 GM 5016690 India 817 1993
133 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2639 GM 12401110 Viet Nam 911 1990
134 Mircea Emilian Parligras 2638 GM 1204297 Romania 1204 1980
135 Maksim Chigaev 2637 GM 4108116 Russian Federation 774 1996
136 Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli 2637 GM 3901211 Venezuela 939 1989
137 Nijat Abasov 2636 GM 13402960 Azerbaijan 443 1995
138 Kirill Alekseenko 2636 GM 4135539 Russian Federation 591 1997
139 Georg Meier 2636 GM 4675789 Germany 1143 1987
140 Alexey Sarana 2636 GM 24133795 Russian Federation 549 2000
141 Andrei Volokitin 2636 GM 14107090 Ukraine 1485 1986
142 Benjamin Bok 2635 GM 1017063 Netherlands 948 1995
143 Haik M Martirosyan 2635 GM 13306553 Armenia 275 2000
144 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2635 GM 4113403 Russian Federation 1792 1976
145 Vladimir Onischuk 2633 GM 14114038 Ukraine 928 1991
146 Zahar Efimenko 2632 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1423 1985
147 Axel Bachmann 2631 GM 3700488 Paraguay 586 1989
148 Anton Kovalyov 2631 GM 114987 Canada 562 1992
149 Jacek Tomczak 2631 GM 1124668 Poland 558 1990
150 Nigel D Short 2630 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2823 1965
151 Tamas Banusz 2629 GM 722413 Hungary 1122 1989
152 Qun Ma 2629 GM 8603154 China 318 1991
153 Aleksandr Rakhmanov 2629 GM 4173708 Russian Federation 1232 1989
154 Martyn Kravtsiv 2628 GM 14113147 Ukraine 1022 1990
155 Yaroslav Zherebukh 2628 GM 14116804 United States 636 1993
156 Andreas Heimann 2627 GM 24624632 Germany 543 1992
157 Manuel Perez Candelario 2627 GM 2210622 Spain 760 1983
158 Bartosz Socko 2627 GM 1107038 Poland 2221 1978
159 Alexandr Predke 2626 GM 24107581 Russian Federation 610 1994
160 Farrukh Amonatov 2624 GM 14700077 Tajikistan 897 1978
161 Grigoriy Oparin 2624 GM 24125890 Russian Federation 813 1997
162 Eltaj Safarli 2624 GM 13402129 Azerbaijan 1228 1992
163 Bogdan-Daniel Deac 2623 GM 1226380 Romania 465 2001
164 Vasif Durarbayli 2623 GM 13402935 Azerbaijan 389 1992
165 Yannick Gozzoli 2622 GM 616915 France 653 1983
166 Konstantin Landa 2622 GM 4101685 Russian Federation 1580 1972
167 Yuniesky Quesada Perez 2622 GM 3504409 Cuba 708 1984
168 Jun Zhao 2621 GM 8602522 China 667 1986
169 Vladimir Baklan 2620 GM 14102196 Ukraine 1438 1978
170 Andrey Esipenko 2620 GM 24175439 Russian Federation 502 2002
171 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2620 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1605 1981
172 Michal Krasenkow 2620 GM 1113100 Poland 2333 1963
173 Denis Khismatullin 2619 GM 4142578 Russian Federation 1461 1984
174 Ahmed Adly 2618 GM 10601619 Egypt 810 1987
175 Varuzhan Akobian 2618 GM 13300580 United States 1061 1983
176 Matthias Bluebaum 2618 GM 24651516 Germany 710 1997
177 Marin Bosiocic 2618 GM 14507927 Croatia 1117 1988
178 Baadur Jobava 2618 GM 13601520 Georgia 1651 1983
179 Aryan Tari 2618 GM 1510045 Norway 686 1999
180 Mustafa Yilmaz 2618 GM 6302718 Turkey 693 1992
181 Rafael Leitao 2617 GM 2101246 Brazil 1183 1979
182 Peter Heine Nielsen 2617 GM 1400355 Denmark 1888 1973
183 Anatoly Karpov 2616 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3753 1951
184 Alexander Khalifman 2616 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2158 1966
185 Borki Predojevic 2616 GM 930849 Bosnia And Herzegovina 1058 1987
186 Andriy Vovk 2616 GM 14114470 Ukraine 451 1991
187 Emilio Cordova 2615 GM 3801497 Peru 849 1991
188 Boris Grachev 2615 GM 4129199 Russian Federation 1660 1986
189 Rinat Jumabayev 2615 GM 13702661 Kazakhstan 835 1989
190 Nidjat Mamedov 2615 GM 13400819 Azerbaijan 670 1985
191 Rasmus Svane 2615 GM 4657101 Germany 722 1997
192 Levan Pantsulaia 2614 GM 13602071 Georgia 1189 1986
193 Aleksandr Shimanov 2614 GM 4198603 Russian Federation 954 1992
194 Hovhannes Gabuzyan 2613 GM 13303732 Armenia 498 1995
195 Grzegorz Gajewski 2613 GM 1116207 Poland 1065 1985
196 S.P. Sethuraman 2613 GM 5021596 India 975 1993
197 Miguel Illescas Cordoba 2612 GM 2200015 Spain 1402 1965
198 Ivan Ivanisevic 2612 GM 912417 Serbia 1718 1977
199 Tigran L Petrosian 2612 GM 13301616 Armenia 1094 1984
200 Eric Hansen 2611 GM 2606771 Canada 473 1992