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 2835 GM 1503014 Norway 2075 1990
2 Fabiano Caruana 2832 GM 2020009 United States 1943 1992
3 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2817 GM 13401319 Azerbaijan 2319 1985
4 Liren Ding 2816 GM 8603677 China 1044 1992
5 Anish Giri 2780 GM 24116068 Netherlands 1436 1994
6 Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2778 GM 623539 France 2113 1990
7 Vladimir Kramnik 2777 GM 4101588 Russian Federation 2833 1975
8 Viswanathan Anand 2773 GM 5000017 India 3449 1969
9 Alexander Grischuk 2771 GM 4126025 Russian Federation 2723 1983
10 Levon Aronian 2765 GM 13300474 Armenia 2485 1982
11 Wesley So 2765 GM 5202213 United States 1126 1993
12 Yangyi Yu 2764 GM 8603820 China 1076 1994
13 Ian Nepomniachtchi 2763 GM 4168119 Russian Federation 1503 1990
14 Teimour Radjabov 2757 GM 13400924 Azerbaijan 1629 1987
15 Sergey Karjakin 2753 GM 14109603 Russian Federation 2395 1990
16 Radoslaw Wojtaszek 2749 GM 1118358 Poland 1806 1987
17 Hikaru Nakamura 2746 GM 2016192 United States 2378 1987
18 Veselin Topalov 2740 GM 2900084 Bulgaria 2216 1975
19 Jan Krzysztof Duda 2738 GM 1170546 Poland 639 1998
20 Arkadij Naiditsch 2736 GM 4650891 Azerbaijan 2236 1985
21 Peter Svidler 2736 GM 4102142 Russian Federation 2884 1976
22 Dmitry Jakovenko 2735 GM 4122356 Russian Federation 1698 1983
23 David Navara 2733 GM 309095 Czech Republic 2079 1985
24 Hao Wang 2730 GM 8602883 China 1428 1989
25 Pentala Harikrishna 2729 GM 5007003 India 1758 1986
26 Yi Wei 2728 GM 8603405 China 782 1999
27 Xiangzhi Bu 2726 GM 8601445 China 1450 1985
28 Richard Rapport 2726 GM 738590 Hungary 852 1996
29 Samuel Shankland 2724 GM 2004887 United States 642 1991
30 Dmitry Andreikin 2719 GM 4158814 Russian Federation 1316 1990
31 Vladimir Fedoseev 2714 GM 24130737 Russian Federation 1063 1995
32 Vassily Ivanchuk 2714 GM 14100010 Ukraine 3756 1969
33 Quang Liem Le 2714 GM 12401137 Viet Nam 1295 1991
34 Ivan Cheparinov 2711 GM 2905540 Georgia 1609 1986
35 Bassem Amin 2709 GM 10601457 Egypt 805 1988
36 Vladislav Artemiev 2709 GM 24101605 Russian Federation 900 1998
37 Nikita Vitiugov 2709 GM 4152956 Russian Federation 1447 1987
38 Michael Adams 2706 GM 400041 United Kingdom 2873 1971
39 Evgeny Tomashevsky 2705 GM 4147235 Russian Federation 1342 1987
40 Daniil Dubov 2703 GM 24126055 Russian Federation 1078 1996
41 Anton Korobov 2703 GM 14105730 Ukraine 1595 1985
42 Chao b Li 2703 GM 8604436 China 883 1989
43 Rauf Mamedov 2703 GM 13401653 Azerbaijan 1562 1988
44 Santosh Gujrathi Vidit 2702 GM 5029465 India 686 1994
45 Markus Ragger 2701 GM 1610856 Austria 1426 1988
46 Maxim Matlakov 2700 GM 4168003 Russian Federation 1308 1991
47 Yuriy Kryvoruchko 2698 GM 14109182 Ukraine 1009 1986
48 David W L Howell 2697 GM 410608 United Kingdom 1355 1990
49 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2694 GM 2205530 Spain 2079 1982
50 Ernesto Inarkiev 2693 GM 4162722 Russian Federation 1579 1985
51 Matthew D Sadler 2693 GM 400173 United Kingdom 899 1974
52 Ivan Saric 2692 GM 14508150 Croatia 1275 1990
53 Jorge Cori 2689 GM 3802272 Peru 427 1995
54 Parham Maghsoodloo 2689 GM 12539929 Iran 353 2000
55 Gabriel Sargissian 2689 GM 13300881 Armenia 1364 1983
56 Gawain C Jones 2683 GM 409561 United Kingdom 1241 1987
57 Vladislav Kovalev 2683 GM 13504398 Belarus 789 1994
58 Hua Ni 2683 GM 8601160 China 1303 1983
59 Yue Wang 2683 GM 8601429 China 1351 1987
60 B Adhiban 2682 GM 5018471 India 910 1992
61 Zoltan Almasi 2682 GM 702293 Hungary 1880 1976
62 Maxim Rodshtein 2682 GM 2806851 Israel 1046 1989
63 Anton Demchenko 2679 GM 4160258 Russian Federation 545 1987
64 Peter Leko 2679 GM 703303 Hungary 2342 1979
65 Nils Grandelius 2678 GM 1710400 Sweden 998 1993
66 Etienne Bacrot 2677 GM 605506 France 2467 1983
67 Pavel Eljanov 2676 GM 14102951 Ukraine 1562 1983
68 Ray Robson 2676 GM 2023970 United States 607 1994
69 Jeffery Xiong 2675 GM 2047640 United States 398 2000
70 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu 2674 GM 1202758 Germany 1726 1976
71 Boris Gelfand 2673 GM 2805677 Israel 2992 1968
72 Eltaj Safarli 2671 GM 13402129 Azerbaijan 1181 1992
73 Krishnan Sasikiran 2671 GM 5004985 India 1735 1981
74 Aleksey Dreev 2670 GM 4100107 Russian Federation 3005 1969
75 Tamir Nabaty 2670 GM 2809052 Israel 474 1991
76 Viktor Laznicka 2668 GM 316385 Czech Republic 1489 1988
77 Hrant Melkumyan 2668 GM 13302485 Armenia 852 1989
78 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2667 GM 3503739 Cuba 1485 1982
79 Luke J McShane 2667 GM 404853 United Kingdom 1392 1984
80 Gata Kamsky 2666 GM 2000024 United States 1919 1974
81 Gadir Guseinov 2664 GM 13401378 Azerbaijan 976 1986
82 S.P. Sethuraman 2664 GM 5021596 India 919 1993
83 Evgeniy Najer 2663 GM 4118987 Russian Federation 1790 1977
84 Ruslan Ponomariov 2663 GM 14103320 Ukraine 1940 1983
85 Ferenc Berkes 2661 GM 718572 Hungary 1455 1985
86 Alexander Motylev 2661 GM 4121830 Russian Federation 1704 1979
87 Yuriy Kuzubov 2660 GM 14112906 Ukraine 1162 1990
88 AR Saleh Salem 2660 GM 9301348 United Arab Emirates 745 1993
89 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2659 GM 1503707 Norway 907 1990
90 Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2659 GM 14200244 Uzbekistan 1477 1979
91 Yifan Hou 2658 GM 8602980 China 1433 1994
92 Robin Van Kampen 2658 GM 1020854 Netherlands 515 1994
93 Luka Lenic 2657 GM 14603853 Slovenia 1081 1988
94 Sandro Mareco 2656 GM 112275 Argentina 822 1987
95 Alexander Morozevich 2656 GM 4116992 Russian Federation 2159 1977
96 Vladimir Malakhov 2654 GM 4120787 Russian Federation 1737 1980
97 Sanan Sjugirov 2654 GM 4189302 Russian Federation 1136 1993
98 Alexander Areshchenko 2652 GM 14109530 Ukraine 1280 1986
99 Igors Rausis 2652 GM 11600098 Czech Republic 1738 1961
100 Sergei Rublevsky 2652 GM 4115309 Russian Federation 1651 1974
101 Vladimir Akopian 2650 GM 13300032 Armenia 1763 1971
102 Evgeny Bareev 2650 GM 4100140 Canada 1828 1966
103 Laurent Fressinet 2650 GM 608742 France 2211 1981
104 David Anton Guijarro 2649 GM 2285525 Spain 714 1995
105 Alexander Ipatov 2649 GM 14116731 Turkey 695 1993
106 Alexander Riazantsev 2649 GM 4125029 Russian Federation 1865 1985
107 Alexander Moiseenko 2648 GM 14102560 Ukraine 1692 1980
108 Alexander Onischuk 2647 GM 14101025 United States 1473 1975
109 Nigel D Short 2646 GM 400025 United Kingdom 2795 1965
110 Christian Bauer 2645 GM 603767 France 1927 1977
111 Julio E Granda Zuniga 2645 GM 3800024 Peru 1565 1967
112 Mircea Emilian Parligras 2645 GM 1204297 Romania 1154 1980
113 Igor Kovalenko 2644 GM 14117908 Latvia 987 1988
114 Erwin L'Ami 2644 GM 1007998 Netherlands 860 1985
115 Varuzhan Akobian 2643 GM 13300580 United States 1034 1983
116 Vadim Zvjaginsev 2642 GM 4113403 Russian Federation 1701 1976
117 Kirill Alekseenko 2641 GM 4135539 Russian Federation 498 1997
118 Jan Gustafsson 2641 GM 4625498 Germany 1437 1979
119 Martyn Kravtsiv 2641 GM 14113147 Ukraine 1007 1990
120 Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen 2641 GM 12401110 Viet Nam 893 1990
121 Samuel Sevian 2641 GM 2040506 United States 503 2000
122 Ioannis Papaioannou 2640 GM 4201345 Greece 657 1976
123 Alexei Shirov 2639 GM 2209390 Spain 3272 1972
124 Benjamin Bok 2638 GM 1017063 Netherlands 926 1995
125 Mustafa Yilmaz 2637 GM 6302718 Turkey 618 1992
126 Romain Edouard 2636 GM 633429 France 1268 1990
127 Shanglei Lu 2636 GM 8603332 China 736 1995
128 Dariusz Swiercz 2636 GM 1126881 Poland 972 1994
129 Zahar Efimenko 2635 GM 14107201 Ukraine 1409 1985
130 Peter Heine Nielsen 2635 GM 1400355 Denmark 1883 1973
131 Diego Flores 2634 GM 108049 Argentina 993 1982
132 David Paravyan 2634 GM 4194985 Russian Federation 537 1998
133 Kacper Piorun 2634 GM 1130420 Poland 743 1991
134 Aleksandr Rakhmanov 2634 GM 4173708 Russian Federation 1153 1989
135 Andrei Volokitin 2634 GM 14107090 Ukraine 1455 1986
136 Vladimir Afromeev 2633 FM 4157770 Russian Federation 263 1954
137 Daniel Fridman 2633 GM 11600454 Germany 2183 1976
138 Sergei Movsesian 2633 GM 310204 Armenia 2409 1978
139 Jacek Tomczak 2633 GM 1124668 Poland 541 1990
140 Anton Kovalyov 2631 GM 114987 Canada 547 1992
141 Igor Lysyj 2631 GM 4150120 Russian Federation 1057 1987
142 Alexey Sarana 2631 GM 24133795 Russian Federation 431 2000
143 Michal Krasenkow 2630 GM 1113100 Poland 2305 1963
144 Daniele Vocaturo 2630 GM 813192 Italy 879 1989
145 Nijat Abasov 2629 GM 13402960 Azerbaijan 417 1995
146 Csaba Balogh 2629 GM 718939 Hungary 1720 1987
147 Yaroslav Zherebukh 2629 GM 14116804 United States 636 1993
148 Pavel Ponkratov 2628 GM 4157800 Russian Federation 1079 1988
149 Emil Sutovsky 2628 GM 2802007 Israel 1715 1977
150 Tigran Gharamian 2627 GM 13301527 France 666 1984
151 Robert Hovhannisyan 2627 GM 13302507 Armenia 539 1991
152 Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli 2627 GM 3901211 Venezuela 886 1989
153 Baadur Jobava 2627 GM 13601520 Georgia 1593 1983
154 Aleksandr Lenderman 2627 GM 2021285 United States 597 1989
155 Ahmed Adly 2626 GM 10601619 Egypt 729 1987
156 Boris Grachev 2626 GM 4129199 Russian Federation 1598 1986
157 Borki Predojevic 2626 GM 930849 Bosnia And Herzegovina 1021 1987
158 Illya Nyzhnyk 2624 GM 14118084 Ukraine 525 1996
159 Ivan Salgado Lopez 2624 GM 2257327 Spain 904 1991
160 Andriy Vovk 2624 GM 14114470 Ukraine 438 1991
161 Anatoly Karpov 2623 GM 4100026 Russian Federation 3749 1951
162 Vladimir Onischuk 2623 GM 14114038 Ukraine 897 1991
163 Benjamin Gledura 2622 GM 712779 Hungary 378 1999
164 Georg Meier 2622 GM 4675789 Germany 1109 1987
165 Loek Van Wely 2622 GM 1000268 Netherlands 3566 1972
166 Axel Bachmann 2621 GM 3700488 Paraguay 575 1989
167 Neuris Delgado Ramirez 2621 GM 3503631 Paraguay 288 1981
168 Evgeny Alekseev 2620 GM 4138147 Russian Federation 1674 1985
169 Matthias Bluebaum 2620 GM 24651516 Germany 663 1997
170 Vasif Durarbayli 2620 GM 13402935 Azerbaijan 380 1992
171 Mikhail Kobalia 2620 GM 4119150 Russian Federation 890 1978
172 Qun Ma 2620 GM 8603154 China 296 1991
173 Aleksandr Shimanov 2620 GM 4198603 Russian Federation 938 1992
174 Aleksandar Indjic 2618 GM 911925 Serbia 478 1995
175 Peter Prohaszka 2618 GM 726265 Hungary 809 1992
176 Alexander Khalifman 2617 GM 4100115 Russian Federation 2149 1966
177 Denis Khismatullin 2617 GM 4142578 Russian Federation 1408 1984
178 Rafael Leitao 2617 GM 2101246 Brazil 1183 1979
179 Evgeny Postny 2617 GM 2804344 Israel 1557 1981
180 Jianchao Zhou 2617 GM 8603537 China 960 1988
181 Sebastian Bogner 2616 GM 4692055 Switzerland 704 1991
182 Maxime Lagarde 2616 GM 662399 France 463 1994
183 Konstantin Landa 2616 GM 4101685 Russian Federation 1573 1972
184 Surya Shekhar Ganguly 2615 GM 5002150 India 1518 1983
185 Eric Hansen 2615 GM 2606771 Canada 464 1992
186 Nidjat Mamedov 2615 GM 13400819 Azerbaijan 670 1985
187 Daniel Naroditsky 2615 GM 2026961 United States 429 1995
188 Erik Van den Doel 2615 GM 1003720 Netherlands 1193 1979
189 Farrukh Amonatov 2614 GM 14700077 Tajikistan 851 1978
190 David Baramidze 2614 GM 4667719 Germany 1104 1988
191 Dmitry Gordievsky 2614 GM 24112798 Russian Federation 490 1996
192 Evgeny Romanov 2614 GM 4148843 Russian Federation 1348 1988
193 Aryan Tari 2614 GM 1510045 Norway 610 1999
194 Grigoriy Oparin 2613 GM 24125890 Russian Federation 746 1997
195 Jorden Van Foreest 2613 GM 1039784 Netherlands 509 1999
196 Yannick Gozzoli 2612 GM 616915 France 647 1983
197 Zdenko Kozul 2612 GM 14502879 Croatia 2608 1966
198 Yuniesky Quesada Perez 2612 GM 3504409 Cuba 683 1984
199 Ilia Smirin 2612 GM 2801990 Israel 2140 1968
200 Sergey A Fedorchuk 2611 GM 14102536 Ukraine 1573 1981