Kasparov, Garry Age 61

Source: http://uk.reuters.com

FIDE Rating
World Rank
#2 (all players)
FIDE Peak Rating
2851 - Jul 1999 (Age 36)
FIDE Peak Rank
#1 (2710) - Jan 1984 (Age 20)
2783 World #2 (all players), Peak 2812 (Aug 2017)
2712 World #26 (all players), Peak 2812 (Aug 2017)
13 Apr 1963
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
FIDE ID 4100018

Active Years:
1979 - 2007
Total Games:
1257 (55%)
161 (7%)
871 (38%)
Total score:
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
E12 Nimzo-Indian Defense (35 games)
C54 Italian Game (30 games)
C42 Russian Game (26 games)
B90 Sicilian Defense (33 games)
B85 Sicilian Defense (31 games)
B80 Sicilian Defense (23 games)

Undisputed World Champion from 1985 until 1993, and Classical World Champion from 1993 until 2000.

Championship wins:

World championship cycles:

When the World Championship cycle was split:

Further attempts to organize subsequent World Championship matches against Ponomariov and Kasimdzhanov fell through and Kasparov retired from competitive classical chess in 2005.

Major tournament wins



Kasparov played numerous matches outside the World championship cycle without losing any. His opponents included:

Computer Matches


World #1 almost continuously from 1986 until his retirement in 2005. He was the world number-one ranked player for 255 months. When he retired, he was still ranked #1 in the world, with a rating of 2812. In July 1999 and January 2000 Kasparov was officially rated 2851 Elo rating, which has only ever been surpassed by one other player, Magnus Carlsen in 2013. For a period in the early 1990s, Kasparov was over 2800 and the only person over 2700 was Anatoly Karpov.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesSiteDate 
1Kasparov, Garry2812Svidler, Peter26831/2-1/231Saint Louis16 Sep 2022
2Dominguez Perez, Leinier2745Kasparov, Garry28121-020Saint Louis16 Sep 2022
3Kasparov, Garry2812Nepomniachtchi, Ian27920-137Saint Louis16 Sep 2022
4So, Wesley2771Kasparov, Garry28121-039Saint Louis15 Sep 2022
5Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2757Kasparov, Garry28121-022Saint Louis15 Sep 2022
6Kasparov, Garry2812Firouzja, Alireza27780-132Saint Louis15 Sep 2022
7Caruana, Fabiano2758Kasparov, Garry28121-044Saint Louis14 Sep 2022
8Kasparov, Garry2812Nakamura, Hikaru27680-158Saint Louis14 Sep 2022
9Aronian, Levon2759Kasparov, Garry28121-036Saint Louis14 Sep 2022
10Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2763Kasparov, Garry28121-033Saint Louis10 Sep 2021
11Kasparov, Garry2812Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/220Saint Louis10 Sep 2021
12Svidler, Peter2701Kasparov, Garry28120-126Saint Louis10 Sep 2021
13Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/243Saint Louis9 Sep 2021
14Aronian, Levon2782Kasparov, Garry28120-166Saint Louis9 Sep 2021
15Kasparov, Garry2812Shankland, Samuel L27201-024Saint Louis9 Sep 2021
16Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2762Kasparov, Garry28121-034Saint Louis8 Sep 2021
17Kasparov, Garry2812So, Wesley27781/2-1/240Saint Louis8 Sep 2021
18Kasparov, Garry2812Dominguez Perez, Leinier27601/2-1/255Saint Louis8 Sep 2021
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Kasparov, Garry28121/2-1/230Zagreb11 Jul 2021
20Kasparov, Garry2812Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27490-143Zagreb11 Jul 2021
21Giri, Anish2776Kasparov, Garry28121/2-1/239Zagreb11 Jul 2021
22Kasparov, Garry2812Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27820-126Zagreb11 Jul 2021
23Korobov, Anton2683Kasparov, Garry28121-017Zagreb11 Jul 2021
24Kasparov, Garry2812Anand, Viswanathan27530-126Zagreb11 Jul 2021
25Kasparov, Garry2812Duda, Jan Krzysztof27380-133Zagreb11 Jul 2021
26Grischuk, Alexander2778Kasparov, Garry28121-024Zagreb11 Jul 2021
27Kasparov, Garry2812Van Foreest, Jorden26881-041Zagreb11 Jul 2021
28Kasparov, Garry2812Nepomniachtchi, Ian27920-118Zagreb10 Jul 2021
29Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2749Kasparov, Garry28121-047Zagreb10 Jul 2021
30Kasparov, Garry2812Giri, Anish27760-132Zagreb10 Jul 2021
31Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2782Kasparov, Garry28121-07Zagreb10 Jul 2021
32Kasparov, Garry2812Korobov, Anton26830-126Zagreb10 Jul 2021
33Anand, Viswanathan2753Kasparov, Garry28121-030Zagreb10 Jul 2021
34Duda, Jan Krzysztof2738Kasparov, Garry28121-026Zagreb10 Jul 2021
35Kasparov, Garry2812Grischuk, Alexander27781/2-1/241Zagreb10 Jul 2021
36Van Foreest, Jorden2688Kasparov, Garry28121-025Zagreb10 Jul 2021
37Caruana, Fabiano2818Kasparov, Garry28121-059Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
38Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28181-027Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
39Caruana, Fabiano2818Kasparov, Garry28121-039Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
40Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28181-036Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
41Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/255Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
42Caruana, Fabiano2818Kasparov, Garry28121-013Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
43Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28180-132Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
44Caruana, Fabiano2818Kasparov, Garry28120-135Saint Louis5 Sep 2019
45Caruana, Fabiano2818Kasparov, Garry28121/2-1/246Saint Louis4 Sep 2019
46Caruana, Fabiano2818Kasparov, Garry28121-030Saint Louis4 Sep 2019
47Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28180-125Saint Louis4 Sep 2019
48Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28180-147Saint Louis4 Sep 2019
49Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28180-142Saint Louis3 Sep 2019
50Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, Fabiano28180-136Saint Louis3 Sep 2019