Kramnik, Vladimir Age 44

Source: Reuters © 2013, Wolfgang Rattay

Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#18 (all players)
Russian Federation
#4 (all players)
2817 - 01 Oct 2016
2756 World #18 (all players)
2797 World #7 (active)
25 Jun 1975
Tuapse, Russia

Classical World Champion 2000-2006; 14th undisputed World Champion 2006-2007; World U18 Champion 1991 and former world #1. He was a Candidate in 1994 (FIDE and ACP), 1998, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Kramnik defeated long standing World Champion Gary Kasparov for the Classical title in 2000, at a time when the world championship was split between FIDE and the Kasparov-led rebels. After successfully defending his classical title against Peter Leko in 2004, Kramnik won the reunification match against Topalov in 2006. A year later he placed second at the World Championship Tournament, relinquishing his crown to Vishwanathan Anand.

He won the Dortmund tournament on ten occasions, in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011, Corus (now Tata) in 1998 and Linares in 2000 and 2004. Other major victories include Amsterdam 1993, Dos Hermanos 1996 & 1997, Tillburg 1997, Moscow 2007, 2008 & 2009, Bilbao 2010, Hoogeveen 2011, London 2011 and the World Cup in 2013.

Won team gold for Russia at the Olympiads in 1992, 1994, and 1996, individual gold for top board at the 2006 Olympiad. Also won team silver playing for Russia in the 2010 and 2012 Olympiads.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2768Kramnik, Vladimir27481/2-1/244C53Moscow2019
2Kramnik, Vladimir2748Firouzja, Alireza26491-056A15Moscow2019
3Kramnik, Vladimir2748Yu, Yangyi28071-041A05Moscow2019
4Carlsen, Magnus2865Kramnik, Vladimir27481-041A46Moscow2019
5Matlakov, Maxim2720Kramnik, Vladimir27480-182A13Moscow2019
6Kramnik, Vladimir2748Nakamura, Hikaru28851/2-1/260A16Moscow2019
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Kramnik, Vladimir27480-141C48Moscow2019
8Kramnik, Vladimir2748Socko B25571-040A20Moscow2019
9Petrosyan, Manuel2483Kramnik, Vladimir27480-145A13Moscow2019
10Kramnik, Vladimir2748Iturrizaga Bonelli, Eduardo26691-020A30Moscow2019
11Kobalia, Mihail2556Kramnik, Vladimir27480-144C50Moscow2019
12Kramnik, Vladimir2748Sakaev, Konstantin25851/2-1/252A11Moscow2019
13Savchenko, Boris2624Kramnik, Vladimir27481-065C53Moscow2019
14Kramnik, Vladimir2748Ivanisevic, Ivan26121-026A46Moscow2019
15Sargissian, Gabriel2676Kramnik, Vladimir27481-058E04Moscow2019
16Kramnik, Vladimir2748Alonso Rosell, Alvar26171-029A30Moscow2019
17Karjakin, Sergey2836Kramnik, Vladimir27481-057A01Moscow2019
18Kramnik, Vladimir2748Dreev, Alexey26581/2-1/248A07Moscow2019
19Chigaev, Maksim2626Kramnik, Vladimir27480-143C50Moscow2019
20Kramnik, Vladimir2748Donchenko, Alexander25771-031A20Moscow2019
21Huzman, Alexander2544Kramnik, Vladimir27480-143A06Moscow2019
22Kramnik, Vladimir2777Shankland, Samuel L27250-166A11Wijk aan Zee2019
23Fedoseev, Vladimir2724Kramnik, Vladimir27770-169C67Wijk aan Zee2019
24Kramnik, Vladimir2777Van Foreest, Jorden26121-066A07Wijk aan Zee2019
25Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2695Kramnik, Vladimir27771-029E25Wijk aan Zee2019
26Kramnik, Vladimir2777Ding, Liren28131/2-1/244A06Wijk aan Zee2019
27Duda, Jan Krzysztof2738Kramnik, Vladimir27771-045C50Wijk aan Zee2019
28Kramnik, Vladimir2777Anand, Viswanathan27730-157C50Wijk aan Zee2019
29Rapport, Richard2731Kramnik, Vladimir27771/2-1/294C24Wijk aan Zee2019
30Kramnik, Vladimir2777Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28171/2-1/231C80Wijk aan Zee2019
31Carlsen, Magnus2835Kramnik, Vladimir27771/2-1/256C65Wijk aan Zee2019
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Kramnik, Vladimir27771-036C67Wijk aan Zee2019
33Kramnik, Vladimir2777Giri, Anish27830-142A28Wijk aan Zee2019
34Radjabov, Teimour2757Kramnik, Vladimir27771/2-1/243C50Wijk aan Zee2019
35Shirov, Alexei2636Kramnik, Vladimir27790-159C65Douglas2018
36Kramnik, Vladimir2779Xiong, Jeffery26561/2-1/269B50Douglas2018
37Kramnik, Vladimir2779Xiong, Jeffery26561/2-1/267B50Douglas2018
38Artemiev, Vladislav2706Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/264A15Douglas2018
39Kramnik, Vladimir2779L'Ami, Erwin26391-035A46Douglas2018
40Kramnik, Vladimir2779Dragnev, Valentin25081-036A05Douglas2018
41Kramnik, Vladimir2779Dragnev, Valentin25081-036A08Douglas2018
42Fenil, Shah2411Kramnik, Vladimir27790-127A48Douglas2018
43Kramnik, Vladimir2779Kashlinskaya, Alina24471/2-1/267A38Douglas2018
44Sundararajan, Kidambi2445Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/277A16Douglas2018
45Fressinet, Laurent2649Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/243C65Batumi2018
46Kramnik, Vladimir2779Howell, David26891-063A48Batumi2018
47Brunello, Sabino2552Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/255E19Batumi2018
48Kramnik, Vladimir2779Aleksandrov, Aleksej26021-042A13Batumi2018
49Kramnik, Vladimir2779Roganovic, Milos25271-045B33Batumi2018
50Harikrishna, Pentala2743Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/245E21Batumi2018