Kramnik, Vladimir Age 45

Source: Reuters © 2013, Wolfgang Rattay

Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#19 (all players)
Russian Federation
#5 (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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1Kramnik, Vladimir2753Carlsen, INT2020
2Carlsen, Magnus2863Kramnik, INT2020
3Kramnik, Vladimir2753Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
4Carlsen, Magnus2863Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/ INT2020
5Svidler, Peter2723Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/ INT2020
6Kramnik, Vladimir2753Svidler, Peter27231/2-1/ INT2020
7Svidler, Peter2723Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/ INT2020
8Kramnik, Vladimir2753Svidler, INT2020
9Kramnik, Vladimir2753Ivanchuk, INT2020
10Ivanchuk, Vasyl2678Kramnik, INT2020
11Kramnik, Vladimir2753Ivanchuk, INT2020
12Ivanchuk, Vasyl2678Kramnik, INT2020
13Kramnik, Vladimir2753Gelfand, INT2020
14Kramnik, Vladimir2753Gelfand, Boris26761/2-1/ INT2020
15Gelfand, Boris2676Kramnik, INT2020
16Kramnik, Vladimir2753Gelfand, Boris26761/2-1/ INT2020
17Gelfand, Boris2676Kramnik, INT2020
18Ding, Liren2791Kramnik, INT2020
19Kramnik, Vladimir2753Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
20Ding, Liren2791Kramnik, INT2020
21Kramnik, Vladimir2753Ding, INT2020
22Leko, Peter2663Kramnik, INT2020
23Kramnik, Vladimir2753Leko, Peter26631/2-1/ INT2020
24Leko, Peter2663Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/ INT2020
25Kramnik, Vladimir2753Leko, Peter26631/2-1/ INT2020
26Anand, Viswanathan2753Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/ INT2020
27Kramnik, Vladimir2753Anand, INT2020
28Anand, Viswanathan2753Kramnik, INT2020
29Giri, Anish2764Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/ INT2020
30Kramnik, Vladimir2753Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
31Giri, Anish2764Kramnik, INT2020
32Kramnik, Vladimir2753Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
33Kramnik, Vladimir2753Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/ INT2020
35Kramnik, Vladimir2753Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Kramnik, INT2020
37Kramnik, Vladimir2753Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
38Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2768Kramnik, Vladimir27481/2-1/244C53Moscow2019
39Kramnik, Vladimir2748Firouzja, Alireza26491-056A15Moscow2019
40Kramnik, Vladimir2748Yu, Yangyi28071-041A05Moscow2019
41Carlsen, Magnus2865Kramnik, Vladimir27481-041A46Moscow2019
42Matlakov, Maxim2720Kramnik, Vladimir27480-182A13Moscow2019
43Kramnik, Vladimir2748Nakamura, Hikaru28851/2-1/260A16Moscow2019
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Kramnik, Vladimir27480-141C48Moscow2019
45Kramnik, Vladimir2748Socko B25571-040A20Moscow2019
46Petrosyan, Manuel2483Kramnik, Vladimir27480-145A13Moscow2019
47Kramnik, Vladimir2748Iturrizaga Bonelli, Eduardo26691-020A30Moscow2019
48Kobalia, Mihail2556Kramnik, Vladimir27480-144C50Moscow2019
49Kramnik, Vladimir2748Sakaev, Konstantin25851/2-1/252A11Moscow2019
50Savchenko, Boris2624Kramnik, Vladimir27481-065C53Moscow2019