Kramnik, Vladimir Age 44

Source: Reuters © 2013, Wolfgang Rattay

Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#16 (active)
Russian Federation
#4 (active)
2817 - 01 Oct 2016
2756 World #19 (all players)
2748 World #25 (all players)
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 
1Kramnik, Vladimir2777Shankland, Samuel L27250-166A11Wijk aan Zee2019
2Fedoseev, Vladimir2724Kramnik, Vladimir27770-169C67Wijk aan Zee2019
3Kramnik, Vladimir2777Van Foreest, Jorden26121-066A07Wijk aan Zee2019
4Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2695Kramnik, Vladimir27771-029E25Wijk aan Zee2019
5Kramnik, Vladimir2777Ding, Liren28131/2-1/244A06Wijk aan Zee2019
6Duda, Jan Krzysztof2738Kramnik, Vladimir27771-045C50Wijk aan Zee2019
7Kramnik, Vladimir2777Anand, Viswanathan27730-157C50Wijk aan Zee2019
8Rapport, Richard2731Kramnik, Vladimir27771/2-1/294C24Wijk aan Zee2019
9Kramnik, Vladimir2777Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28171/2-1/231C80Wijk aan Zee2019
10Carlsen, Magnus2835Kramnik, Vladimir27771/2-1/256C65Wijk aan Zee2019
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Kramnik, Vladimir27771-036C67Wijk aan Zee2019
12Kramnik, Vladimir2777Giri, Anish27830-142A28Wijk aan Zee2019
13Radjabov, Teimour2757Kramnik, Vladimir27771/2-1/243C50Wijk aan Zee2019
14Shirov, Alexei2636Kramnik, Vladimir27790-159C65Douglas2018
15Kramnik, Vladimir2779Xiong, Jeffery26561/2-1/269B50Douglas2018
16Kramnik, Vladimir2779Xiong, Jeffery26561/2-1/267B50Douglas2018
17Artemiev, Vladislav2706Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/264A15Douglas2018
18Kramnik, Vladimir2779L'Ami, Erwin26391-035A46Douglas2018
19Kramnik, Vladimir2779Dragnev, Valentin25081-036A05Douglas2018
20Kramnik, Vladimir2779Dragnev, Valentin25081-036A08Douglas2018
21Fenil, Shah2411Kramnik, Vladimir27790-127A48Douglas2018
22Kramnik, Vladimir2779Kashlinskaya, Alina24471/2-1/267A38Douglas2018
23Sundararajan, Kidambi2445Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/277A16Douglas2018
24Fressinet, Laurent2649Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/243C65Batumi2018
25Kramnik, Vladimir2779Howell, David26891-063A48Batumi2018
26Brunello, Sabino2552Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/255E19Batumi2018
27Kramnik, Vladimir2779Aleksandrov, Aleksej26021-042A13Batumi2018
28Kramnik, Vladimir2779Roganovic, Milos25271-045B33Batumi2018
29Harikrishna, Pentala2743Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/245E21Batumi2018
30Kramnik, Vladimir2779Martinez Alcantara, Jose Eduardo25651-047A46Batumi2018
31Tomczak, Jacek2614Kramnik, Vladimir27791-032C45Batumi2018
32Beradze, Irakli2495Kramnik, Vladimir27790-129D45Batumi2018
33Kovalev, Vladislav2655Kramnik, Vladimir27921/2-1/2104C44Dortmund2018
34Kramnik, Vladimir2792Giri, Anish27820-164A06Dortmund2018
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Kramnik, Vladimir27921-041C78Dortmund2018
36Kramnik, Vladimir2792Duda, Jan Krzysztof27371-037A29Dortmund2018
37Kramnik, Vladimir2792Meier, Georg26281/2-1/249C10Dortmund2018
38Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2733Kramnik, Vladimir27921/2-1/247E21Dortmund2018
39Kramnik, Vladimir2792Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter26721/2-1/246A13Dortmund2018
40Kramnik, Vladimir2793Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28371-038A28Paris2018
41Anand, Viswanathan2817Kramnik, Vladimir27931/2-1/237C67Paris2018
42Kramnik, Vladimir2793Caruana, Fabiano28180-146D04Paris2018
43So, Wesley2856Kramnik, Vladimir27931/2-1/245A07Paris2018
44Nakamura, Hikaru2878Kramnik, Vladimir27931-019A05Paris2018
45Kramnik, Vladimir2793Grischuk, Alexander28311/2-1/280A49Paris2018
46Kramnik, Vladimir2792Grischuk, Alexander27661/2-1/280B07Paris2018
47Karjakin, Sergey2816Kramnik, Vladimir27931-069C65Paris2018
48Kramnik, Vladimir2793Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27570-131C70Paris2018
49Aronian, Levon2809Kramnik, Vladimir27931-066C11Paris2018
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Kramnik, Vladimir27921-044C54Paris2018