Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2792 - 01 May 2021
2798 World #5 (active)
2792 World #9 (active)
14 Jul 1990
Bryansk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Titles: International Master since 2004; Grandmaster since 2007.

Youth Championships: European U10 Champion in 2000,,European U12 Champion in 2001 and 2002, World U12 Champion in 2002, Russian U18 Champion in 2004, Russian Champion 2010, European Champion 2010.

World Championship cycles: World Cup 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 and Grand Prix series 2017. In 2021 he won the Candidates tournament with 8.5/14 and will face Carlsen in the World Championship Match in November 2021.

Major tournament wins: Aeroflot Open in 2015, Hainan Danzhou GM Tournament in 2016. Tal Memorial in 2016, and Dortmund in 2018.

Other tournament wins: first at the Petrosian Memorial in 2003, Young Stars of the World in 2003 and 2007, and 9th Pyotr Ismalov Memorial Open in 2005,

Other major tournament results: 2nd at Corus Group C in 2007, =2nd at Dortmund in 2008, 2nd at the Capablanca Memorial in 2010, =2nd at the Capablanca Memorial in 2012, =2nd at the Moscow Open in 2013, =1st (2nd on count back) at the London Classic in 2017, and =2nd at the Karpov Poikovsky in 2018.

Olympiads: Individual bronze playing for Russia 2 at the Olympiads in 2010 and for Russia 1 in 2014.

National team results: Team gold for Russia in the European Team Championship in 2015, individual
gold playing for Russia in the World Team Championship in 2011, 2013
and 2017, team gold in Russia-China match in 2012.

Team results: team gold in the Russian Premier League in 2017, individual gold in the Russian Premier League in 2014 and 2016, team golds in the European Club Cup in 2006 (with the ShK Tomsk-400 club) and in 2017 (with the Globus club).

Rapid and Blitz tournaments wins: First at the Ordix Open in 2008, the Aeroflot Blitz Open in 2013 & 2015, the Yaroslav the Wise 2014 Tournament of Champions in 2014, Moscow Blitz Championship 2015 and the the Cup of the REGION Group of Companies 2018 Blitz.

Other major Rapid and Blitz tournament results: 2nd at the World Rapid Championship in 2013, =2nd at the World Blitz Championship in 2013, 2nd at the ACP Cup in 2013, =2nd at the World Rapid Championship in 2015, 2nd at the the Cup of the REGION Group of Companies Blitz in 2016, =1st at the Eurasian Blitz Chess Cup of the President of Kazakhstan in 2016, =1st (3rd on count back) at the World Rapid Championship in 2017 and 3rd at the Tal Memorial Blitz in 2018.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Carlsen, Magnus28550-156C28The Stavanger region2021
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/233C53The Stavanger region2021
3Rapport, Richard2760Nepomniachtchi, Ian27920-149A06The Stavanger region2021
4Rapport, Richard2760Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/218E10The Stavanger region2021
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Tari, Aryan26420-134A21The Stavanger region2021
6Firouzja, Alireza2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-057C55The Stavanger region2021
7Karjakin, Sergey2758Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-055C24The Stavanger region2021
8Karjakin, Sergey2758Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/229E10The Stavanger region2021
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Rapport, Richard27601-069B01The Stavanger region2021
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Rapport, Richard27601/2-1/236A06The Stavanger region2021
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Karjakin, Sergey27581-037C67The Stavanger region2021
12Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-041A05The Stavanger region2021
13Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/239C67The Stavanger region2021
14Tari, Aryan2642Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/232B90The Stavanger region2021
15Tari, Aryan2642Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/232B90The Stavanger region2021
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Firouzja, Alireza27541-025C34The Stavanger region2021
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Firouzja, Alireza27541/2-1/231C78The Stavanger region2021
18Grischuk, Alexander2777Nepomniachtchi, Ian27761/2-1/228E10Moscow2021
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2776Grischuk, Alexander27771/2-1/227C67Moscow2021
20Nepomniachtchi, Ian2776Artemiev, Vladislav27831-059B10Moscow2021
21Artemiev, Vladislav2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27761/2-1/241A07Moscow2021
22Sjugirov, Sanan2472Nepomniachtchi, Ian27760-171B46Moscow2021
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2776Sjugirov, Sanan24721-031B33Moscow2021
24Lagno, Kateryna2608Nepomniachtchi, Ian27760-140C03Moscow2021
25Nepomniachtchi, Ian2776Lagno, Kateryna26081-040C36Moscow2021
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2776Matlakov, Maxim27600-144B12Moscow2021
27Matlakov, Maxim2760Nepomniachtchi, Ian27761-030A31Moscow2021
28Kobalia, Mihail2569Nepomniachtchi, Ian27761/2-1/245B44Moscow2021
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2776Kobalia, Mihail25691-033B19Moscow2021
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2776Alekseenko, Kirill25801-028C31Moscow2021
31Alekseenko, Kirill2580Nepomniachtchi, Ian27760-133B46Moscow2021
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Kasparov, Garry28011/2-1/230A10Zagreb2021
33Duda, Jan Krzysztof2799Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-047E10Zagreb2021
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Grischuk, Alexander27651/2-1/245A20Zagreb2021
35Van Foreest, Jorden2622Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071/2-1/258A00Zagreb2021
36Anand, Viswanathan2785Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-053B46Zagreb2021
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27941/2-1/299A30Zagreb2021
38Giri, Anish2744Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-050E10Zagreb2021
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27160-144A15Zagreb2021
40Korobov, Anton2668Nepomniachtchi, Ian28070-148E10Zagreb2021
41Kasparov, Garry2801Nepomniachtchi, Ian28070-118E21Zagreb2021
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Duda, Jan Krzysztof27991-049A13Zagreb2021
43Grischuk, Alexander2765Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071/2-1/245B46Zagreb2021
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Van Foreest, Jorden26221-041A11Zagreb2021
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Anand, Viswanathan27851-042A30Zagreb2021
46Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2794Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-030B92Zagreb2021
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Giri, Anish27441/2-1/247A15Zagreb2021
48Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2716Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-042E10Zagreb2021
49Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2831Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911/2-1/261B46Zagreb2021
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Van Foreest, Jorden25431/2-1/225A11Zagreb2021