Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#6 (active)
Russian Federation
#0 (active)
2792 - 01 May 2021
2821 World #3 (active)
2740 World #17 (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 
1Rapport, Richard2776Nepomniachtchi, Ian27731/2-1/242E32Bucharest2022
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2773Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/285C53Bucharest2022
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2773Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27700-156C50Bucharest2022
4Caruana, Fabiano2786Nepomniachtchi, Ian27731/2-1/240C42Bucharest2022
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2773Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27501/2-1/242B54Bucharest2022
6So, Wesley2766Nepomniachtchi, Ian27731-058A06Bucharest2022
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2773Dominguez Perez, Leinier27531/2-1/250C43Bucharest2022
8Firouzja, Alireza2804Nepomniachtchi, Ian27730-155C24Bucharest2022
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2773Deac, Bogdan-Daniel26711/2-1/229C43Bucharest2022
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Salem, A.R. Saleh26421/2-1/240B30Warsaw2021
11Carlsen, Magnus2892Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-043A07Warsaw2021
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Sindarov, Javokhir24520-148C80Warsaw2021
13Giri, Anish2778Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/243E10Warsaw2021
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Erigaisi Arjun27651/2-1/225C36Warsaw2021
15Artemiev, Vladislav2830Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/238A07Warsaw2021
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Aronian, Levon27401/2-1/228C78Warsaw2021
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Grischuk, Alexander27571-035C67Warsaw2021
18Kravtsiv, Martyn2638Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/225C47Warsaw2021
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Fedoseev, Vladimir26901/2-1/212C67Warsaw2021
20Sarana, Alexey2672Nepomniachtchi, Ian27920-141E49Warsaw2021
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Zvjaginsev, Vadim26341-032B30Warsaw2021
22Muradli, Mahammad2571Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/245A16Warsaw2021
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Svane, Rasmus26431/2-1/275B12Warsaw2021
24Amin, Bassem2617Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/220A07Warsaw2021
25Ivic, Velimir2575Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/217C43Warsaw2021
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Sanal, Vahap24991-034C34Warsaw2021
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Sjugirov, Sanan25891-072C31Warsaw2021
28Volokitin, Andrei2547Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/223C43Warsaw2021
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Saric, Ivan25431-057B90Warsaw2021
30Ponkratov, Pavel2546Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/244C29Warsaw2021
31Caruana, Fabiano2770Nepomniachtchi, Ian27981/2-1/26C48Warsaw2021
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2798Nakamura, Hikaru28361/2-1/214C67Warsaw2021
33Carlsen, Magnus2842Nepomniachtchi, Ian27981/2-1/237E10Warsaw2021
34Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2686Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-056A16Warsaw 2021
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Abdusattorov, Nodirbek26861/2-1/254C80Warsaw 2021
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2798Grischuk, Alexander27631-039C07Warsaw2021
37Gareyev, Timur2578Nepomniachtchi, Ian27980-135A05Warsaw2021
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2798Gelfand, Boris26481/2-1/217B30Warsaw2021
39Jobava, Baadur2679Nepomniachtchi, Ian27981/2-1/242E32Warsaw2021
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2798Duda, Jan Krzysztof28011-033C88Warsaw2021
41Korobov, Anton2689Nepomniachtchi, Ian27981/2-1/217E10Warsaw2021
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2798Abdusattorov, Nodirbek25931/2-1/233C80Warsaw2021
43Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2629Nepomniachtchi, Ian27980-155E10Warsaw2021
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2798Socko B25621-046B18Warsaw2021
45Mastrovasilis, Dimitrios2534Nepomniachtchi, Ian27980-138C17Warsaw2021
46Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28550-149C55Dubai2021
47Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821/2-1/241C42Dubai2021
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28550-139A13Dubai2021
49Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821-046C43Dubai2021
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/241C88Dubai2021