Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2792 - 01 May 2021
2791 World #5 (active)
2807 World #6 (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.

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.

Peak ranking: World #11 (January 2017)

Peak ratings: Classical: 2767 (January 2017), Rapid: 2821 (November 2015), Blitz: 2880 (July 2014).

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Kasparov, Garry28011/2-1/230A10Zagreb2021
2Duda, Jan Krzysztof2799Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-047E10Zagreb2021
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Grischuk, Alexander27651/2-1/245A20Zagreb2021
4Van Foreest, Jorden2622Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071/2-1/258A00Zagreb2021
5Anand, Viswanathan2785Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-053B46Zagreb2021
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27941/2-1/299A30Zagreb2021
7Giri, Anish2744Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-050E10Zagreb2021
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27160-144A15Zagreb2021
9Korobov, Anton2668Nepomniachtchi, Ian28070-148E10Zagreb2021
10Kasparov, Garry2801Nepomniachtchi, Ian28070-118E21Zagreb2021
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Duda, Jan Krzysztof27991-049A13Zagreb2021
12Grischuk, Alexander2765Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071/2-1/245B46Zagreb2021
13Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Van Foreest, Jorden26221-041A11Zagreb2021
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Anand, Viswanathan27851-042A30Zagreb2021
15Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2794Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-030B92Zagreb2021
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Giri, Anish27441/2-1/247A15Zagreb2021
17Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2716Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-042E10Zagreb2021
18Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2831Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911/2-1/261B46Zagreb2021
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Van Foreest, Jorden25431/2-1/225A11Zagreb2021
20Giri, Anish2731Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911/2-1/233E10Zagreb2021
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Korobov, Anton26681-053E63Zagreb2021
22Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Saric, Ivan26500-163B40Zagreb2021
23Duda, Jan Krzysztof2774Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911/2-1/250E49Zagreb2021
24Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Grischuk, Alexander27841-047A13Zagreb2021
25Anand, Viswanathan2751Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911/2-1/227B46Zagreb2021
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27611-050A15Zagreb2021
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Korobov, Anton27811-034C11Zagreb2021
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785So, Wesley28160-145A01Paris2021
29Firouzja, Alireza2770Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851-051C11Paris2021
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Kramnik, Vladimir27971/2-1/218C67Paris2021
31Aronian, Levon2739Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/248A46Paris2021
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Svidler, Peter27541-034A37Paris2021
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2822Nepomniachtchi, Ian27850-171C11Paris2021
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Radjabov, Teimour27571/2-1/266A01Paris2021
35Caruana, Fabiano2711Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/245A46Paris2021
36Rapport, Richard2759Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/233A06Paris2021
37So, Wesley2816Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/238A40Paris2021
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Firouzja, Alireza27700-165B30Paris2021
39Kramnik, Vladimir2797Nepomniachtchi, Ian27850-164A15Paris2021
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Aronian, Levon27391-062A15Paris2021
41Svidler, Peter2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/247A13Paris2021
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28221/2-1/254A01Paris2021
43Radjabov, Teimour2757Nepomniachtchi, Ian27850-155A05Paris2021
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Caruana, Fabiano27111-064C55Paris2021
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Rapport, Richard27591/2-1/236B40Paris2021
46Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Radjabov, Teimour27581-091C67Paris2021
47Svidler, Peter2742Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781/2-1/226C11Paris2021
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Firouzja, Alireza27031/2-1/243C50Paris2021
49Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2860Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781-026C02Paris2021
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Aronian, Levon27781-038A15Paris2021