Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2789 - 01 Jan 2021
2778 World #9 (active)
2785 World #10 (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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1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, INT2021
2Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
3Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
4Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
5Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
8Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
10Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
12Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
13Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
14Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
16Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, INT2021
18Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Pichot, INT2021
20Radjabov, Teimour2765Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Karjakin, Sergey27571/2-1/ INT2021
22Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
23Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
24Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Grandelius, Nils26701/2-1/ INT2021
25Anton Guijarro, David2673Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, INT2021
27Firouzja, Alireza2759Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
29Van Foreest, Jorden2701Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
31Dubov, Daniil2710Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Aronian, INT2021
33So, Wesley2770Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Dominguez Perez, INT2021
35Shankland, Sam2691Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Bluebaum, INT2021
37Aronian, Levon2781Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28621/2-1/ INT2021
41Ding, Liren2791Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2021
43Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2726Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, INT2021
45Dubov, Daniil2710Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
46Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Grischuk, INT2021
48Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2743Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2020
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2020