Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2784 - 01 Apr 2020
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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1Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
3Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
4Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
6Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
8Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
11Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
13Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
15Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
17Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
19Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
20Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
21Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
22Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
23Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
24Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
25Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Gelfand, INT2020
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Gelfand, Boris26761/2-1/ INT2020
28Gelfand, Boris2676Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Gelfand, INT2020
30Gelfand, Boris2676Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
31Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
32Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
34Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Leko, INT2020
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Leko, Peter26631/2-1/ INT2020
38Leko, Peter2663Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Leko, Peter26631/2-1/ INT2020
40Leko, Peter2663Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, INT2020
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, INT2020
43Anand, Viswanathan2753Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, INT2020
45Anand, Viswanathan2753Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
46Svidler, Peter2723Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Svidler, INT2020
48Svidler, Peter2723Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Svidler, Peter27231/2-1/ INT2020
50Ivanchuk, Vasyl2678Nepomniachtchi, INT2020