Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
Russian Federation
#2 (active)
2776 - 01 Sep 2019
2778 World #10 (active)
2779 World #13 (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 
1Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2767Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741-042C19Yekaterinburg2020
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Ding, Liren28051-040C84Yekaterinburg2020
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Wang, Hao27621-043C42Yekaterinburg2020
4Caruana, Fabiano2842Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/255D86Yekaterinburg2020
5Alekseenko, Kirill2698Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/240C19Yekaterinburg2020
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Grischuk, Alexander27771/2-1/240C67Yekaterinburg2020
7Giri, Anish2763Nepomniachtchi, Ian27740-173A05Yekaterinburg2020
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Grigoriants, Sergey25851-045C78Moscow2019
9Adly, Ahmed2679Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261/2-1/239A07Moscow2019
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Grachev, Boris26251-055B40Moscow2019
11Mamedov, Rauf2670Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261-071B10Moscow2019
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Sarana, Alexey26570-152B51Moscow2019
13Nihal Sarin2685Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261-038A06Moscow2019
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Kramnik, Vladimir27480-141C48Moscow2019
15Carlsen, Magnus2865Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261/2-1/230D86Moscow2019
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Dubov, Daniil27361/2-1/249B33Moscow2019
17Sargissian, Gabriel2676Nepomniachtchi, Ian28260-141D70Moscow2019
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Firouzja, Alireza26491-067B43Moscow2019
19Petrosian, Tigran L2609Nepomniachtchi, Ian28260-140A07Moscow2019
20Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Tomashevsky, Evgeny26241-022B10Moscow2019
21Socko B2557Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261-027D70Moscow2019
22Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Smirin, Ilia26291-037B41Moscow2019
23Motylev, Alexander2629Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261/2-1/229B51Moscow2019
24Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Popov, Ivan25951-049B10Moscow2019
25Ponkratov, Pavel2698Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261-030B90Moscow2019
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Can, Emre23511-019B06Moscow2019
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2826Sakaev, Konstantin25851/2-1/224B52Moscow2019
28Pigusov, Evgeny2563Nepomniachtchi, Ian28260-154A04Moscow2019
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Yu, Yangyi27470-174C42Moscow2019
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Grischuk, Alexander28081/2-1/210A10Moscow2019
31Korobov, Anton2818Nepomniachtchi, Ian27451/2-1/277D70Moscow2019
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Dubov, Daniil27521/2-1/228B33Moscow2019
33Andreikin, Dmitry2748Nepomniachtchi, Ian27451/2-1/229A04Moscow2019
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Dominguez Perez, Leinier27551/2-1/221C48Moscow2019
35Wang, Hao2748Nepomniachtchi, Ian27451/2-1/212B51Moscow2019
36Guseinov, Gadir2691Nepomniachtchi, Ian27451/2-1/212C07Moscow2019
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Melkumyan, Hrant26311-061A20Moscow2019
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Postny, Evgeny25981-035A16Moscow2019
39Amin, Bassem2610Nepomniachtchi, Ian27451/2-1/224B51Moscow2019
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Riazantsev, Alexander25941/2-1/288A13Moscow2019
41Antipov, Mikhail Al.2636Nepomniachtchi, Ian27451/2-1/229B54Moscow2019
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745Ganguly, Surya Shekhar25921-052A18Moscow2019
43Geller, Jakov2536Nepomniachtchi, Ian27450-154B51Moscow2019
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2767Wei, Yi27251/2-1/226B06Jerusalem2019
45Wei, Yi2725Nepomniachtchi, Ian27670-196A05Jerusalem2019
46Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2780Nepomniachtchi, Ian27671/2-1/232D70Jerusalem2019
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2767Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27801-036D97Jerusalem2019
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2745So, Wesley27511-065C88Jerusalem2019
49So, Wesley2751Nepomniachtchi, Ian27451/2-1/245A04Jerusalem2019
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2767So, Wesley27601/2-1/218C84Jerusalem2019