Kramnik, Vladimir Age 42

Source: Reuters © 2013, Wolfgang Rattay

Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2817 - 01 Oct 2016
2775 World #12 (active)
2793 World #14 (active)
25 Jun 1975
Tuapse, Russia

Classical World Champion 2000-2006; 14th undisputed World Champion 2006-2007; World U18 Champion 1991 and former world #1. He was a Candidate in 1994 (FIDE and ACP), 1998, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Kramnik defeated long standing World Champion Gary Kasparov for the Classical title in 2000, at a time when the world championship was split between FIDE and the Kasparov-led rebels. After successfully defending his classical title against Peter Leko in 2004, Kramnik won the reunification match against Topalov in 2006. A year later he placed second at the World Championship Tournament, relinquishing his crown to Vishwanathan Anand.

He won the Dortmund tournament on ten occasions, in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011, Corus (now Tata) in 1998 and Linares in 2000 and 2004. Other major victories include Amsterdam 1993, Dos Hermanos 1996 & 1997, Tillburg 1997, Moscow 2007, 2008 & 2009, Bilbao 2010, Hoogeveen 2011, London 2011 and the World Cup in 2013.

Won team gold for Russia at the Olympiads in 1992, 1994, and 1996, individual gold for top board at the 2006 Olympiad. Also won team silver playing for Russia in the 2010 and 2012 Olympiads.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Kramnik, Vladimir2800Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28091/2-1/254A46Berlin2018
2Ding, Liren2769Kramnik, Vladimir28001/2-1/247A13Berlin2018
3Kramnik, Vladimir2800So, Wesley27991/2-1/242A13Berlin2018
4Caruana, Fabiano2784Kramnik, Vladimir28001/2-1/241A13Berlin2018
5Caruana, Fabiano2784Kramnik, Vladimir28001/2-1/240D31Berlin2018
6Kramnik, Vladimir2800Aronian, Levon27941-037C50Berlin2018
7Karjakin, Sergey2763Kramnik, Vladimir28001-041A13Berlin2018
8Grischuk, Alexander2767Kramnik, Vladimir28001-091D40Berlin2018
9Kramnik, Vladimir2800Ding, Liren27691/2-1/274A16Berlin2018
10Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2809Kramnik, Vladimir28001-064D35Berlin2018
11So, Wesley2799Kramnik, Vladimir28001/2-1/257D41Berlin2018
12Kramnik, Vladimir2800Caruana, Fabiano27840-166C42Berlin2018
13Aronian, Levon2794Kramnik, Vladimir28000-127C65Berlin2018
14Kramnik, Vladimir2800Karjakin, Sergey27631/2-1/255C67Berlin2018
15Kramnik, Vladimir2800Grischuk, Alexander27671-048A48Berlin2018
16Kramnik, Vladimir2784Anand, Viswanathan28011-025C50Moscow2018
17Morozevich, Alexander2663Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/248C45Moscow2018
18Kramnik, Vladimir2784Artemiev, Vladislav28340-130A49Moscow2018
19Nakamura, Hikaru2842Kramnik, Vladimir27841-070A01Moscow2018
20Grischuk, Alexander2846Kramnik, Vladimir27841-035A06Moscow2018
21Kramnik, Vladimir2784Andreikin, Dmitry28281-033B46Moscow2018
22Gelfand, Boris2745Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/242E18Moscow2018
23Kramnik, Vladimir2784Dubov, Daniil27670-147A40Moscow2018
24Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2714Kramnik, Vladimir27840-145D35Moscow2018
25Kramnik, Vladimir2784Fedoseev, Vladimir26881-022A07Moscow2018
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/253C53Moscow2018
27Kramnik, Vladimir2784Karjakin, Sergey28681-042B50Moscow2018
28Svidler, Peter2793Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/226A07Moscow2018
29Karjakin, Sergey2724Kramnik, Vladimir27951-040A01Moscow2018
30Kramnik, Vladimir2795Nepomniachtchi, Ian28031/2-1/256D02Moscow2018
31Nakamura, Hikaru2820Kramnik, Vladimir27951-036A07Moscow2018
32Kramnik, Vladimir2795Dubov, Daniil26631-028A49Moscow2018
33Anand, Viswanathan2805Kramnik, Vladimir27951/2-1/216C53Moscow2018
34Kramnik, Vladimir2795Gelfand, Boris26441/2-1/256A04Moscow2018
35Svidler, Peter2770Kramnik, Vladimir27950-144A07Moscow2018
36Kramnik, Vladimir2795Grischuk, Alexander27920-155A48Moscow2018
37Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2755Kramnik, Vladimir27951/2-1/243A45Moscow2018
38Adhiban, Baskaran2655Kramnik, Vladimir27870-155C26Wijk aan Zee2018
39Kramnik, Vladimir2787Caruana, Fabiano28111-052B13Wijk aan Zee2018
40Karjakin, Sergey2753Kramnik, Vladimir27871-059A13Wijk aan Zee2018
41Kramnik, Vladimir2787Matlakov, Maxim27181-039C53Wijk aan Zee2018
42Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2804Kramnik, Vladimir27871/2-1/227C53Wijk aan Zee2018
43Kramnik, Vladimir2787So, Wesley27921/2-1/228A07Wijk aan Zee2018
44Anand, Viswanathan2767Kramnik, Vladimir27870-136C50Wijk aan Zee2018
45Kramnik, Vladimir2787Jones, Gawain C26401/2-1/241A49Wijk aan Zee2018
46Carlsen, Magnus2834Kramnik, Vladimir27871/2-1/263C50Wijk aan Zee2018
47Kramnik, Vladimir2787Svidler, Peter27681-024A05Wijk aan Zee2018
48Kramnik, Vladimir2787Hou, Yifan26801/2-1/232A18Wijk aan Zee2018
49Giri, Anish2752Kramnik, Vladimir27871-035A13Wijk aan Zee2018
50Kramnik, Vladimir2787Wei, Yi27431-055A07Wijk aan Zee2018