Kramnik, Vladimir Age 42

Source: Reuters © 2013, Wolfgang Rattay

Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#3 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2817 - 01 Oct 2016
2795 World #8 (active)
2784 World #16 (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 
1Karjakin, Sergey2763Kramnik, Vladimir28001-041A13Berlin2018
2Grischuk, Alexander2767Kramnik, Vladimir28001-091D40Berlin2018
3Kramnik, Vladimir2800Ding, Liren27691/2-1/274A16Berlin2018
4Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2809Kramnik, Vladimir28001-064D35Berlin2018
5So, Wesley2799Kramnik, Vladimir28001/2-1/257D41Berlin2018
6Kramnik, Vladimir2800Caruana, Fabiano27840-166C42Berlin2018
7Aronian, Levon2794Kramnik, Vladimir28000-127C65Berlin2018
8Kramnik, Vladimir2800Karjakin, Sergey27631/2-1/255C67Berlin2018
9Kramnik, Vladimir2800Grischuk, Alexander27671-048A48Berlin2018
10Kramnik, Vladimir2784Anand, Viswanathan28011-025C50Moscow2018
11Morozevich, Alexander2663Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/248C45Moscow2018
12Kramnik, Vladimir2784Artemiev, Vladislav28340-130A49Moscow2018
13Nakamura, Hikaru2842Kramnik, Vladimir27841-070A01Moscow2018
14Grischuk, Alexander2846Kramnik, Vladimir27841-035A06Moscow2018
15Kramnik, Vladimir2784Andreikin, Dmitry28281-033B46Moscow2018
16Gelfand, Boris2745Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/242E18Moscow2018
17Kramnik, Vladimir2784Dubov, Daniil27670-147A40Moscow2018
18Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2714Kramnik, Vladimir27840-145D35Moscow2018
19Kramnik, Vladimir2784Fedoseev, Vladimir26881-022A07Moscow2018
20Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/253C53Moscow2018
21Kramnik, Vladimir2784Karjakin, Sergey28681-042B50Moscow2018
22Svidler, Peter2793Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/226A07Moscow2018
23Karjakin, Sergey2724Kramnik, Vladimir27951-040A01Moscow2018
24Kramnik, Vladimir2795Nepomniachtchi, Ian28031/2-1/256D02Moscow2018
25Nakamura, Hikaru2820Kramnik, Vladimir27951-036A07Moscow2018
26Kramnik, Vladimir2795Dubov, Daniil26631-028A49Moscow2018
27Anand, Viswanathan2805Kramnik, Vladimir27951/2-1/216C53Moscow2018
28Kramnik, Vladimir2795Gelfand, Boris26441/2-1/256A04Moscow2018
29Svidler, Peter2770Kramnik, Vladimir27950-144A07Moscow2018
30Kramnik, Vladimir2795Grischuk, Alexander27920-155A48Moscow2018
31Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2755Kramnik, Vladimir27951/2-1/243A45Moscow2018
32Adhiban, Baskaran2655Kramnik, Vladimir27870-155C26Wijk aan Zee2018
33Kramnik, Vladimir2787Caruana, Fabiano28111-052B13Wijk aan Zee2018
34Karjakin, Sergey2753Kramnik, Vladimir27871-059A13Wijk aan Zee2018
35Kramnik, Vladimir2787Matlakov, Maxim27181-039C53Wijk aan Zee2018
36Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2804Kramnik, Vladimir27871/2-1/227C53Wijk aan Zee2018
37Kramnik, Vladimir2787So, Wesley27921/2-1/228A07Wijk aan Zee2018
38Anand, Viswanathan2767Kramnik, Vladimir27870-136C50Wijk aan Zee2018
39Kramnik, Vladimir2787Jones, Gawain C26401/2-1/241A49Wijk aan Zee2018
40Carlsen, Magnus2834Kramnik, Vladimir27871/2-1/263C50Wijk aan Zee2018
41Kramnik, Vladimir2787Svidler, Peter27681-024A05Wijk aan Zee2018
42Kramnik, Vladimir2787Hou, Yifan26801/2-1/232A18Wijk aan Zee2018
43Giri, Anish2752Kramnik, Vladimir27871-035A13Wijk aan Zee2018
44Kramnik, Vladimir2787Wei, Yi27431-055A07Wijk aan Zee2018
45Kramnik, Vladimir2794Inarkiev, Ernesto26931-088A20Manavgat2017
46Ding, Liren2772Kramnik, Vladimir27941/2-1/254A13Manavgat2017
47Naiditsch, Arkadij2702Kramnik, Vladimir27941/2-1/265C53Manavgat2017
48Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2737Kramnik, Vladimir27941/2-1/237D41Manavgat2017
49Jones, Gawain C2668Kramnik, Vladimir28030-132C45Douglas2017
50Kramnik, Vladimir2803Sethuraman, SP.26171-064D05Douglas2017