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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1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Grischuk, Alexander27771/2-1/ INT2020
2Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
4Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
5Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
7Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
9Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, INT2020
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
12Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
13Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
14Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
16Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
18Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
20Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
22Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
24Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
25Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Giri, INT2020
26Giri, Anish2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Gelfand, INT2020
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Gelfand, Boris26761/2-1/ INT2020
29Gelfand, Boris2676Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Gelfand, INT2020
31Gelfand, Boris2676Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
33Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
35Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Leko, INT2020
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Leko, Peter26631/2-1/ INT2020
39Leko, Peter2663Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Leko, Peter26631/2-1/ INT2020
41Leko, Peter2663Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, INT2020
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, INT2020
44Anand, Viswanathan2753Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, INT2020
46Anand, Viswanathan2753Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
47Svidler, Peter2723Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Svidler, INT2020
49Svidler, Peter2723Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Svidler, Peter27231/2-1/ INT2020