Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#7 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2775 - 01 Jun 2019
2773 World #12 (active)
2815 World #5 (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 
1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Nakamura, Hikaru27431-069E10Saint Louis2019
2Karjakin, Sergey2750Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/221D70Saint Louis2019
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27641/2-1/253C78Saint Louis2019
4Caruana, Fabiano2818Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/235B90Saint Louis2019
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Anand, Viswanathan27560-178A21Saint Louis2019
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Anand, Viswanathan27300-158C50Paris2019
7Grischuk, Alexander2733Nepomniachtchi, Ian28151-052D70Paris2019
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Giri, Anish27701/2-1/233B23Paris2019
9Dubov, Daniil2642Nepomniachtchi, Ian28151/2-1/260A31Paris2019
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29481-022B23Paris2019
11Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Nepomniachtchi, Ian28150-181D70Paris2019
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Nakamura, Hikaru29021/2-1/247C50Paris2019
13Duda, Jan Krzysztof2778Nepomniachtchi, Ian28151-039A28Paris2019
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Caruana, Fabiano27721-049C16Paris2019
15Anand, Viswanathan2730Nepomniachtchi, Ian28151/2-1/221B13Paris2019
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Grischuk, Alexander27331/2-1/237C46Paris2019
17Giri, Anish2770Nepomniachtchi, Ian28150-141B08Paris2019
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Dubov, Daniil26421-027B30Paris2019
19Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2948Nepomniachtchi, Ian28151/2-1/225A05Paris2019
20Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27780-156B11Paris2019
21Nakamura, Hikaru2902Nepomniachtchi, Ian28151/2-1/233D85Paris2019
22Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Duda, Jan Krzysztof27781/2-1/244B01Paris2019
23Caruana, Fabiano2772Nepomniachtchi, Ian28150-148B07Paris2019
24Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Duda, Jan Krzysztof27311-063C42Paris2019
25Nakamura, Hikaru2853Nepomniachtchi, Ian27570-193D85Paris2019
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Grischuk, Alexander27440-151C65Paris2019
27Caruana, Fabiano2817Nepomniachtchi, Ian27570-163B07Paris2019
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Giri, Anish27691/2-1/232B90Paris2019
29Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2810Nepomniachtchi, Ian27571-036D70Paris2019
30Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2812Nepomniachtchi, Ian27570-135B12Paris2019
31Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Dubov, Daniil27711/2-1/239A16Paris2019
32Anand, Viswanathan2735Nepomniachtchi, Ian27571-039B91Paris2019
33Fridman, Daniel2638Nepomniachtchi, Ian27750-159D82Dortmund2019
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter26721-019C42Dortmund2019
35Radjabov, Teimour2759Nepomniachtchi, Ian27751/2-1/233B97Dortmund2019
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27371/2-1/245B90Dortmund2019
37Dominguez Perez, Leinier2760Nepomniachtchi, Ian27751-025B12Dortmund2019
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Kulaots, Kaido25601-049B90Dortmund2019
39Rapport, Richard2735Nepomniachtchi, Ian27751-056A04Dortmund2019
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Giri, Anish27790-136B51Zagreb2019
41Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Nepomniachtchi, Ian27751/2-1/239B10Zagreb2019
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775So, Wesley27541/2-1/242C65Zagreb2019
43Aronian, Levon2752Nepomniachtchi, Ian27751/2-1/227D91Zagreb2019
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Carlsen, Magnus28750-131B30Zagreb2019
45Ding, Liren2805Nepomniachtchi, Ian27751-035A20Zagreb2019
46Nakamura, Hikaru2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27751/2-1/265D85Zagreb2019
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Karjakin, Sergey27481/2-1/235C53Zagreb2019
48Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2774Nepomniachtchi, Ian27750-132D70Zagreb2019
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Caruana, Fabiano28191-050B33Zagreb2019
50Anand, Viswanathan2767Nepomniachtchi, Ian27750-132C55Zagreb2019