Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#7 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2773 - 01 Apr 2019
2785 World #8 (active)
2778 World #11 (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 
1Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2633Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/261A04Astana2019
2Swiercz, Dariusz2655Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/234D90Astana2019
3Mamedov, Rauf2701Nepomniachtchi, Ian27710-131B51Astana2019
4Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Adams, Michael27081/2-1/231C84Astana2019
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Yu, Yangyi27611-044C43Astana2019
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Idani, Pouya26041/2-1/260A13Astana2019
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Radjabov, Teimour27571/2-1/223C67Wijk aan Zee2019
8Shankland, Samuel L2725Nepomniachtchi, Ian27631-035B07Wijk aan Zee2019
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Fedoseev, Vladimir27241-050B12Wijk aan Zee2019
10Van Foreest, Jorden2612Nepomniachtchi, Ian27631-060B90Wijk aan Zee2019
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi26951-037C42Wijk aan Zee2019
12Ding, Liren2813Nepomniachtchi, Ian27631/2-1/217D70Wijk aan Zee2019
13Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Duda, Jan Krzysztof27381/2-1/265C42Wijk aan Zee2019
14Anand, Viswanathan2773Nepomniachtchi, Ian27631/2-1/222B96Wijk aan Zee2019
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Rapport, Richard27311/2-1/238C79Wijk aan Zee2019
16Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2817Nepomniachtchi, Ian27631/2-1/232D70Wijk aan Zee2019
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Kramnik, Vladimir27771-036C67Wijk aan Zee2019
18Carlsen, Magnus2835Nepomniachtchi, Ian27631/2-1/232D70Wijk aan Zee2019
19Giri, Anish2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27630-126B07Wijk aan Zee2019
20Nakamura, Hikaru2889Nepomniachtchi, Ian28461/2-1/221A06Saint Petersburg2018
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Carlsen, Magnus29391/2-1/213B33Saint Petersburg2018
22Grischuk, Alexander2825Nepomniachtchi, Ian28460-172A07Saint Petersburg2018
23Nihal Sarin2506Nepomniachtchi, Ian28460-149A45Saint Petersburg2018
24Nihal, Sarin2576Nepomniachtchi, Ian27630-149A45St Petersburg2018
25Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Cheparinov, Ivan26181-027C45Saint Petersburg2018
26Tsydypov, Zhamsaran2573Nepomniachtchi, Ian28461-036B96Saint Petersburg2018
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Svidler, Peter27701/2-1/238C45Saint Petersburg2018
28Jobava, Baadur2705Nepomniachtchi, Ian28461/2-1/238A40Saint Petersburg2018
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Duda, Jan Krzysztof26940-159B81Saint Petersburg2018
30Le, Quang Liem2749Nepomniachtchi, Ian28460-157A20Saint Petersburg2018
31Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Wang, Hao27751/2-1/258C45Saint Petersburg2018
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2763Wang, Hao27301/2-1/258C45St Petersburg2018
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Firouzja, Alireza26671-094B31Saint Petersburg2018
34Indjic, Aleksandar2643Nepomniachtchi, Ian28460-151A48Saint Petersburg2018
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Bosiocic, Marin26531-054B08Saint Petersburg2018
36Alekseev, Evgeny2634Nepomniachtchi, Ian28461/2-1/287B53Saint Petersburg2018
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Vitiugov, Nikita26960-140C07Saint Petersburg2018
38Dreev, Alexey2675Nepomniachtchi, Ian28461/2-1/222D92Saint Petersburg2018
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Kovalenko, Igor26931/2-1/271B01Saint Petersburg2018
40Alekseenko, Kirill2665Nepomniachtchi, Ian28460-135B90Saint Petersburg2018
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Mchedlishvili, Mikheil26071-035B12Saint Petersburg2018
42Kazhgaleyev, Murtas2553Nepomniachtchi, Ian28460-140A40Saint Petersburg2018
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Bocharov, Ivan26571/2-1/245C22Saint Petersburg2018
44Zubov, Alexander2681Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/2104A40Saint Petersburg2018
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Salem, A.R. Saleh26820-193B92Saint Petersburg2018
46Petrosian, Tigran L2676Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/219A37Saint Petersburg2018
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Yu, Yangyi27580-159A06Saint Petersburg2018
48Wang, Hao2782Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/220B51Saint Petersburg2018
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Saric, Ivan26611-031A11Saint Petersburg2018
50Giri, Anish2739Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/240B92Saint Petersburg2018