Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#11 (active)
Russian Federation
#3 (active)
2768 - 01 Aug 2018
2766 World #11 (active)
2846 World #7 (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, Ian2757Meier, Georg26281-027C10Dortmund2018
2Duda, Jan Krzysztof2737Nepomniachtchi, Ian27571/2-1/258B51Dortmund2018
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Kramnik, Vladimir27921-041C78Dortmund2018
4Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2733Nepomniachtchi, Ian27571/2-1/242A06Dortmund2018
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter26721-050D36Dortmund2018
6Kovalev, Vladislav2655Nepomniachtchi, Ian27571/2-1/290B51Dortmund2018
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Giri, Anish27821/2-1/260C42Dortmund2018
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2770Meier, Georg26621/2-1/216C01Jerusalem2018
9Meier, Georg2662Nepomniachtchi, Ian27700-142A07Jerusalem2018
10Svidler, Peter2781Nepomniachtchi, Ian27701-028B51Jerusalem2018
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2770Svidler, Peter27811/2-1/249C84Jerusalem2018
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2770Muzychuk, Anna25971/2-1/263A06Jerusalem2018
13Muzychuk, Anna2597Nepomniachtchi, Ian27701/2-1/231B51Jerusalem2018
14Gelfand, Boris2678Nepomniachtchi, Ian27701/2-1/223A06Jerusalem2018
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2770Gelfand, Boris26781-044B31Jerusalem2018
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2770Ivanchuk, Vassily26821-055B12Jerusalem2018
17Ivanchuk, Vassily2682Nepomniachtchi, Ian27701/2-1/264D70Jerusalem2018
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Jakovenko, Dmitrij27351/2-1/227A30Poikovsky2018
19Artemiev, Vladislav2704Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511/2-1/262A48Poikovsky2018
20Kovalev, Vladislav2650Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511/2-1/217B51Poikovsky2018
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Bologan, Victor26101-035C65Poikovsky2018
22Fedoseev, Vladimir2706Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-062D70Poikovsky2018
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Korobov, Anton26781-061B94Poikovsky2018
24Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2707Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511/2-1/220A06Poikovsky2018
25Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Sutovsky, Emil26471-041C11Poikovsky2018
26Gelfand, Boris2695Nepomniachtchi, Ian27510-140A04Poikovsky2018
27Gelfand, Boris2745Nepomniachtchi, Ian27680-146A06Moscow2018
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Dubov, Daniil27671/2-1/251B20Moscow2018
29Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2714Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/255D08Moscow2018
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Fedoseev, Vladimir26881-079B94Moscow2018
31Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Nakamura, Hikaru28420-144C67Moscow2018
32Karjakin, Sergey2868Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681-050B53Moscow2018
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Svidler, Peter27931-028B45Moscow2018
34Anand, Viswanathan2801Nepomniachtchi, Ian27680-152B06Moscow2018
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Morozevich, Alexander26631-045C11Moscow2018
36Artemiev, Vladislav2834Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/249B50Moscow2018
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Kramnik, Vladimir27841/2-1/253C53Moscow2018
38Grischuk, Alexander2846Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/298B23Moscow2018
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Andreikin, Dmitry28280-158B46Moscow2018
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2803Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27551/2-1/231C43Moscow2018
41Kramnik, Vladimir2795Nepomniachtchi, Ian28031/2-1/256D02Moscow2018
42Dubov, Daniil2663Nepomniachtchi, Ian28031/2-1/2106D02Moscow2018
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2803Gelfand, Boris26441/2-1/237A04Moscow2018
44Grischuk, Alexander2792Nepomniachtchi, Ian28031/2-1/250B23Moscow2018
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2803Karjakin, Sergey27241/2-1/225A07Moscow2018
46Nakamura, Hikaru2820Nepomniachtchi, Ian28031-038D70Moscow2018
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2803Anand, Viswanathan28050-155A21Moscow2018
48Svidler, Peter2770Nepomniachtchi, Ian28031/2-1/228A20Moscow2018
49Korobov, Anton2760Nepomniachtchi, Ian28101-041D85Riyadh2017
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2810Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi26511-069A07Riyadh2017