Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#13 (active)
Russian Federation
#3 (active)
2768 - 01 Aug 2018
2771 World #12 (active)
2846 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 
1Dreev, Alexey2671Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/231A49Moscow2018
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Riazantsev, Alexander26771-055A13Moscow2018
3Gunina, Valentina2396Nepomniachtchi, Ian27710-146D90Moscow2018
4Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Savchenko, Boris26601-028A30Moscow2018
5Potkin, Vladimir2635Nepomniachtchi, Ian27710-126B22Moscow2018
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Najer, Evgeniy26531-049A29Moscow2018
7Inarkiev, Ernesto2624Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/260B90Moscow2018
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Zvjaginsev, Vadim25731/2-1/245B56Moscow2018
9Popov, Ivan2542Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/262B92Moscow2018
10Artemiev, Vladislav2764Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661/2-1/259B50Sochi2018
11Bocharov, Ivan2668Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661/2-1/234B90Sochi2018
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Dubov, Daniil26971-035B31Sochi2018
13Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Triapishko, Alexandr24931-037B12Sochi2018
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2759Alekseenko, Kirill26390-177A21Sochi2018
15Tsvetkov, Andrey2167Nepomniachtchi, Ian27660-131D70Sochi2018
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Alekseenko, Kirill26130-177A21Sochi2018
17Malakhov, Vladimir2630Nepomniachtchi, Ian28461/2-1/265A04Sochi2018
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Rakhmanov, Aleksandr25781-043A21Sochi2018
19Tekeyev, Zaur2301Nepomniachtchi, Ian28460-133B51Sochi2018
20Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Bacrot, Etienne26781-024A06Batumi2018
21McShane, Luke J2672Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/262B51Batumi2018
22McShane, Luke J2672Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/261B51Batumi2018
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Moroni, Luca Jr25471/2-1/271C84Batumi2018
24Zhigalko, Sergei2610Nepomniachtchi, Ian27680-194B22Batumi2018
25Zhigalko, Sergei2610Nepomniachtchi, Ian27680-195B22Batumi2018
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Anand, Viswanathan27711/2-1/243A18Batumi2018
27Cori Tello, Jorge Moise2664Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/221D79Batumi2018
28Cori, Jorge2664Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/221D70Batumi2018
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27271-041C84Batumi2018
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Sanikidze, Tornike24971/2-1/251C19Batumi2018
31Astaneh Lopez, Alex2433Nepomniachtchi, Ian27680-123A01Batumi2018
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Kawuma, Patrick23291-029C11Batumi2018
33Dubov, Daniil2691Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/221D70Satka2018
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Inarkiev, Ernesto26901/2-1/251A13Satka2018
35Oparin, Grigoriy2609Nepomniachtchi, Ian27680-163B91Satka2018
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Sarana, Alexey26131-059B95Satka2018
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Khismatullin, Denis26341-053C42Satka2018
38Jakovenko, Dmitrij2748Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681-033B51Satka2018
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Kobalia, Mihail26191/2-1/250A11Satka2018
40Andreikin, Dmitry2710Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/245D85Satka2018
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Fedoseev, Vladimir27070-136C65Satka2018
42Tomashevsky, Evgeny2702Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/230D85Satka2018
43Tomashevsky, Evgeny2702Nepomniachtchi, Ian27681/2-1/229D85Satka2018
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2768Vitiugov, Nikita27301/2-1/241A29Satka2018
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Grischuk, INT2018
46Grischuk, Alexander2766Nepomniachtchi, INT2018
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Grischuk, INT2018
48Grischuk, Alexander2766Nepomniachtchi, INT2018
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2757Grischuk, INT2018
50Grischuk, Alexander2766Nepomniachtchi, Ian27571/2-1/ INT2018