Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
Russian Federation
#1 (active)
2792 - 01 May 2021
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, Ian2785So, Wesley28160-145A01Paris2021
2Firouzja, Alireza2770Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851-051C11Paris2021
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Kramnik, Vladimir27971/2-1/218C67Paris2021
4Aronian, Levon2739Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/248A46Paris2021
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Svidler, Peter27541-034A37Paris2021
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2822Nepomniachtchi, Ian27850-171C11Paris2021
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Radjabov, Teimour27571/2-1/266A01Paris2021
8Caruana, Fabiano2711Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/245A46Paris2021
9Rapport, Richard2759Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/233A06Paris2021
10So, Wesley2816Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/238A40Paris2021
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Firouzja, Alireza27700-165B30Paris2021
12Kramnik, Vladimir2797Nepomniachtchi, Ian27850-164A15Paris2021
13Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Aronian, Levon27391-062A15Paris2021
14Svidler, Peter2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/247A13Paris2021
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28221/2-1/254A01Paris2021
16Radjabov, Teimour2757Nepomniachtchi, Ian27850-155A05Paris2021
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Caruana, Fabiano27111-064C55Paris2021
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Rapport, Richard27591/2-1/236B40Paris2021
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Radjabov, Teimour27581-091C67Paris2021
20Svidler, Peter2742Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781/2-1/226C11Paris2021
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Firouzja, Alireza27031/2-1/243C50Paris2021
22Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2860Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781-026C02Paris2021
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Aronian, Levon27781-038A15Paris2021
24So, Wesley2741Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781/2-1/246E10Paris2021
25Rapport, Richard2727Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781/2-1/254A05Paris2021
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Bacrot, Etienne26671-024B52Paris2021
27Caruana, Fabiano2773Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781/2-1/241E53Paris2021
28Ding, Liren2791Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891-035D70Yekaterinburg2021
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27581/2-1/242A05Yekaterinburg2021
30Wang, Hao2763Nepomniachtchi, Ian27890-159C42Yekaterinburg2021
31Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/241C47Yekaterinburg2021
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Alekseenko, Kirill26961-031A15Yekaterinburg2021
33Grischuk, Alexander2777Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/241D85Yekaterinburg2021
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/228B33Yekaterinburg2021
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, INT2021
36Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
37Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
39Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
42Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
44Giri, Anish2776Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
46Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
48Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
50Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021