Nepomniachtchi, Ian Age 32


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FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
2795 - 01 Mar 2023
2761 World #7 (active)
2781 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. In 2021 he won the Candidates tournament with 8.5/14 and will face Carlsen in the World Championship Match in November 2021.

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.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Keymer, Vincent2690Nepomniachtchi, Ian27930-182D70Dusseldorf2023
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2761Aronian, Levon27200-146A16Dusseldorf2023
3Gukesh D2629Nepomniachtchi, Ian27611-062E10Dusseldorf2023
4Nepomniachtchi, Ian2793Praggnanandhaa R26901/2-1/246C53Dusseldorf2023
5Aronian, Levon2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27930-153E10Dusseldorf2023
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2793Esipenko, Andrey26751/2-1/288E36Dusseldorf2023
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2793Gukesh D27181/2-1/245D26Dusseldorf2023
8So, Wesley2766Nepomniachtchi, Ian27931/2-1/242E10Dusseldorf2023
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2793Giri, Anish27801/2-1/237A16Dusseldorf2023
10Duda, Jan Krzysztof2729Nepomniachtchi, Ian27931/2-1/239C42Dusseldorf2023
11Nepomniachtchi, Ian2793Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27341/2-1/219A57Dusseldorf2023
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Dubov, Daniil27920-127B40Almaty2022
13Artemiev, Vladislav2803Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821/2-1/222D41Almaty2022
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Grischuk, Alexander27631-036E97Almaty2022
15Duda, Jan Krzysztof2773Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821-025A46Almaty2022
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Martirosyan, Haik M.27451/2-1/257C67Almaty2022
17Giri, Anish2792Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821/2-1/220D41Almaty2022
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28301-040C65Almaty2022
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Nakamura, Hikaru29091/2-1/217C65Almaty2022
20Sadhwani, Raunak2657Nepomniachtchi, Ian27820-157E20Almaty2022
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Mamedov, Rauf26491-054B31Almaty2022
22Moiseenko, Alexander2577Nepomniachtchi, Ian27820-151E21Almaty2022
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/254B47Almaty2022
24Sanal, Vahap2576Nepomniachtchi, Ian27820-132B40Almaty2022
25Vokhidov, Shamsiddin2597Nepomniachtchi, Ian27820-136B48Almaty2022
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Tabatabaei, M. Amin25511-045C82Almaty2022
27Svane, Frederik2466Nepomniachtchi, Ian27820-123B23Almaty2022
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Narayanan.S.L25620-138C86Almaty2022
29Quparadze, Giga2587Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821-053A07Almaty2022
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Shimanov, Aleksandr26050-139A05Almaty2022
31Lintchevski, Daniil2589Nepomniachtchi, Ian27820-143B47Almaty2022
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Chigaev, Maksim25421-075B52Almaty2022
33Sargissian, Gabriel2640Nepomniachtchi, Ian27660-145E10Almaty2022
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Erigaisi Arjun26281/2-1/247A13Almaty2022
35Keymer, Vincent2590Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661-034E11Almaty2022
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Tomashevsky, Evgeny26281-030C65Almaty2022
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Sarana, Alexey26291/2-1/236A13Almaty2022
38Shimanov, Aleksandr2616Nepomniachtchi, Ian27660-147B22Almaty2022
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Abdusattorov, Nodirbek26760-161B40Almaty2022
40Nihal, Sarin2628Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661/2-1/242A46Almaty2022
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Giri, Anish27081/2-1/227A30Almaty2022
42Salem, A.R. Saleh2644Nepomniachtchi, Ian27660-139E49Almaty2022
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Sjugirov, Sanan25841-064D12Almaty2022
44Aravindh, Chithambaram VR.2576Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661/2-1/242A46Almaty2022
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Pantsulaia, Levan25221-031B41Almaty2022
46Firouzja, Alireza2732Nepomniachtchi, Ian27791-034A15Saint Louis2022
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2779Firouzja, Alireza27321/2-1/270E10Saint Louis2022
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Niemann, Hans Moke26881/2-1/254A21Saint Louis2022
49Aronian, Levon2759Nepomniachtchi, Ian27920-152C42Saint Louis2022
50Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2757Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/234E32Saint Louis2022