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Top 10 best Chess players in the world

Top 10 best Chess players in the world
Top 10 best Chess players in the world

Who are the greatest chess players?

best Chess players There are many great players in the history of chess but as the title suggests, this article connects you to the greatest chess players ever.

1:Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen Chess players

Magnus Carlsen was born on November 30, 1990. He is the Grand Master of Norwegian Chess, the current World Chess Champion, World Rapid Chess Champion, and World Blitz Chess Champion. Carlsen first topped the FIDE world rankings in 2010, and over time only Garry Kasparov has emerged as the world’s highest-ranked player. His highest classical rating in history is 2882. Carlsen record the longest unbeaten run in classical chess. A great chess figure, Carlsen turned 13 years old. The course later topped Group C of the chess tournament and a few months later won the Grandmaster title. At the age of 15, he won the Norwegian Chess Championship, and at the age of 17, he was joint first in the top group of the course. He crossed the 2,800 mark at the age of 18 and reached number one in the FIDE world rankings at the age of 19, becoming the youngest person ever to achieve these feats.

Carlsen defeated Wiswanathan Anand in 2013 to become the World Chess Champion. The following year, he retained his title against Anand, winning the 2014 World Rapid Championship and World Blitz Championship, becoming the first player to win all three at the same time, a feat he repeated in 2019. He defended his classic world title. Against Sergey Karjakin in 2016, and Fabiano Caruana in 2018. Known for his aggressive style as a teenager, Carlsen has since gone on to become a global player. He uses a variety of holes to make it difficult for opponents to prepare against him and reduce the impact of computer analysis. He says the medium is his favorite part of the game because it “comes down to pure chess.” His position and prowess have compared him to former world champions Bobby Fischer, Anatoly Karpov, Jose Raul Capablanca and Vasily Smyslov.

2:Fabiano Caruana

Fabiano Caruana Chess players

Fabiano Luigi Caruana (born July 30, 1992) is an American Italian chess player. A stranger in chess, he became a grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 11 months, and 20 days.He played for the United States until 2005, when he moved to Italy. He won his Grandmaster title in 2007, and in the same year he won his first Italian Chess Championship, a feat he repeated in 2008, 2010 and 2011. He won the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Championship in 2012, 2014 and 2015. Eccentric Field Cup 2014, which ranked a historic 3103 performance and improved its Elo rating to 2844, has become the third ranked player in history. He moved back to the United States in 2015.

After winning the Fide Grand Prix 2014-15, Kirwana qualified for the 2016 Candidates Tournament, where he was the runner-up to Sergey Karjakin. He won the 2016 US Chess Championship, and represented the US on a keyboard at the 42nd Chess Olympiad, in which the team won gold and individual medals. He won the London Chess Classic in 2017. He won the Candidates Tournament 2018, becoming the first American challenger to the undisputed World Chess Championship since Bobby Fischer in 1972. In the run-up to the championship match, caruana won the 5th Grenke Chess Classic, the 6th Norwegian Chess, and the 6th SinqueField Cup. He lost to Magnus Carlsen in a quick tiebreak after a 6-6 draw in the classic.

3:Ding Liren

Ding Liren Chess players

Ding Liren (born October 24, 1992) is a Chinese master of chess. He is the highest ranked Chinese chess player in history and is a three-time Chinese chess champion. He is the winner of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour, defeating Maxime vachier-Lagrave in the final and becoming the first player since 2007 to beat Magnus Carlsen in the playoff at the Sinquefield Cup. Ding is the first Chinese player to play in a candidate tournament and pass the FIDE World Rankings at 2,800. In July 2016, with a Blitz rating of 2875, he was the highest Blitz player in the world. Ding was undefeated in classic chess from August 2017 to November 2018, recording 29 wins and 71 draws. This unbeaten streak of 100 games was the longest in the history of high-level chess, until Magnus Carlsen surpassed it in 2019.

4:Ian Nepomniachtchi

Ian Nepomniachtchi Chess players
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Ian Alexandrovich Nepomniachtchi (born July 14, 1990) is a Russian chess grandfather. Nepomniachtchi won the 2010 and 2020 Russian Super Finals and the 2010 European Individual titles. It also won the 2016 Tall Memorial and the 2008 and 2015 Aeroflot Open. He won the World Team Chess Championship of the Russian team in Antalya (2013) and Astana (2019). Nepomniachtchi won the 2015 European Team Chess Championship in Reykjavik with the Russian team. In October 2016, Nepomniachtchi was ranked fourth in the world in both fast chess and blitz chess. He has won two silver medals at the World Rapid Championships and a silver medal at the World Blitz Championships, as well as the 2008 Ordnance Open. In December 2019, Nepomniachtchi finished second in the FIDE Grand Prix 2019 and qualified for the Candidates’ Tournament 2020–21.

5:Levon Aronian

Levon Aronian Chess players

Levon Grigori Aronian (born October 6, 1982) is an Armenian chess grandmaster playing for the United States. He was awarded the award by the FIDE in 2000. In the March 2014 FIDE ranking list, he was ranked second in the world with an Elo rating of 2,830, making him the fourth-ranked player in history. Irwin won the Fed World Cup in 2005 and 2017. He led the Armenian team to gold medals at the 2006 (Turin), 2008 (Dresden) and 2012 (Istanbul) Chess Olympiads and the 2011 World Team Chess Championship in Ningbo. He qualified for the 2012 World Chess Championship Candidates’ Tournament and won the Fed Grand Prix 2008-2010, where he was knocked out in the first round. He was the world champion in chess 60 in 2006 and 2007, fast chess in 2009, and blitz chess in 2010.

He has been a leading  chess player since the early 2000s. Due to his popularity in Armenia, he is called a celebrity and a hero. He was named Armenia’s best player in 2005 and was awarded the Republic of Armenia’s honorary master’s degree in 2009. Order of St. Mesrop Masters. In 2016, CNN called Irwin “David Beckham of chess.” As of March 2021, Levon Aronian was ranked number two in the United States and Number five in the world, with a FIDE rating of 2781. Erwin announced his decision to move from the Armenian Chess Federation to the United States Federation at the end of February 2021, citing a lack of official support as an incentive for the game.

6:Alexander Grischuk

Alexander Grischuk  chess player

Alexander Igorevich Grischuk (born 31 October 1983) is a Russian chess player. He was awarded the title of Grand Master by FIDE in 2000. Grischuk was the 2009 Russian champion. He also won a three-time World Blitz Chess Champion in 2006, 2012 and 2015. He has competed in five candidate tournaments: in 2007, 2011 (when he reached the final), 2013, 2018 and 2020. He also reached the semifinals of the 2000 Fed World Championships. Grischuk has won two gold, three silver, one bronze and one individual bronze medal at the Chess Olympiads. He has won three team gold medals, one team silver and individual gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the World Team Chess Championship.

7:Anish Giri

 Anish Giri chess player

Anish Kumar Gary (born 28 June 1994) is a Nepali-Russian Dutch chess player. A former chess player, he fulfilled the requirements of the Grand Master title at the age of 14 years, 7 months and 2 days. The FIDE awarded him the title in 2009. Giri is a four-time Dutch champion (2009, 2011, 2012, and 2015) and won the 2010 Chess B course. He has represented the Netherlands in five Chess Olympiads (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018). She also won major international tournaments, including the 2012 Reggie Emilia Tournament, the 2017 Reckless Open, and the first place at the 2015 London Chess Classic and the 2018 Vijk aan Zee. In 2019, he won his first victory in the third edition of the Shenzhen Masters, which some considered his first super tournament victory and was supported by the Dutch Chess Federation (KNSB). As of March 2021, Anish Gary is the No. 1 ranked player in the Netherlands and No. 7 in the world with a feed rating of 276. , But lost to him at Armageddon after two blitz games in the playoffs ended in a draw. Gary won the 2021 Magnus Carlsen Invitational after defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi in the tiebreaker final. Gary also has two popular chassis courses, featuring Sicilian Najdorf and the French defense.

8:Wesley So

Wesley So Chess players

Wesley Barbasa so (born 9 October 1993) is the grandfather of Filipino-American chess master, the inaugural and current World Fischer Random Chess Champion and two-time, and current, American Chess Champion (in 2017 and 2020). He is also a three-time Filipino chess player. In the March 2017 FIDE Rankings list, he was ranked second in the world and his Elo rating is 2822, making him the fifth ranked player in history. A former chess player, therefore, became the youngest player to pass the 2600 Elo rating in October 2008, breaking the previous record held by Magnus Carlsen. This record also broken by John M. Burke, In early 2013, he passed 2,700 and in January 2017 he became the 11th player to pass 2,800. So he represented the Philippines until he moved to the United States in 2014. He won the 2015 Bilbao Chess Masters, the 2016 Grand Chess Tour title, and the 2017 Tata Steel Masters after claiming victory in the Eccentric Field Cup and the London Chess Classic. He represented the United States on Board 3 at the 42nd Chess Olympiad, the winning team and the individual gold. So on November 2, 2019, the inaugural Officer Fisher became the Random World Champion.

9:Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov chess player

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (born 12 April 1985) is the grandfather of Azerbaijani chess. As of February 2021, it is ranked No. 1 in Azerbaijan and No. 8 in the world. His personal best rating of 2820 makes him the sixth best player in the history of chess so far. Mamedyarov has competed in the 2011 Candidate Tournament (finished in the quarterfinals), in 201 (fourth) and in 2018 (second). He is a two-time World Junior Champion (2003 and 2005) and World Rapid Champion in 2013. The third board winner of the gold medal at the 2012 Chess Olympiad is the three-time European team champion (2009, 2013, 2017) with Azerbaijan. He has also been a two-time winner Tal Memorial (2010 Joint and 2014 Blitz) and Shamkir Chess (2016 and 2017), as well as the 2018 Biel Chess Festival where he ruled out world champion Magnus Carlsen.

10:Teimour Radjabov

Teimour Radjabov chess player

Teimour Radjabov (born 12 March 1987) is an Azerbaijani chess player, ranked 10th in the world by February 2021. A former prodigy daughter, she won the Grandmaster in March 2001 at the age of 14, making her the youngest Grandmaster in history at the time. In 2003, Radjabov gained international attention after defeating the-world number one Gary Kasparov at the Linares Tournament, followed by victories of former world champions Viswanathan Anand and Ruslan Ponomariov the same year. Radjabov continued his career for many years to become an elite chess player. In November 2012, it achieved a high rating of 2793 and was ranked No. 4 in the world. It made Rajajov the 15th player in the history of chess. He has competed twice in the 2011 and 2013 Candidate Tournaments and has qualified for the 2020 edition.Teimour Radjabov won the European Team Chess Championship with Azerbaijan in 2009, 2013 and 2017. Their major individual achievements include a combined first position at the 2007 Chorus Tournament, winning the 2008 Alistair Grand Prix, the 2017 Geneva Grand Prix, the 2019 FIDE World Cup and the 2021 Airthings Masters. Wikipedia list