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GM Vladimir Kramnik
Born 1975 in Tuapse/Russia
Grandmaster 1992
Peak Elo rating: 2811
Actual Elo rating: 2801 and #2 on the current World ranking list
World Champion 2000-2007
Chess Olympiad Gold Medal: 1992, 1994, 1996
The endgame virtuoso is one of the nine players in chess history to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

GM Vladimir Kramnik
Born 1975 in Tuapse/Russia
Grandmaster 1992
Peak Elo rating: 2811
Actual Elo rating: 2801 and #2 on the current World ranking list
World Champion 2000-2007
Chess Olympiad Gold Medal: 1992, 1994, 1996

The endgame virtuoso is one of the nine players in chess history to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

GM Vladimir Kramnik
 
Born 1975 in Tuapse/Russia
Grandmaster 1992
Peak Elo rating: 2811
Actual Elo rating: 2801 and #2 on the current World ranking list
World Champion 2000-2007
Chess Olympiad Gold Medal: 1992, 1994, 1996
 
Notable tournament victories:
Dortmund (10 times-winner!)
     1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011
Dos Hermanas 1996, 1997
Tilburg 1997
Wijk aan Zee 1998
Linares 2000, 2003, 2004
Moscow 2007
Tal Memorial 2009
Grand Slam Chess Final (Bilbao) 2010
Chess World Cup (Norway) 2013

The endgame virtuoso is one of the nine players in chess history
to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

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GM Hikaru Nakamura
Born 1987 in Hirakata, Japan
Grandmaster since 2003
Peak Elo rating: 2816
Actual Elo rating: 2787 and #5 on the current World ranking list
US Champion: 2005, 2009, 2012
World Team Championship: Gold Medal board 1, 2010
The "H-Bomb" is one of the nine players in chess history
to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

GM Hikaru Nakamura
Born 1987 in Hirakata, Japan
Grandmaster since 2003
Peak Elo rating: 2816
Actual Elo rating: 2787 and #5 on the current World ranking list
US Champion: 2005, 2009, 2012
World Team Championship: Gold Medal board 1, 2010
Chess960 World Champion: 2009

The "H-Bomb" is one of the nine players in chess history to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

GM Hikaru Nakamura
 
Born 1987 in Hirakata, Japan
Grandmaster since 2003
Peak Elo rating: 2816
Actual Elo rating: 2787 and #5 on the current World ranking list
US Champion: 2005, 2009, 2012
World Team Championship: Gold Medal board 1, 2010
Chess960 World Champion: 2009
 
Notable tournament victories:
Gibraltar 2008, 2015 and 2016

Linares 2000, 2003, 2004
Moscow 2007
Tal Memorial 2009
Grand Slam Chess Final (Bilbao) 2010
Chess World Cup (Norway) 2013
Wijk aan Zee 2011
Khanty-Mansiysk 2015
Zurich Chess Challenge 2015
US chamiponship 2015
 
The "H-Bomb" is one of the nine players in chess history
to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

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GM Viswanathan Anand
Born 1969 in Chennai/India
Grandmaster since 1988
Peak Elo rating: 2817
Actual Elo rating: 2784 and #8 on the current World ranking list
World Champion 2007-2013
World Champion (FIDE) 2000-2002
FIDE World Rapid Chess Champion 2003

GM Viswanathan Anand
Born 1969 in Chennai/India
Grandmaster since 1988
Peak Elo rating: 2817
Actual Elo rating: 2784 and #8 on the current World ranking list
World Champion 2007-2013
World Champion (FIDE) 2000-2002
FIDE World Rapid Chess Champion 2003
The "Tiger from Madras" is one of the nine players in chess history to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

GM Viswanathan Anand
 
Born 1969 in Chennai/India
Grandmaster since 1988
Peak Elo rating: 2817
Actual Elo rating: 2784 and #8 on the current World ranking list
World Champion 2007-2013
World Champion (FIDE) 2000-2002
FIDE World Rapid Chess Champion 2003
 
Notable tournament victories:
Reggio Emilia 1992
Moscow 1992
Dortmund 1996, 2000, 2004
Dos Hermanas 1997
Wijk aan Zee 1998, 2003, 2004, 2006
Linares 1998
Morelia/Linares 2007, 2008
Candidates Tournament Chanty-Mansijsk 2014
Chess Masters Final (Bilbao) 2014
World Cup (Norway) 2013
 
The "Tiger from Madras" is one of the nine players in chess history
to cross the 2800 Elo barrier.

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GM Alexei Shirov
Born 1972 in Riga, Latvia
Grandmaster since 1990
Peak Elo rating: 2755
Actual Elo rating: 2684 and #54 on the current World ranking list

GM Alexei Shirov
Born 1972 in Riga, Latvia
Grandmaster since 1990
Peak Elo rating: 2755
Actual Elo rating: 2684 and #54 on the current World ranking list

GM Alexei Shirov
 
Born 1972 in Riga, Latvia
Grandmaster since 1990
Peak Elo rating: 2755
Actual Elo rating: 2684 and #54 on the current World ranking list
 
Notable tournament victories:
Biel 1991
Madrid 1997
Ter Apel 1997
Monte Carlo 1998
Mérida 2000
Keres Memorial Tallin 2004 & 2005
Canadian Open Chess Championship 2005
M-Tel Masters 2009
Grand Slam Chess Masters Preliminary 2010
5th Riga Technical University Open 2015

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GM Levon Aronian
Born 1982 in Yerevan, Armenia
Grandmaster since 2000
Peak Elo rating: 2830
Actual Elo rating: 2792 and #4 on the current World ranking list
 
World Junior Champion: 2002
Chess Olympiad Gold Medal: 2006, 2008, 2010
World Team Championship Gold Medal: 2011

GM Levon Aronian
Born 1982 in Yerevan, Armenia
Grandmaster since 2000
Peak Elo rating: 2830
Actual Elo rating: 2792 and #4 on the current World ranking list
World Junior Champion: 2002
Chess Olympiad Gold Medal: 2006, 2008, 2010
World Team Championship Gold Medal: 2011
 

The Armenian Wizard is one of the nine players in history
to cross the 2800 barrier.

GM Levon Aronian
 
Born 1982 in Yerevan, Armenia
Grandmaster since 2000
Peak Elo rating: 2830
Actual Elo rating: 2792 and #4 on the current World ranking list
Chess Olympiad Gold Medal: 2006, 2008, 2010
World Team Championship Gold Medal: 2011
 
Notable tournament victories:
World Cup 2005
Linares 2006
Tal Memorial 2006, 2010, 2011
Wijk aan Zee 2007, 2008
Bilbao Masters 2009
World Rapid Championship 2009
Fide Grand Prix 2008-2010
Wijk aan Zee 2012, 2014
Alekhine Memorial 2013
Grand Slam Masters Final 2013
Sinquefield Cup 2015
 
The Armenian Wizard is one of the nine players in history
to cross the 2800 barrier.

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GM Anish Giri
Born 1994 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Grandmaster since 2009
Peak Elo rating: 2798
Actual Elo rating: 2798 and #3 on the current World ranking list

GM Anish Giri
Born 1994 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Grandmaster since 2009
Peak Elo rating: 2798
Actual Elo rating: 2798 and #3 on the current World ranking list

GM Anish Giri
 
Born 1994 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Grandmaster since 2009
Peak Elo rating: 2798
Actual Elo rating: 2798 and #3 on the current World ranking list
 
Notable tournament victories:

Corus Group B 2010
Sigeman 2010 & 2011
Russian Super Final 2010
Dutch Champion 2011, 2012
Reggio Emilia 2012

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GM Boris Gelfand
Born 1968 in Minsk/Belarussia
Grandmaster since 1989
Peak Elo rating: 2777
Actual Elo rating: 2735 and #21 on the current world ranking list
Vice World Champion: 2012
Vice World Junior Champion: 1988 (tied first place)

GM Boris Gelfand
Born 1968 in Minsk/Belarussia
Grandmaster since 1989
Peak Elo rating: 2777
Actual Elo rating: 2735 and #21 on the current world ranking list
Vice World Champion: 2012
Vice World Junior Champion: 1988 (tied first place)

GM Boris Gelfand
 
Born 1968 in Minsk/Belarussia
Grandmaster since 1989
Peak Elo rating: 2777
Actual Elo rating: 2735 and #21 on the current world ranking list
Vice World Champion: 2012
Vice World Junior Champion: 1988 (tied first place)
 
Notable tournament victories:

Wijk aan Zee 1992
Moscow 1992
Biel Chess Festival 1993, 2005
Dos Hermanas 1994
Belgrade 1995
Tilburg 1996
Pamplona 2004
APC World Rapid Cup 2009
Chess World Cup 2009
London 2012
Tal Memorial 2013
Grand Prix Paris 2013
Fide Grand Prix Baku 2014

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GM Alexander Morozevich
Born 1977 in Moscow/Russia
Grandmaster since 1994
Peak Elo rating: 2788
Actual Elo rating: 2683 and #58 on the current world ranking list
Olympiad Gold Medal: 1998, 2000, 2002, 2005
World Team Championship Gold Medal: 2006
European Team Championship Gold Medal: 2003, 2007
Vice World Junior Championship: 1997
Russian Champion 2007

GM Alexander Morozevich
Born 1977 in Moscow/Russia
Grandmaster since 1994
Peak Elo rating: 2788
Actual Elo rating: 2683 and #58 on the current world ranking list
Olympiad Gold Medal: 1998, 2000, 2002, 2005
World Team Championship Gold Medal: 2006
European Team Championship Gold Medal: 2003, 2007
Vice World Junior Championship: 1997
Russian Champion 2007

GM Alexander Morozevich
 
Born 1977 in Moscow/Russia
Grandmaster since 1994
Peak Elo rating: 2788
Actual Elo rating: 2683 and #58 on the current world ranking list
Olympiad Gold Medal: 1998, 2000, 2002, 2005
World Team Championship Gold Medal: 2006
European Team Championship Gold Medal: 2003, 2007
Vice World Junior Championship: 1997
Russian Champion 2007
 
Notable tournament victories:

Lloyds Bank Tournament, London: 1994
Pamplona: 1994, 1998, 2006
Bosna Tournament: 2008
Saratov Governers's Cup: 2011
Petrov Memorial (Rapid): 2012
Karpov Poikovsky Tournament: 2014
Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona: 2015
Amber Melody (Blindfold): 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
Biel: 2003, 2004, 2006

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