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Ian Nepomniachtchi

GM
FIDE Rating: 2770
FIDE World Rank 4
Ian Nepomniachtchi

age

33

age became grandmaster

16

residence

Bryansk, Russia

National spelling bee finalist, Russian Superfinal Champion (2010, 2020), 2010 European Individual Champion, 2015 World Rapid Silver Medalist

Ian

FIDE ID # 4168119
US Chess ID # 13468661

Ian Nepomniachtchi is a two-time World Championship Challenger and current World No. 4. He is also a two-time Russian champion as well as a former World Youth and European Champion. Nepomniachtchi is one of the only players to win back-to-back FIDE Candidates, winning in both 2021 and 2022. With a peak FIDE rating of 2795 (March 2023), Nepo is the #16 highest rated player of all-time.

Nepomniachtchi thrives in rapid and blitz games, where his ability to attack and force his opponent's hand gives him an edge.

standard rapid blitz
fide 2770 2754 2800
urs 2777
uscf 2736 2756 2893

2023 Grand Chess Tour Winnings

$91,833

Tour Stops

  1. 1

    2023 Superbet Chess Classic Romania

  2. 2

    2023 Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland

  3. 3

    2023 SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia

  4. 4

    2023 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

  5. 5

    2023 Sinquefield Cup

2023
rank 4
rank tournament points prize money
9 Superbet Chess Classic $13,000
2 SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia 22½ $30,000
T-3 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz 20 $22,500
5 Sinquefield Cup 4 $26,333
Total 49 $91,833
2022
rank 6
rank tournament points prize money
T-7 Superbet Chess Classic 4 $17,250
T-4 SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia 21 $17,500
5 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz 18 $$15,000
2 Sinquefield Cup 5 $$77,500
Total 48 $127,250
2021
rank
rank tournament points prize money
2 Paris Rapid & Blitz 21½ $25,000
T-4 Croatia Rapid & Blitz 20 $$13,750
Total 41 $38,750
2019
rank 8
rank tournament points prize money
T-7 Côte D’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz 3.5 $7,500
T-5 Croatia Grand Chess Tour 7 $17,333
T-3 Paris Rapid & Blitz 7.5 $17,500
T-5 Sinquefield Cup 6.5 $16,250
6 Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz 5 $10,000
Total 29.5 $68,583
GM Gukesh D & GM Viswanathan Anand
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