Happy 30th Birthday to Ian Nepomniachtchi (World #4)!

Happy 30th Birthday to Ian Nepomniachtchi (World #4)!

Yan Aleksandrovich Nepomnyashchiy; born 14 July 1990)

Among his tournament wins: Russian Superfinal 2010, Tal Memorial 2016, Dortmund 2018. He is currently second at the postponed Candidates 2020. His highest live rating was 2790.5 (Jun 2019).

The Russian GM began his career climbing faster than Magnus & leads the Candidates to decide the next World Championship challenger. First up, though, is next week’s Legends of Chess!

The Russian GM began his career climbing faster than Magnus & leads the Candidates to Legends of Chess!

WORLD TOP 10
Last update: 09 July 2020, 20:46 GMT

# Name Classic +/− Rapid Blitz Age
1 Carlsen 2863.0 0.0 2881.0 2886.0 29
2 Caruana 2835.0 0.0 2773.0 2711.0 27
3 Ding Liren 2791.0 0.0 2836.0 2788.0 27
4 Nepomniachtchi 2784.0 0.0 2778.0 2785.0 30
5 Vachier-Lagrave 2778.0 0.0 2860.0 2822.0 29
6 Grischuk 2777.0 0.0 2784.0 2765.0 36
7 Aronian 2773.0 0.0 2778.0 2739.0 37
8 So 2770.0 0.0 2741.0 2816.0 26
9 Radjabov 2765.0 0.0 2758.0 2757.0 33
10 Giri 2764.0 0.0 2731.0 2752.0 26