Player Dominance Index after Tata Steel

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Spektrowski
Jan 28, 2018, 1:12 PM |
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 This index shows the point percentage of top chess players in history against each other. Rules of admission are explained here. Ian Nepomniachtchi, Wei Yi and Hou Yifan have wild cards (Ding Liren already qualified for the 2018 Candidates'). All numbers given according to the ChessBase results.

Player Notes Points% W L D #games #opponents
Emanuel Lasker WC 66.34% 146 47 110 303 24
Garry Kasparov WC 64.09% 325 68 519 912 55
Jose Raul Capablanca WC 61.45% 85 22 168 275 23
Bobby Fischer WC 59.70% 97 46 120 263 25
Alexander Alekhine WC 59.13% 150 72 205 427 22
Magnus Carlsen WC 58.21% 165 68 358 591 45
Anatoly Karpov WC 57.55% 341 151 766 1258 68
Viswanathan Anand WC 56.19% 303 155 737 1195 64
Vladimir Kramnik WC 55.61% 242 128 646 1016 56
Akiba Rubinstein 55.46% 107 74 121 302 20
Wesley So 54.59% 43 23 152 218 33
Mikhail Botvinnik WC 54.31% 112 76 230 418 33
Vasily Ivanchuk 54.10% 284 188 700 1172 64
Levon Aronian WCT 53.77% 160 106 451 717 48
Ding Liren 53.67% 29 18 103 150 29
Boris Spassky WC 52.92% 189 135 602 926 51
Paul Keres WCT 52.97% 120 88 330 538 38
Tigran Petrosian WC 52.87% 143 100 505 748 39
Lev Polugaevsky 52.78% 132 98 381 611 52
Fabiano Caruana 52.44% 110 86 295 491 41
Aron Nimzowitsch 52.29% 63 53 102 218 19
Harry Pillsbury 52.17% 51 45 42 138 10
Maxime Vacher-Lagrave 52.12% 68 53 233 354 43
Mikhail Tal WC 52.07% 157 125 490 772 47
Veselin Topalov WCC 51.77% 229 198 447 874 55
Hikaru Nakamura 51.66% 113 96 304 513 43
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 51.47% 79 67 263 409 41
Alexey Shirov 51.31% 237 213 464 914 63
Valery Salov 51.18% 87 79 174 340 46
Peter Svidler WCT 50.98% 157 141 518 816 59
Viktor Korchnoi WCC 50.97% 330 304 712 1346 70
Sergey Karjakin WCC 50.76% 92 84 351 527 40
Efim Geller 50.64% 135 127 367 629 50
Karl Schlechter WCC 50.63% 74 70 175 319 18
Samuel Reshevsky WCT 50.55% 74 70 218 362 44
Vasily Smyslov WC 50.41% 161 154 549 864 57
Boris Gelfand WCC 50.19% 196 192 673 1061 60
Sergey Movsesian 50.00% 38 38 122 198 47
Geza Maroczy 49.83% 66 67 161 294 23
Alexander Grischuk WCT 49.79% 80 82 322 484 48
Evgeny Bareev 49.78% 125 127 211 463 54
David Bronstein WCC 49.69% 92 95 301 488 42
Peter Leko WCC 49.67% 113 118 530 761 52
Alexander Khalifman FKC 49.60% 64 67 246 377 56
Wilhelm Steinitz WC 49.53% 81 83 48 212 9
Ruslan Ponomariov FKC 49.50% 74 78 251 403 52
Anish Giri 49.40% 57 62 300 419 38
Wei Yi 49.38% 14 15 52 81 26
Alexander Beliavsky 49.12% 180 193 369 742 70
Teimour Radjabov 49.04% 65 74 330 469 49
Reuben Fine 48.97% 18 20 59 97 18
Michael Adams 48.89% 179 199 522 900 65
Ian Nepomniachtchi 48.79% 39 44 123 206 34
Lajos Portisch 48.64% 178 204 575 957 56
Alexander Morozevich WCT 48.41% 112 126 203 441 52
Andrei Sokolov 48.33% 45 54 171 270 48
Zoltan Ribli 48.26% 48 61 264 373 52
Richard Reti 48.19% 60 67 66 193 14
Boris Gulko 48.03% 71 84 175 330 57
Dmitry Andreikin 48.03% 23 29 100 152 33
Milan Vidmar 47.93% 42 50 101 193 27
Leinier Dominguez 47.86% 37 48 172 257 40
Nigel Short 47.76% 182 217 381 780 69
Bent Larsen 47.75% 168 195 236 599 51
Judit Polgar 47.70% 124 148 250 522 60
Savielly Tartakower 47.65% 94 113 197 404 29
Gata Kamsky 47.52% 119 146 279 544 60
Isaak Boleslavsky 47.39% 33 44 134 211 22
Jan Timman 47.34% 248 313 661 1222 69
Rafael Vaganian 47.32% 103 131 289 523 67
Salomon Flohr 46.99% 35 50 164 249 29
Robert Huebner 46.98% 98 135 380 613 60
Artur Yusupov 46.90% 113 153 379 645 60
Alexey Dreev 46.65% 62 87 224 373 56
Efim Bogoljubov WCC 46.58% 109 134 123 366 20
Max Euwe WC 46.35% 85 113 186 384 31
Mikhail Chigorin WCC 46.25% 95 116 69 280 15
Rustam Kasimdzhanov FKC 46.00% 45 67 163 275 49
Andras Adorjan 45.95% 31 51 165 247 41
Siegbert Tarrasch WCC 45.91% 87 114 129 330 20
Vlastimil Hort 45.86% 71 118 379 568 50
Henrique Mecking 45.80% 22 34 87 143 39
Frank Marshall WCC 45.40% 108 149 189 446 19
Sergei Tiviakov 45.32% 41 66 160 267 50
Vladimir Akopian 45.31% 50 80 190 320 55
Jonathan Speelman 45.01% 49 83 209 341 58
Joel Lautier 44.93% 77 120 227 424 54
Svetozar Gligoric 44.81% 100 175 447 722 49
Oleg Romanishin 44.74% 76 113 163 352 58
Miguel Najdorf 44.69% 56 92 191 339 36
Laszlo Szabo 44.68% 65 105 206 376 37
Kevin Spraggett 44.40% 19 32 65 116 34
Mark Taimanov 44.20% 70 120 241 431 47
Rudolf Spielmann 44.09% 85 128 151 364 21
Borislav Ivkov 43.84% 59 120 316 495 46
Wolfgang Uhlmann 42.45% 46 94 178 318 47
Joseph Blackburne 41.71% 49 79 53 181 16
Dawid Janowski WCC 41.67% 100 153 65 318 20
Robert Byrne 40.83% 19 52 109 180 35
Loek van Wely 40.17% 100 215 270 585 61
Johann Hjartarson 39.77% 33 77 105 215 44
Christopher Lutz 38.44% 19 56 85 160 39
Eugenio Torre 37.88% 31 87 113 231 51
Isidor Gunsberg WCC 37.87% 32 65 39 136 15
Hou Yifan 34.90% 14 59 76 149 36

WC - was/is World Champion

WCC - World Championship Candidate (failed to defeat the champion in a match)

WCT - played in a World Championship tournament (either 1948 or 2007)

FKC - FIDE Knockout Champion