Born on June 25th, 1975, FIDE rating: 2792 (April 2018)
Kramnik was the Classical World Chess Champion from 2000 to 2006, and the undisputed World Chess Champion from 2006 to 2007.
He has won three team gold medals and three individual medals at the Chess Olympiads, as well as won team gold medals at European (1992) and World (2013) Team Championships as a member of the Russian team.
He was the winner of the World Cup held in 2013 in Norway.
Kramnik is a holder of the Chess Oscar (2000, 2006).
Kramnik participated in the last Candidates Tournament.