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Cold countries Compared by Sports > Chess > GrandMasters per million

DEFINITION: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iceland 29.63 2006
2 Andorra 12.21 2006
3 Armenia 5.66 2006
4 Slovenia 4.48 2006
5 Georgia 4.32 2006
6 Latvia 3.93 2006
7 Hungary 3.57 2006
8 Estonia 2.98 2006
9 Luxembourg 2.12 2006
10 Czech Republic 1.85 2006
11 Lithuania 1.77 2006
12 Norway 1.72 2006
13 Denmark 1.66 2006
14 Sweden 1.65 2006
15 Slovakia 1.3 2006
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.29 2006
17 Ukraine 1.13 2006
18 Russia 1.09 2006
19 Finland 0.949 2006
20 Switzerland 0.935 2006
21 Belarus 0.833 2006
22 Mongolia 0.781 2006
23 Germany 0.741 2006
24 Kazakhstan 0.719 2006
25 Romania 0.649 2006
26 Austria 0.605 2006
27 Poland 0.524 2006
28 Belgium 0.284 2006
29 Ireland 0.235 2006
30 United States 0.201 2006
31 Kyrgyzstan 0.192 2006
32 Canada 0.184 2006
33 Chile 0.182 2006
34 Tajikistan 0.144 2006
35 China 0.0145 2006
=36 Liechtenstein 0.0 2006
=36 Nepal 0.0 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Sports > Chess > GrandMasters per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Chess Federation, 2006. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Cold-countries/Sports/Chess/GrandMasters-per-million

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