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Eastern Europe Compared by Sports > Chess > GrandMasters

DEFINITION: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 156 2006
2 Ukraine 53 2006
3 Serbia and Montenegro 50 2006
4 Hungary 36 2006
5 Bulgaria 23 2006
6 Poland 20 2006
=7 Czech Republic 19 2006
=7 Georgia 19 2006
9 Croatia 18 2006
10 Armenia 17 2006
=11 Azerbaijan 14 2006
=11 Romania 14 2006
13 Slovenia 9 2006
14 Belarus 8 2006
15 Slovakia 7 2006
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 2006
17 Moldova 4 2006
18 Albania 1 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Sports > Chess > GrandMasters. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Chess Federation, 2006. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Eastern-Europe/Sports/Chess/GrandMasters

Eastern Europe Compared by Sports > Chess > GrandMasters

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Interesting observations about Sports > Chess > GrandMasters

  • Russia ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Germany ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Christian countries in 2006.
  • France ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Catholic countries in 2006.
  • United States ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Israel ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2006.
  • Ukraine ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • Hungary ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst European Union in 2006.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Muslim countries in 2006.
  • Argentina ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2006.
  • Cuba ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Hot countries in 2006.
  • China ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst Non-religious countries in 2006.
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