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European Union 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 Slovenia 4.48 2006
2 Croatia 4.05 2006
3 Latvia 3.93 2006
4 Hungary 3.57 2006
5 Bulgaria 2.99 2006
6 Estonia 2.98 2006
7 Luxembourg 2.12 2006
8 Czech Republic 1.85 2006
9 Lithuania 1.77 2006
10 Denmark 1.66 2006
11 Sweden 1.65 2006
12 Slovakia 1.3 2006
13 Netherlands 1.16 2006
14 Finland 0.949 2006
15 Greece 0.897 2006
16 Germany 0.741 2006
17 Romania 0.649 2006
18 Austria 0.605 2006
19 Spain 0.544 2006
20 Poland 0.524 2006
21 France 0.456 2006
22 Belgium 0.284 2006
23 Portugal 0.283 2006
24 Ireland 0.235 2006
25 Italy 0.0848 2006
=26 Malta 0.0 2006
=26 Cyprus 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/European-Union/Sports/Chess/GrandMasters-per-million

European Union Compared by Sports > Chess > GrandMasters per million

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