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Former Soviet republics 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 Armenia 5.66 2006
2 Georgia 4.32 2006
3 Latvia 3.93 2006
4 Estonia 2.98 2006
5 Lithuania 1.77 2006
6 Azerbaijan 1.65 2006
7 Ukraine 1.13 2006
8 Moldova 1.12 2006
9 Russia 1.09 2006
10 Belarus 0.833 2006
11 Kazakhstan 0.719 2006
12 Turkmenistan 0.625 2006
13 Uzbekistan 0.34 2006
14 Kyrgyzstan 0.192 2006
15 Tajikistan 0.144 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/Former-Soviet-republics/Sports/Chess/GrandMasters-per-million

Former Soviet republics Compared by Sports > Chess > GrandMasters per million

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Interesting observations about Sports > Chess > GrandMasters per million

  • Iceland ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Slovenia ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst European Union in 2006.
  • Israel ranked second for chess > grandMasters per million amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Latvia ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Muslim countries in 2006.
  • Andorra ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Catholic countries in 2006.
  • Czech Republic ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Non-religious countries in 2006.
  • Cuba ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Hot countries in 2006.
  • Armenia ranked first for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Former Soviet republics in 2006.
  • Japan ranked last for chess > grandMasters per million amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
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