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Sports > Chess > GrandMasters: Countries Compared

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 Germany 61 2006
3 United States 60 2006
4 Ukraine 53 2006
5 Serbia and Montenegro 50 2006
6 Hungary 36 2006
7 Israel 33 2006
8 France 29 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 26.83 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 24.88 2006
9 Spain 24 2006
10 Bulgaria 23 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 21 2006
11 Poland 20 2006
12 Netherlands 19 2006
13 Georgia 19 2006
14 Czech Republic 19 2006
15 China 19 2006
16 Croatia 18 2006
17 Armenia 17 2006
Cold countries average (profile) 16.49 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 16.25 2006
18 Sweden 15 2006
Europe average (profile) 14.98 2006
19 Azerbaijan 14 2006
20 Romania 14 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 13.65 2006
European Union average (profile) 13.15 2006
21 Argentina 13 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 13 2006
22 Cuba 12 2006
23 India 11 2006
24 Kazakhstan 11 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 10.83 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 10.31 2006
25 Greece 10 2006
26 Denmark 9 2006
27 Uzbekistan 9 2006
28 Slovenia 9 2006
29 Latvia 9 2006
30 Iceland 9 2006
31 Norway 8 2006
32 Belarus 8 2006
33 Slovakia 7 2006
34 Indonesia 7 2006
35 Switzerland 7 2006
36 Canada 6 2006
37 Lithuania 6 2006
38 Brazil 6 2006
39 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 2006
40 Finland 5 2006
41 Italy 5 2006
42 Austria 5 2006
43 Moldova 4 2006
44 Estonia 4 2006
45 Vietnam 4 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.55 2006
South Asia average (profile) 3.5 2006
46 Turkmenistan 3 2006
47 Bangladesh 3 2006
48 Portugal 3 2006
49 Colombia 3 2006
50 Mexico 3 2006
51 Chile 3 2006
52 Belgium 3 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.56 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.35 2006
53 Turkey 2 2006
54 Australia 2 2006
55 Mongolia 2 2006
56 Peru 2 2006
57 Iran 2 2006
58 Tunisia 2 2006
59 Singapore 2 2006
60 Tajikistan 1 2006
61 Costa Rica 1 2006
62 Luxembourg 1 2006
63 Andorra 1 2006
64 Ireland 1 2006
65 Ecuador 1 2006
66 Morocco 1 2006
67 Qatar 1 2006
68 Paraguay 1 2006
69 Albania 1 2006
70 United Arab Emirates 1 2006
71 Uruguay 1 2006
72 Egypt 1 2006
73 Kyrgyzstan 1 2006
74 Burma 1 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.444 2006
75 Ethiopia 0.0 2006
76 Monaco 0.0 2006
77 Jersey 0.0 2006
78 Afghanistan 0.0 2006
79 Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
80 Bahrain 0.0 2006
81 Libya 0.0 2006
82 Liechtenstein 0.0 2006
83 Mauritius 0.0 2006
84 Malaysia 0.0 2006
85 Barbados 0.0 2006
86 Panama 0.0 2006
87 El Salvador 0.0 2006
88 Rwanda 0.0 2006
89 Netherlands Antilles 0.0 2006
90 Thailand 0.0 2006
91 Hong Kong 0.0 2006
92 Guernsey 0.0 2006
93 Lebanon 0.0 2006
94 Fiji 0.0 2006
95 Sudan 0.0 2006
96 Nepal 0.0 2006
97 Suriname 0.0 2006
98 Venezuela 0.0 2006
99 Papua New Guinea 0.0 2006
100 Zimbabwe 0.0 2006
101 Jordan 0.0 2006
102 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 2006
103 Syria 0.0 2006
104 Botswana 0.0 2006
105 Aruba 0.0 2006
106 Bolivia 0.0 2006
107 Guatemala 0.0 2006
108 Pakistan 0.0 2006
109 New Zealand 0.0 2006
110 Yemen 0.0 2006
111 Jamaica 0.0 2006
112 Macau 0.0 2006
113 Kenya 0.0 2006
114 San Marino 0.0 2006
115 Cyprus 0.0 2006
116 Bermuda 0.0 2006
117 British Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
118 Angola 0.0 2006
119 South Africa 0.0 2006
120 Uganda 0.0 2006
121 Japan 0.0 2006
122 Faroe Islands 0.0 2006
123 Brunei 0.0 2006
124 Algeria 0.0 2006
125 Puerto Rico 0.0 2006
126 Iraq 0.0 2006
127 Seychelles 0.0 2006
128 Nicaragua 0.0 2006
129 Malta 0.0 2006
130 Kuwait 0.0 2006
131 Zambia 0.0 2006
132 Honduras 0.0 2006
133 Sri Lanka 0.0 2006
134 Namibia 0.0 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/stats/Sports/Chess/GrandMasters

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