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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
=12 Georgia 19 2006
=12 Czech Republic 19 2006
=12 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
=19 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
=23 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
=26 Uzbekistan 9 2006
=26 Slovenia 9 2006
=26 Latvia 9 2006
=26 Iceland 9 2006
=31 Norway 8 2006
=31 Belarus 8 2006
=33 Slovakia 7 2006
=33 Indonesia 7 2006
=33 Switzerland 7 2006
=36 Canada 6 2006
=36 Lithuania 6 2006
=36 Brazil 6 2006
=39 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 2006
=39 Finland 5 2006
=39 Italy 5 2006
=39 Austria 5 2006
=43 Moldova 4 2006
=43 Estonia 4 2006
=43 Vietnam 4 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.55 2006
South Asia average (profile) 3.5 2006
=46 Turkmenistan 3 2006
=46 Bangladesh 3 2006
=46 Portugal 3 2006
=46 Colombia 3 2006
=46 Mexico 3 2006
=46 Chile 3 2006
=46 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
=53 Australia 2 2006
=53 Mongolia 2 2006
=53 Peru 2 2006
=53 Iran 2 2006
=53 Tunisia 2 2006
=53 Singapore 2 2006
=60 Tajikistan 1 2006
=60 Costa Rica 1 2006
=60 Luxembourg 1 2006
=60 Andorra 1 2006
=60 Ireland 1 2006
=60 Ecuador 1 2006
=60 Morocco 1 2006
=60 Qatar 1 2006
=60 Paraguay 1 2006
=60 Albania 1 2006
=60 United Arab Emirates 1 2006
=60 Uruguay 1 2006
=60 Egypt 1 2006
=60 Kyrgyzstan 1 2006
=60 Burma 1 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.444 2006
=75 Ethiopia 0.0 2006
=75 Monaco 0.0 2006
=75 Jersey 0.0 2006
=75 Afghanistan 0.0 2006
=75 Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
=75 Bahrain 0.0 2006
=75 Libya 0.0 2006
=75 Liechtenstein 0.0 2006
=75 Mauritius 0.0 2006
=75 Malaysia 0.0 2006
=75 Barbados 0.0 2006
=75 Panama 0.0 2006
=75 El Salvador 0.0 2006
=75 Rwanda 0.0 2006
=75 Netherlands Antilles 0.0 2006
=75 Thailand 0.0 2006
=75 Hong Kong 0.0 2006
=75 Guernsey 0.0 2006
=75 Lebanon 0.0 2006
=75 Fiji 0.0 2006
=75 Sudan 0.0 2006
=75 Nepal 0.0 2006
=75 Suriname 0.0 2006
=75 Venezuela 0.0 2006
=75 Papua New Guinea 0.0 2006
=75 Zimbabwe 0.0 2006
=75 Jordan 0.0 2006
=75 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 2006
=75 Syria 0.0 2006
=75 Botswana 0.0 2006
=75 Aruba 0.0 2006
=75 Bolivia 0.0 2006
=75 Guatemala 0.0 2006
=75 Pakistan 0.0 2006
=75 New Zealand 0.0 2006
=75 Yemen 0.0 2006
=75 Jamaica 0.0 2006
=75 Macau 0.0 2006
=75 Kenya 0.0 2006
=75 San Marino 0.0 2006
=75 Cyprus 0.0 2006
=75 Bermuda 0.0 2006
=75 British Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
=75 Angola 0.0 2006
=75 South Africa 0.0 2006
=75 Uganda 0.0 2006
=75 Japan 0.0 2006
=75 Faroe Islands 0.0 2006
=75 Brunei 0.0 2006
=75 Algeria 0.0 2006
=75 Puerto Rico 0.0 2006
=75 Iraq 0.0 2006
=75 Seychelles 0.0 2006
=75 Nicaragua 0.0 2006
=75 Malta 0.0 2006
=75 Kuwait 0.0 2006
=75 Zambia 0.0 2006
=75 Honduras 0.0 2006
=75 Sri Lanka 0.0 2006
=75 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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