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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 RussiaRussia 156 2006
2 GermanyGermany 61 2006
3 United StatesUnited States 60 2006
4 UkraineUkraine 53 2006
5 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 50 2006
6 HungaryHungary 36 2006
7 IsraelIsrael 33 2006
8 FranceFrance 29 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 26.83 2006
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 24.88 2006
9 SpainSpain 24 2006
10 BulgariaBulgaria 23 2006
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 21 2006
11 PolandPoland 20 2006
12 NetherlandsNetherlands 19 2006
13 GeorgiaGeorgia 19 2006
14 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 19 2006
15 ChinaChina 19 2006
16 CroatiaCroatia 18 2006
17 ArmeniaArmenia 17 2006
Cold countries averageCold countries average 16.49 2006
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 16.25 2006
18 SwedenSweden 15 2006
Europe averageEurope average 14.98 2006
19 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 14 2006
20 RomaniaRomania 14 2006
NATO countries averageNATO average 13.65 2006
European Union averageEuropean Union average 13.15 2006
21 ArgentinaArgentina 13 2006
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 13 2006
22 CubaCuba 12 2006
23 IndiaIndia 11 2006
24 KazakhstanKazakhstan 11 2006
Eurozone averageEurozone average 10.83 2006
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 10.31 2006
25 GreeceGreece 10 2006
26 DenmarkDenmark 9 2006
27 UzbekistanUzbekistan 9 2006
28 SloveniaSlovenia 9 2006
29 LatviaLatvia 9 2006
30 IcelandIceland 9 2006
31 NorwayNorway 8 2006
32 BelarusBelarus 8 2006
33 SlovakiaSlovakia 7 2006
34 IndonesiaIndonesia 7 2006
35 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 7 2006
36 CanadaCanada 6 2006
37 LithuaniaLithuania 6 2006
38 BrazilBrazil 6 2006
39 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 5 2006
40 FinlandFinland 5 2006
41 ItalyItaly 5 2006
42 AustriaAustria 5 2006
43 MoldovaMoldova 4 2006
44 EstoniaEstonia 4 2006
45 VietnamVietnam 4 2006
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 3.55 2006
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 3.5 2006
46 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 3 2006
47 BangladeshBangladesh 3 2006
48 PortugalPortugal 3 2006
49 ColombiaColombia 3 2006
50 MexicoMexico 3 2006
51 ChileChile 3 2006
52 BelgiumBelgium 3 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 2.56 2006
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 2.35 2006
53 TurkeyTurkey 2 2006
54 AustraliaAustralia 2 2006
55 MongoliaMongolia 2 2006
56 PeruPeru 2 2006
57 IranIran 2 2006
58 TunisiaTunisia 2 2006
59 SingaporeSingapore 2 2006
60 TajikistanTajikistan 1 2006
61 Costa RicaCosta Rica 1 2006
62 LuxembourgLuxembourg 1 2006
63 AndorraAndorra 1 2006
64 IrelandIreland 1 2006
65 EcuadorEcuador 1 2006
66 MoroccoMorocco 1 2006
67 QatarQatar 1 2006
68 ParaguayParaguay 1 2006
69 AlbaniaAlbania 1 2006
70 United Arab EmiratesUAE 1 2006
71 UruguayUruguay 1 2006
72 EgyptEgypt 1 2006
73 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 1 2006
74 BurmaBurma 1 2006
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 0.444 2006
75 EthiopiaEthiopia 0.0 2006
76 MonacoMonaco 0.0 2006
77 JerseyJersey 0.0 2006
78 AfghanistanAfghanistan 0.0 2006
79 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 0.0 2006
80 BahrainBahrain 0.0 2006
81 LibyaLibya 0.0 2006
82 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 0.0 2006
83 MauritiusMauritius 0.0 2006
84 MalaysiaMalaysia 0.0 2006
85 BarbadosBarbados 0.0 2006
86 PanamaPanama 0.0 2006
87 El SalvadorEl Salvador 0.0 2006
88 RwandaRwanda 0.0 2006
89 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 0.0 2006
90 ThailandThailand 0.0 2006
91 Hong KongHong Kong 0.0 2006
92 GuernseyGuernsey 0.0 2006
93 LebanonLebanon 0.0 2006
94 FijiFiji 0.0 2006
95 SudanSudan 0.0 2006
96 NepalNepal 0.0 2006
97 SurinameSuriname 0.0 2006
98 VenezuelaVenezuela 0.0 2006
99 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 0.0 2006
100 ZimbabweZimbabwe 0.0 2006
101 JordanJordan 0.0 2006
102 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 0.0 2006
103 SyriaSyria 0.0 2006
104 BotswanaBotswana 0.0 2006
105 ArubaAruba 0.0 2006
106 BoliviaBolivia 0.0 2006
107 GuatemalaGuatemala 0.0 2006
108 PakistanPakistan 0.0 2006
109 New ZealandNew Zealand 0.0 2006
110 YemenYemen 0.0 2006
111 JamaicaJamaica 0.0 2006
112 MacauMacau 0.0 2006
113 KenyaKenya 0.0 2006
114 San MarinoSan Marino 0.0 2006
115 CyprusCyprus 0.0 2006
116 BermudaBermuda 0.0 2006
117 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 0.0 2006
118 AngolaAngola 0.0 2006
119 South AfricaSouth Africa 0.0 2006
120 UgandaUganda 0.0 2006
121 JapanJapan 0.0 2006
122 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 0.0 2006
123 BruneiBrunei 0.0 2006
124 AlgeriaAlgeria 0.0 2006
125 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 0.0 2006
126 IraqIraq 0.0 2006
127 SeychellesSeychelles 0.0 2006
128 NicaraguaNicaragua 0.0 2006
129 MaltaMalta 0.0 2006
130 KuwaitKuwait 0.0 2006
131 ZambiaZambia 0.0 2006
132 HondurasHonduras 0.0 2006
133 Sri LankaSri Lanka 0.0 2006
134 NamibiaNamibia 0.0 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Sports > Chess > GrandMasters", World Chess Federation, 2006. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Sports/Chess/GrandMasters

Sports > Chess > GrandMasters: Countries Compared Map

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