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Sports > Chess > International Masters: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 417 2006
2 Germany 186 2006
3 Ukraine 169 2006
4 Serbia and Montenegro 105 2006
=5 Hungary 99 2006
=5 United States 99 2006
7 Poland 81 2006
8 Romania 71 2006
9 Spain 70 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 69 2006
10 France 67 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 66.83 2006
11 Czech Republic 61 2006
=12 Netherlands 55 2006
=12 Croatia 55 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 51.6 2006
14 Argentina 50 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 47.83 2006
15 Bulgaria 47 2006
16 India 45 2006
Cold countries average (profile) 43.62 2006
Europe average (profile) 41.77 2006
17 Israel 41 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 39.54 2006
European Union average (profile) 39.19 2006
18 Cuba 37 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 34.83 2006
19 Austria 34 2006
=20 Denmark 32 2006
=20 Sweden 32 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 31.5 2006
22 Georgia 29 2006
23 Belarus 27 2006
=24 Italy 26 2006
=24 Switzerland 26 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 25.31 2006
=26 Mexico 25 2006
=26 Egypt 25 2006
28 Slovenia 24 2006
=29 Canada 22 2006
=29 Armenia 22 2006
=29 Kazakhstan 22 2006
=32 Colombia 21 2006
=32 Brazil 21 2006
=34 Moldova 20 2006
=34 Greece 20 2006
36 Finland 18 2006
37 Slovakia 17 2006
=38 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16 2006
=38 Australia 16 2006
40 Azerbaijan 15 2006
41 Norway 14 2006
42 Lithuania 13 2006
South Asia average (profile) 12.75 2006
=43 Estonia 12 2006
=43 China 12 2006
=43 Belgium 12 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 11.12 2006
=46 Portugal 11 2006
=46 Venezuela 11 2006
=46 Iceland 11 2006
=49 Turkey 10 2006
=49 Algeria 10 2006
=51 Indonesia 9 2006
=51 Uzbekistan 9 2006
=51 Peru 9 2006
=51 Chile 9 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) 8.55 2006
=55 Ecuador 8 2006
=55 Singapore 8 2006
57 Latvia 7 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 6.44 2006
=58 Costa Rica 6 2006
=58 Ireland 6 2006
=58 Angola 6 2006
=58 South Africa 6 2006
=58 Iran 6 2006
=63 Turkmenistan 5 2006
=63 New Zealand 5 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.89 2006
=65 Bangladesh 4 2006
=65 United Arab Emirates 4 2006
=65 Mongolia 4 2006
=65 Vietnam 4 2006
=65 Iraq 4 2006
=65 Kyrgyzstan 4 2006
=65 Burma 4 2006
=72 Tajikistan 3 2006
=72 Qatar 3 2006
=72 Zimbabwe 3 2006
=72 Syria 3 2006
=72 Albania 3 2006
=72 Uruguay 3 2006
=72 Tunisia 3 2006
=79 Malaysia 2 2006
=79 Luxembourg 2 2006
=79 El Salvador 2 2006
=79 Paraguay 2 2006
=79 Bolivia 2 2006
=79 Pakistan 2 2006
=79 Yemen 2 2006
=79 Puerto Rico 2 2006
=79 Nicaragua 2 2006
=79 Zambia 2 2006
=89 Barbados 1 2006
=89 Andorra 1 2006
=89 Morocco 1 2006
=89 Lebanon 1 2006
=89 Guatemala 1 2006
=89 Japan 1 2006
=89 Faroe Islands 1 2006
=89 Honduras 1 2006
=97 Ethiopia 0.0 2006
=97 Monaco 0.0 2006
=97 Jersey 0.0 2006
=97 Afghanistan 0.0 2006
=97 Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
=97 Bahrain 0.0 2006
=97 Libya 0.0 2006
=97 Liechtenstein 0.0 2006
=97 Mauritius 0.0 2006
=97 Panama 0.0 2006
=97 Rwanda 0.0 2006
=97 Netherlands Antilles 0.0 2006
=97 Thailand 0.0 2006
=97 Hong Kong 0.0 2006
=97 Guernsey 0.0 2006
=97 Fiji 0.0 2006
=97 Sudan 0.0 2006
=97 Nepal 0.0 2006
=97 Suriname 0.0 2006
=97 Papua New Guinea 0.0 2006
=97 Jordan 0.0 2006
=97 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 2006
=97 Botswana 0.0 2006
=97 Aruba 0.0 2006
=97 Jamaica 0.0 2006
=97 Macau 0.0 2006
=97 Kenya 0.0 2006
=97 San Marino 0.0 2006
=97 Cyprus 0.0 2006
=97 Bermuda 0.0 2006
=97 British Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
=97 Uganda 0.0 2006
=97 Brunei 0.0 2006
=97 Seychelles 0.0 2006
=97 Malta 0.0 2006
=97 Kuwait 0.0 2006
=97 Sri Lanka 0.0 2006
=97 Namibia 0.0 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Sports > Chess > International Masters. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Chess Federation, 2006. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Sports/Chess/International-Masters

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Interesting observations about Sports > Chess > International Masters

  • Russia ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Germany ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Christian countries in 2006.
  • United States ranked second for chess > international masters amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Egypt ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Muslim countries in 2006.
  • Poland ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Catholic countries in 2006.
  • France ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Non-religious countries in 2006.
  • India ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Hot countries in 2006.
  • Israel ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2006.
  • Ukraine ranked second for chess > international masters amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • Hungary ranked second for chess > international masters amongst European Union in 2006.
  • Argentina ranked first for chess > international masters amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2006.
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