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Sports > Chess > World Chess Rankings: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 RussiaRussia 2,718 2006
2 UkraineUkraine 2,665 2006
3 United StatesUnited States 2,625 2006
4 FranceFrance 2,620 2006
5 ArmeniaArmenia 2,618 2006
6 HungaryHungary 2,612 2006
7 IsraelIsrael 2,611 2006
8 ChinaChina 2,611 2006
9 NetherlandsNetherlands 2,607 2006
10 GermanyGermany 2,604 2006
11 GeorgiaGeorgia 2,599 2006
12 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 2,591 2006
13 PolandPoland 2,588 2006
14 BulgariaBulgaria 2,587 2006
15 IndiaIndia 2,583 2006
16 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 2,567 2006
17 SpainSpain 2,562 2006
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 2,559.41 2006
18 RomaniaRomania 2,557 2006
19 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 2,555 2006
20 BelarusBelarus 2,542 2006
21 CubaCuba 2,541 2006
22 KazakhstanKazakhstan 2,541 2006
23 DenmarkDenmark 2,540 2006
24 GreeceGreece 2,540 2006
25 CroatiaCroatia 2,539 2006
26 SwedenSweden 2,535 2006
27 BurmaBurma 2,525 2006
28 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 2,522 2006
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 2,520 2006
29 UzbekistanUzbekistan 2,516 2006
30 BrazilBrazil 2,515 2006
NATO countries averageNATO average 2,513.58 2006
31 SlovakiaSlovakia 2,513 2006
32 ArgentinaArgentina 2,512 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 2,507.83 2006
33 LatviaLatvia 2,504 2006
34 NorwayNorway 2,500 2006
35 SloveniaSlovenia 2,499 2006
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 2,494.21 2006
36 IcelandIceland 2,494 2006
37 LithuaniaLithuania 2,492 2006
European Union averageEuropean Union average 2,487 2006
Cold countries averageCold countries average 2,485.41 2006
38 EstoniaEstonia 2,484 2006
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 2,482.88 2006
39 CanadaCanada 2,481 2006
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 2,480.15 2006
40 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 2,480 2006
41 MoldovaMoldova 2,475 2006
42 AustriaAustria 2,474 2006
Europe averageEurope average 2,472.09 2006
43 VietnamVietnam 2,472 2006
44 IndonesiaIndonesia 2,467 2006
45 ItalyItaly 2,456 2006
46 ChileChile 2,455 2006
Eurozone averageEurozone average 2,452.44 2006
47 BelgiumBelgium 2,450 2006
48 MexicoMexico 2,445 2006
49 AustraliaAustralia 2,440 2006
50 ColombiaColombia 2,440 2006
51 TurkeyTurkey 2,437 2006
52 FinlandFinland 2,436 2006
53 EgyptEgypt 2,434 2006
54 PeruPeru 2,433 2006
55 PortugalPortugal 2,422 2006
56 BangladeshBangladesh 2,421 2006
57 IranIran 2,409 2006
58 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 2,408 2006
59 IrelandIreland 2,388 2006
60 EcuadorEcuador 2,384 2006
61 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 2,374 2006
62 AlbaniaAlbania 2,372 2006
63 SingaporeSingapore 2,372 2006
64 VenezuelaVenezuela 2,368 2006
65 MoroccoMorocco 2,352 2006
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 2,348.41 2006
66 ParaguayParaguay 2,342 2006
67 MongoliaMongolia 2,342 2006
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 2,340.36 2006
68 LuxembourgLuxembourg 2,338 2006
69 BruneiBrunei 2,336 2006
70 Costa RicaCosta Rica 2,334 2006
71 New ZealandNew Zealand 2,332 2006
72 UruguayUruguay 2,329 2006
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 2,325 2006
73 United Arab EmiratesUAE 2,322 2006
74 IraqIraq 2,317 2006
75 AlgeriaAlgeria 2,311 2006
76 South AfricaSouth Africa 2,307 2006
77 SyriaSyria 2,299 2006
78 MalaysiaMalaysia 2,295 2006
79 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 2,293 2006
80 NicaraguaNicaragua 2,287 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 2,284.75 2006
81 BoliviaBolivia 2,282 2006
82 AndorraAndorra 2,279 2006
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 2,274.44 2006
83 TajikistanTajikistan 2,273 2006
84 PakistanPakistan 2,273 2006
85 TunisiaTunisia 2,263 2006
86 YemenYemen 2,261 2006
87 JapanJapan 2,261 2006
88 JordanJordan 2,249 2006
89 LebanonLebanon 2,244 2006
90 ThailandThailand 2,241 2006
91 LibyaLibya 2,233 2006
92 QatarQatar 2,228 2006
93 El SalvadorEl Salvador 2,219 2006
94 GuatemalaGuatemala 2,199 2006
95 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 2,195 2006
96 ZambiaZambia 2,195 2006
97 HondurasHonduras 2,194 2006
98 ZimbabweZimbabwe 2,191 2006
99 BarbadosBarbados 2,189 2006
100 Sri LankaSri Lanka 2,178 2006
101 UgandaUganda 2,166 2006
102 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 2,164 2006
103 BotswanaBotswana 2,164 2006
104 JamaicaJamaica 2,161 2006
105 PanamaPanama 2,159 2006
106 AngolaAngola 2,159 2006
107 Hong KongHong Kong 2,158 2006
108 SurinameSuriname 2,156 2006
109 MauritiusMauritius 2,155 2006
110 NepalNepal 2,154 2006
111 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 2,150 2006
112 EthiopiaEthiopia 2,148 2006
113 NamibiaNamibia 2,141 2006
114 MonacoMonaco 2,128 2006
115 CyprusCyprus 2,127 2006
116 JerseyJersey 2,124 2006
117 KuwaitKuwait 2,123 2006
118 MaltaMalta 2,120 2006
119 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 2,118 2006
120 SudanSudan 2,111 2006
121 MacauMacau 2,085 2006
122 San MarinoSan Marino 2,085 2006
123 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 2,054 2006
124 ArubaAruba 2,040 2006
125 AfghanistanAfghanistan 2,023 2006
126 KenyaKenya 1,997 2006
127 GuernseyGuernsey 1,996 2006
128 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 1,986 2006
129 FijiFiji 1,972 2006
130 BermudaBermuda 1,966 2006
131 BahrainBahrain 1,900 2006
132 RwandaRwanda 1,885 2006
133 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 1,871 2006
134 SeychellesSeychelles 1,871 2006

Citation

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

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