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  • Chess > GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.
  • Chess > GrandMasters per million: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.
  • Chess > International Masters per million: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men per million: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Women: FIFA world women's ranking, total points.
  • Summer olympic medals > All time: All-time Summer Games medal standings, based on The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include the 1906 Intercalated Games, which are not recognized by the IOC.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals against: Total goals against in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins per million: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses per million: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals for: Total goals for in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals against per million: Total goals against in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • World Cup Totals > Points: Total points accrued from 1930 to 2006 in World Cup history. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Points per million: Total points accrued from 1930 to 2006 in World Cup history. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • World Cup Totals > Draws: Total number of matches drawn in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Matches played: Total matches played in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals for per million: Total goals for in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • World Cup Totals > Matches played per million: Total matches played in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • World Cup Totals > Draws per million: Total number of matches drawn in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Olympic medals > Bronze > Sydney 2000: Bronze medals won at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
  • Olympic medals > Total > Sydney 2000: Total of all Gold, Silver and Bronze medals won by each nation at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
  • Olympic medals > Bronze > Sydney 2000 per million: Bronze medals won at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Olympic medals > Total > Sydney 2000 per million: Total of all Gold, Silver and Bronze medals won by each nation at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Olympic point totals > Sydney 2000: National Medal Standings are not recognized by the IOC. The unofficial point totals are based on three points for every gold medal, two for each silver and one for each bronze.
  • Olympic point totals > Sydney 2000 per million: National Medal Standings are not recognized by the IOC. The unofficial point totals are based on three points for every gold medal, two for each silver and one for each bronze. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT Costa Rica United States HISTORY
Chess > GrandMasters 1
Ranked 73th.
60
Ranked 3rd. 60 times more than Costa Rica
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.228
Ranked 48th. 13% more than United States
0.201
Ranked 50th.
Chess > International Masters 6
Ranked 62nd.
99
Ranked 5th. 17 times more than Costa Rica
Chess > International Masters per million 1.37
Ranked 41st. 4 times more than United States
0.332
Ranked 66th.
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,334
Ranked 70th.
2,625
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than Costa Rica
FIFA World Ranking > Men 694
Ranked 24th.
764
Ranked 5th. 10% more than Costa Rica
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 158
Ranked 52nd. 62 times more than United States
2.56
Ranked 182nd.
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,547
Ranked 44th.
2,184
Ranked 2nd. 41% more than Costa Rica
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Gold 1
Ranked 51st.
40
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Costa Rica

Summer Olympics medals per capita > Population 3 929 000 285 003 000
Summer olympic medals > All time 4
Ranked 79th.
2,116
Ranked 1st. 529 times more than Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Goals against 21
Ranked 33th.
51
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Losses 6
Ranked 38th.
16
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Wins 3
Ranked 38th.
6
Ranked 26th. Twice as much as Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.683
Ranked 15th. 34 times more than United States
0.0201
Ranked 48th.
World Cup Totals > Losses per million 1.37
Ranked 12th. 25 times more than United States
0.0536
Ranked 62nd.
World Cup Totals > Goals for 12
Ranked 37th.
27
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Goals against per million 4.78
Ranked 9th. 28 times more than United States
0.171
Ranked 60th.
World Cup Totals > Points 8
Ranked 42nd.
17
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Points per million 1.82
Ranked 16th. 32 times more than United States
0.057
Ranked 55th.
World Cup Totals > Draws 1
Ranked 55th.
3
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Matches played 10
Ranked 41st.
25
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Costa Rica
World Cup Totals > Goals for per million 2.73
Ranked 15th. 30 times more than United States
0.0905
Ranked 58th.
World Cup Totals > Matches played per million 2.28
Ranked 14th. 27 times more than United States
0.0838
Ranked 63th.
World Cup Totals > Draws per million 0.228
Ranked 26th. 23 times more than United States
0.0101
Ranked 50th.
Olympic medals > Bronze > Sydney 2000 2
Ranked 43th.
33
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Costa Rica
Olympic medals > Total > Sydney 2000 2
Ranked 57th.
97
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than Costa Rica
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Bronze 2
Ranked 45th.
33
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Costa Rica

Olympic medals > Bronze > Sydney 2000 per million 0.509
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than United States
0.117
Ranked 45th.
Olympic medals > Total > Sydney 2000 per million 0.509
Ranked 34th. 48% more than United States
0.344
Ranked 44th.
Olympic point totals > Sydney 2000 2
Ranked 67th.
201
Ranked 1st. 101 times more than Costa Rica
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Population > /medal 468 000 2 938 000
Olympic point totals > Sydney 2000 per million 0.509
Ranked 47th.
0.712
Ranked 42nd. 40% more than Costa Rica

SOURCES: World Chess Federation, 2006; World Chess Federation, 2006. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; FIFA Official Website, December 2005; Wikipedia: 1996 Summer Olympics medals per capita; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Olympic Committee; International Olympic Committee. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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