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Sports > Chess Stats: compare key data on Russia & United States

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  • GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in 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.
  • International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in 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.
  • World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
STAT Russia United States
GrandMasters 156
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
60
Ranked 3rd.
GrandMasters per million 1.09
Ranked 24th. 5 times more than United States
0.201
Ranked 50th.
International Masters 417
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
99
Ranked 5th.
International Masters per million 2.93
Ranked 30th. 9 times more than United States
0.332
Ranked 66th.
World Chess Rankings 2,718
Ranked 1st. 4% more than United States
2,625
Ranked 3rd.

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.

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