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Densely populated countries: Sports > Chess stats

Definitions

  • 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 DENSELY POPULATED TOTAL DENSELY POPULATED AVERAGE DATES
GrandMasters 71
7% of surveyed countries
3.23
2 times less than average
2006
GrandMasters per million 0.3
3 times less than average
2006
International Masters 172
7% of surveyed countries
7.82
2 times less than average
2006
International Masters per million 0.77
2 times less than average
2006
World Chess Rankings 2,220.55
6% less than average
2006

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