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East Asia and Pacific: 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 EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC TOTAL EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AVERAGE DATES
GrandMasters 37
4% of surveyed countries
2.64
3 times less than average
2006
GrandMasters per million 0.103
9 times less than average
2006
International Masters 65
2% of surveyed countries
4.64
4 times less than average
2006
International Masters per million 0.401
5 times less than average
2006
World Chess Rankings 2,344
About the same as average
2006

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