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Potential Future EU Members: 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 POTENTIAL FUTURE EU TOTAL POTENTIAL FUTURE EU AVERAGE DATES
GrandMasters 17
1% of surveyed countries
4.25
65% less than average
2006
GrandMasters per million 7.82
9 times more than average
2006
International Masters 40
1% of surveyed countries
10
93% less than average
2006
International Masters per million 10.36
6 times more than average
2006
World Chess Rankings 2,445.75
4% more than average
2006

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