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Sports > Chess > GrandMasters: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 156 2006
2 Germany 61 2006
3 United States 60 2006
4 Ukraine 53 2006
5 Serbia and Montenegro 50 2006
6 Hungary 36 2006
7 Israel 33 2006
8 France 29 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 26.83 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 24.88 2006
9 Spain 24 2006
10 Bulgaria 23 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 21 2006
11 Poland 20 2006
=12 China 19 2006
=12 Czech Republic 19 2006
=12 Georgia 19 2006
=12 Netherlands 19 2006
16 Croatia 18 2006
17 Armenia 17 2006
Cold countries average (profile) 16.49 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 16.25 2006
18 Sweden 15 2006
Europe average (profile) 14.98 2006
=19 Romania 14 2006
=19 Azerbaijan 14 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 13.65 2006
European Union average (profile) 13.15 2006
21 Argentina 13 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 13 2006
22 Cuba 12 2006
=23 Kazakhstan 11 2006
=23 India 11 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 10.83 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 10.31 2006
25 Greece 10 2006
=26 Iceland 9 2006
=26 Latvia 9 2006
=26 Slovenia 9 2006
=26 Uzbekistan 9 2006
=26 Denmark 9 2006
=31 Belarus 8 2006
=31 Norway 8 2006
=33 Switzerland 7 2006
=33 Indonesia 7 2006
=33 Slovakia 7 2006
=36 Brazil 6 2006
=36 Lithuania 6 2006
=36 Canada 6 2006
=39 Austria 5 2006
=39 Italy 5 2006
=39 Finland 5 2006
=39 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 2006
=43 Vietnam 4 2006
=43 Estonia 4 2006
=43 Moldova 4 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.55 2006
South Asia average (profile) 3.5 2006
=46 Belgium 3 2006
=46 Chile 3 2006
=46 Mexico 3 2006
=46 Colombia 3 2006
=46 Portugal 3 2006
=46 Bangladesh 3 2006
=46 Turkmenistan 3 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.56 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.35 2006
=53 Singapore 2 2006
=53 Tunisia 2 2006
=53 Iran 2 2006
=53 Peru 2 2006
=53 Mongolia 2 2006
=53 Australia 2 2006
=53 Turkey 2 2006
=60 Burma 1 2006
=60 Kyrgyzstan 1 2006
=60 Egypt 1 2006
=60 Uruguay 1 2006
=60 United Arab Emirates 1 2006
=60 Albania 1 2006
=60 Paraguay 1 2006
=60 Qatar 1 2006
=60 Morocco 1 2006
=60 Ecuador 1 2006
=60 Ireland 1 2006
=60 Andorra 1 2006
=60 Luxembourg 1 2006
=60 Costa Rica 1 2006
=60 Tajikistan 1 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.444 2006
=75 Namibia 0.0 2006
=75 Sri Lanka 0.0 2006
=75 Honduras 0.0 2006
=75 Zambia 0.0 2006
=75 Kuwait 0.0 2006
=75 Malta 0.0 2006
=75 Nicaragua 0.0 2006
=75 Seychelles 0.0 2006
=75 Iraq 0.0 2006
=75 Puerto Rico 0.0 2006
=75 Algeria 0.0 2006
=75 Brunei 0.0 2006
=75 Faroe Islands 0.0 2006
=75 Japan 0.0 2006
=75 Uganda 0.0 2006
=75 South Africa 0.0 2006
=75 Angola 0.0 2006
=75 British Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
=75 Bermuda 0.0 2006
=75 Cyprus 0.0 2006
=75 San Marino 0.0 2006
=75 Kenya 0.0 2006
=75 Macau 0.0 2006
=75 Jamaica 0.0 2006
=75 Yemen 0.0 2006
=75 New Zealand 0.0 2006
=75 Pakistan 0.0 2006
=75 Guatemala 0.0 2006
=75 Bolivia 0.0 2006
=75 Aruba 0.0 2006
=75 Botswana 0.0 2006
=75 Syria 0.0 2006
=75 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 2006
=75 Jordan 0.0 2006
=75 Zimbabwe 0.0 2006
=75 Papua New Guinea 0.0 2006
=75 Venezuela 0.0 2006
=75 Suriname 0.0 2006
=75 Nepal 0.0 2006
=75 Sudan 0.0 2006
=75 Fiji 0.0 2006
=75 Lebanon 0.0 2006
=75 Guernsey 0.0 2006
=75 Hong Kong 0.0 2006
=75 Thailand 0.0 2006
=75 Netherlands Antilles 0.0 2006
=75 Rwanda 0.0 2006
=75 El Salvador 0.0 2006
=75 Panama 0.0 2006
=75 Barbados 0.0 2006
=75 Malaysia 0.0 2006
=75 Mauritius 0.0 2006
=75 Liechtenstein 0.0 2006
=75 Libya 0.0 2006
=75 Bahrain 0.0 2006
=75 Virgin Islands 0.0 2006
=75 Afghanistan 0.0 2006
=75 Jersey 0.0 2006
=75 Monaco 0.0 2006
=75 Ethiopia 0.0 2006

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Interesting observations about Sports > Chess > GrandMasters

  • Russia ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Germany ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Christian countries in 2006.
  • France ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Catholic countries in 2006.
  • United States ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Israel ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2006.
  • Ukraine ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • Hungary ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst European Union in 2006.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Muslim countries in 2006.
  • Argentina ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2006.
  • Cuba ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Hot countries in 2006.
  • China ranked second for chess > grandMasters amongst Non-religious countries in 2006.

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