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World Chess Federation (FIDE). 2014. Please visit the source of the data here.
Data is the top 5 countries with the most grand masters in chess. Chess averages for countries are based on the average rating of their top 10 players. Data was last updated March, 2014. The title Grandmaster is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE and apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Once achieved, the title ·Grandmaster" is held for life.