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Abhijeet Gupta (born 16 October 1989) is an Indian chess player with the title of Grandmaster (GM).
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Agnieszka Brustman (born 31 July 1962 in Warsaw) is a Polish chess master.
Ahmed Adly (أحمد عدلي, born 19 February 1987) is an Egyptian chess Grandmaster.
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Galkin (Александр Александрович Галкин; born 1 February 1979 in Rostov-on-Don) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Aleksandra Yuryevna Goryachkina (Александра Юрьевна Горячкина; born 28 September 1998) is a Russian chess player holding the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Alexander Genrikhovich Beliavsky (also Romanized Belyavsky; born December 17, 1953) is a Soviet, Ukrainian and Slovenian chess grandmaster.
Alexander Mikhailovich Chernin (Александр Михайлович Чернин; born 6 March 1960) is a Soviet-born Hungarian chess grandmaster and trainer.
Alexander Ipatov (Oleksandr Ipatov; born 16 July 1993) is a Ukrainian-born Turkish chess grandmaster.
Alexander Sergeyevich Morozevich (Александр Серге́евич Морозе́вич; born July 18, 1977) is a Russian chess Grandmaster.
Alexander Onischuk (born September 3, 1975) is a Ukrainian-American chess grandmaster.
Alexei Shirov (Aleksejs Širovs;; born 4 July 1972) is a Latvian and Spanish chess grandmaster.
Alexey Dreev (Алексей Дреев; born 30 January 1969) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Alina Kashlinskaya (born 28 October 1993) is a Russian chess player who holds the titles of international master and woman grandmaster.
Alisa Mikhailovna Galliamova (Алиса Михайловна Галлямова, Alisä Mixail qızı Ğällämova; born 18 January 1972 in Kazan) is a Russian chess player, who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Alonso Zapata Ramirez (born August 28, 1958) is a Colombian chess grandmaster.
Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.
András Adorján (born András Jocha, 31 March 1950, Budapest) is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster (1973) and author.
Andrei Yurievich Sokolov (Андре́й Ю́рьевич Соколо́в; born 20 March 1963, in Vorkuta, Komi ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a chess Grandmaster of Russian origin, now living in France.
Anna Olehivna Muzychuk (Анна Олегівна Музичук; Ana Muzičuk; born February 28, 1990) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.
Antoaneta Stefanova (Антоанета Стефанова; born 19 April 1979) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and Women's World Champion from 2004 to 2006.
Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.
Arik Braun (born 8 February 1988) is a German chess grandmaster and the world's first chessboxer of Grandmaster strength.
Artur Mayakovich Yusupov (Арту́р Маякович Юсу́пов; Artur Majakowitsch Jussupow; born February 13, 1960 in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian chess grandmaster and a chess writer.
Aryan Tari (آریـن طاری; born 4 June 1999) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Đào Thiên Hải (born 10 May 1978 in Sa Đéc) is a Vietnamese chess player and trainer.
Ľubomír Ftáčnik (born October 30, 1957 in Bratislava) is a Slovak chess player and a former European Junior Champion.
Żagań (French and Sagan, Zahań, Zaháň, Saganum) is a town on the Bóbr river in western Poland, with 26,253 inhabitants (2010).
, officially the (Ibaloi: Ciudad ne Bagiw; Siudad ti Baguio; Lungsod ng Baguio) and popularly referred to as Baguio City, is a mountain resort city located in Northern Luzon, Philippines.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Bassem Amin (born 9 September 1988) is an Egyptian chess grandmaster.
Beata Zawadzka (born 26 June 1986 in Warsaw) is a Polish chess player.
Belfort is a city in northeastern France in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté région, situated between Lyon and Strasbourg.
Jørgen Bent Larsen (4 March 19359 September 2010) was a Danish chess grandmaster and author.
Bhubaneswar, also spelt as Bhubaneshwar or Bhuvanēśvar, is the capital of the Indian state of Odisha.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.
Bojan Kurajica (born 15 November 1947 in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia) is a Bosnian chess grandmaster (GM).
Boris Abramovich Gelfand (Барыс Абрамавіч Гельфанд, Barys Abramavich Hel'fand; Борис Абрамович Гельфанд, Boris Abramovich Gel'fand; בוריס אברמוביץ' גלפנד; born 24 June 1968) is an Israeli chess Grandmaster.
Boris Vasilievich Spassky (Бори́с Васи́льевич Спа́сский; born January 30, 1937) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Borislav Ivkov (born November 12, 1933 in Belgrade) is a Serbian chess Grandmaster.
British Chess Magazine is the world's oldest chess journal in continuous publication.
Bruno Parma (born December 30, 1941) is a Slovene chess player and Grandmaster.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Camilla Baginskaite (Kamilė Baginskaitė; born 24 April 1967 in Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR) is an American-Lithuanian chess Woman Grandmaster (WGM) and chess teacher.
Carlos Bielicki (born 15 May 1940) is an Argentine chess master.
Case Black (Fall Schwarz), also known as the Fifth Enemy Offensive (Peta neprijateljska ofanziva) in Yugoslav historiography and often identified with its final phase, the Battle of the Sutjeska (Bitka na Sutjesci) was a joint attack by the Axis taking place from 15 May to 16 June 1943, which aimed to destroy the main Yugoslav Partisan force, near the Sutjeska river in south-eastern Bosnia.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
Chess Informant (Šahovski Informator) is a publishing company from Belgrade (Serbia, former Yugoslavia) that periodically (since 2012, four volumes per year) produces a book entitled Chess Informant, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software (including electronic editions of most print publications).
CHESS Magazine, also called CHESS and previously called CHESS Monthly, is a chess magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom by Chess and Bridge Limited.
The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.
Chotowa is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Czarna, within Dębica County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland.
A continent is one of several very large landmasses of the world.
Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.
Corina-Isabela Peptan (born March 17, 1978) is a Romanian chess player with the titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Curt Hansen (born September 18, 1964 in Bov, Sønderjylland) is a Danish chess grandmaster and a former World Junior Champion.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.
Daniel Hugo Cámpora (born 30 June 1957 in San Nicolás de los Arroyos) is an Argentine chess grandmaster and a twice Argentine champion, in 1986 and 1989.
Dariusz Świercz (born 31 May 1994) is a Polish chess grandmaster.
Darmen Sadvakasov (born 28 April 1979) is a Kazakh chess grandmaster, a five-time national champion (2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007) and a former world junior champion.
David Wei Liang Howell (born 14 November 1990) is an English chess grandmaster and British champion in 2009, 2013 and 2014.
Deysi Estela Cori Tello (born 2 July 1993) is a Peruvian chess player, who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM), and a three-time American Continental women's champion.
Dimitri Reinderman (born 12 August 1972) is a Dutch chess grandmaster.
Dinara Saduakassova (born 31 October 1996).
Ding Liren (born 24 October 1992) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Dmitry Vladimirovich Andreikin (Дмитрий Владимирович Андрейкин, born 5 February 1990) is a Russian chess grandmaster, world junior champion in 2010 and Russian champion in 2012.
Dobrna is a settlement in Slovenia.
Dortmund (Düörpm:; Tremonia) is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Edmar John Mednis (Edmārs Mednis) (March 22, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American International Grandmaster of chess (awarded in 1980) born in Riga, Latvia.
Ekaterina Valerievna Korbut (born February 9 1985 in Tashkent) is a Russian chess player, who holds the titles of International master and Woman Grandmaster.
Elina Danielian (Էլինա Դանիելյան; born 16 August 1978 in Baku) is an Armenian chess grandmaster and six-time Armenian women's champion (1993, 1994. 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004).
Elisabeth Pähtz (born January 8, 1985) is a German chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.
Eltaj Safarli (Eltac Səfərli; born 18 May 1992 in Baku) is an Azerbaijani chess Grandmaster.
Emil Sutovsky (born 19 September 1977) is an Israeli chess grandmaster and the president of the Association of Chess Professionals since 2012.
The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE.
Eugenio Torre (born November 4, 1951) is a chess grandmaster (GM).
The first chess youth championship in Europe was the yearly European Junior Championship for under age 20.
Since 1991, the European Chess Union (ECU) organises the European Youth Chess Championship in the groups under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 year.
Eva Repková (born 16 January 1975 in Stará Ľubovňa) is a Slovak chess player holding the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Evgeny Vladimirovich Alekseev (Евгений Владимирович Алексеев; born 28 November 1985) is a Russian chess grandmaster and Russian champion in 2006.
Evgeny Ilgizovich Bareev (Евгений Ильгизович Бареев; born 21 November 1966 in Yemanzhelinsk) is a Russian (until 2015) and Canadian (since 2015) chess grandmaster and coach.
Ferenc Berkes (born 8 August 1985) is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.
The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.
Fliura Khasanova (born December 31, 1964 in Chirchiq) is a Kazakhstani chess player, and a woman grandmaster.
Florencio Campomanes (22 February 1927 – 3 May 2010) was a Filipino political scientist, chess player, and chess organizer.
Florin Gheorghiu (born 6 April 1944) is a Romanian chess player and university lecturer in foreign languages.
Friðrik Ólafsson (born 26 January 1935) is an Icelandic chess grandmaster.
Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.
Gausdal is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway.
Gaziantep, previously and still informally called Antep (Այնթապ, Kurdish: Dîlok), is a city in the western part of Turkey's Southeastern Anatolia Region, some east of Adana and north of Aleppo, Syria.
Georgi Petrov Tringov (Георги Пеев Трингов) (7 March 1937 – 2 July 2000) was a Grandmaster of chess from Bulgaria.
Giovanni Portilho Vescovi (born 14 June 1978) is a Brazilian chess grandmaster and seven-time national champion (1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010).
Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Graz is the capital of Styria and the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna.
Gregory Serper (Григорий Юрьевич Серпер) (born September 14, 1969) is a Grandmaster of chess.
Groningen (Gronings: Grunnen) is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands.
Gu Xiaobing (born July 12, 1985) is a chess player from China.
Guo Qi (born January 27, 1995 in Jiangsu) is a Chinese chess player who holds the titles of International master and Woman Grandmaster.
Halle (Saale) is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.
Harika Dronavalli (born 12 January 1991) is an Indian chess grandmaster She has won three bronze medals in the Women's World Chess Championship, in 2012, 2015 and 2017.
Harriet Vaughan Hunt (born 4 February 1978 in Oxford) is an English chess player and four times British Ladies' champion.
Helgi Dagbjartur Áss Grétarsson (born 18 February 1977) is an Icelandic chess grandmaster.
Hoàng Thanh Trang (born 25 April 1980) is a Vietnamese-born Hungarian chess grandmaster.
Hou Yifan (born 27 February 1994), China Chess League is a Chinese chess grandmaster and three-time Women's World Chess Champion.
Hristodoulos Banikas (Χριστόδουλος Μπανίκας; born 20 May 1978) is a Greek chess grandmaster from Salonica.
Hugo Hernán Spangenberg (born 22 November 1975) is an Argentine chess grandmaster.
Humpy Koneru (born 31 March 1987, Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh) is an Indian chess grandmaster.
Ian Rogers (born 24 June 1960) is an Australian chess grandmaster (1985) and FIDE Senior Trainer (2005).
Igor Miladinović (Игор Миладиновић; born 25 January 1974 in Niš) is a Serbian chess grandmaster.
Ilaha Kadimova (İlahə Qədimova; born November 5, 1975) is an Azerbaijani Woman Grandmaster chess player.
Ildikó Mádl (born 5 November 1969 in Tapolca) is a Hungarian chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Ilya Gurevich (born February 8, 1972 in Kiev) is a Soviet-born American chess grandmaster.
Innsbruck is the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the fifth-largest city in Austria.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
Ivan Popov (born 20 March 1990 in Rostov-on-Don) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Iván Eduardo Morovic Fernández (born 24 March 1963) is a Chilean chess player with the title of International Grandmaster.
Jaan Ehlvest (born 14 October 1962) is an Estonian-American chess grandmaster.
Jaime Sunye Neto (born May 2, 1957 in Curitiba, Brazil) is a Brazilian chess grandmaster.
Harold James Plaskett (born Dhekelia, Cyprus, 18 March 1960) was British Chess Champion in 1990, and was awarded the International Grandmaster title in 1985.
Jan Timman (born 14 December 1951) is a Dutch chess Grandmaster who was one of the world's leading players from the late 1970s to the early 1990s.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda (born 26 April 1998) is a Polish chess grandmaster.
Jeffery Xiong (born October 30, 2000) is an American chess grandmaster.
Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
Joanna Dworakowska (born 21 October 1978 in Warsaw) is a Polish chess player.
Joël Lautier (born 12 April 1973) is a French chess grandmaster and FIDE Senior Trainer (2006).
Joel Benjamin (born March 11, 1964) is an American chess grandmaster.
John Purdy (25 September 193527 August 2011) was an Australian chess player and Family Court judge.
Jolanta Zawadzka (born 8 February 1987 in Wrocław) is a Polish chess player with the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Andrew Jonathan Mestel (born 13 March 1957 in Cambridge, England) is Professor of Applied Mathematics at Imperial College London.
Julio Argentino Kaplan Pera (born 25 July 1950, Argentina) is a Puerto Rican chess player, former world junior champion and software developer founder of Heuristic Software.
Kamil Mitoń (born 12 April 1984, in Kraków) is a Polish chess Grandmaster (2002).
Karen Asrian (Կարեն Ասրյան; 24 April 1980 in Yerevan – 9 June 2008) was an Armenian chess grandmaster.
Kübra Öztürk (born May 11, 1991) is a Turkish Woman Grand Master (WGM) female chess player.
Kenneth Saul "Ken" Rogoff (born March 22, 1953) is an American economist and chess Grandmaster.
Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant (née Arakhamia) is a Georgian (former Soviet Union)-born Scottish Grandmaster of chess.
Ketino Kachiani or Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska (born 11 September 1971) is a Georgian chess player with the titles of Woman Grandmaster and International Master.
Khanty-Mansiysk (Ха́нты-Манси́йск, lit. Khanty-Mansi Town; Khanty: Ёмвош, Yomvosh; Mansi: Абга, Abga) is a town and the administrative center of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia.
Kiljava is a village in the municipality of Nurmijärvi in southern Finland.
Kiril Dimitrov Georgiev (Кирил Димитров Георгиев; born 28 November 1965 in Petrich) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and seven-time Bulgarian Chess Champion.
Klaus Viktor Darga (born 24 February 1934) is a German chess grandmaster.
Kocaeli Province (Kocaeli ili) is a province of Turkey and one of only two to not have the same official name as its capital, İzmit, which is thus also sometimes called Kocaeli. The province is the successor of the Ottoman-era Sanjak of Kocaeli. The largest towns in the province are İzmit and Gebze. The traffic code is 41. The province is located at the easternmost end of the Marmara Sea around the Gulf of İzmit. Kocaeli is bordered by the province of Istanbul and the Marmara Sea to the west, the Black Sea to the north, the province of Sakarya to the east, the province of Bursa to the south and the province of Yalova to the southwest. The metropolitan area of Istanbul extends to the Kocaeli-Istanbul provincial border. The size and natural conditions of the Bay of İzmit allow for extensive port facilities, including the Gölcük Naval Base. The province is called the industrial capital of Turkey. Kocaeli has an airport named Cengiz Topel Naval Air Station which is used for military and civilian transport. Kocaeli has two universities: Kocaeli University and Gebze Technical University.
Kochi, also known as Cochin, is a major port city on the south-west coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea.
Kozhikode, or Calicut, is a city in Kerala, India on the Malabar Coast.
Krum Ivanov Georgiev (Крум Иванов Георгиев) (born May 24, 1958) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster, born in Pazardzhik.
Krystyna Dąbrowska (born December 5, 1973) is a Polish chess player with the title of Woman Grandmaster.
Lajos Portisch (born 4 April 1937) is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster, whose positional style earned him the nickname, the "Hungarian Botvinnik".
Larry M. Christiansen (born June 27, 1956) is a chess Grandmaster who grew up in Riverside, California, United States, and was the U.S. champion in 1980, 1983, and 2002.
Lázaro Bruzón Batista (born 2 May 1982 in Holguín) is a Cuban chess grandmaster.
Levon Grigori Aronian (Լևոն Գրիգորի Արոնյան Levon Grigori Aronyan; born 6 October 1982) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.
Lu Shanglei (born 10 July 1995) is a Chinese chess grandmaster and 2014 World Junior Chess Champion.
Lubomir (Lubosh) Kavalek (Lubomír Kaválek, born August 9, 1943) is a Czech-American chess player.
Luke James McShane (born 7 January 1984) is an English chess player.
Maia Chiburdanidze (მაია ჩიბურდანიძე; born 17 January 1961) is a Georgian chess grandmaster, and the seventh Women's World Chess Champion, the youngest one until 2010, when this record was broken by Hou Yifan.
Mamaia is a resort on the Romanian Black Sea shore and a district of Constanța.
Manavgat is a town and district of the Antalya Province in Turkey, from the city of Antalya.
Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.
Marcel Sisniega Campbell (July 28, 1959 – January 19, 2013) was a Mexican chess Grandmaster and film director.
Margeir Pétursson (born 15 February 1960) is an Icelandic banker and chess grandmaster.
Maria Kouvatsou (Μαρία Κουβάτσου; born November 2, 1979 in Athens, Greece) is a Greek chess Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Mariya Olehivna Muzychuk (Марія Олегівна Музичук; born 21 September 1992) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster and Women's World Chess Champion from April 2015 to March 2016.
Mark Carl Diesen (born September 16, 1957 in Buffalo, New York, died December 9, 2008 in Conroe, Texas) was an American chess player.
Mark Izrailovich Dvoretsky (Марк Израилевич Дворецкий; December 9, 1947 – September 26, 2016) was a Russian chess trainer, writer, and International Master.
Mary Ann Gomes (born 19 September 1989 in Kolkata) is an Indian chess player holding the FIDE title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Matinhos is a municipality in Brazil that arose in 1920s.
Matthew Sadler (born 15 May 1974) is an English chess grandmaster, chess writer and two-time British Chess Champion.
Machgielis "Max" Euwe, PhD (May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, mathematician, author, and chess administrator.
Maxim Dlugy (born January 29, 1966) is a chess Grandmaster.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (born 21 October 1990) is a French chess grandmaster.
Mahri Geldiyeva (born 4 April 1973), née Ovezova, is a Turkmen chess Woman Grandmaster (1998).
Münchenstein (Swiss German: Minggestai) is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Landschaft in Switzerland.
Medellín, officially the Municipality of Medellín (Municipio de Medellín), is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia.
Merab Gagunashvili (მერაბ გაგუნაშვილი; born 3 January 1985, Tbilisi) is a Georgian chess grandmaster and Georgian champion in 2004 and 2010.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Michał Olszewski (born 1989 in Warsaw) is a Polish chess player holding the title of Grandmaster.
Michael Francis Stean (born 4 September 1953) is an English chess grandmaster, an author of chess books and a tax accountant.
Miguel Farré Mallofré (Catalan spelling Miquel Farré i Mallofré), born Terrassa, Barcelona, 23 February 1936, is a Spanish pianist and music professor.
Mikhail Aleksandrovich Antipov (Михаил Александрович Антипов; born 10 June 1997) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Mikhail Ulibin (Михаил Улыбин; born 31 May 1971) is a Russian chess grandmaster (1991) and silver medalist in the World Junior Chess Championship of 1991.
Murray Graham Chandler (born 4 April 1960, Wellington, New Zealand) is a chess grandmaster who has played internationally for New Zealand and for England, after he gained English citizenship in the early 1980s.
Nakhchivan (Naxçıvan, Նախիջևան) is the capital of the eponymous Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan, located west of Baku.
Nana Dzagnidze (ნანა ძაგნიძე; born 1 January 1987) is a Georgian chess grandmaster and the current world blitz champion.
Nataša Bojković (born September 3 1971) is a Serbian chess player, and an international master.
Natalia Oleksandrivna Zhukova (Наталія Олександрівна Жукова; born 5 June 1979) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster and two-time European women's champion.
Nataliya Buksa (born November 6 1996) is a Ukrainian chess player.
Nazí Paikidze, sometimes also referred to as Paikidze-Barnes, (ნაზი პაიკიძე; Нази Нодаровна Паикидзе-Барнс;, born 27 October 1993) is a Georgian American chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
New In Chess (NIC) is a chess magazine that appears eight times a year with chief editors International Grandmaster Jan Timman and Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam.
Nigel David Short (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.
Nikita Kirillovich Vitiugov (Никита Кириллович Витюгов; born 4 February 1987) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Nino Khurtsidze (28 September 1975 – 22 April 2018) was a Georgian chess player who held the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Ognjen Cvitan (born 10 October 1961 in Šibenik, Yugoslavia) is a Croatian (formerly Yugoslav) chess grandmaster.
Olga Alexandrovna Girya (Ольга Александровна Гиря; born 4 June 1991 in Langepas) is a Russian chess player who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Oscar R. Panno (born 17 March 1935 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine chess Grandmaster.
Pablo Zarnicki (born 12 November 1972 Bulnes) is an Argentine chess player.
Padmini Rout (born January 5, 1994) is an Indian chess player who holds the titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster.
Parimarjan Negi (born 9 February 1993) is an Indian chess grandmaster.
Patrick Gideon Wolff (born February 15, 1968) is an American chess Grandmaster.
Péter Ács (born 10 May 1981 in Eger, Hungary) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster (GM).
Pentala Harikrishna (born 10 May 1986) is a chess Grandmaster from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Petar Popović (born February 14, 1959, in Orlovat, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian chess Grandmaster.
Predrag Nikolić (born 11 September 1960 in Bosanski Šamac) is a Bosnian chess grandmaster.
Puerto Madryn (Welsh: Porth Madryn) is a city in the province of Chubut in Argentine Patagonia.
Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai.
Rafael Vaganian (Ռաֆայել Արտյոմի Վահանյան, Rrafayel Artyomi Vahanyan, Рафаэль Артёмович Ваганян, Rafael Artemovich Vaganyan) is an Armenian chess grandmaster known for his sharp tactical style of play.
Raymond Dennis Keene OBE (born 29 January 1948) is an English chess Grandmaster, a FIDE International Arbiter, a chess organiser, and a journalist and author.
Raymond A. Weinstein (born April 25, 1941) is an American chess master from Brooklyn, New York, who was awarded the FIDE International Master title in 1962.
Richárd Rapport (born 25 March 1996) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.
Robert Hübner (born November 6, 1948) is a German chess Grandmaster, chess writer, and papyrologist.
Robert Hovhannisyan (Ռոբերտ Հովհաննիսյան; born March 23, 1991 in Yerevan) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster (2010).
Roman Slobodjan (born January 1, 1975) is a German chess grandmaster.
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
Rustam Kasimdzhanov (Rustam Qosimjonov; Рустам Касымджанов; born 5 December 1979, Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic) is an Uzbek chess Grandmaster and former FIDE World Champion (2004-05).
Sahaj Grover (born 7 September 1995) is a chess Grandmaster from Delhi, India.
Salome Melia (სალომე მელია; born 14 April 1987 in Batumi) is a Georgian chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Sanan Sjugirov (Санан Сюгиров; born 31 January 1993) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas.
Senta (Сента; Hungarian: Zenta; Romanian: Zenta) is a town and municipality located in the North Banat District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Sergei Movsesian (Սերգեյ Մովսիսյան; born 3 November 1978 in Tbilisi) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster who played for the Czech Republic for most of his career.
Sergei Rublevsky (born 15 October 1974) is a Russian chess grandmaster (1994).
Sergei Tiviakov (Серге́й Тивяков; born 14 February 1973) is a Russian–Dutch chess grandmaster.
Sergei Zhigalko (Сяргей Жыгалка, Syarheĭ Zhyhalka; born March 28, 1989) is a Belarusian chess grandmaster and a three-time national champion.
Sergey Viktorovich Dolmatov (born February 20, 1959) is a Russian Grandmaster of chess and former World Junior Chess Champion.
Shakhriyar Hamid oglu Mamedyarov (Şəhriyar Həmid oğlu Məmmədyarov; born 12 April 1985) is an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster.
Sharjah (الشارقة; Gulf Arabic: aš-šārja) is the third largest and third most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, forming part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area.
Shen Yang (born January 23, 1989 in Nanjing, Jiangsu) is a Chinese chess player who holds the titles of International master and Woman Grandmaster.
Simen Agdestein (born 15 May 1967) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, chess coach, author, and former professional footballer as a striker with the Norway national football team.
The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מלחמת ששת הימים, Milhemet Sheshet Ha Yamim; Arabic: النكسة, an-Naksah, "The Setback" or حرب ۱۹٦۷, Ḥarb 1967, "War of 1967"), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab–Israeli War, or Third Arab–Israeli War, was fought between 5 and 10 June 1967 by Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt (known at the time as the United Arab Republic), Jordan, and Syria.
Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway.
Sofia Polgar (Polgár Zsófia); born November 2, 1974) is a Hungarian, Israeli and Canadian chess player, teacher, and artist. She is a former chess prodigy. She holds the FIDE titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster and is the middle sister of Grandmasters Susan and Judit Polgár. She lives in Israel and has worked as a chess teacher and artist.
The Sonneborn–Berger score (or the Neustadtl score) is a scoring system often used to break ties in chess tournaments.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Surya Shekhar Ganguly (সূর্য শেখর গাঙ্গুলী; born 24 February 1983 in Kolkata) is an Indian chess grandmaster, 2009 Asian champion and six-time Indian champion.
Susan Polgar (born April 19, 1969, as Polgár Zsuzsanna and often known as Zsuzsa Polgár) is a Hungarian-born American chess Grandmaster.
A Swiss-system tournament is a non-eliminating tournament format which features a set number of rounds of competition, but considerably fewer than in a round-robin tournament.
Tal Shaked (born February 5, 1978 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA) is an American chess grandmaster, who is best known for winning the World Junior Championship in 1997.
Tarvisio (German and Tarvis, Trbiž) is a comune (town) in the Province of Udine, the northeastern part of the autonomous Friuli Venezia Giulia region in Italy.
Teesside is the conurbation in the north east of England around the urban centre of Middlesbrough that is primarily made up of the towns Billingham, Redcar, Stockton-on-Tees, Thornaby and surrounding settlements near the River Tees.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
In games and sports, a tiebreaker or tiebreak is used to determine a winner from among players or teams that are tied at the end of a contest, or a set of contests.
Tigran Levonovich Petrosian (Տիգրան Լևոնի Պետրոսյան; born September 17, 1984) is an Armenian chess player who holds the title of grandmaster (2004).
Tjentište (Тјентиште) is a village in the municipality of Foča, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Anthony John Miles (23 April 1955 – 12 November 2001) was an English chess grandmaster, the first Englishman to earn the Grandmaster title in over-the-board play.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
Tunja is a city on the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes, in the region known as the Altiplano Cundiboyacense, 130 km northeast of Bogotá.
Vadim Milov (born 1 August 1972) is a Swiss grandmaster of chess.
Valery A Chekhov (Russian: Валерий Чехов; born 27 November 1955) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Junior Chess Champion (1975).
Valery Salov (born May 26, 1964 in Wrocław, Poland) is a Russian chess grandmaster who was once ranked the third best player in the world.
Vasil Spasov (sometimes spelled Spassov; Васил Спасов; born 17 February 1971 in Varna) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster.
Vassily Mykhaylovych Ivanchuk, also transliterated as Vasyliy or Vasyl (Василь Михайлович Іванчук; born March 18, 1969), is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster and a former World Rapid Chess Champion.
Vera Nebolsina (born 16 December 1989, in Tomsk) is a Russian chess player.
Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (born 24 October 1994) is an Indian chess Grandmaster.
Vilnius (see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 574,221.
Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.
Vladimir Akopian (Владимир Акопян, Վլադիմիր Հակոբյան; born December 7, 1971 in Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.
Vladimir Baklan (Володимир Баклан; 25 February 1978, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.
Vladimir Vasilyevich Fedoseev (Влади́мир Васи́льевич Федосе́ев; born February 16, 1995) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Vladimir Malakhov (Владимир Малахов; born 27 November 1980) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Vladimir Borisovich Tukmakov (born March 5, 1946 in Odessa) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.
Vladislav Tkachiev (Владислав Ткачёв, born Moscow November 9, 1973) is a French-Russian-Kazakhstani chess player.
Vlastimil Babula (born 2 October 1973 in Uherský Brod) is a chess Grandmaster from the Czech Republic, Czech Champion in 1993 and second at the World Junior Championship of 1993.
Vlastimil Hort (born 12 January 1944) is a Czechoslovak-born German chess Grandmaster.
Vrnjačka Banja (Врњачка Бања) is a town and municipality located in the Raška District of central Serbia.
Vugar Gashimov (Vüqar Həşimov; 24 July 1986 – 11 January 2014) was an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster.
Walter Arencibia Rodríguez (born July 21, 1967) is a Cuban chess grandmaster.
Wang Hao (born August 4, 1989) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Wei Yi (born 2 June 1999) is a Chinese chess grandmaster and chess prodigy.
Werner Hug (born 10 September 1952 in Feldmeilen) is a Swiss chess player.
William James Joseph Lombardy (December 4, 1937 – October 13, 2017) was an American chess grandmaster, chess writer, teacher, and former Catholic priest.
The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.
The World Youth Chess Championship is a chess competition for girls and boys under the age of 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18.
Xu Yuanyuan (born March 8, 1981) is a Chinese WGM-titled chess player.
Yasser Seirawan (ياسر سيروان; born March 24, 1960) is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion.
Yerevan (Երևան, sometimes spelled Erevan) is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.
Yevgeniy Vladimirov (Евгений Владимиров; born 20 January 1957) is a chess Grandmaster and trainer from Kazakhstan.
Yu Yangyi (born 8 June 1994) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Yuriy Hryhorovych Kryvoruchko (Юрій Григорович Криворучко; born 19 December 1986 in Lviv) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster (2006) and Ukrainian champion in 2013.
Zaven Andriasian (sometimes transliterated as Andriasyan; Զավեն Անդրիասյան; born March 11, 1989 in Yerevan) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster and former World Junior Chess Champion.
Zhang Zhong (born 5 September 1978) is a Chinese chess grandmaster, a twice Chinese champion and the 2005 Asian champion.
Zhansaya Abdumalik (Jansaya Daniyarqyzy Aebdimaelik; born 12 January 2000) is a Kazakhstani chess player holding the titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Zhao Jun (born December 12, 1986) is a Chinese chess player.
Zhao Xue (born 6 April 1985) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Zhu Chen (born March 16, 1976) is a Qatari chess Grandmaster.
Zoltán Gyimesi (born 31 March 1977) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster and national champion in 2005.
Zoltán Ribli (born September 6, 1951 in Mohács) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster and International Arbiter (1995).