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    • Rating: 2761
    • World No. 11

    Vladislav Artemiev

    • Born: Mar 5, 1998 (Age 21)
    • Peak Rating: 2761
    • Blitz Rating: 2849
    • Rapid Rating: 2812
    Vladislav first started to make a name for himself as a 14-year-old in 2012
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    • Rating: 2760
    • World No. 12

    Leinier Dominguez Perez

    • Born: Sep 23, 1983 (Age 35)
    • Peak Rating: 2768
    • Blitz Rating: 2796
    • Rapid Rating: 2826
    Dominguez is Latin America’s top player and a 4-time Champion of Cuba
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    • Rating: 2759
    • World No. 13

    Teimour Radjabov

    • Born: Mar 12, 1987 (Age 32)
    • Peak Rating: 2793
    • Blitz Rating: 2808
    • Rapid Rating: 2788
    Radjabov broke onto the world stage as a teenager, earning the grandmaster title just after his 14th birthday and scoring a stunning win against Garry Kasparov as a 15-year-old in Linares 2003
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    • Rating: 2754
    • World No. 14

    Hikaru Nakamura

    • Born: Dec 9, 1987 (Age 31)
    • Peak Rating: 2816
    • Blitz Rating: 2934
    • Rapid Rating: 2853
    The brash and fiendishly talented American has been dividing chess fans and players ever since he burst onto the scene as a phenomenal internet blitz player
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    • Rating: 2754
    • World No. 15

    Wesley So

    • Born: Oct 9, 1993 (Age 25)
    • Peak Rating: 2822
    • Blitz Rating: 2856
    • Rapid Rating: 2852
    Until recently the youngest player ever to cross the 2600-mark
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    • Rating: 2753
    • World No. 16

    Vladimir Kramnik

    • Born: Jun 25, 1975 (Age 44)
    • Peak Rating: 2817
    • Blitz Rating: 2841
    • Rapid Rating: 2804
    The man who managed to wrest the crown from Garry Kasparov
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    • Rating: 2752
    • World No. 17

    Levon Aronian

    • Born: Oct 6, 1982 (Age 36)
    • Peak Rating: 2830
    • Blitz Rating: 2871
    • Rapid Rating: 2830
    The joker in the pack of world chess
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    • Rating: 2748
    • World No. 18

    Sergey Karjakin

    • Born: Jan 12, 1990 (Age 29)
    • Peak Rating: 2788
    • Blitz Rating: 2898
    • Rapid Rating: 2824
    The youngest player ever to become a grandmaster, Karjakin fell just short of becoming World Champion in his 2016 match against Carlsen
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    • Rating: 2741
    • World No. 19

    Wei Yi

    • Born: Jun 2, 1999 (Age 20)
    • Peak Rating: 2753
    • Blitz Rating: 2740
    • Rapid Rating: 2713
    The Chinese player became one of the youngest grandmasters in history when he claimed the title at the age of 13 years, 8 months and 23 days
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    • Rating: 2740
    • World No. 20

    Veselin Topalov

    • Born: Mar 15, 1975 (Age 44)
    • Peak Rating: 2816
    • Blitz Rating: 2710
    • Rapid Rating: 2790
    Topalov is an even more spectacular example than Viswanathan Anand of a player whose career took off after Garry Kasparov retired from chess
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