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    • Rating: 2743
    • World No. 21

    Dmitry Andreikin

    • Born: Feb 5, 1990 (Age 29)
    • Peak Rating: 2743
    • Blitz Rating: 2828
    • Rapid Rating: 2773
    Andreikin was for a long time a forgotten member of the remarkable club of players born in 1990
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    • Rating: 2739
    • World No. 22

    Radoslaw Wojtaszek

    • Born: Jan 13, 1987 (Age 32)
    • Peak Rating: 2750
    • Blitz Rating: 2743
    • Rapid Rating: 2735
    Poland's top grandmaster is best known as one of Viswanathan Anand’s seconds, but since helping Anand defeat Vladimir Kramnik in 2008 his rating has risen dramatically
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    • Rating: 2738
    • World No. 23

    Pentala Harikrishna

    • Born: May 10, 1986 (Age 33)
    • Peak Rating: 2770
    • Blitz Rating: 2774
    • Rapid Rating: 2758
    Harikrishna is one of a wave of Indian chess talents to follow in Vishy Anand’s footsteps
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    • Rating: 2736
    • World No. 24

    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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    • Rating: 2730
    • World No. 25

    Jan-Krzysztof Duda

    • Born: Apr 26, 1998 (Age 21)
    • Peak Rating: 2740
    • Blitz Rating: 2818
    • Rapid Rating: 2750
    The new hope of Polish chess
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    • Rating: 2729
    • World No. 26

    Peter Svidler

    • Born: Jun 17, 1976 (Age 43)
    • Peak Rating: 2769
    • Blitz Rating: 2805
    • Rapid Rating: 2799
    Peter Svidler has been described as an exception who could “get by on genius alone” in a world of ultra-competitive and hard-working grandmasters
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    • Rating: 2728
    • World No. 27

    Nikita Vitiugov

    • Born: Feb 4, 1987 (Age 32)
    • Peak Rating: 2747
    • Blitz Rating: 2727
    • Rapid Rating: 2712
    Nikita has had to do things the hard way, playing in six of the seven Russian Championship Superfinals from 2006-2012 only after qualifying through the extremely tough Russian Higher League
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    • Rating: 2727
    • World No. 28

    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: 2726
    • World No. 29

    Le Quang Liem

    • Born: Mar 13, 1991 (Age 28)
    • Peak Rating: 2739
    • Blitz Rating: 2843
    • Rapid Rating: 2771
    The young Vietnamese player's debut in elite chess was one of the most impressive in recent years
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    • Rating: 2724
    • World No. 30

    David Navara

    • Born: Mar 27, 1985 (Age 34)
    • Peak Rating: 2751
    • Blitz Rating: 2806
    • Rapid Rating: 2751
    Navara has a degree in logic from Charles University, Prague, and fierce logical gifts make the shy grandmaster a match for even the very best players
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