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    • Rating: 2686
    • World No. 58

    Ruslan Ponomariov

    • Born: Oct 11, 1983 (Age 34)
    • Peak Rating: 2764
    • Blitz Rating: 2797
    • Rapid Rating: 2748
    Currently still the youngest player ever to become World Champion
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    • Rating: 2686
    • World No. 59

    Yue Wang

    • Born: Mar 31, 1987 (Age 31)
    • Peak Rating: 2756
    • Blitz Rating: 2694
    • Rapid Rating: 2765
    Wang Yue was a trailblazer for Chinese men’s chess
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    • Rating: 2685
    • World No. 60

    Ivan Saric

    • Born: Aug 17, 1990 (Age 27)
    • Peak Rating: 2685
    • Blitz Rating: 2690
    • Rapid Rating: 2660
    A Croatian Champion and another member of the incredible "Class of 1990"
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    • Rating: 2678
    • World No. 63

    Anton Korobov

    • Born: Jun 25, 1985 (Age 32)
    • Peak Rating: 2723
    • Blitz Rating: 2797
    • Rapid Rating: 2770
    The two-time Ukrainian Champion has been described by Alexander Grischuk as a "fantastic player"
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    • Rating: 2675
    • World No. 65

    Judit Polgar

    • Born: Jul 23, 1976 (Age 41)
    • Peak Rating: 2735
    • Blitz Rating: 2736
    • Rapid Rating: 2669
    Judit Polgar has single-handedly disproved the notion that women are incapable of competing with men in chess
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    • Rating: 2672
    • World No. 68

    Markus Ragger

    • Born: Feb 5, 1988 (Age 30)
    • Peak Rating: 2703
    • Blitz Rating: 2693
    • Rapid Rating: 2711
    Austria's number one grandmaster
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    • Rating: 2671
    • World No. 71

    Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu

    • Born: Aug 1, 1976 (Age 41)
    • Peak Rating: 2707
    • Blitz Rating: 2642
    • Rapid Rating: 2664
    A Romanian and European Champion who now plays for Germany
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    • Rating: 2670
    • World No. 72

    Ray Robson

    • Born: Oct 25, 1994 (Age 23)
    • Peak Rating: 2680
    • Blitz Rating: 2639
    • Rapid Rating: 2644
    Ray Robson is the best young American talent to follow in the footsteps of Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana
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    • Rating: 2670
    • World No. 74

    Gata Kamsky

    • Born: Jun 2, 1974 (Age 43)
    • Peak Rating: 2763
    • Blitz Rating: 2732
    • Rapid Rating: 2750
    A case of what might have been. After a phenomenal climb to the very top Kamsky gave up chess at the age of only 22 before finally returning after an almost 8-year hiatus
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    • Rating: 2669
    • World No. 75

    Luke McShane

    • Born: Jan 7, 1984 (Age 34)
    • Peak Rating: 2713
    • Blitz Rating: 2702
    • Rapid Rating: 2709
    Sometimes described as the “world’s strongest amateur”, McShane has traded blows with the world’s best during breaks from his full-time job in finance
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