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    • Rating: 2667
    • World No. 78

    Loek van Wely

    • Born: Oct 7, 1972 (Age 45)
    • Peak Rating: 2714
    • Blitz Rating: 2669
    • Rapid Rating: 2692
    A seven-time Dutch Champion
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    • Rating: 2665
    • World No. 82

    Alexander Morozevich

    • Born: Jul 18, 1977 (Age 40)
    • Peak Rating: 2788
    • Blitz Rating: 2811
    • Rapid Rating: 2791
    The mystery man of modern chess - an immense talent, but utterly unpredictable both on and off the board
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    • Rating: 2665
    • World No. 83

    Sergei Rublevsky

    • Born: Oct 15, 1974 (Age 43)
    • Peak Rating: 2706
    • Blitz Rating: 2682
    • Rapid Rating: 2757
    Rublevsky’s talents have shone brightest in team events
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    • Rating: 2664
    • World No. 84

    Lazaro Bruzon Batista

    • Born: May 2, 1982 (Age 36)
    • Peak Rating: 2717
    • Blitz Rating: 2755
    • Rapid Rating: 2704
    Five-time Cuban champion Lazaro Bruzon Batista won the World Junior Championship in 2000
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    • Rating: 2663
    • World No. 85

    Baadur Jobava

    • Born: Nov 26, 1983 (Age 34)
    • Peak Rating: 2734
    • Blitz Rating: 2758
    • Rapid Rating: 2727
    Jobava is Georgia’s top player and has one of the most aggressive styles of any player near the pinnacle of world chess
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    • Rating: 2663
    • World No. 87

    Sanan Sjugirov

    • Born: Jan 31, 1993 (Age 25)
    • Peak Rating: 2678
    • Blitz Rating: 2715
    • Rapid Rating: 2765
    Sanan Sjugirov was born in Elista in the obscure Russian region of Kalmykia – obscure, that is, except when it comes to chess
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    • Rating: 2662
    • World No. 89

    Alexander Riazantsev

    • Born: Sep 12, 1985 (Age 32)
    • Peak Rating: 2720
    • Blitz Rating: 2744
    • Rapid Rating: 2735
    In September 2011 he was handed the poisoned chalice of the job as head coach of the Russian men’s chess team
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    • Rating: 2660
    • World No. 92

    Alexander Motylev

    • Born: Jun 17, 1979 (Age 38)
    • Peak Rating: 2710
    • Blitz Rating: 2630
    • Rapid Rating: 2687
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    • Rating: 2658
    • World No. 95

    Hou Yifan

    • Born: Feb 27, 1994 (Age 24)
    • Peak Rating: 2686
    • Blitz Rating: 2704
    • Rapid Rating: 2645
    By the age of 18 Chinese prodigy Hou Yifan had already accomplished enough to fill most careers
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    • Rating: 2658
    • World No. 96

    Rustam Kasimdzhanov

    • Born: Dec 5, 1979 (Age 38)
    • Peak Rating: 2715
    • Blitz Rating: 2750
    • Rapid Rating: 2700
    At the age of 24 Kasimdzhanov won the FIDE World Championship in Tripoli, Libya
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