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    • Rating: 2673
    • World No. 75

    Ruslan Ponomariov

    • Born: Oct 11, 1983 (Age 35)
    • Peak Rating: 2764
    • Blitz Rating: 2797
    • Rapid Rating: 2748
    Currently still the youngest player ever to become World Champion
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    • Rating: 2670
    • World No. 78

    Ray Robson

    • Born: Oct 25, 1994 (Age 24)
    • Peak Rating: 2682
    • 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: 2669
    • World No. 79

    David Antón Guijarro

    • Born: Jun 23, 1995 (Age 23)
    • Peak Rating: 2679
    • Blitz Rating: 2675
    • Rapid Rating: 2732
    The 2013 U18 World Championship runner-up and the top young Spanish hope
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    • Rating: 2668
    • World No. 82

    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: 2667
    • World No. 83

    Dariusz Swiercz

    • Born: May 31, 1994 (Age 24)
    • Peak Rating: 2669
    • Blitz Rating: 2705
    • Rapid Rating: 2658
    In 2010 he finished with a surprise bronze medal at the World Junior Championship in Poland before winning the title a year later in India
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    • Rating: 2667
    • World No. 84

    Vladimir Malakhov

    • Born: Nov 27, 1980 (Age 38)
    • Peak Rating: 2732
    • Blitz Rating: 2747
    • Rapid Rating: 2777
    Although Malakhov reached a 2700 rating and world no. 18 as a 23-year-old he went on to work in Nuclear Research
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    • Rating: 2664
    • World No. 87

    Sanan Sjugirov

    • Born: Jan 31, 1993 (Age 26)
    • Peak Rating: 2678
    • Blitz Rating: 2748
    • 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: 2663
    • World No. 88

    Alexander Areshchenko

    • Born: Jun 15, 1986 (Age 32)
    • Peak Rating: 2720
    • Blitz Rating: 2697
    • Rapid Rating: 2701
    Currently one of the least-known chess players lurking towards the top of the rating list, Areshchenko won the World U14 Championship in 2000 and the Ukrainian Championship in 2005
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    • Rating: 2662
    • World No. 91

    Hou Yifan

    • Born: Feb 27, 1994 (Age 25)
    • 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: 2661
    • World No. 93

    Pavel Eljanov

    • Born: May 10, 1983 (Age 35)
    • Peak Rating: 2765
    • Blitz Rating: 2680
    • Rapid Rating: 2724
    Twice an Olympic Champion with the Ukrainian team
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