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    • Rating: 2671
    • World No. 78

    Etienne Bacrot

    • Born: Jan 22, 1983 (Age 36)
    • Peak Rating: 2749
    • Blitz Rating: 2744
    • Rapid Rating: 2733
    Seven-time French Champion Etienne Bacrot was a true prodigy who in 1997 became the youngest grandmaster in history at the age of only 14 years and 2 months
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    • Rating: 2667
    • World No. 83

    Dariusz Swiercz

    • Born: May 31, 1994 (Age 25)
    • 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

    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: 2667
    • World No. 85

    Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu

    • Born: Aug 1, 1976 (Age 42)
    • Peak Rating: 2707
    • Blitz Rating: 2642
    • Rapid Rating: 2664
    A Romanian and European Champion who now plays for Germany
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    • Rating: 2666
    • World No. 86

    Ivan Cheparinov

    • Born: Nov 26, 1986 (Age 32)
    • Peak Rating: 2718
    • Blitz Rating: 2695
    • Rapid Rating: 2727
    Cheparinov has struggled to emerge as a top player in his own right, but as Topalov’s second has often been credited with key theoretical discoveries
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    • Rating: 2665
    • World No. 87

    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: 2659
    • World No. 92

    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: 2658
    • World No. 95

    Robin van Kampen

    • Born: Nov 14, 1994 (Age 24)
    • Peak Rating: 2658
    • Blitz Rating: 2478
    A Dutch chess prodigy who gained the grandmaster title at the age of 16
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    • Rating: 2657
    • World No. 96

    Lazaro Bruzon Batista

    • Born: May 2, 1982 (Age 37)
    • 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: 2657
    • World No. 97

    Rustam Kasimdzhanov

    • Born: Dec 5, 1979 (Age 39)
    • 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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