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    • Rating: 2669

    Wang Yue

    • Born: Mar 31, 1987 (Age 33)
    • Peak Rating: 2756
    • Blitz Rating: 2694
    • Rapid Rating: 2765
    Wang Yue was a trailblazer for Chinese men’s chess
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    • Rating: 2668

    Nijat Abasov

    • Born: May 14, 1995 (Age 25)
    • Peak Rating: 2670
    • Blitz Rating: 2544
    • Rapid Rating: 2545
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    • Rating: 2665

    Gata Kamsky

    • Born: Jun 2, 1974 (Age 46)
    • Peak Rating: 2763
    • Blitz Rating: 2732
    • Rapid Rating: 2757
    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: 2665

    Gadir Guseinov

    • Born: May 21, 1986 (Age 34)
    • Peak Rating: 2667
    • Blitz Rating: 2708
    • Rapid Rating: 2739
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    • Rating: 2665

    Vladimir Malakhov

    • Born: Nov 27, 1980 (Age 40)
    • 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: 2663

    Peter Leko

    • Born: Sep 8, 1979 (Age 41)
    • Peak Rating: 2763
    • Blitz Rating: 2790
    • Rapid Rating: 2773
    Leko will perhaps always be haunted by how close he came to the World Championship title
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    • Rating: 2663

    Sanan Sjugirov

    • Born: Jan 31, 1993 (Age 27)
    • 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: 2662

    Rustam Kasimdzhanov

    • Born: Dec 5, 1979 (Age 41)
    • 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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    • Rating: 2662

    Alexei Shirov

    • Born: Jul 4, 1972 (Age 48)
    • Peak Rating: 2755
    • Blitz Rating: 2699
    • Rapid Rating: 2742
    An imaginative attacking player, Shirov is the closest the chess world has yet come to an heir to the legendary Mikhail Tal
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    • Rating: 2659

    Alexander Morozevich

    • Born: Jul 18, 1977 (Age 43)
    • 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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