Chess is a board game played between two players. The game requires planning and critical thinking skills. It is said to be a good exercise for the brain.
The title Grandmaster is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE. It is the highest title a chess player can attain.
5. Anish Giri
Chess Rating: 2798
Anish Giri is a Russian-born Dutch Grandmaster. He achieved the grandmaster title at the age of 14 years and 7 months.
4. Viswanathan Anand
Chess Rating: 2803
Viswanathan Anand is an Indian chess Grandmaster and a former World Chess Champion. became India’s first grandmaster in 1988.
3. Veselin Topalov
Chess Rating: 2813
Veselin Topalov is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster. He became the FIDE World Chess Champion in 2005 by winning the FIDE World Chess Championship.
2. Hikaru Nakamura
Chess Rating: 2816
Hikaru Nakamura is an American chess grandmaster. He has represented the United States at five Chess Olympiads.
1. Magnus Carlsen
Chess Rating: 2850
Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, the reigning World Chess Champion in both classical and rapid. Regarded as a chess prodigy he became the third youngest grandmaster in history in 2004, at the age of 13 years, 148 days.