Who are the 50 Greatest Chess Players of All Time?

Grandmasters and Carlsen-trainers Peter Heine Nielsen and Jan Gustafsson got together to compile their own list of the 50 best players ever. Neither is a big expert on chess history, so what could go wrong? 50 players, 50 videos!

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  1. This video series is worth a premium subscription. It's great. They also have one for the top 50 World Championship matches. Good stuff.

  2. Let me guess Peter and Jan put themselves as nr 1 and 2

  3. How do we know that there have been exactly 50 greatest chess players?

  4. The TRAINERS of Magnus Carlsen put him in number 2 ahead of the Great Bobby Fischer.

  5. My probable list would include the FF:
    – World Champions
    – World Cup Champions
    – 2800+ Club Members
    – Consistent Top 20 Ratings
    – Consistent World Challengers/Candidates Winners.
    – Woman World Champion / Top Female Ratings.
    – Legendary Theoretician .

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