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  1. grandmasternoun

    a player of exceptional or world class skill in chess or bridge


  1. Grandmasternoun

    The highest title a chess player can attain; also called International Grandmaster; abbreviated GM or IGM.

  2. grandmasternoun

    A master in a field, whose skills or accomplishments exceed those of other masters.


  1. grandmaster

    A grandmaster is a title for the highest level of proficiency and achievement in various fields, often given by international organizations. This term is most commonly used in strategy board games like chess or martial arts to designate a person who has reached an elite level of skill. The specific qualifications for the title may vary depending on the specific discipline.


  1. Grandmaster

    The title Grandmaster is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE. Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Once achieved, the title is held for life. In chess literature it is usually abbreviated to GM.. The abbreviation IGM for International Grandmaster is also sometimes used, particularly in older literature. Grandmaster, International Master, and FIDE Master are open to both men and women. In 1978, Women's World Champion Nona Gaprindashvili became the first woman to receive the GM title, by a special decision of FIDE. The first woman to qualify for the men's title through achievement in tournament play was Susan Polgar in 1991. Since about 2000, most of the top 10 women have held the GM title. A separate gender-segregated title, Woman Grandmaster, is also available. It is awarded to women who attain a level of skill between that of a FIDE Master and an International Master. FIDE awards separate Grandmaster titles to composers and solvers of chess problems. The International Correspondence Chess Federation awards the title of International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandmaster in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandmaster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of grandmaster in a Sentence

  1. Maia Santos Deguito:

    I am but a pawn in a high-stakes chess game played by giants in international banking and high finance, if this committee is looking for the 'grandmaster,' it is not me.

  2. Allison Carter:

    My goal is to become the youngest grandmaster.

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