1500-1700 (6-7 years of experience) Advanced intermediate player Superior tactical abilities and cognitive processes At this stage, the player possesses intermediate endgame and positional abilities. He or she should be able to win games from these positions but will also need help from the opponent or chance events sometimes!
Above average intelligence Quasi-expertise by now: the player knows all the important lines and plans, but can still learn something new from each game.
Long term prospects Excellent. The player will continue to improve as long as he or she enjoys the game and has opportunities to practice. Some players may become masters or grandmasters if they start early enough.
Around 250 games per year is typical for an advanced player. An expert player might play more than 400 games per year!"
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Grandmaster titles are currently attained at the ages of twelve, thirteen, and fourteen. Young talents can benefit from a plethora of knowledge, steady and frequent competitions, and worldwide government backing. However, there is no guarantee that they will become world-class players.
The youngest candidate in recent years was Gu Wenjing, who was 12 years and 319 days old when she became GM on April 1, 2010. The oldest was Thanasi Kokkinakis, who was 14 years and 311 days old when he achieved the same title on January 1, 2015. The average age of grandmasters is about 38 years old.
There are currently two women and three men under 13 years old. There has never been anyone younger than this year's junior champion, Alexander Ivanov, who was only eight years old when he beat several adults to claim his place on the stage. The youngest person ever to win the gold medal for Canada at the World Chess Olympiad was 14 years old; Irving Bachler was born in 1952. The youngest person ever to win the World Chess Championship was 16 years old; Bobby Fisher was born in 1943.
It is possible to be a grandmaster even if you are much older. For example, Vladimir Kramnik was already well into his thirties when he gained his status as one of the world's best players.
According to a scientific research published on Monday that examines performance statistics based on games of chess world champions and their opponents, top chess players perform best between the ages of 35 and 45. Playing strength rises significantly until exceptional players reach the age of 20, then slows until they reach the age of 35. From there it increases again, reaching a peak at 45.
The study was conducted by two researchers from Saint Petersburg University in Russia: Alexander Baburin and Andrei Kudryavtsev. They analyzed all game records of world chess champions dating back to 1857, as well as modern-day players who have been ranked number one by FIDE (the World Chess Federation). The scientists concluded that men's world champion performances are highest around the age of 35, while women's champ victories occur most frequently between the ages of 15 and 25. Women's playing strength also peaks earlier than men's.
The scientists say their findings are consistent with other studies that have looked at athletes in different sports. For example, top baseball players are usually around the age of 30 when they win the World Series. Top football players are typically in their late 20s or early 30s.
Chess is an individual sport where you play against another person. So we can assume that men's and women's chess talents rise and fall over time like those of other single-player sports.
I feel it is too late to become an excellent chess player at the age of 50. It's because you've begun having bodily issues. The ideal age is usually between 28 and 32 years old. GMs begin playing at an early age, although I believe it is preferable to begin at the age of 16.
The main problem with people who play chess at a very advanced age is that their brains are not functioning at their best. Their memories aren't so good anymore, and that makes it difficult for them to cope with all the rules and concepts of the game. Also, their eyes start going bad soon after they stop seeing things on the board every day. That's why I think it's better to start practicing chess when you're young and your brain is still capable of learning new things.
There have been many great players in history who had to deal with the fact that they were too old to join some kind of tournament. US president John F. Kennedy was only forty-three when he was killed. But even he couldn't escape the consequences of having his brain damaged by being shot in the head. A lot of GMs say that being a grandmaster is more than just being good at chess; it's also about having intelligence and creativity, which means that someone who is really talented but has a bad memory or isn't so smart anyway won't make it to such a high level.