Friday, 5 June 2009

Chess Quotient (CQ) of Youngest Grandmasters in History by Paul Muljadi

The Chess Quotient (CQ) is a simple idea based on the Intelligence Quotient (IQ). CQ is calculated as the Elo rating of the player divided by their age (16 years or younger). Paul Muljadi has published a CQ list of the youngest grandmasters (ELO rating over 2500) in history (here).


Elite CQ List by Paul Muljadi

Bobby Fischer ..... 161
Judit Polgar ...... 162
Koneru Humpy ...... 165
Hikaru Nakamura ... 165
Peter Leko ........ 174
Etienne Bacrot .... 177
Ruslan Ponomariov . 179
Teimour Radjabov .. 179
Bu Xiangzhi ....... 180
Magnus Carlsen .... 188
Sergei Karjakin ... 199

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