Boris Gelfand

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Boris Gelfand

Boris Gelfand (Hebrew: בוריס אברמוביץ' גלפנד‎; Belarusian: Барыс Абрамавіч Гельфанд, romanized: Barys Abramavich Hel'fand; Russian: Борис Абрамович Гельфанд, romanized: Boris Abramovich Gel'fand; born 24 June 1968) is a Soviet-born Israeli chess player. He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1989. A six-time World Championship candidate (1991, 1994–95, 2002, 2007, 2011, 2013), he won the Chess World Cup 2009 and the 2011 Candidates Tournament, making him challenger for the World Chess Championship 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Gelfand has received more than 198,862 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 118th most popular chess player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 200k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among chess players, Boris Gelfand ranks 119 out of 256Before him are Rashid Nezhmetdinov, Florin Gheorghiu, Levon Aronian, Ljubomir Ljubojević, Amos Burn, and Arnold Denker. After him are Vladimir Bagirov, Susan Polgár, Simen Agdestein, George Koltanowski, Alexander Beliavsky, and Miroslav Filip.

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Among people born in 1968, Boris Gelfand ranks 141Before him are Debora Caprioglio, Mike Patton, Stephanie Seymour, Frédéric Diefenthal, Cristian Mungiu, and Eddie Marsan. After him are Ziggy Marley, Bülent Korkmaz, Susan Wojcicki, Edward Burns, Jeri Ryan, and Jovenel Moïse.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Boris Gelfand ranks 110 out of 218Before him are Piotr Jaroszewicz (1909), Alexander Hleb (1981), Lev Schnirelmann (1905), Anatoly Chubais (1955), Tamara Tyshkevich (1931), and Victoria Azarenka (1989). After him are Sergey Gritsevets (1909), Mikhail Myasnikovich (1950), Natasha Zvereva (1971), Lidia Wysocka (1916), Valeriya Novodvorskaya (1950), and Nina Andrycz (1912).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Belarus

Among chess players born in Belarus, Boris Gelfand ranks 3Before him are Dawid Janowski (1868) and Lev Polugaevsky (1934). After him are Ilya Smirin (1968).

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