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Michael Adams

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Michael Adams (born 17 November 1971) is an English chess grandmaster and is an eight-time British Chess Champion. His highest ranking is world No. 4, achieved several times from October 2000 to October 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Adams has received more than 30,611 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Michael Adams is the 100th most popular chess player (up from 102nd in 2019), the 2,845th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,717th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Michael Adams ranks 100 out of 374Before him are Jacques Mieses, Ossip Bernstein, Philipp Stamma, Edward Lasker, Leonid Stein, and Jean Dufresne. After him are Ernst Falkbeer, Peter Romanovsky, Erich Eliskases, Jonathan Penrose, Edgard Colle, and Vasja Pirc.

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Among people born in 1971, Michael Adams ranks 107Before him are Antonios Nikopolidis, Luca Badoer, Luke Wilson, Will Yun Lee, Aphex Twin, and Ola Rapace. After him are Howard Webb, Francis Lawrence, Bridget Moynahan, Leslie Grossman, Peter Franzén, and Luca Guadagnino.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Adams ranks 2,845 out of 7,765Before him are John Taylor (1933), Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset (1436), Paul Weller (1958), Ceolwulf of Wessex (600), Derek Warwick (1954), and Francis Beaumont (1584). After him are Glen Matlock (1956), Dave Holland (1946), Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany (1739), Paul Potts (1970), Ernest Renshaw (1861), and Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany (1340).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among chess players born in United Kingdom, Michael Adams ranks 3Before him are Howard Staunton (1810) and Joseph Henry Blackburne (1841). After him are Jonathan Penrose (1933), Alexander McDonnell (1798), Henry Bird (1830), Amos Burn (1848), Harry Golombek (1911), Nigel Short (1965), Fred Yates (1884), John Nunn (1955), and Raymond Keene (1948).

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