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Valery Salov

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Valery Salov (born 26 May 1964) is a Russian chess grandmaster who was once ranked the third best player in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valery Salov has received more than 46,201 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Valery Salov is the 225th most popular chess player (down from 205th in 2019), the 1,158th most popular biography from Poland (down from 990th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Polish Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Valery Salov ranks 225 out of 374Before him are Viktor Gavrikov, Ivan Sokolov, Almira Skripchenko, Alexander Chernin, Zhu Chen, and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. After him are Xu Yuhua, Teimour Radjabov, Peter Leko, Israel Albert Horowitz, Walter Browne, and Joël Lautier.

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Among people born in 1964, Valery Salov ranks 533Before him are Sevil Shhaideh, Lee Evans, Thomas Brussig, Peter Blangé, Levon Julfalakyan, and Geovani Faria da Silva. After him are Greg Mottola, Laurent Fournier, Siriporn Ampaipong, Carmel Busuttil, Nikolay Iliev, and Nasrin Oryakhil.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Valery Salov ranks 1,158 out of 1,454Before him are Jacek Bąk (1973), Zbigniew Wassermann (1949), Wojciech Rudy (1952), Hubert Hurkacz (1997), Jürgen Colombo (1949), and Justyna Kowalczyk (1983). After him are Bogdan Musioł (1957), Zygmunt Kalinowski (1949), Zenon Jaskuła (1962), Anja Rubik (1983), Iga Świątek (2001), and Andrzej Kubica (1972).


Among chess players born in Poland, Valery Salov ranks 12Before him are Miguel Najdorf (1910), Johannes Zukertort (1842), Szymon Winawer (1838), Grigory Levenfish (1889), Edward Lasker (1885), and Daniel Harrwitz (1823). After him are Jan-Krzysztof Duda (1998), Monika Soćko (1978), Radosław Wojtaszek (1987), and Mateusz Bartel (1985).