Chess Titles!

Chess Titles!

Jun 15, 2017, 7:34 PM |

Hello there! If you are new to chess or I am sure you have seen those funny little red letters... what do they mean?!?!?!?!? Well I am here to show you! The following chart has them listed from least to highest.

CM= Candidate Master

FM= Fide Master

NM= National Master

IM= International Master

GM= Grand Master

SGM= Super Grand Master (you don't see this one very much)


WCM= Woman Candidate Master

WFM= Woman Fide Master

WNM= Woman National Master

WIM= Woman International Master

WGM= Woman Grand Master

WSGM= Woman Super Grand Master (Yet again you don't see this much at all)


Good luck trying to claim one of these titles!