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YourAverageMoth

What are the requirements to be a grandmaster, and can you be a grandmaster in puzzles/ variants

StillRelevantGuy

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YourAverageMoth

bruh

medelpad
2500 fide classical rating + 3 GM norms
tygxc

Here is the full explanation

https://handbook.fide.com/chapter/B012024

iiHazel

Skill

iiHazel
StillRelevantGuy wrote:

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PeteIsGM
What is a 'GM Norm'
PeteIsGM
just curious
Ziggy_Zugzwang

The usual path is to publish a study plan on chess.com saying what you will do then swear at people who say you can't do it....

DreamscapeHorizons

No requirements anymore. You simply identify as a GM & presto!

bobby_max
PeteIsGM wrote:
What is a 'GM Norm'

My friend, George Martin Normand. We just call him GM Norm.

blueemu
PeteIsGM wrote:
What is a 'GM Norm'

It's right there in the article.

Section 0.5 Definitions.

StillRelevantGuy
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Duncan-Mcloud43

Early prodigy, having a economic advantage, being over 2,000 eilo before 12, and 10,000 hrs practice minimum to start...

Luke-Jaywalker

do you mean at chess or rapping ?

basixTheSwexy
Why think about it? You’re a 400
AgileElephants

You can't be a GM in puzzles or variants. You can only be a GM in classical OTB chess. Good luck with that.

MSteen

You have to start at a young age, live in a supportive community and family, have an insatiable drive to play and to study chess, and have the means to travel to top events where you can meet and hone your skills against strong adversaries. In this age of computers and Stockfish and YouTube and Chess.com, playing and studying have gotten far more efficient and streamlined than ever before, certainly. But that is true for all players now, so the rising sea has lifted all boats. Once you've reached NM by the age of 10 and IM by the age of 12 or 13, then an intensive program of study and play might get you to GM. As to what norms are, easy enough to Google that info.

DreamscapeHorizons
PeteIsGM wrote:
What is a 'GM Norm'

That's where a GM has to show that they can be normal for 6 months straight. Most chess players can't do it because they're dweebs so when they can put 3 good runs together it's really something amazing.