Elo std: 2686
Date and place of birth: 30.07.1995 in Lima
World ranking: 54
At the last Chess Olympiad, he won the scoring on the 3rd board as well as the best Elo performance of all participants.
Elo std: 2674
Date and place of birth: 08.09.1979 in Subotica
World ranking: 72
In Brissago 2004 Vladimir Kramnik barely won against Peter Leko. Peter Leko became the youngest grandmaster of all time in 1994 and will compete with other young wild game at the chess festival Biel 2019.
Elo std: 2671
Date and place of birth: 11.08.2000 in Gonbad-e Kavus
World ranking: 76
Parham Maghsoodloo, the reigning U20 World Champion, is the main character of a young Persian team that is about to climb the top of the world's elite.
Elo std: 2597
Date and place of birth: 18.09.2004 in Tashkent
World ranking: 258
Nodirbek Abdusattorov, second youngest player, who was awarded with the GM title just after Sergei Karjakin, is currently the number 2 on the world ranking of U15 players.
Elo std: 2597
Date and place of birth: 17.01.1991 in Pforzheim
World ranking: 260
Sebastian Bogner is the reigning Swiss champion 2018. After he participated in the 2008 & 2010 Olympics for Germany, he joined the Swiss Federation in 2013 and plays there since then.
Elo std: 2523
Date and place of birth: 22.01.1996 in Bülach
World ranking: 603
Nico Georgiadis, runner-up of Swiss Championship 2018, has a lot of experience in Biel from the years 2017 and 2018. His winning position in last year's game against Magnus Carlsen is unforgettable.
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