The title Grandmaster is awarded to chess players by the World Chess Federation, FIDE. Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. In the photos are the Grandmasters: Magnus Carlsen, Wesley, So, Maurise Ashley, Vassily Ivanchuk, Gata Kamsky,  Alexander Morozevich, Mariya Muzychuk, Hou-Yifan and Levon Aronian.