Masters - players
David Navara is 8-time Czech Champion, 2015 European Individual Championship runner-up, and 2014 and 2018 European Blitz gold and bronze medalist.
Richard Rapport is 2008 European Youth Champion, 2013 European Rapid Chess Champion and 2017 Hungarian Chess Champion.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda is 2014 European Rapid Champion, 2014 European Blitz Championship runner-up, and 2018 Polish Chess Champion.
Samuel Shankland is a current US Champion, double Olympic gold medalist, and American Continental Chess Champion.
Harikrishna Pentala is 2001 Commonwealth, 2004 World Junior and 2011 Asian Individual Champion, 2015 Isle of Man winner, and World Team, Asian Team and Asian Games medalist.
Nikita Vitiugov is 2006 World Junior Championship runner-up, 2013 Gibraltar Masters and 2017 Grenke Chess Open winner, and World Team Championship gold medalist.
Radoslaw Wojtaszek is 3-time Polish Champion, 2008 European Rapid Champion, double European Individual Championship runner-up, winner of Dortmund 2017 and Isle of Man 2018.
Vidit Gujrathi is 2008 World Youth Champion, 2013 World Junior Championship bronze medalist, and European Club Cup medalist for Nový Bor.
Viktor Láznička is Czech #2, 2010 World Open and 2010 Gyorgy Marx Memorial tournament winner, and 2006 Czech Chess Champion.
Boris Gelfand is winner of many prestigious tournaments and runner-up of the 2012 World Championship Match against Anand which he lost by the closest margin in tiebreak.