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What does FM stand for?

FM stands for FIDE Master (chess)

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Fide Masters and brothers Maher and Hussain Ayyad will start as favourites while other leading Bahraini and expat chess enthusiasts will be looking forward to honing their skills further ahead of the much awaited Bahrain Open.
With 21 players at the 2,600 level, it is one of the strongest Dubai Opens ever, with 36 Grandmasters, five Woman Grandmasters, 23 International Masters and 15 FIDE Masters in action.
KARACHI, February 02, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Countrys top two International Masters, one Fide Master and eight National Masters will be battling for the Zahiruddin Farooqi Trophy in the second Pakistan Chess Players Association (PCPA) competition which explodes into action at Hotel Beach Luxury on Thursday afternoon.
Diagrams, sample games, tips, and warnings guide the reader into learning how to utilize or defend against Alekhine's Defence, in this smooth instructional written by FIDE Master, junior championship winner and international chess player John Cox.
Here is Dave Rowe's brother's win against a FIDE master from the US Virgin Islands at the Olympiad event.