I have seen that chart many times, although I am not sure that there is an absolute "Best developer" available, even though there are some particular B&W film and developer combinations that seem to be very well matched for each other.
Originally Posted by Photo Engineer
I have always liked the "LOOK" of FP4 Plus and HP5 Plus in D-76 1:1, although I sometimes get the urge to try something different like Pyro or dilute Perceptol/Microdol-X. I think it is for the best that I simply stick with what I am familiar with though.
BTW, Ilford provide a similar chart.