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World Chess Championship 1927

 

World Chess Championship 1927


The 1927 World Chess Championship was played between José Raúl Capablanca and Alexander Alekhine, in Buenos Aires from September 16 to November 29, 1927. Alekhine, a Russian, became a naturalised French citizen during the match (on November 5[1]).

Results

The first player to win six games would be World Champion.[1]

World Chess Championship Match 1927
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Wins Total
 José Raúl Capablanca (Cuba) 0 = 1 = = = 1 = = = 0 0 = = = = = = = = 0 = = = = = = = 1 = = 0 = 0 3 15½
 Alexander Alekhine (France) 1 = 0 = = = 0 = = = 1 1 = = = = = = = = 1 = = = = = = = 0 = = 1 = 1 6 18½

Alekhine won the Championship.

Notes

1.^ It has been suggested that if it reached 5-5 the incumbent (Capablanca) would win, but it is unclear whether this is the case.[2]

References

External links

  • [2] at the Internet Archive record of Graeme Cree's Chess Pages
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