World chess champions

World chess champions

World chess champions
championship name nationality
1866–94 Steinitz, Wilhelm Austrian
1894–1921 Lasker, Emanuel German
1921–27 Capablanca, José Raúl Cuban
1927–35 Alekhine, Alexander Russian-French
1935–37 Euwe, Max Dutch
1937–46 Alekhine, Alexander Russian-French
1957–58 Smyslov, Vasily (Smyslov, Vasily Vasilyevich) Russian
1960–61 Tal, Mikhail Nekhemyevich Latvian
1963–69 Petrosyan, Tigran Vartanovich Georgian
1969–72 Spassky, Boris Vasilyevich Russian
1972–75 Fischer, Robert (Bobby) (Fischer, Bobby) American
1975–85 Karpov, Anatoly Yevgenyevich Russian
1985–2000 Kasparov, Garry Russian
2000–07 Kramnik, Vladimir Russian
2007– Anand, Vishwanathan (Anand, Viswanathan) Indian
Other notable chess personalities:
Morphy, Paul (Morphy, Paul Charles)
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