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World Chess Championships 1886-1937 Matches

1. Wilhelm Steinitz - Johannes Zukertort 12.5-7.5 (wins 10-5). New York, St. Louis, New Orleans 1886. Wilhelm Steinitz is the first World Chess Champion.
All 20 games of the World Championship 1886 Match Steinitz vs Zukertort
Games WCC 1886 Steinitz-Zukertort (20, pgn)

2. Wilhelm Steinitz - Mikhail Chigorin 10.5-6.5 (wins 10-6). Havana 1889.
All 17 games of the World Championship 1889 Match Steinitz vs Chigorin
Games WCC 1889 Steinitz-Chigorin (17, pgn)

3. Wilhelm Steinitz - Isidor Gunsberg 10.5-8.5. New York 1890-1891.
All 19 games of the World Championship 1890-1891 Match Steinitz vs Gunsberg
Games WCC 1890-1891 Steinitz-Gunsberg (19, pgn)

4. Wilhelm Steinitz - Mikhail Chigorin 12.5-10.5 (wins 10-8). Havana 1892.
All 23 games of the World Championship 1892 Match Steinitz vs Chigorin
Games WCC 1892 Steinitz-Chigorin (23, pgn)

5. Wilhelm Steinitz - Emanuel Lasker 7-12 (wins 5-10). New York, Philadelphia, Montreal 1894. Emanuel Lasker is the second World Chess Champion.
All 19 games of the World Championship 1894 Match Steinitz vs Lasker
Games WCC 1894 Steinitz-Lasker (19, pgn)

6. Emanuel Lasker - Wilhelm Steinitz 12.5-4.5 (wins 10-2). Moscow 1896-1897.
All 17 games of the World Championship 1896 Match Lasker vs Steinitz, Moscow 1896-1897
Games WCC 1896-1897 Lasker-Steinitz (17, pgn)

7. Emanuel Lasker - Frank Marshall 11.5-3.5. New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Baltimore, Chicago, Memphis 1907.
All 15 games of the World Championship 1907 Match Lasker vs Marshall
Games WCC 1907 Lasker-Marshall (15, pgn)

8. Emanuel Lasker - Siegbert Tarrasch 10.5-5.5 (wins 8-3). Dusseldorf and Munich 1908.
All 16 games of the World Championship 1908 Match Lasker vs Tarrasch
Games WCC 1908 Lasker-Tarrasch (15, pgn)

9. Emanuel Lasker - Carl Schlechter 5-5. Vienna and Berlin 1910. Lasker retained the World Championship title.
All 10 games of the World Championship 1910 Match Lasker vs Schlechter
Games WCC 1910 Lasker-Schlechter (10, pgn)

10. Emanuel Lasker - David Janowski 9.5-1.5 (wins 8-0). Berlin 1910.
All 11 games of the World Championship 1910 Match Lasker vs Janowski
Games WCC 1910 Lasker-Janowski (11, pgn)

11. Emanuel Lasker - Jose Raul Capablanca 5-9. Havana 1921. Jose Raul Capablanca is the third World Chess Champion.
All 14 games of the World Championship 1921 Match Lasker vs Capablanca
Games WCC 1921 Lasker-Capablanca (14, pgn)

12. Jose Raul Capablanca - Alexander Alekhine 15.5-18.5 (wins 3-6). Buenos Aires 1927. Alexander Alekhine is the fourth World Chess Champion.
Games 1-20 of the World Championship 1927 Match Capablanca vs Alekhine
Games 21-34 of the World Championship 1927 Match Capablanca vs Alekhine
Games WCC 1927 Capablanca-Alekhine (34, pgn)

13. Alexander Alekhine - Efim Bogoljubov 15.5-9.5. Germany and the Netherlands 1929.
All 25 games of the World Championship 1929 Match Alekhine vs Bogoljubov
Games WCC 1929 Alekhine-Bogoljubov (25, pgn)

14. Alexander Alekhine - Efim Bogoljubov 15.5-10.5. Germany 1934.
All 26 games of the World Championship 1934 Match Alekhine vs Bogoljubov
Games WCC 1934 Alekhine-Bogoljubov (26, pgn)

15. Alexander Alekhine - Max Euwe 14.5-15.5. The Netherlands 1935. Max Euwe is the fifth World Chess Champion.
All 30 games of the World Championship 1935 Match Alekhine vs Euwe
Games WCC 1935 Alekhine-Euwe (30, pgn)

16. Max Euwe - Alexander Alekhine 9.5-15.5. The Netherlands 1937. Alexander Alekhine became the World Chess Champion again.
All 25 games of the World Championship 1937 Match Euwe vs Alekhine
Games WCC 1937 Euwe-Alekhine (25, pgn)

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