Truechess.com Compares the Champions

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Morphy Steinitz Lasker Capablanca Alekhine Euwe Botvinnik Smyslov
Tal Petrosian Spassky Fischer Karpov Kasparov Kramnik Anand

Alexander Alekhine (Born 31 October 1892 - Died 24 March 1946)

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DRAWN GAMES ARE EXCLUDED FROM "BLUNDERS" AND "ERROR" DATA COLUMNS
YEAR AGE MOVES ANALYZED WHITE PTS PERCENT BLACK PTS PERCENT TOTAL PTS PERCENT BLUNDERS per 1000 MOVES AVG ERROR per WHITE MOVE AVG ERROR per BLACK MOVE AVG ERROR per MOVE COMPLEXITY – ALL GAMES COMPLEXITY – WINNING GAMES
1912 19 1791 61.11 59.09 60.15 11.14 10.96 11.30 11.14 22.44 31.84
1913 20 2132 68.29 65.85 67.07 11.33 10.30 11.22 10.79 25.02 30.81
1914 21 2551 64.71 75.49 70.10 15.41 10.07 11.19 10.65 27.57 32.42
1915 22 2039 65.79 76.74 71.61 16.54 10.59 10.79 10.70 27.42 32.21
1916 23 1297 55.77 82.69 69.23 17.84 11.66 10.24 10.88 27.23 33.86
1917 24 180 66.67 100.00 87.50 8.40 33.92 14.31 16.73 32.86 44.05
1918 25 52 50.00 100.00 75.00 0.00 0.00 12.11 12.11 20.42 14.11
1919 26 146 100.00 100.00 100.00 13.70 10.17 10.52 10.42 24.56 24.56
1920 27 274 83.33 83.33 83.33 15.54 10.17 10.20 10.19 24.19 29.91
1921 28 1056 83.33 75.00 78.89 8.23 7.57 9.62 8.52 23.33 29.73
1922 29 2274 72.92 77.08 75.00 5.26 9.46 9.31 9.39 21.85 27.88
1923 30 2923 73.44 76.36 74.79 4.89 9.48 9.04 9.29 22.33 28.65
1924 31 2662 67.86 75.00 71.23 4.10 10.66 9.17 9.97 21.54 28.85
1925 32 2218 76.60 69.05 73.03 6.50 9.93 8.72 9.40 20.49 27.09
1926 33 2754 75.00 73.64 74.30 8.63 9.81 9.21 9.50 19.85 25.01
1927 34 4009 71.71 67.90 69.75 8.29 9.05 9.29 9.17 17.82 23.70
1928 35 3109 66.07 66.94 66.53 7.62 8.79 9.63 9.25 17.70 24.72
1929 36 2726 67.65 59.43 63.46 4.70 9.75 9.28 9.49 17.16 25.52
1930 37 1576 86.21 75.86 81.03 3.26 10.11 8.73 9.38 21.30 25.53
1931 38 2618 85.29 73.53 79.41 3.13 10.24 8.49 9.37 21.64 26.72
1932 39 2885 89.47 78.07 83.77 3.66 10.23 8.89 9.62 20.81 24.41
1933 40 3260 84.62 75.40 80.08 3.07 10.17 8.92 9.59 19.97 24.24
1934 41 3450 79.69 76.56 78.13 2.97 10.24 10.25 10.24 19.21 23.34
1935 42 3594 73.13 66.43 69.71 4.08 10.29 10.95 10.63 19.84 27.04
1936 43 4374 71.61 65.88 68.68 5.00 10.11 10.83 10.47 19.85 26.88
1937 44 4825 74.18 57.53 65.76 8.65 9.57 10.07 9.80 19.69 26.89
1938 45 4611 78.16 59.30 68.79 7.72 9.72 9.42 9.59 20.31 26.45
1939 46 3603 83.09 58.33 70.90 9.78 9.91 9.49 9.74 21.03 27.49
1940 47 1920 87.84 68.57 78.47 6.98 10.58 9.39 10.10 22.54 28.40
1941 48 1505 83.93 76.92 80.56 6.94 9.39 11.41 10.26 21.64 26.14
1942 49 1815 82.35 69.36 76.15 8.79 10.70 11.85 11.17 20.06 23.83
1943 50 2632 84.00 71.74 78.13 8.72 10.51 10.92 10.68 20.46 24.23
1944 51 2110 86.59 75.68 81.41 9.50 10.62 9.81 10.26 20.45 24.19
1945 52 1556 83.33 82.26 82.76 5.97 10.53 10.93 10.75 22.09 25.67
1946 53 792 75.00 83.33 80.00 6.44 11.25 12.20 11.87 22.87 26.12