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

Anatoly Karpov (Born 23 May 1951)

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DRAWN GAMES ARE EXCLUDED FROM "BLUNDERS" AND "AVG 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
1969 18 2275 76.00 77.27 76.60 6.40 11.14 8.92 10.18 20.85 25.33
1970 19 3095 75.00 69.49 72.44 6.15 10.04 8.49 9.41 18.60 23.33
1971 20 4214 75.54 61.77 68.93 3.57 9.97 7.43 9.06 16.24 20.34
1972 21 4084 78.65 58.43 68.90 5.92 9.73 8.33 9.24 16.05 20.06
1973 22 4816 78.00 63.54 70.92 5.50 9.83 9.07 9.53 17.18 21.93
1974 23 4446 75.84 62.20 69.30 5.88 8.93 9.51 9.15 17.81 23.83
1975 24 4633 73.16 60.67 67.12 4.28 8.82 9.53 9.08 17.72 25.70
1976 25 4120 73.53 60.84 67.26 4.50 8.84 8.11 8.59 17.70 25.93
1977 26 4222 76.40 66.47 71.55 4.04 9.16 8.11 8.78 17.36 23.16
1978 27 4258 75.00 64.02 69.64 3.59 8.96 7.99 8.56 17.17 21.89
1979 28 3848 75.63 60.42 68.42 3.17 9.48 8.58 9.16 17.09 21.26
1980 29 3908 70.59 56.41 63.80 5.23 9.35 8.52 9.05 16.29 21.60
1981 30 4080 72.78 59.64 66.47 4.83 9.33 8.57 9.08 16.91 21.68
1982 31 4475 72.45 57.30 65.24 4.96 9.18 8.65 9.01 16.39 21.89
1983 32 4125 73.03 57.14 65.32 2.86 9.73 8.13 9.25 17.29 24.01
1984 33 3971 71.98 54.60 63.48 2.63 9.58 8.94 9.40 16.59 25.15
1985 34 3862 65.34 54.60 60.00 3.67 8.97 9.41 9.12 15.43 22.82
1986 35 4315 63.74 51.58 57.53 3.96 8.14 9.91 8.98 14.13 20.96
1987 36 4683 63.19 52.66 57.84 4.64 8.87 9.35 9.11 13.51 18.21
1988 37 6051 73.08 54.24 63.62 3.70 8.11 9.38 8.61 15.52 21.95
1989 38 5708 75.00 55.96 65.70 4.39 7.52 9.20 8.05 16.41 21.63
1990 39 5337 75.93 53.88 65.17 3.58 6.98 10.00 7.96 16.83 22.95
1991 40 4789 70.53 50.54 60.64 3.96 7.57 9.76 8.28 15.66 21.82
1992 41 5101 70.92 51.03 61.03 3.35 8.41 10.37 9.18 16.13 22.83
1993 42 6169 72.88 55.17 64.10 4.12 9.35 10.05 9.60 17.19 23.19
1994 43 5881 76.36 60.00 68.18 4.53 9.30 9.56 9.40 18.16 23.66
1995 44 5588 75.00 62.86 68.84 4.98 9.39 9.07 9.25 18.00 23.69
1996 45 5068 71.51 58.76 65.00 6.54 8.74 9.51 9.14 17.28 24.32
1997 46 3925 67.57 53.85 60.53 7.85 9.17 10.17 9.72 16.49 23.86
1998 47 3140 65.32 44.62 54.72 10.09 9.68 11.04 10.50 15.75 24.63
1999 48 2170 60.98 43.33 51.74 10.71 9.13 11.35 10.61 14.32 20.79