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
1971 20 5355 77.12 65.28 71.46 5.10 10.29 8.57 9.64 17.86 22.22
1972 21 5989 77.69 65.13 71.69 6.22 10.19 8.45 9.54 17.46 21.92
1973 22 7140 75.83 63.57 69.93 4.91 9.68 8.37 9.17 16.98 21.54
1974 23 7526 76.75 59.93 68.65 5.05 9.27 8.99 9.17 16.95 22.01
1975 24 7527 76.12 60.74 68.63 5.24 9.53 9.02 9.35 17.16 23.32
1976 25 7046 74.65 63.04 68.97 5.59 9.00 8.83 8.93 17.85 24.66
1977 26 7664 75.48 64.53 70.16 3.90 8.91 8.86 8.89 17.66 23.82
1978 27 6969 74.13 60.74 67.63 3.88 8.94 8.17 8.66 17.16 23.49
1979 28 6448 74.44 62.11 68.44 3.90 9.35 8.21 8.93 17.42 23.17
1980 29 6939 74.15 62.41 68.49 4.39 9.19 8.34 8.88 16.83 21.70
1981 30 6929 73.65 60.00 67.14 4.11 9.23 8.42 8.94 16.69 21.10
1982 31 6701 71.88 56.06 64.31 4.53 9.35 8.57 9.09 16.77 22.29
1983 32 6806 73.00 58.27 65.92 4.07 9.63 8.54 9.30 16.90 22.89
1984 33 7052 71.70 56.67 64.40 3.91 9.28 8.55 9.05 16.42 23.16
1985 34 6655 68.71 54.97 61.98 3.59 9.15 9.07 9.13 16.28 23.04
1986 35 7041 67.55 53.31 60.43 3.47 9.16 9.47 9.28 15.19 22.84
1987 36 7260 66.12 53.87 59.94 3.55 9.14 9.10 9.12 14.55 21.31
1988 37 8581 69.43 53.43 61.43 4.06 8.01 9.68 8.67 15.26 21.65
1989 38 8778 70.12 54.34 62.25 4.48 7.67 9.47 8.37 15.35 20.86
1990 39 8735 72.67 53.51 63.12 3.52 7.67 9.50 8.36 15.55 21.86
1991 40 9055 72.91 52.89 63.07 4.04 7.75 9.58 8.35 16.01 21.98
1992 41 9196 74.03 53.41 63.87 3.81 7.67 10.09 8.52 16.73 22.78
1993 42 8853 72.54 54.14 63.45 3.84 8.62 9.98 9.10 16.71 22.75
1994 43 9228 73.71 55.46 64.61 4.18 8.96 9.75 9.27 17.13 23.44
1995 44 9447 73.43 58.71 66.01 4.61 9.06 9.50 9.24 17.42 23.25
1996 45 9132 73.10 58.67 65.84 5.19 9.26 9.78 9.50 17.59 23.95
1997 46 8052 72.52 57.42 64.87 6.32 9.44 9.61 9.52 17.46 23.97
1998 47 6418 69.75 54.72 61.99 7.52 8.85 9.86 9.40 16.83 23.80
1999 48 5421 64.71 50.93 57.62 8.09 9.14 10.60 10.01 15.66 23.67