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

Garry Kasparov (Born 13 April 1963)

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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
1979 16 4561 73.68 59.24 66.58 13.74 10.41 11.44 10.90 25.35 31.40
1980 17 5315 78.83 62.04 70.55 11.27 10.23 10.99 10.60 25.77 32.17
1981 18 6058 78.23 63.53 70.94 9.93 10.02 10.46 10.22 26.05 33.22
1982 19 5993 78.35 64.11 71.32 9.10 9.68 10.68 10.11 26.19 32.88
1983 20 5491 76.27 68.35 72.47 7.27 9.53 10.39 9.90 25.41 32.67
1984 21 5640 72.18 64.66 68.54 5.51 9.48 10.30 9.86 23.81 33.03
1985 22 5944 68.50 60.33 64.52 6.21 9.05 10.08 9.51 22.09 31.64
1986 23 5598 69.58 57.97 63.95 5.30 8.84 9.95 9.32 20.76 29.92
1987 24 5645 66.24 54.96 60.75 6.76 8.93 9.67 9.26 19.53 28.55
1988 25 6540 69.47 56.67 62.97 7.89 8.74 9.09 8.90 20.42 28.58
1989 26 6833 74.24 61.68 67.84 7.69 8.83 8.84 8.83 21.94 28.41
1990 27 6592 75.79 61.74 68.61 6.97 9.36 9.00 9.20 23.39 28.91
1991 28 6485 74.38 63.26 68.58 8.34 9.54 8.96 9.26 23.51 28.91
1992 29 6658 77.82 64.93 71.12 7.48 9.79 8.79 9.32 24.92 30.66
1993 30 5758 77.57 63.16 70.14 7.07 10.27 9.01 9.70 25.17 31.90
1994 31 5709 78.10 59.29 68.35 8.48 10.77 9.78 10.35 26.05 34.88
1995 32 5700 75.46 61.25 68.04 9.13 10.73 8.97 9.95 25.09 35.81
1996 33 5463 75.93 61.40 68.47 8.29 10.95 9.12 10.17 26.11 37.19
1997 34 5250 75.24 60.36 67.52 7.28 11.14 9.69 10.51 25.60 37.37
1998 35 4711 73.16 60.00 66.41 7.53 11.16 9.56 10.44 25.31 37.74
1999 36 4257 72.41 63.74 67.98 5.38 10.25 9.60 9.94 25.74 36.62
2000 37 4344 74.42 61.63 68.02 3.28 9.78 10.36 10.04 25.26 34.44
2001 38 4490 75.29 62.22 68.64 1.40 9.25 10.53 9.81 24.72 33.87
2002 39 4223 74.70 62.65 68.68 1.57 9.07 10.58 9.67 24.19 32.88
2003 40 4290 75.90 62.05 68.98 2.91 9.52 10.46 9.87 24.09 32.40
2004 41 4308 73.17 57.93 65.55 3.50 9.51 9.90 9.64 21.59 32.30
2005 42 3334 73.81 60.16 66.93 3.50 9.73 10.61 10.03 22.30 33.57