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

Tigran Petrosian (Born 17 June 1929 - Died 13 August 1984)

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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
1951 22 3106 65.57 55.74 60.66 8.53 10.55 10.99 10.74 19.76 26.55
1952 23 2997 65.87 60.00 63.01 6.76 10.25 10.70 10.44 20.83 27.61
1953 24 3083 69.12 59.09 64.18 6.97 10.04 10.24 10.12 20.46 27.60
1954 25 3447 70.78 58.22 64.67 5.18 10.22 10.08 10.16 18.96 26.58
1955 26 3849 68.24 62.81 65.57 5.10 9.83 10.03 9.93 17.22 23.78
1956 27 4069 65.73 66.07 65.90 8.65 9.80 10.05 9.93 18.01 25.17
1957 28 3607 63.86 63.92 63.89 10.67 10.08 11.15 10.61 18.30 24.82
1958 29 3587 68.75 60.26 64.56 10.14 10.09 11.28 10.59 19.70 26.77
1959 30 3789 71.95 56.71 64.33 6.50 9.97 10.75 10.26 19.33 25.79
1960 31 4117 79.55 62.21 70.98 4.47 9.03 9.75 9.29 20.36 26.12
1961 32 4422 78.80 65.43 72.04 5.60 8.56 9.94 9.15 20.71 25.96
1962 33 4265 81.38 67.55 74.47 4.24 8.46 9.95 9.07 21.06 26.42
1963 34 3834 74.07 60.71 67.27 5.72 8.63 10.26 9.27 19.25 26.20
1964 35 3535 75.00 60.27 67.88 4.88 8.84 9.07 8.92 17.60 23.96
1965 36 3131 72.39 56.92 64.77 7.29 9.12 8.74 9.00 15.83 21.76
1966 37 3733 71.95 57.69 65.00 6.23 8.76 8.71 8.74 17.69 23.75
1967 38 3490 69.48 53.29 61.44 8.06 9.22 9.96 9.50 17.76 24.74
1968 39 3698 72.84 57.14 65.19 8.09 8.51 10.03 9.15 18.70 24.98
1969 40 3454 69.87 58.44 64.19 6.77 8.95 10.48 9.64 17.19 24.16
1970 41 3982 66.48 58.79 62.57 6.32 8.63 10.17 9.33 17.51 25.60
1971 42 3959 60.67 53.57 56.95 6.21 8.95 10.36 9.61 17.03 27.95
1972 43 3906 66.48 54.79 60.54 4.90 9.12 9.90 9.40 18.26 28.26
1973 44 3637 68.68 55.06 61.94 2.89 8.53 9.42 8.84 17.82 26.76
1974 45 3683 75.00 56.63 66.29 4.40 8.88 9.05 8.93 17.87 24.73
1975 46 3804 73.44 51.71 63.04 6.53 8.98 9.40 9.13 17.43 24.65
1976 47 3624 72.83 52.33 62.92 8.68 9.63 9.52 9.59 18.21 25.84
1977 48 3735 67.19 53.26 60.37 8.35 9.56 9.83 9.65 18.38 27.83
1978 49 3126 66.67 57.05 61.86 6.79 9.48 9.75 9.59 19.04 28.63
1979 50 3604 68.02 55.68 61.78 5.31 9.31 8.87 9.11 18.15 27.54
1980 51 3487 69.62 57.14 63.19 5.25 8.73 9.39 9.05 17.51 25.24
1981 52 3632 67.47 55.68 61.40 5.24 8.90 9.26 9.09 16.41 23.70
1982 53 3103 66.20 52.08 59.09 7.22 9.35 10.50 9.90 16.21 24.83
1983 54 3113 63.51 48.68 56.00 5.46 10.16 10.18 10.17 17.04 30.03