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

Boris Spassky (Born 30 January 1937)

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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
1957 20 4964 70.20 59.09 64.35 8.86 9.31 10.33 9.81 20.39 28.18
1958 21 5204 71.36 57.52 64.12 7.60 9.45 10.47 9.95 20.35 27.81
1959 22 5979 71.31 58.27 64.66 9.60 9.77 9.77 9.77 20.38 27.68
1960 23 5840 73.53 58.07 65.64 10.01 10.43 9.80 10.14 22.24 30.51
1961 24 5591 73.25 62.61 67.90 8.36 10.61 9.62 10.13 22.09 29.98
1962 25 5810 76.03 64.10 70.17 8.37 10.21 9.59 9.92 22.34 29.15
1963 26 5703 74.58 65.81 70.25 8.21 10.59 9.28 9.98 22.01 29.11
1964 27 6592 75.76 64.60 70.07 5.92 9.54 8.73 9.18 21.06 28.54
1965 28 6942 72.79 65.63 69.11 4.85 9.50 8.67 9.13 19.66 26.69
1966 29 7731 72.22 60.84 66.30 4.87 9.11 8.30 8.77 18.14 26.28
1967 30 7613 70.63 58.74 64.57 5.17 9.37 8.05 8.83 17.69 26.20
1968 31 8470 72.73 58.89 65.73 5.58 9.12 8.23 8.77 18.35 26.19
1969 32 7565 70.12 57.72 63.96 5.47 9.78 8.56 9.31 17.73 26.08
1970 33 6961 70.76 57.38 64.29 5.15 9.22 7.87 8.73 17.59 25.83
1971 34 5994 72.66 60.24 66.73 6.77 9.96 8.18 9.27 19.87 27.12
1972 35 5359 69.23 58.96 64.35 8.23 9.92 8.35 9.32 19.16 27.01
1973 36 5769 65.65 58.61 62.25 9.54 9.94 7.99 9.16 18.27 28.55
1974 37 5429 65.04 59.32 62.24 9.78 9.60 8.75 9.22 19.40 30.59
1975 38 5385 65.83 56.41 61.18 10.48 9.95 9.18 9.61 19.56 30.58
1976 39 4885 63.06 55.71 59.49 9.74 9.34 9.78 9.53 18.49 30.20
1977 40 5811 64.45 54.69 59.57 9.19 9.69 9.82 9.74 18.39 29.38
1978 41 4946 66.36 51.42 59.03 8.08 9.61 10.21 9.86 18.74 28.50
1979 42 5077 65.70 49.10 57.76 9.48 9.84 10.53 10.11 18.53 28.50
1980 43 5241 64.40 49.58 57.17 8.26 9.90 10.10 9.98 17.25 27.01
1981 44 5702 65.07 51.13 58.18 6.87 9.82 9.76 9.80 17.41 27.31
1982 45 5528 64.34 53.79 59.14 4.88 10.29 10.68 10.46 17.78 28.30
1983 46 5994 61.57 54.00 57.74 5.60 10.60 10.84 10.72 17.62 28.38
1984 47 5700 60.15 57.19 58.63 3.95 10.80 10.03 10.39 17.14 26.31
1985 48 6007 60.47 57.37 58.88 4.61 10.19 9.61 9.88 17.78 27.16
1986 49 6766 60.12 57.97 59.01 5.21 10.23 9.42 9.81 17.88 27.94
1987 50 5829 61.04 57.53 59.22 5.96 9.22 8.46 8.82 17.59 26.86
1988 51 5672 61.86 57.72 59.75 5.83 8.70 8.58 8.64 17.23 26.82
1989 52 5955 61.52 53.89 57.68 6.06 8.79 8.98 8.88 16.43 26.91
1990 53 5517 60.93 53.36 57.17 6.41 9.46 9.90 9.68 15.85 27.14
1991 54 4686 61.69 52.02 56.86 7.12 8.79 10.38 9.54 15.31 25.92
1992 55 4944 60.08 49.59 54.86 7.72 9.67 10.72 10.19 15.71 27.23