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Thursday, November 29, 2018

List of World Chess Champions: Championship History to Present 2018.

World Chess Championship Champions-Winners by Year List.



Current & defending Champions of FIDA World Chess Championship 2018 is
Magnus Carlsen wins the 4th title consecutively in a row



Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen both are the fourth time World Chess Winners since 2006. 




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World Chess Championship brief history & Stats-Facts.




  • Chess is the oldest & popular board game, played by 2 opponent players on a checker-board with special pieces commonly white & black colors.
  • The World Chess championship also knows as WCC which decide the Chess World Champion. The 1st official Chess championship was held in 1886 until 1946 it is played between Prime chess player of Europe & United States. 
  • From 1948 - 1993 the championship was organized by World Chess Federation (FIDA )
  • From 1993 - 2006 due to some reason it is called Classic World Chess championship. Again from 2006 Chess title was merge as World Chess Championship to present.
  • Garry Kasparov becomes the youngest chess champion of the world at the age 12 when he def. Karpov.
  • Garry Kasparov, Emanuel Lasker, Anatoly Karpov are the best chess player in the world  & who have won the most overall-total title with 6th times ( Undisputed, FIDA, Classic). Follow by Mikhail Botvinnik, the Indian best chess player Viswanathan Anand both have won the Champion 5th times championship title. 
  • The Champion-winner of the World Chess Championship will get the $75,000 prize money & loser get the $500,000.   




  Early Chess best players & Champions-winners history from 1475-90 to 1886.




1475   -    Francesc Vicent  -  Spain
1490   -     Luis Ramirez de Lucena  - Spain
1520   -     Pedro Damiano   -  Portugal
1559-1575   -     Ruy López de Segura   -  Spain
1560-1575   -     El Morro   -  Portugal
1575   -     Leonardo da Cutri   -  Kingdom of Naples
1575   -     Paolo Boi   -  Kingdom of Sicily
1580   -     Giulio Polerio  -   Kingdom of Naples
1600   -     Alessandro Salvio   -  Kingdom of Naples
1620-1634   -     Gioachino Greco   -  Kingdom of Naples
1640   -     Pietro Carrera   -  Kingdom of Sicily
1700   -     Alexander Cunningham of Block   -  Scotland
1730-1745   -     Legall de Kermeur   -  France
1745-1795   -     François-Andr Danican Philidor   -  France
1795-1815   -     Johann Baptist Allgaier   -  Austrian Empire
1795-1804   -     Verdoni   -  Italy-France
1805-1815   -     Jacob Henry Sarrat   -  United Kingdom
1815-1821   -     Alexandre Deschapelles   -  France
1821-1840   -     Louis-Charles Mah de La Bourdonnais   -  France
1834   -    Alexander McDonnell   -  United Kingdom
1840-1843   -     Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant   -  France
1843-1851   -     Howard Staunton   -  England
1851-1858   -     Adolf Anderssen   -  Prussia
1858-1862   -     Paul Morphy   -  United States
1862-1866   -     Adolf Anderssen   -  Prussia
1866-1878   -     Wilhelm Steinitz   -  Austria-Hungary
1878-1886   -     Johannes Zukertort   -  Poland Germany (Prussia )




Official  World Chess Championship winners List 1886 - 1946.


WCC 1886   -  Wilhelm Steinitz

WCC 1889   -   Wilhelm Steinitz

WCC 1891    -   Wilhelm Steinitz

WCC 1892   -   Wilhelm Steinitz

WCC 1894   -   Emmanuel Lasker

WCC 1897   -   Emmanuel Lasker

WCC 1907   -   Emmanuel Lasker

WCC 1908   -   Emmanuel Lasker

WCC 1910   -   Emmanuel Lasker

WCC 1910   -   Emmanuel Lasker

WCC 1921   -   Jose Capablanca

WCC 1927   -   Alexander Alekhine

WCC 1929   -   Alexander Alekhine

WCC 1934   -   Alexander Alekhine

WCC 1935   -   Max Euwe

WCC 1937   -   Alexander Alekhine



FIDE World Chess Championship Champions List 1948-2005.


WCC 1948   -   Mikhail Botvinnik

WCC 1951   -   Mikhail Botvinnik

WCC 1954   -   Mikhail Botvinnik

WCC 1957   -   Vasily Smyslov

WCC 1958   -   Mikhail Botvinnik

WCC 1960   -   Mikhail Tal

WCC 1961   -   Mikhail Botvinnik

WCC 1963   -   Tigran Petrosian

WCC 1966   -   Tigran Petrosian

WCC 1969   -   Boris Spassky

WCC 1972   -   Bobby Fischer

WCC 1975   -   Anatoly Karpov

WCC 1978   -   Anatoly Karpov

WCC 1981   -   Anatoly Karpov

WCC 1984   -   Anatoly Karpov

WCC 1985   -   Garry Kasparov

WCC 1986   -   Garry Kasparov

WCC 1987   -   Garry Kasparov

WCC 1990   -   Garry Kasparov

WCC 1993   -   Anatoly Karpov

WCC 1996   -   Anatoly Karpov

WCC 1998   -   Anatoly Karpov

WCC 1999   -   Alexander Khalifman

WCC 2000   -   Viswanathan Anand

WCC 2001 - 2002   -   Ruslan Ponomariov

WCC 2004   -   Rustam Kasimdzhanov

WCC 2005   -   Veselin Topalov

World Chess champions list 2006 - 2018.





WCC 2006   -   Vladimir Kramnik

WCC 2007   -   Viswanathan Anand

WCC 2008   -   Viswanathan Anand

WCC 2010   -   Viswanathan Anand

WCC 2012   -   Viswanathan Anand

WCC 2013   -   Magnus Carlsen

WCC 2014   -   Magnus Carlsen

WCC 2016   -   Magnus Carlsen

FIDE World Chess Championship 2018 title winner is Magnus Carlsen - --











Source & References for this Article...



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_World_Chess_Championships
https://www.365chess.com/articles/World_Chess_Championship_History
http://www.chessfiles.com/overview-of-the-world-chess-championship.html
http://www.chessgames.com/wcc.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Chess_Championship


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