World Chess Championship 1927


World Chess Championship 1927

The 1927 World Chess Championship was played between José Raúl Capablanca and Alexander Alekhine. It was played in Buenos Aires from September 16 to November 29, 1927. Alekhine, a Russian, became a naturalised French citizen three days before the match.

Results

The first player to win six games would be World Champion.

It has been suggested that if it reached 5-5 the incumbent (Capablanca) would win, but it is unclear whether this is the case. [ [http://members.aol.com/graemecree/chesschamps/world/world1927.htm 1927 World Chess Championship] at Graeme Cree's Chess Pages]

Alekhine won the Championship.

References

External links

* [http://members.aol.com/graemecree/chesschamps/world/world1927.htm 1927 World Chess Championship] at Graeme Cree's Chess Pages


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