Chess Champions

20 records

Champion First Year Number of Years Country
Emanuel Lasker 1894 27 Germany
Garry Kasparov 1985 15 Russian Federation
Anatoly Karpov 1975 16 Russian Federation
Mikhail Botvinnik 1948 13 Russian Federation
Viswanathan Anand 2000 8 India
Alexander Alekhine 1927 17 France
Wilhelm Steinitz 1886 8 Austria
Vladimir Kramnik 2000 7 Russian Federation
Tigran Petrosian 1963 6 Russian Federation
José Raúl Capablanca 1921 6 Cuba
Boris Spassky 1969 3 Russian Federation
Bobby Fischer 1972 3 United States of America
Max Euwe 1935 2 Netherlands
Vasily Smyslov 1957 1 Russian Federation
Mikhail Tal 1960 1 Russian Federation
Magnus Carlsen 2013 3 Norway
Ruslan Ponomariov 2002 2 Ukraine
Alexander Khalifman 1999 1 Russian Federation
Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2004 1 Uzbekistan
Veselin Topalov 2005 1 Bulgaria

Notes

  • Last updated on November 27, 2016
  • Chess Champions data as of November 27, 2016 courtesy of Wikipedia.
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