WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONS
Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess player who is the current world chess champion. He won the title in 2013, and has successfully defended it ever since. Carlsen is known for his aggressive and creative style of play, and he is considered one of the greatest players of all time.
Viswanathan anad, a Indian chess grandmaster and the 15th world champion. In April 2006, Anand became the fourth player in history to pass the 2800 Elo mark
Vladimir kramnik is a Russian chess grandmaster. His playing style is similar to Anatoly karpov. Kramnik is known for his endgame skills
Garry Kasparov was a Russian chess player who held the world chess championship from 1985 to 1993. He was known for his aggressive style of play and his ability to dominate his opponents. Kasparov was also an outspoken critic of the Soviet government, and his victory over Anatoly Karpov in 1985 was seen as a symbolic victory for the West.
Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion. Karpov's playing style is solid and positional, he took minimal risks and mercilessly reacted to his opponent's mistakes.
Bobby Fischer was an American chess player who held the world chess championship from 1972 to 1975. He was known for his eccentric behavior and his aggressive style of play. Fischer was also a controversial figure, and his refusal to defend his title in 1975 led to his resignation from the World Chess Federation.
Boris spassky is a Russian grandmaster and the tenth world champion.Spassky played three world championship matches: he lost to Tigran petrosian, defeated Petrosian to become world championa and then lost to Bobby fischer in a famous match in 1972.
Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian was a soviet \ Armenian grandmaster. His nickname was the "iron tiger" because of his almost impenetrable defensive playing style.
Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik was a Soviet and Russian grandmaster, The sixth world champion. Botvinnik was the first world-class player to develop within the Soviet Union.
Mikhail Nekhemyevich Tal was a soviet Latvian grandmaster and the eighth world champion. Every game for him was as inimitable and invaluable as a poem and he earned the nickname "The Magician from Riga".
Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov was a soviet and Russian grandmaster. Smyslov remained active and successful in competitive chess well after the age of sixty !!
Alexander Alekhine was a Russian-French chess player who held the world chess championship twice, from 1927-1935 and 1937-1946. He was known for his aggressive style of play and his ability to launch unexpected attacks. Alekhine was also an accomplished chess writer, and he is considered one of the greatest players of all time.
Max euwe was a Dutch chess player and the fifth world champion. Max was the president of FIDE from 1970 to 1978
JOSÉ RAÚL CAPABLANCA
José Capablanca was the third world chess champion, holding the title from 1921 to 1927. He was known for his natural talent and intuitive style of play, and he was a master at simplifying complex positions. Capablanca was also an influential chess writer, and his books are still studied today.
Emanuel Lasker held the world chess championship for a remarkable 27 years, from 1894 until 1921. He was known for his ability to find unconventional solutions to problems on the board, and his style was characterized by flexibility and versatility. Lasker is considered one of the greatest chess players of all time.
Wilhelm Steinitz was the first official world chess champion, winning the title in 1886. He was known for his positional style of play, which emphasized the control of the center of the board. He held the title for eight years before being defeated by Emanuel Lasker.