World Chess Championship 1927
The 1927 World Chess Championship was played between José Raúl Capablanca and Alexander Alekhine, in Buenos Aires from September 16 to November 29, 1927. Alekhine, a Russian, became a naturalised French citizen during the match (on November 5).
The first player to win six games would be World Champion.
|José Raúl Capablanca (Cuba)||0||=||1||=||=||=||1||=||=||=||0||0||=||=||=||=||=||=||=||=||0||=||=||=||=||=||=||=||1||=||=||0||=||0||3||15½|
|Alexander Alekhine (France)||1||=||0||=||=||=||0||=||=||=||1||1||=||=||=||=||=||=||=||=||1||=||=||=||=||=||=||=||0||=||=||1||=||1||6||18½|
Alekhine won the Championship.
- 1.^ It has been suggested that if it reached 5-5 the incumbent (Capablanca) would win, but it is unclear whether this is the case.
- Edward Winter's Chess Notes: 8058. Alekhine’s French citizenship (C.N. 8054)
- Capablanca v Alekhine, 1927 Edward Winter
- 1927 World Chess Championship at the Internet Archive record of Graeme Cree's Chess Pages