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1960 World Championship Match

1960 World Chess Championship
Mikhail Tal (USSR) vs. Mikhail Botvinnik (USSR)
Moscow, USSR
March 15 - May 7, 1960
 
Conditions:  Best of 24 Games.  In the event of 
a 12-12 tie, Botvinnik retains the title.



USSR, 1960 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Score
Tal 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 12
Botvinnik 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 8
Result:  Mikhail Tal becomes the 8th World Champion.

See the Games of the Match!