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1963 World Championship Match

1963 World Chess Championship
Tigran Petrosian (USSR) vs. Mikhail Botvinnik (USSR)
Moscow, USSR
March 23 - May 20, 1963

Conditions:  Best of 24 Games.  In the event of 
a 12-12 tie, Botvinnik retains the title.



USSR, 1963 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Score
Petrosian 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 12
Botvinnik 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 9
Result:  Tigran Petrosian becomes the 9th World Champion.

See the Games of the Match!