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1937 World Championship Match

1937 World Chess Championship
Alexander Alekhine (France) vs. Max Euwe (Netherlands)
The Hague, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, Groningen, Delft; The Netherlands
October 5 - December, 1937

Conditions:  Best of 30 Games AND 6 wins.  
Euwe retains title in the event of a 15-15 tie.



The_Netherlands,_1937 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Score
Alekhine 0 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 15½
Euwe 1 0 ½ ½ 1 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 0
Result:  Alexander Alekhine becomes World Champion for the 2nd time.

  • Match Breakdown
     #    White - Black    Locale     Date        ECO  Result
     1    Euwe - Alekhine  The Hague  10-05-1937  D17  1-0
     2    Alekhine - Euwe  Rotterdam  10-07-1937  D17  1-0
     3    Euwe - Alekhine  The Hague  10-10-1937  D46  ½-½
     4    Alekhine - Euwe  Amsterdam  10-12-1937  D17  ½-½
     5    Euwe - Alekhine  The Hague  10-14-1937  D28  1-0
     6    Alekhine - Euwe  Haarlem    10-16-1937  D10  1-0
     7    Euwe - Alekhine  Rotterdam  10-19-1937  D18  0-1
     8    Alekhine - Euwe  Leiden     10-21-1937  E34  1-0
     9    Euwe - Alekhine  The Hague  10-24-1937  D18  ½-½
    10    Alekhine - Euwe  The Hague  10-26-1937  E34  1-0
    11    Euwe - Alekhine  Groningen  10-30-1937  D17  ½-½
    12    Alekhine - Euwe  Amsterdam  11-01-1937  E34  ½-½
    13    Euwe - Alekhine  Amsterdam  11-03-1937  D18  1-0
    14    Alekhine - Euwe  Amsterdam  11-06-1937  E02  1-0
    15    Euwe - Alekhine  Rotterdam  11-09-1937  D19  ½-½
    16    Alekhine - Euwe  Rotterdam  11-11-1937  E02  ½-½
    17    Euwe - Alekhine  The Hague  11-14-1937  D19  1-0
    18    Alekhine - Euwe  The Hague  11-18-1937  D41  ½-½
    19    Euwe - Alekhine  The Hague  11-20-1937  E21  ½-½
    20    Alekhine - Euwe  Amsterdam  11-23-1937  E34  ½-½
    21    Euwe - Alekhine  Amsterdam  11-25-1937  E18  0-1
    22    Alekhine - Euwe  Delft      11-27-1937  A09  1-0
    23    Euwe - Alekhine  Rotterdam  11-30-1937  E17  ½-½
    24    Alekhine - Euwe  Rotterdam  12-02-1937  D41  1-0
    25    Euwe - Alekhine  The Hague  12-04-1937  E46  0-1
    
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