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).
|José Raúl Capablanca||Alexander Alekhine|
|Born 19 November 1888
38/39 years old
|Born 31 October 1892|
34/35 years old
|← 1921||1929 →|
The first player to win six games would be World Champion. Some sources suggest the match would have been drawn and replayed if it reached a score of 5-5, but it is unclear whether this was the case.
|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, scoring +6−3=25.
- 1927 World Chess Championship at the Internet Archive record of Graeme Cree's Chess Pages