World Chess Championship 1934

The 1934 World Chess Championship was played between challenger Efim Bogoljubov[a] and titleholder Alexander Alekhine, marking a rematch of the previous Championship in 1929. The match was held in various cities and towns in Germany from April 1 to June 14, with Alekhine retaining his title.

Defending champion Challenger
Alexander Alekhine
Efim Bogoljubow
France Alexander Alekhine Nazi Germany Efim Bogoljubov
15½ 10½
Born 31 October 1892
42 years old
Born 26 April 1889
44/45 years old
1929 1935

ResultsEdit

The first player to win six games and score more than 15 points would be champion.

World Chess Championship Match 1934
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 26 Wins Points
  Efim Bogoljubov (Germany) ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 1 0 ½ 3 10½
  Alexander Alekhine (France) ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 0 1 ½ 8 15½

Alekhine retained the Championship.

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Also spelled as "Bogoljubow"