World Chess Championship 1894

World Chess Championship 1894

The fifth World Chess Championship was held in New York (games 1-8), Philadelphia (games 9-11) and Montreal (games 12-19) between March 15 and May 26, 1894. Holder William Steinitz lost his title to challenger Emanuel Lasker, who was 32 years his junior.

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World Chess Championship 1894 - Results
... World Chess Championship Match 1894 19 ... Wins Total Emanuel Lasker (Germany) 0 ... = = 1 ... = 0 0 ... blundered with 26...Rd7?, the move that ultimately lost him the game and the World Championship title ...

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