World Chess Championship 1908

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Emanuel Lasker faced Siegbert Tarrasch in the 1908 World Chess Championship. It was played from August 17 to September 30, 1908 in Düsseldorf and Munich, Lasker successfully defending his title.

Results[edit]

The first player to win eight games would be the World Champion.

World Chess Championship Match 1908
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Wins Total
 Emanuel Lasker (Germany) 1 1 0 1 1 = 1 = = 0 1 0 1 = = 1 8 10½
 Siegbert Tarrasch (Germany) 0 0 1 0 0 = 0 = = 1 0 1 0 = = 0 3

Lasker retained his title.

Game 14, which lasted for 119 moves,[1] held the record for the longest game in a world championship until Game 5 of the 1978 championship, which lasted 124 moves.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Siegbert Tarrasch vs Emanuel Lasker". Chessgames Services LLC. Retrieved 24 November 2018.

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