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Undisputed world champions

1st World Champion
Wilhelm Steinitz
1886-1894
2nd World Champion
Emanuel Lasker
1894-1921
3rd World Champion
Jose Raul Capablanca
1921-1927
4th World Champion
Alexander Alekhine
1927-1935 | 1938-1946
5th World Champion
Max Euwe
1935-1937
6th World Champion
Mikhail Botvinnik
1948-1957 | 1958-1960 | 1961-1963
7th World Champion
Vasily Smyslov
1957-1958
8th World Champion
Mikhail Tal
1960-1961
9th World Champion
Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
1963-1969
10th World Champion
Boris Spassky
1969-1972
11th World Champion
Robert James Fischer
1972-1975
12th World Champion
Anatoly Karpov
1975-1985
13th World Champion
Garry Kasparov
1985-1993
14th World Champion
Vladimir Kramnik
2006-2007
15th World Champion
Viswanathan Anand
2007-2013
16th World Champion
Magnus Carlsen
2013 - PRESENT


Professional Chess Association/Classical World Champions


Garry Kasparov
1993-2000

Vladimir Kramnik
2000-2006

FIDE World Champions


Anatoly Karpov
1993-1999

Alexander Khalifman
1999-2000

Viswanathan Anand
2000-2001

Ruslan Ponomariov
2001-2004

Rustam Kasimdzhanov
2004-2005

Veselin Topalov
2005-2006