Summary: 1934 - 1939 How to use this page
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Most Dominant Player between 1934 and 1939 See more details
   Alexander Alekhine: 2.9 years as #1 (between January 1934 and October 1938)
The player who was ranked #1 most often between 1934 and 1939 was Alexander Alekhine, with 35 different months as the top-ranked player (a total of 2.9 years). Next on the list were Max Euwe (1.2 years) and Mikhail Botvinnik (0.7 years).

Highest-Rated Player between 1934 and 1939 See more details
   Alexander Alekhine: 2806 (June 1934)
The player who achieved the highest peak rating between 1934 and 1939 was Alexander Alekhine, with a rating of 2806 on the June 1934 list. The next-highest peak ratings between 1934 and 1939 were achieved by Max Euwe (2769 on the January 1936 list) and Mikhail Botvinnik (2768 on the December 1938 list).

Strongest Tournament between 1934 and 1939 See more details
   Nottingham, 1936: Class 20 (#1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8)
The strongest tournament held between 1934 and 1939 was Nottingham 1936. This was a Class 20 tournament, including eight of the top ten players in the world (from the August 1936 rating list). The next-strongest tournaments were AVRO 1938 (Class 20) and Zuerich 1934 (Class 12).

Strongest Match between 1934 and 1939 See more details
   Alekhine-Euwe II (World Championship, NLD), 1935: #1 vs #3
The strongest match held between 1934 and 1939 was Alekhine-Euwe II (World Championship, NLD), 1935. This was a matchup of #1 vs #3, including #1 Alexander Alekhine (2767) and #3 Max Euwe (2724) from the October 1935 rating list. Next on the list were Alekhine-Euwe III (World Championship, NED), 1937 (#1 vs #4) and Alekhine-Bogoljubow II (World Championship, Germany), 1934 (#1 vs #5).

Best Individual Event Performance between 1934 and 1939 See more details
   Alexander Alekhine: 2844 in Alekhine-Euwe III (World Championship, NED), 1937
The best individual event performance between 1934 and 1939 was achieved by Alexander Alekhine with a Chessmetrics Performance Rating of 2844 in Alekhine-Euwe III (World Championship, NED), 1937. The next-best individual event performances were achieved by Josť Capablanca (2787 performance) in Moscow, 1936, and by Max Euwe (2783 performance) in Alekhine-Euwe II (World Championship, NLD), 1935.