Who became the first World Chess Champion?

Wilhelm Steinitz
Emanuel Lasker
José Raúl Capablanca
Alexander Alekhine
Wilhelm was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician. He is considered to be the founder of the scientific approach to chess, unveiling in 1873 a new positional style of play.
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Wilhelm Steinitz
Emanuel Lasker
José Raúl Capablanca
Alexander Alekhine
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