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Jose Capablanca's classic instructional manual 'Chess Fundamentals' first appeared in 1921, the year he defeated Emanuel Lasker for the world championship title. This handbook is packed with timeless advice on different aspects of practical play and illustrated by Capablanca's own games. Topics covered include first principles, planning, the initiative, endgame strategy, and much more. After capturing the world championship, Jose Capablanca was for a time regarded as practically invincible. However, after his upset defeat by Alexander Alekhine in 1927, Capablanca was never able to obtain a revenge match for the world title, though he remained one of the leading players during the 1930s. (5 2/4' X 8 1/4', 121 pages, illustrations)

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After capturing the world championship in 1921, Capablanca was for a time regarded as practically invincible. Although he surprisingly lost his title to Alexander Alekhine in 1927, Capablanca remained a leading player until his death in New York in 1942.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781857440737
Author:
Capablanca, Jose
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Chess
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Chess - General
Subject:
Chess
Subject:
GAMES / Chess
Subject:
General Games
Edition Number:
Algbraic ed.
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Cadogan chess books
Series Volume:
no.3
Publication Date:
19940931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
122
Dimensions:
8.34x5.77x.37 in. .40 lbs.

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