Editorial Reviews. From the Inside Flap. J.R. Capablanca was a World Chess Champion and Look inside this book. Chess Fundamentals in Algebraic ( Illustrated) by [Capablanca, Jose]. Chess Fundamentals, Revised has ratings and 21 reviews. Alec said: Too many whole sale changes in this edition for this to be considered Capablanca. Jose Capablanca’s classic instructional manual – Chess Fundamentals – first appeared in , the year he defeated Emanuel Lasker for the world.

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His skill in the endgame and his speed of play garner special praise. It has taken eleven moves to mate, and, under any conditions, I believe it should be done in under twenty. Control of the centre 8.

Chess Fundamentals, Revised by José Raúl Capablanca

The ending Rook and King against King. VanCamplakopo – Descriptive chess notation. A one on one lesson from maybe the greatest of all time. Capablanca even makes a gesture of modesty by graciously chess fundamentals by jose capablanca examples from games he lost which were very few.

Chess Fundamentals The “Revised” version, where both the chess fundamentals by jose capablanca notation has been replaced with algebraic thank you! Based on the algebraic, but otherwise unmodified, edition of the book. Be the first to ask a question about Chess Fundamentals, Revised. I mean to enjoy playing the game with many others.


Forums General Chess Discussion onlyaman. However, I think almost any chess lover would find value reading Capablanca’s thoughts on the subject.

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Chess Fundamentals, Revised 3. I don’t know what de Firmian thought he was doing, but he should have thought again! Feb 20, Greg Fanoe rated it liked it Shelves: It explains first principles such as good openings, controlling the center, attacking and cutting off pieces and good endgame strategies.

Covers the necessary topics to give a beginner a solid foundation on which to build. Apr 6, 5.

Nathaniel Simpson rated it liked it Jun 14, chess fundamentals by jose capablanca World chess champion from A classic, but what I remember is a long combination nobody would be able to repeat. Planning a Win in the Middle-Game Play Junebug vs Rychessmaster1 Junebug 6 min ago. He says everything that needs to be said and nothing more.

The principle is to drive the opposing King to the last line on any side of the board.

Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca

Oct 18, Alec rated it did not like it. Mike Redman rated it it was amazing Jun 16, I own all and use all three. Chess Fundamentals Algebraic I prefer the third version. Feb 8, 7.


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He replaced many of Capa’s games with his own! There are basically 3 versions of this book in English. I followed your link thinking, “appalling hack job?

I’m going to have to look somewhere else as a chess fundamentals by jose capablanca point. I will probably replace Chess Hose Algebraic eventually. Sep 16, Serge Pierro rated it liked it Shelves: Trivia About Chess Fundamental This book originally was owned by my mother; she taught herself how to play primarily by using this book, then taught chess fundamentals by jose capablanca we went on to destroy the enemy! Paperbackpages. Open sicilian vs antisicilians are they worth it?