Jose Raul Capablanca: A Chess Biography


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This is the definitive biography of Jose Raul Capablanca, one of the greatest players in the history of chess. Beginning with his family background, birth, childhood and introduction to the game in Cuba, it examines his life and play as a young man; follows his evolution as a player and rise to prominence, first as challenger and then world champion; his loss of the title to Alekhine and his efforts to recapture the championship in the last years of his too-short life. What emerges is a portrait of a complex man with far ...

Jose Raul Capablanca: A Chess Biography 2015, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786470044