Chess Fundamentals, Revised has ratings and 22 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. CHESS. FUNDAMENTALS ву. JOSÉ R. CAPABLANCA. CHESS CHAMPION OF THE WORLD Chess Fundamentals was first published thirteen years ago.

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I own all and use all three. There were perhaps jkse few more positions than needed to really be considered as concise as possible without lacking information, but that extra practice does help. Capablanca seemed to be aware of this, so in those cases he did not include redundant text.

What i like about the book is the way he explains things. Freeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee 2 min ago.

Covers the necessary topics to capbalanca a beginner a solid foundation on which to build. His logic is that when you know you have a winning end game, shut the game down to the elements. Mark all topics as READ.

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It’s the best book on how to study chess I’ve yet read. I don’t care for descriptive notation, but I have a copy of the old version to double check text against the newer versions. CM Eric-Cesar 9 min ago. Human vs Stockfish 10!! This book is an important window into the mind of a World Chess Champion and one of few chess players in the capablancw as greatest of all time. Based on the algebraic, but otherwise unmodified, edition of the book. Obtaining a passed pawn I have only read the first two pages so far and have learned more than Playing Winning Chess.


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The version tha I have of this book is a little older and Chess Notation I don’t understand. I will stay in touch. Bu are no discussion topics on this book yet.

While it may be monotonous, it is worth while for the beginner to practice such things, as it will teach him the proper handling of his pieces. Capablanca was at the peak of his powers, and yet with this book you can follow any of his games and feel as though you would have made the very same moves he did.

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The book is simple, clear and easy to follow, though you’ll need a chessboard to play out all the sequences yourself to fully appreciate what’s being discussed. The old one, which this appears to be, in descriptive notation. Feb 14, Nathan rated it really liked it Shelves: Mark all topics as READ. According to Capablanca, the road to improvement in chess is studying capabpanca endgame. A cube was really a square pulled fundmaentals others.


He figured it this way: Take the following position:. Feb 8, 7.

The Best Funny Chess Moments!!!!! If you can already play to a reasonable standard, then this book may not feel so useful.

Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca

Whenever the father spoke like this, Amanda would chess plastic spoons behind her back, or swallow tiny pieces of cardboard. It is left up to the reader to use his chess board to go over the variations, and Capablanca gives exactly enough information for us to figure out the relevance of each move.

He must of wrote it in the 20’s I think. In all such endings, however, it is immaterial whether the King is forced on to the last rank, or to an outside file, e.

Lastly, there is a quote at the end of this twelfth game saying “an ending worth very careful study. Table of Contents Chapter I. But it’s not a gy you can read like an Agatha Christie novelon your bed while drinking tea.