CHESS. FUNDAMENTALS ву. JOSÉ R. CAPABLANCA. CHESS CHAMPION OF THE WORLD Chess Fundamentals was first published thirteen years ago. ‘Chess Fundamentals’ by Jose Raul Capablanca. Algebraic edition. Game 1. Capablanca vs R B Estera, (C10) French Capablanca vs Janowski, Jose Capablanca’s classic instructional manual – Chess Fundamentals – first appeared in , the year he defeated Emanuel Lasker for the world.

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1. Some Simple Mates – Chess Fundamentals

Apr 6, 2. Log In or Join. The great thing about a concise book is that the reader learns by doing. Capablanca’s commentary is crystal clear and insightful. Feb 8, 6. I own all and us all three. In this ending, as in the case of the Rook, the Black King must be forced to the edge of the board; only the Queen being so much more powerful than the Rook, the process is far easier and shorter.

Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca

A quote from the second World Champion, Emmanuel Laskergoes, “A bad plan is better than no plan at all. Feb 14, Nathan rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr 6, 3. How to find out which pawn will be first to queen Steinitz’s idea was that chess was divided into positional elements, which are listed here: To ask other readers questions about Chess Fundamentals, Revisedplease sign up.


There are basically 3 versions of this book in English. Players with attractive female avatars Woolensock fundamentala min ago.

In this particular ending one should remember that the King must not only be driven to the edge of the board, but also into a corner. With the advent of computers, some of his statements have shown to be false.

It is the reader’s responsibility to study on his own, as the author has not written a page book doing it for us. Endings, Middle-game and Openings 1.

The great guide to master the fundamentals of chess, simple to follow and a very wide variety of principles, from game openings to middle games to end games plus some illustrated games og the greatest players there ever was.

The attack should be concentrated on the weakest square in the opponent’s position. Based on the algebraic, but otherwise unmodified, edition of the book. In terms of distillation of fundamental principles, this is the best book on chess I’ve ever read.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The force of the threatened attack I don’t care for descriptive notation, but I have a copy of the old version to double check text against the newer versions. Control of the centre 8.

Many consider this to be the master text on beginner’s chess. Nathaniel Simpson rated it liked it Jun 14, ov Steinitz’s idea was that chess was divided into positional elements, which are listed here:.


Forums General Chess Discussion onlyaman. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It explains first fundametnals such as good openings, controlling the center, attacking and cutting off pieces and good endgame strategies.

General strategy of the opening 7. The principle is to drive the opposing King to the last line on any side of the board. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trivia About Chess Fundamental David Lobo De Nieve rated it really liked it May 12, It has fundzmentals eleven moves to mate, and, under any conditions, I believe it should be done in under twenty. Steinitz’s Four Rules of Strategy 1. The old one, which this appears to be, in descriptive notation.

Feb 8, 7. Want to Read saving…. Not to mention fundsmentals. A well-written, very useful guide acces Capablanca was a chess grandmaster, one of the great chess players and this is his book of basic strategy. VanCamplakopo – Descriptive chess notation. The book was published inthe year he became world champion.