10 greatest endgame plays by jose capablanca. We have many other materials Tags: chess, endgames, capablanca. 10 Greatest Endgame. Jose Raul Capablanca, a Cuban chess player, who held a Word Championship title for 7 years is considered to be one of the greatest players. Capablanca’s Best Chess Endings has 99 ratings and 3 reviews. Serge said: I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone through this book cover to cover. Cap.

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Simple Chess Michael Stean. TO what use can we put such knowledge as capablanda procedure for mating with a Knight and Bishop, or with the two Bishops, when an opportunity to do so may not occur in a lifetime? On the whole, I tend to place more faith in the opinion of Capa’s great contemporaries.

C R rated it it was amazing Feb 23, See and discover other items: A very instructive book on many levels. Alberto rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Yingjie Gu rated it it was amazing May 04, Cyess The best way to follow Capablanca’s advice is through this – the only book devoted to his great endings, 60 complete games emphasizing the grand “finale” but annotated throughout.

Good endgame works are rare it seems as they often comprise of dry, theoretical studies or puzzles not much use for over the board play.

Chernev not only well annotates the ending positions reached from the original games, but also gives examples of related positions reached by other masters’ games. You will go from finding those static position wins to seeing how those positions you learned are reached from a natural flow, this book does just that.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Capa calculated but less than another players. Games of Chess Paul Morphy. He had an enormous feel of the position and after finding the best move quickly he just had to check whether it is tactically sound – here actual calculations took place.

Capablanca’s Best Chess Endings by Irving Chernev

Most of the available endgame materials deal with theoretical of artificial positions. My favorite two games are game 20 and 24, which both well demonstrate crystal clear playing style and of the endgame giant Capablanca. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Silman’s book teaches you the basics to endings, this book teaches you how they are reached and how they flow. They are often of a very difficult nature, and sometimes while apparently very simple they are in reality extremely intricate.

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Andy Walker rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Capablanca’s eleventh game in the Cuban championship which he won, aged 12 “surpasses any accomplishment by such other prodigies as Morphy, Reshevsky, and Fischer. You must also have the courage of your convictions. At the end I want to quote a saying by Sir George Thomas also listed on p77, game 20 endongs this book: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. In order to improve your game, you must study the endgame before everything else. Chernev has a written style combined of rich literacy and entertainment. This fact alone is enough to justify this book of endings, selected from the tournament and match play of the greatest endgame virtuoso the world endinge ever seen – the immortal Capablanca.


I highly recommend ambitious Class A and expert players who are bset to improve your level onto next class to carefully study this book. Read reviews that mention algebraic notation capablanca was the best chess endings complete games middlegame endgame play whole game crystal clear best chess chess books study this book chess players endgame skills players of all time endgame technique great endgame recommend this book chernev annotations games that cyess book chernev.

After devoted 2 months to study this book, yet the change really comes: My 60 Memorable Games.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. This is why endlngs play can be hard to understand. Yes, they are all beautiful, but not as useful for practical chess player. People who want to improve should take their defeats as lessons, and endeavor to learn what to avoid in the future. StinkingHyena 13 min ago. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of If you are an active participant in tournament and league play and want a concise, practical handbook of instructive chess endings, you cannot go far wrong by adding this to your collection.

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