Chess Fundamentals

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Harcourt, Brace, 1921 - Games - 244 pages
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Written by a legendary world champion, this great book has taught generations of players.

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User Review  - Michael_Lilly - LibraryThing

A good book for the improving player. It is clear and concise, but perhaps too concise. It rewards careful study but needs to be supplemented with other material. Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

Capablanca was a chess grandmaster, one of the great chess players and this is his book of basic strategy. This book originally was owned by my mother; she taught herself how to play primarily by ... Read full review

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Jos+ Raoul Capablanca (1888-1942) was the World Chess Champion from 1921-1927. He is considered by many to be the finest natural players of all time--he lost only one game between 1914 and 1924. A member of the Chess Hall of Fame, he is honored by an annual tournament held in his name in Havana, Cuba, his home country.

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