A Primer of Chess

A Primer of Chess

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by Jose R. Capablanca
     
 

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A basic manual of chess by the master José Raul Capablanca, regarded as one of the half dozen greatest players ever. Capablanca was noted especially for his technical mastery, and in this book he explains the fundamentals as no one else could. Diagrams.

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A basic manual of chess by the master José Raul Capablanca, regarded as one of the half dozen greatest players ever. Capablanca was noted especially for his technical mastery, and in this book he explains the fundamentals as no one else could. Diagrams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156028073
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
11/11/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
529,085
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1180L (what's this?)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author


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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A Primer of Chess 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
J R Capablanca writes so clearly that you can follow every move and be awed by it. So simple but very effective. Recommended to every player who wanted to improved on his chess game.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Capablanca goes into intimate detail with his thorough, yet easy-to-follow explanation to chess, including tips on improving your game and general chess guidelines. Perfect for those just getting started, it also features diagrams of actual positions reached in tournament games by world-class chess players. A must have!