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Apr 23, 1. Ed rated it it was amazing May 26, From pfimer thread I realized that I made a mistake in reading the notation.

A Primer of Chess – Jose R. Capablanca – Google Books

Lists with This Book. At the very beginning of the book the author says: It is true prlmer later he [Znosko-Borovsky] speaks of the valuation of position, and of superior and inferior positions, but this does not correct the original statement.

Dec 31, Talvez Post your best miniatures here Tristala 27 min ago. The problem is he leaves it at that and does not explain how Capab,anca can regain the initiative if Black should move to Kf5, which to me would be the most logical choice.


Yeah I actually posted this in the Analysis section as well, as I thought that was a better spot for it.

World chess champion from Eddie rated it liked it Jan 21, If the game will go to an ending for a decision, consider the type of ending to come before exchanging pieces. Position comes first; material next.

Capablanca – A Primer of Chess

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. Bulldogs, Witch, and Hunter HorribleTomato 4 min ago. Control of the centre is essential to a successful attack against the King.

So I would see the match continuing as follows:. I prefer the algebraic edition from Everyman.

A Primer of Chess

Tim Tenley rated it really liked it Jul 06, I’m no expert on that endgame, though I have a decent grasp on it. I also don’t have that book but in the line 1. A cramped position is a bad position. A Concept of Strategy John L. This latter alternative would be much more common among average players, as they are generally more apt to see a chance for an attack against the King than for an attack against weak points.

I have not seen the book but Capablanca demonstrates the principle of opposition. Off a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Enter supporting content here. Capablanca was noted especially for his technical or, and in this book he explains the fundamentals as no one else could.

A Primer of Chess Capablanca, Time, developing with the cness. Return to Book Page. To upset such an advantage there must be for the other player a much greater freedom of action for his pieces that would generally be in Spaceor he would need to have the possibility of a strong attack against some weak point which would result in his recovering at least the Pawn lost.

Mark Shipman rated it it was amazing Feb 15, As a compensation he might also have an attack against the King involving the possibility of mate. Zachary rated it it was amazing Mar 10, So they end up with the same set up as first described by him as impossible to win, with Black maintaining the front position.