View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis Chess endings have an immediacy lacking in chess endgame or chess problems: endings are not theoretical or composed, but actual board positions, the point in every game when the superfluous falls away, leaving only the essential. Create a Want. Other Popular Editions of the Same Title. Search for all books with this author and title. Customers who bought this item also bought. Capablanca's genius reveals itself in his probing of the opponent's weak points.
The slightest weakness cannot escape from his keen eye. Jose Raul Capablanca was famous and valued not only in his times. His games educated and continue to educate many generations. Capablanca was a genius. He was an exception that did not obey any rule. Capablanca possessed an amazing ability to quickly see into a position and intuitively grasp its main features. His style, one of the purest, most crystal-clear in the entire history of chess, astonishes one with its logic. Vishvanathan Anand is one of the Indian best chess players of all the time.
Read about his life story and the journey of becoming one of the World Chess Champions. The rivalry between these two giants is not only a precious gem for the chess world, but also for the whole international sports society. King Walk is a scarce happening strategy, yet whenever it happens the game turns into a real bombshell. Among elite players King Walks are almost extinct, for this strategy is not only risky, but requires very immense preparation.
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The difference is that the single advantage here is sufficient to win, whereas above, a second was required. Rfd1 Rfd8 Kf8 Another delightful queen move. Now controlling c6, the next port of call for the c-pawn. Rd5 White's plan is Qb4-b7, but if played now, after So, Capablanca covers the b5 square in advance!
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Qxd6 Qxd6 Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Na4 Bb6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. Nxb6 axb6 8. O-O O-O The g-pawn's threat to move to the sixth rank will lead to an open file. Ng8 Bd2 b5 Nxg5 Nf6 Rf3 bxc4 Obviously, Capablanca is not about to release the pressure by taking one of those rooks. In fact, black is approaching a state of Zugzwang, where any move would lead to disaster, but still white needs to apply some extra pressure - but where?
Qf8 Bxf6 Nxd5 Rxg7 Kxg7 Game 5 : Zugzwang!
Marshall - J. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Rc1 c6 8. Qc2 dxc4 9. O-O Nxc3 Rfe1 Rfd8 Nc5 Qxa2 : Ra1 wins the queen! Qd7 to defend the pawn, and Nf5 f6 Rcd1 Qf7 Nxc6 Qxc3 Rxc3 Rd2!
Rb1 Re8 Re6 Rec1 Kg7 White's pieces are totally tied up, and he is heading for zugzwang. Kf1 Ra2 Kg1 h3 Rh6 Conclusion To finish off, a few points on Capablanca's style. First, rather like Tal, he was no opening theoretician. A number of standard Ruy Lopez or Queen's Gambit Declined positions, but otherwise he plays out of the book fairly quickly.
For this reason, his games make good patterns for club players after sound openings, with a minimum of theory. For example, take his game against Tartakover, New York yes, with the famous Rook ending!
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