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By Jose Capablanca

Learn the basics of the way to turn into a greater chess player

This variation comprises diagrams and is in algebraic notation.
Chess Grandmaster Jose Capablanca aimed this identify at newbies and intermediate avid gamers. It exhibits the basics had to turn into an outstanding chess participant. His variety of chess was once influential within the play of destiny global champions Bobby Fischer and Anatoly Karpov.

Execute the simplest chess openings

Many of Capablanca's personal video games are incorporated during this guide with functional suggestion at the most sensible strikes to play. Capablanca additionally essentially indicates error which may creep right into a video game and the way to prevent them.

Learn the right way to grasp chess

Capablanca outlines tactical play exhibiting the principals of assault, sacrifices and defence. He indicates what strikes to play and obviously explains the method at the back of them.

Chess endgame training

Throughout the ebook he offers how one can develop into a greater participant. in addition to taking a look at video games he triumphed in, he additionally appears at video games that he misplaced and explains what might have been performed otherwise - a key option to enhance your video game.

This concise booklet seems at many various points of chess from openings, middle-game via to finish video games and in addition contains outstanding chess video games with research from Capablanca.

Improve your taking part in point and examine from Capablanca. This insightful ebook provides a view into the brain of a chess genius. Use it to enhance your game.

Introduction to Chess Fundamentals through Jose Capablanca

In chess the strategies may possibly switch however the strategic basic rules are continually an identical, in order that Chess basics is pretty much as good now because it was once 13 years in the past. it is going to be nearly as good 100 years from now; as lengthy in reality because the legislation and principles of the sport stay what they're at the moment. The reader may possibly as a result pass over the contents of the booklet with the peace of mind that there's in it every thing he wishes, and that there's not anything to be further and not anything to be replaced. Chess basics used to be the only ordinary paintings of its style 13 years in the past and the writer firmly believes that it's the one average paintings of its sort now.

Chess basics contents

Chapter 1 - First ideas: Endings, Middle-Game And Openings
1. a few easy Mates
2. Pawn Promotion
3. Pawn Endings
4. a few successful Positions within the Middle-game
5. Relative worth of the Pieces
6. basic technique of the Opening
7. keep an eye on of the centre
8. Traps

Chapter 2 - additional rules In End-Game Play
9. A Cardinal Principle
10. A Classical Ending
11. acquiring a handed Pawn
12. how to define out which Pawn stands out as the first to Queen
13. The Opposition
14. The Relative price of Knight and Bishop
15. how one can Mate with Knight and Bishop
16. Queen opposed to Rook

Chapter three - making plans A Win In Middle-Game Play
17. Attacking with out the help of Knights
18. Attacking with Knights as a famous Force
19. profitable through oblique Attack

Chapter four - basic Theory
20. The Initiative
21. Direct assaults en masse
22. The strength of the Threatened Attack
23. Relinquishing the Initiative
24. removing items from the Scene of Action
25. A Player’s factors Criticised in a Specimen Game

Chapter five - End-Game Strategy
26. The surprising assault from a unique Side
27. the chance of a secure Position
28. Endings with one Rook and Pawns
29. a tough finishing: Rooks and Pawns
30. Rook, Bishop and Pawns v. Rook, Knight and Pawns (A ultimate instance of keeping Freedom while implementing restraint.)

Chapter 6 - additional Openings And Middle-Games
31. a few Salient issues approximately Pawns
32. a few attainable advancements from a Ruy Lopez
33. The effect of a “Hole”

14 aggressive video games annotated and commented on.

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RELATIVE VALUE OF THE PIECES 24 6 8 Q— R Kt — R 10 K — B i; 7 Q— R 8 ch, K— K 2; 9 R— K 7 ch, 7 Q X Kt ch, i Kt— Kt i; K— Q i; ch, mate. This combination many rather long and has is vari- therefore a beginner will hardly be able to ations, fathom it ; but, knowing the type of combination, he might under similar circumstances undertake and carry out a briUiant attack which he would otherwise never think tions It will of. shown have be seen that all the combina- for a foundation the proper co-ordi- nation of the pieces, which have all been brought to bear against a weak point.

This combination many rather long and has is vari- therefore a beginner will hardly be able to ations, fathom it ; but, knowing the type of combination, he might under similar circumstances undertake and carry out a briUiant attack which he would otherwise never think tions It will of. shown have be seen that all the combina- for a foundation the proper co-ordi- nation of the pieces, which have all been brought to bear against a weak point. 5. RELATIVE VALUE OF THE PIECES Before going on to the general principles of the openings, it is advisable to give the student an idea of the proper relative value of the pieces.

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