By Jose R. Capablanca

A easy guide of chess by way of the grasp José Raul Capablanca, considered as one of many part dozen maximum avid gamers ever. Capablanca was once famous specially for his technical mastery, and during this publication he explains the basics as nobody else may possibly. Diagrams.

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Edge unquestionably made factual mistakes and misjudgements, but if that sufficed to prove him a liar the queue in the chess world to cast the first stone would be short indeed. Can four or five thumping examples, absolutely clear-cut, of Edge’s alleged mendacity be set out on a single page of paper or screen (as they so easily could be regarding many other chess players and writers, past and present)? [This question was asked in 2000. N. W. Sergeant “ tremendous indictment his memory in the twentieth.

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Sergeant “ tremendous indictment his memory in the twentieth. Edge book came out after the whole Affair ” chewed over by the Chess Press ’ ’ s s ” did to ’ had been “ Staunton – s interest was evaporating and faded away over the years. Indeed, when Staunton died in 1874 and Morphy followed ten years later, the respective obituaries scarcely mentioned their abortive match, apart from a brief unfavourable reference to Staunton ’ s conduct in the City of London Chess Magazine by W. N. Potter. But in 1916, with Edge half a century out of print, Sergeant revived the matter in his great classic which remained the standard work on Morphy for the next 60 years.

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