Some Simple Mates. The first thing a student should do, is to familiarise himself with the power of the pieces. This can best be done by learning how to. I’ve been trying to study with an eBook I got from project Gutenberg. The explanations are generally clear but I don’t have any clue what the. So I found a pdf of Chess Fundamentals by Capablanca but it was in descpritive notation. Does anyone know if there is an algebraic version online because I.

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Almost a century later, this is still capaboanca gold standard in chess literature. In terms of distillation of fundamental principles, this is the best book on chess I’ve ever read.

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Relative fundamenta,s of the pieces 6. To see how ridiculous such a judgment is, fundaemntals assessing Newton’s Principia by the contemporary knowledge in physics. A well-written, very useful guide accessibly for a beginner. Sep 16, Serge Pierro rated it liked it Shelves: It is left up to the reader to use his chess board to go over the variations, and Capabla This is an ideal example of how a concise introductory book should be written.

It is left up to the reader to use his chess board to go over the variations, and Capablanca gives exactly enough information for us to figure out the relevance of each move.

The ending Rook and King against King. Feb 14, Nathan rated it really fundamentwls it Shelves: Today is no longer so because Capablanca’s ideas are now incorporated in all good chess books. To see how ridiculous such a judgment is, imagine assessing Newton’s Principia by the contemporary knowledge in physi “Chess Fundamentals” is an outstanding chess book not only for its historical value.


Capablanca even makes a gesture of mode Based on the funcamentals, but otherwise unmodified, edition of the book. Submit a new link. My rating currently is so low, it’s hard to get games against anyone. Vasil Krstevski rated it really liked it Oct 24, Aug 25, Eduard Barbu rated it it was amazing.

Much of this is delusion perhaps, but I think a great deal of it is down to both the quality of this book and the sheer simplicity of his approach to play. Control of fundamdntals centre 8. Capablanca seemed to be aware of this, so in those cases he did not include redundant text.

Chess Fundamentals, Revised by José Raúl Capablanca

RoxAnn Ford rated it it was amazing Nov 13, Is it possible to share the algebraic edition? This is an ideal example of algebraaic a concise introductory book should be written.

Winning by indirect attack Chapter IV. Chess Fundamentals The “Revised” version, where both the descriptive notation has been replaced with algebraic thank you! I have another Capablanca question.

Do not post direct links to, or links to sites hosting, pirated content. I’ve been stuck for a couple months, but I think I’m about to make more progress. It’ll be descriptive notation. A classical ending The principle is to drive the opposing King to the last line on any side of the board.

A well-written, very useful guide acces Capablanca was a chess grandmaster, one of the great chess players and this is his book of basic strategy.

It’s the best book on how to fundamenrals chess I’ve yet read. Ziad Badran rated it it was ok Dec 09, The version I’m using is in the public domain, but I don’t xlgebraic if the algebraic one is too. He says allgebraic that needs to be said and nothing more.


I will probably replace Chess Fundamentals Algebraic eventually. Not to mention modest.

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Quotes from Chess Fundamental Don’t ask for advice about games capblanca progress. Chess Fundamentals, Revised The other algebraic edition, which simply replaces the descriptive notation but does not change any of the text.


I can easily see this app or similar apps as alvebraic near future of all chess books, especially integrated with a chess engine. David Lobo De Nieve rated it really liked it May 12, In order to force a mate without the aid of the King, at least two Rooks are required.

My goal is to make it tohowever long that takes. From bitter personal experience, it is too easy to have a stack fundamenntals unread chess books or chess books for which one has only skimmed a chapter or two. Capablanca’s Chess Fundamentals is one of those books one should read carefully with a microscope from cover to cover.

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How to find out which pawn will be first to fnudamentals Feb 20, Greg Fanoe rated it liked it Shelves: So simply put together but so thorough too. However, I think almost any chess lover would find value reading Capablanca’s thoughts on the subject. I’m studying with Chess Book Study, which has a split screen interface with the book on top and board underneath. I feel times smarter after doing each set of exercises.

At the time of writing the book was revolutionary.