Jose Raul Capablanca - tag
A gentleman of the highest order with impeccable manners and a sublime personality. Jose Raul Capablanca was a master like none other. His manners and appearance were fully in keeping with the beauty of his play. His supreme understanding of the game amazed players of all ages.
Queen’s Gambit is itself one of the oldest, most played, and respectable openings ever. It was played already by Gioachino Greko back in 1620. Netflix’s “Queen’s Gambit” miniseries boosted the interest of people in chess but had no effect on the popularity of the opening of the same name. As there was no need.
Many chess history experts keep arguing whom to consider the best chess player of all time, but we will try to stay away from it. The aim of this article is different. The idea is to familiarize the readers with the greatest chess players and their best games. That’s why I ranked the best chess […]
Grandmaster is not just the highest title in chess; it is also the dream of most chess players. But only the tiniest percentage of them eventually achieves it. How do they do that? Do they know any secrets? Are there any secrets at all? In this article, we will investigate what it takes to become […]
Having active, well-coordinated pieces is all a chess player can dream about. It is one of the most important principles that you have to keep in mind during the game. Always improve your pieces and look for the most active squares they can occupy. Treat your pieces well and they will help you deliver the […]
A good player is always lucky. This famous quote attributed to the third World Champion Jose Raul Capablanca means that one way or another, the stronger player will always find a way to escape and get a good result. We see it all the time in tournament practice or even casual play against experienced players. […]
Richard Reti was one of the top players in the world from 1910s to 1920s. Reti was a classical combinative player. His favorite opening was King’s Gambit. He beat many strong players including Jose Raul Capablanca and the future world champion Alexander Alekhine. Richard Reti was also a renowned endgame study composer. He set a […]