Capablanca in the United Kingdom (1911-1920) (Fiala)

Capablanca in the United Kingdom (1911-1920)

by Vlastimil Fiala
ISBN: 978-1-927179-10-9

US $13.99

This book documents Capablanca's four visits to the UK during 1911 (twice), 1913 and 1919/1920 (including the Victory Chess congress in Hastings) in great detail, providing a huge amount of information gleaned from chess periodicals of the time. There are 123 games, most of which are annotated. Fiala's passionate attention to detail has produced a fascinating volume of chess history.

Vlastimil Fiala is a chess historian.

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About the book

This book was previously published under the same title by Moravian Chess, ISBN 978-80-7189-569-5. The original hardback has 379 pages. Full results of the Simultaneous Exhibitions that Capablanca gave during the period are given. There is an extensive Bibliography. In the e+Books edition, you can play through all the material on the live board. Navigate the Contents by chapter. Games are indexed by player (White or Black) and opening.