This book will surely add 100 rating points if you are stuck somewhere around 1400-1500 which I was for long long time.... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mahesh Patil
Excellent & simple ! A masterpiece recommended to beginners and intermediate players. Also good gift for all chess players that are starting to play chess.Published 10 months ago by Frank J Pastrana
A handsome "ladies man," Capablanca had a cameo in the remarkable 1925 Russian silent comedy, "Chess Fever" (which is a must-see for players at any level). Read morePublished 16 months ago by Keith Halonen
I purchased this book for my 11 year old son who is taking lessons from a Russian chess grandmaster and U.S. Chess National Tournament Champion. Read morePublished on May 13, 2012 by Jen T.
great overview of analysis, but not enough depth.
Capablanca goes through how his mind works, which is pointed and logical, but doesn't give enough examples to be an... Read more
There is plenty of good chess in the book. Capablanca is not as inspiring as Lasker or Nimzowitch, but the book is very instructive and gives a good taste of the thoughts of one of... Read morePublished on January 5, 2007 by Arch
This is a good book. There is an overemphasis on the endgame. One cannot reach the endgame with the type of positions that this book would expect you to know if you cannot survive... Read morePublished on October 4, 2004 by Jim Masoner