5 Capablanca Positions That You Must Know : middle game positions chosen for their instructive content.

Knowing the classics is a basic part of every chess player’s general culture. In times where modern chess games, engine analysis, and engine spectacular matches occupy 98% of the attention, it is refreshing to look back in time and admire the greatness of the pioneers of our game. There are plenty of books written on the games by the classics such as Alekhine, Capablanca, Steinitz, etc.

However, there is a large number of players of young age who exclusively focus on opening theory and tactical skills, which, by the way, is enough to be a strong competitor.​​​​​​​

In this article, we have selected 5 positions that appeared in the games of the Cuban former World Champion that everyone must know and recognize anywhere, anytime. Our readers with experience will recognize them surely, while those who are new – well, sit back and enjoy.

The following diagrams are middle game positions chosen for their instructive content. We recommend that you look at each position first and think for a while on what you would play and then compare your moves with the ex-world champion’s choice.

Click here to learn 5  Must Know Capablanca Positions




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