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Capablanca
Compiled by Gregor Samsa Mendel
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Remarkable pawn formation
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

A primer on playing rook+pawn endings
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Another relentless squeeze
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

In which the knights display fancy footwork and hoof up a storm
Capablanca vs Yates, 1924 
(A48) King's Indian, 77 moves, 1-0

He makes it look so simple...
Capablanca vs Menchik, 1939 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 1-0

A nasty surprise at the end
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Another example of Capa's endgame mastery
Bogoljubov vs Capablanca, 1928 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Suddenly black is two pawns down...
Capablanca vs V Mikenas, 1939 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs E Reeve, 1919 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzovitch has his system applied against him
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs O Bernstein, 1914 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1-0

Some remarkable tactics on display here.
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Defense and attack are combined with computer-like precision
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1909 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Winning with opposite colored bishops
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 64 moves, 0-1

"White's last six moves were good"--Alekhine
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A92) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

Another instructive rook ending
V L Wahltuch vs Capablanca, 1922  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

A unique and interesting endgame
J Cukierman vs Capablanca, 1938 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 91 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs E Eliskases, 1936 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 54 moves, 1-0

E G Sergeant vs Capablanca, 1935 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Burn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Kan vs Capablanca, 1936 
(C25) Vienna, 56 moves, 0-1

When Capa lets you simplify, be afraid. Be very afraid.
Menchik vs Capablanca, 1931 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Kupchik, 1913 
(C49) Four Knights, 68 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1922  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Dus Chotimirsky vs Capablanca, 1925 
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs R T Black, 1916 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 63 moves, 1-0

Another effortless-looking win
Capablanca vs J Mieses, 1928 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

A defensive masterpiece
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

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