Greatest Chess Minds: Capablanca - Part 6

Feb 27, 2013
24 min
At the crucial stage in his career, Capablanca and his predecessor weren't getting along that well, but their chess games were a cooperative creation of beauty! Here we see a classic battle between these two legends, in the typical fashion of the era. A Queen's Gambit Decline in which black does not make the necessary early equalizing breakthroughs (e5 and c5) and finds himself dominated by the young Cuban!