José Raúl Capablanca

#133296
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Mar 8, 1942 (53)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Mar 8, 1942 (53)

About

Cuban chess champion who is widely regarded as one of the greatest chess masters of all time.

Before Fame

He was considered to be the best player in all of Cuba by the age of 12.

Trivia

He was known for his exceptional endgame skill and speed of play and these attributes helped him become the World Chess Champion every year from 1921 to 1927.

Family Life

He could already beat his father in chess at the age of four.

Associated With

He is considered alongside Bobby Fischer to be one of the very greatest chess players of all time.

José Raúl Capablanca Popularity