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Cuban Grandmaster José Raúl Capablanca (1888-1942) was the World Champion of chess from 1921 to 1927. He was known for his immaculate endgame play. At times he was nearly impossible to defeat; between 1916 and 1924, he lost one game.

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Has any other Grandmaster gone as long undefeated as Capablanca?

Between 1916 and 1924, future World Champion J.R. Capablanca (as of 1921) experienced a period of eight years without a single (tournament) defeat. He was then regarded as one of the world's best ...
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Why did Black resign this game?

This is a game between Jose Raul Capablanca and Viacheslav Ragozin, Moscow 1935: [FEN ""] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.a3 Bxc3+ 5.bxc3 d6 6.Qc2 O-O 7.e4 e5 8.Bd3 c5 9.Ne2 Nc6 10.d5 Ne7? 11.f3 Nd7 12....