Photographs of Capablanca

Edward Winter


Many photographs of José Raúl Capablanca which were published in Soviet chess magazines of the 1920s and 30s are currently available to us only in photostat form. Any better copies which readers are able to submit will gratefully be added here.

capablanca

Source: Shakhmatnyy listok, November 1925, page 334



capablanca

Source: front cover, 4/1930 issue of 64



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 14 May 1936



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 16 May 1936



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 16 May 1936



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 17 May 1936



capablanca

Source: 64, 20 May 1936



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 22 May 1936



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 22 May 1936



capablanca

Source: 64, 30 May 1936



capablanca

Source: Shakhmaty v SSSR, June 1936, page 175



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 9 June 1936



capablanca

Source: Moscow tournament bulletin, 64, 13 June 1936 and 64, 16 June 1936, page 1

In C.N. 7301 Philippe Pierlot (Le Perchay, France) provided a good-quality copy (source not yet identified):

moscow 1936



capablanca

Source: Nottingham tournament bulletin, 64, 24 August 1936

A fine copy of this photograph appeared in the plate section of a modern edition of the Moscow, 1936 tournament book (Moscow, 2004).



capablanca

Source: 64, 10 September 1936, page 2



Latest update: 4 October 2011.


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