José Capablanca vs. Gunnar Friedemann

José Capablanca vs. Gunnar Friedemann, Cuernavaca, 1933.

Mate in 3. White to move.

Roll over to see the solution: 1. Nxg7+ Ke7 2. Nhf5+ Rxf5 3. Qe6#

FEN: r2qkbQ1/pb1n2p1/2p2r2/5N1p/P2P3N/4P3/1P3PPP/2R2RK1 w q - 0 1

About the players

José CapablancaJosé Capablanca (1888-1942) was a Cuban chess player and World Chess Champion from 1921 to 1927. He was a chess prodigy, very fast and with excellent endgame play. He also invented a chess variant, Capablanca chess.

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