The World's Championship Chess Match Played at Havana Between Jose Raul Capablanca and Dr. Emanuel Lasker.; With an Introduction, the Scores of All the Games Annotated by the Champion, Together with Statistical Matter and the Biographies of the Two Masters.

Privately Printed, 1921.

Illustrated with 2 portraits of the players and various diagrams of play. 39 pages. Slim 8vo, gilt-lettered burgundy cloth with green patterned endpapers. N.P.: Privately printed in 1921 in a limited edition of 600 copies. A fine copy of this uncommon book.

Capablanca famously defeated Lasker in the 1921 World Championship in Havana, which took place during his eight-year undefeated streak. Whoever got 8 points first would win and draws did not count. After the fourteenth match, Lasker trailed 4-0 and gave up. This book was published in the same year in a limited edition of 600 copies, priced $6.00 each.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Edition: Limited
Language: English

Price: $250.00

Item #313750

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