Capablanca

(redirected from Jose Raul Capablanca)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Capablanca

(Spanish kapaˈβlaŋka)
n
(Biography) José Raúl (xoˈse raˈul), called Capa or the Chess Machine 1888–1942, Cuban chess player; world champion 1921–27
References in periodicals archive ?
Indeed, 2016 is a banner year for So, an avid social-media citizen who now spends more time reading books of chess greats like Garry Kasparov and Jose Raul Capablanca when preparing for tournaments.
La censura del film PM y el cierre de Lunes de Revolucion, la polemica con El Caiman Barbudo, la defensa de Heberto Padilla, Reinaldo Arenas y tantos otros escritores cubanos reprimidos durante los anos setenta y ochenta, sus homenajes a Jose Marti, Lino Novas Calvo, Lydia Cabrera, Calvert Casey, Enrique Labrador Ruiz, Jose Lezama Lima, Virgilio Pinera, Jose Raul Capablanca o Nestor Almendros, a quien dedicaba el libro, la vindicacion del exilio o su exhaustivo inventario de los abusos y desmanes del castrismo tenian la fuerza de una verdad politica.
After decades spent playing simultaneous chess, an 87-year-old Hungarian pensioner clinched a world record Sunday, by finally overtaking a total set by 1920s Cuban grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca.