José Raúl Capablanca

José Raúl Capablanca (19 November 1888 – 8 March 1942) “was a Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927. One of the greatest players of all time, he was renowned for his exceptional endgame skill and speed of play. Due to his achievements in the chess world, mastery over the board and his relatively simple style of play he was nicknamed the ‘Human Chess Machine'” (source: Wikipedia). Know for his elegant endgame theory and play, he is Aaron’s favourite player and one of the main inspirations for this project. Find more of his games, downloadable as PGN files at

Playing Black Vs. David Janowski (Rice Memorial (1916))

each central make-up or limb

instant mimes centre among negative
estimated hour busts beside circuit

Where is stranded blessing?
What is feathery hour?

each punctuation blesses viewpoint or
personable container and globally can

small fortune-teller that rare wingspan
butts and butts each simplification

that punctuation belligerently busts or
erectly buffs

Playing Black Vs. Emanuel Lasker (Lasker-Capablanca World Championship Match (1921))

an estimate, any hunched noise
forgets path beside person, violin
forks fate and dark curiousity

mime mimes opposition and database
or greasily employs central horizon

every scattered isolation or huddle

the globe, rotation ironically dreams
plagued system or fortunate opposition

some wink around and beyond
opposite horizon contains that force

isolated device and pastoral mimic
robustly suspends any robust conspiracy
behind simplification, delivers any violin

Playing White Vs. Frank James Marshall (New York (1918) )

some finger or kitten (kitten) or
tasty product receptively spoons path

licked apology or mechanical reproduction
exits erratic passageway or desert

that individual unequally bases below
and beyond some quick injury

interlocked cycle or the ocean

Playing White Vs. Savielly Tartakower (New York (1924))

this sealed sand flavours
and acts logical radar, cube
operates powdered necessity above temptation

flowery textbook, base and
something voicelessly grinds screeching stage

some flowers cocoons seperation
and temptation tempered basket or
any desert calmly cripples oyster

a empire this seasoned stonework

some mirror and bog
chases mirror and signal

festive cast

Playing White Vs. Harold Meyer Phillips (Rice CC Summer Tournament (1913))

blurred finger upon stripped plaster
mechanizes any instant, productive necessity
moves slimy injury, open man

hard injury and cure
humanly likes circlet or lifestyle

movement expensively and naughtily bases
and roughly reproduces

Playing White Vs. Allies (Lodz consultation (1913))

blurred finger adds this noise
mechanizes tasty instant and
cellular dormouse, apologetic interest

slimy machine copies each applause
isolates broken spoon and
memorized basket, broken circlet

lyrical circlet, digested base, the
circlet, a scrawny highrise, basket
solicits angular pyramid and angle

scrawny carnation behind decomposition
purposely repurposes wooden grain and
conquers toward harmonious

Playing White Vs. Rudolf Johannes Loman (London (1913))

each finger, added kitten (kitten)
mechanically or instantaneously produces or
casts lock or scrawny curve

imaginative human? a sphere!

that base to and onto
broken fibre grinds any decomposition

fibre pieces or ruins screech