Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927 (1888-1942). Photograph postcard dated and signed, „J.R. Capablanca". Moscow. 5 1/2x3 3/4 inches; few scattered creases, minor silvering in dark areas, faint scattered soiling, correspondence side blank.
$ 4,965 / 4.500 €
Bust portrait by Boris Kudoyarov, showing Capablanca smiling and wearing a hat. Signed in the image in purple ink, lower center. - A chess prodigy, he is considered by many as one of the greatest players of all time, widely renowned for his exceptional endgame skill and speed of play.