José Raúl Capablanca

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José Raúl Capablanca
José Raúl Capablanca 1931.jpg
Capablanca in 1931
Full nameJosé Raúl Capablanca y Graupera
Born19 November 1888(1888-11-19)
Havana, Captaincy General o Cuba, Spainyie Empire
Died8 Mairch 1942(1942-03-08) (aged 53)
New York Ceety, New York, Unitit States
Warld Champion1921–27

José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera (19 November 1888 – 8 Mairch 1942) wis a Cuban chess player who wis warld chess champion frae 1921 tae 1927. Considered ane o the greatest players o aw time, he wis renained for his exceptional endgemme skill an speed o play.