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Extremely rare photograph of this World Chess Champion. Born in Havana, Cuba. At the age of four he learned chess by watching his father's games, and within nine years had defeated the Cuban champion, Corzo. In 1921 he won the world championship, defeating Lasker without losing a game. This is a mounted photograph of him at delegation of great chess masters at the Hotel Nacional in Havana. He has signed it in mint blue ink "J.R. Capablanca Enero 18/1941." This was signed but one year before his death. Overall 8x10" and EX-MT.
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