Books about Capablanca and Alekhine

Edward Winter

Below are lists, as comprehensive as possible, of books about (not by) José Raúl Capablanca and Alexander Alekhine:


Diagram: Silbert v Capablanca, Paris, 1914


These lists exclude not only works by Capablanca and Alekhine but also match and tournament books involving them, as well as fiction (e.g. the novels by Kotov and Yaffe concerning Alekhine). Another intentional omission is Alekhine’s Block, which is not specifically about him. The lists of books in our collection (presented in C.N. 4416) have been supplemented here by titles subsequently mentioned to us by Luca D’Ambrosio (Bolzano, Italy), Miquel Artigas (Sabadell, Spain), Javier Asturiano Molina (Murcia, Spain), Michael Negele (Wuppertal, Germany), Hassan Roger Sadeghi (Lausanne, Switzerland), Leonard Skinner (Cowbridge, Wales), Olaf Wolna (Hamburg, Germany) and Yakov Zusmanovich (Pleasanton, CA, USA). Books not in our collection are marked with an asterisk.

For additional information about the output of M.A. Sánchez on Capablanca, see C.N. 11677.

Latest update: 22 January 2020.

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