During the next several years, Chess fundamentals by jose capablanca pdf had a strong series of tournament results. Capablanca finally won the title from Lasker in 1921. Capablanca was undefeated for eight years from 10 February 1916 to 21 March 1924, a period which included the world championship match with Lasker.
Following unsuccessful attempts to arrange a return match over many years, relations between them became bitter. Capablanca continued his excellent tournament results in this period but withdrew from serious chess in 1931. He made a comeback in 1934, with some good results, but also showed symptoms of high blood pressure. He died in 1942 of “a cerebral hemorrhage provoked by hypertension”. He could play tactical chess when necessary, and had good defensive technique. Capablanca preferred not to present detailed analysis but focused on critical moments in a game.