Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 1,750
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
SIGNED DURING THE 3RD MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT CAPABLANCA, JOSÉ RAÚL. Photograph postcard dated and Signed, "J.R. Capablanca," in purple ink, bust portrait by Boris Kudoyarov, showing him smiling and wearing a hat. Signed in the image, lower center. 5 1/2x3 3/4 inches; few scattered creases, minor silvering in dark areas, faint scattered soiling, correspondence side blank. Moscow, 5 June 1936

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At the end of the third Moscow International Chess Tournament on June 8, 1936, Capablanca became the tournament champion, having defeated Mikhail Botvinnik by one point.