Corzo, J. – Capablanca, J.R. 1901 (2)

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Capablanca, José    2348 (57) 7/13 
Corzo, Juan    2351 (52) 6/13 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Havana
Start date: 17 Nov. 1901
End date: 18 Dec. 1901
Feenstra Kuiper, Alberti and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi give +4-2=4 for Capablanca; Golombek gives 7-5 for Capablanca; Di Felice, Hooper and Whyld, and Winter give +4-3=6 for Capablanca; Sarah's Chess Journal has an excerpt from Lasker's Chess Magazine of 1905, giving +4-0=6 for Capablanca. Feenstra Kuiper gives date as 1900; La Grande Storia degli Scacchi gives 1902; Hooper and Whyld give 'autumn of 1901'; Di Felice and Winter give 17 Nov.-18 Dec. 1901. According to Winter, Corzo claimed that these were offhand games, whereas Capablanca claimed more significance to the match.
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 10
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 31
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 58
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 55
   Hooper and Brandreth, Unknown Capablanca, page 116, 124
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 139
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 192
   Alberti, Marco A.  [José Raul Grauopera Capablanca]
   Sarah.  [Lasker's Chess Magazine]
   Sericano, C.  [I matches 1900/14]
   Winter, Edward.  [Immortal but Unknown]

Match information updated: 5 Sept. 2020