Minature Chess Problems from Many Countries: 400 Compositions with solutions and Comments
Minature Chess Problems from Many Countries: 400 Compositions with solutions and Comments
Minature Chess Problems from Many Countries: 400 Compositions with solutions and Comments
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Author: Russ, Colin Albert Harry (1930- ) inscribed from the library of Edgar Holladay

Year: 1987

Publisher: A & C Black

Place: London

Description:

x+262 pages with diagrams, bibliography and indices. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Inscribed by the author to problemist Edgar Holladay. (Lusis: 2524.2) Revised edition.

This is a mind-stretching collection for the chess player and the problem enthusiast. Beginning with a composition consisting of seven or few chess men on the board, you have to reach checkmate in a set number of moves. Each of the 400 diagrams is a accompanied by solutions and comments. Explanations of notation, terms and strategies guide the reader to an appreciation of a unique and enriching form of self-entertainment. Colin Russ has assembled problems from all over the world, including some dating back to the Middle Ages and on from Pope Paul John.

Condition:

Corners bumped, edge wear, a very good association copy.