The Properties of Castling
The Properties of Castling
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Author: White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951)

Year: 1928

Publisher: The Chess Amateur

Place: Stroud

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129 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Edited by George Hume. A C White's Christmas series volume XXXV with Christmas greeting tipped in.. (Betts: 31-14). First edition.

A study of the castling move as used in problem construction. Contains 101 discussed examples by various composers, in three main sections: Castling elements of attack and defense; Castling elements of square vacating or obstruction; Castling elements without special objective. Each of these groups is further sub-divided. Includes an index of composers.

Condition:

Corners bumped, previous owner's name on front end paper slightly stained, a very good without jacket as issued.