Ultimate Themes
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Ultimate Themes

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Author: Dawson, Thomas Rayner (1889-1951)

Year: 1938

Publisher: T R Dawson

Place: Thorton Heath

Description:

30 pages with diagrams and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7") bound in original publisher's green wrappers with black lettering and pictorial to cover. C M Fox Fair Series price list laid in. C M Fox Fairy Series number 4 with C M Fox's Fairy Series index laid in. (Betts: 39-17). First edition.

Various task problems by various composers with solutions and commentary, grouped in four main sections: Direct play of single men: its cumulation. Two or more men combined (Batteries, inverted batteries, pins and unpins, self-block and interference, injurious interpostion). - Some long range tasks (Retro-analysis, maximumers, synthetic games, help-mate, consecutive check sequences). - Constructionals (Minimum moves, Maximum moves, maximum captures, maximum checks, maximum mates, maximum keys and variations). Includes an introduction discussing task problems with an index of composers.

Condition:

Some light edge wear else a very good copy.