The Chessmen Speak
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The Chessmen Speak

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Author: Kipping, Cyril Henry Stanley (1891-1964)

Year: 1932

Publisher: Chess Amateur

Place: Stroud

Description:

[4]+7-180 pages with frontispiece portrait and diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Christmas salutations tipped in. Edited by George Hume. Whites Christmas series number 40. (Betts: 38-5) First edition.

Contains 147 of Kipping's Problems (3 movers) with solutions. Hume contributes and introduction and notes on the solutions.

Cyril Kipping was an International Judge. He composed more than 7,000 problems, most of which were three movers (he sometimes used the pseudonyms C. Stanley, S. Henry and S. Mere). He collaborated with the most important magazines of the 20th century: Chess Amateur, Chess, The Problemist (whose editor he was during 32 years) and also wrote many books: 300 Chess Problems (1916), Selected Gems (1922) and The Chessmen Speak in the White Christmas series (1932), which included 147 three movers and can be read and downloaded from here.

Condition:

Corners bumped and lightly rubbed. A very good copy issued without jacket.