The Chess Problem Hobby

The Chess Problem Hobby

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

Year: 1923

Publisher: Chess Amateur

Place: Stroud


64 pages with diagrams and appendix. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown wrappers with black lettering to spine and cover. [inscribed] "With all the author's compliments, C S Kipping, 1924" (Betts: 30-13) First edition.

A condensed introduction to the whole field of problems. Contents include: Notation. Definitions (the two-mover). Types of two-mover. General remarks on solving. Actual solving of the two-mover. Composing. Actual composing of two-movers. The three-mover. Appendix. sui-mate. Help-mate. Relfex-mate. Retractor.


Soiled, inner front hinge cracked, corners bumped, slightly cocked. A good to very good copy.

SOLD 2011