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Alois Wotawa (11 June 1896 – 12 April 1970) was an Austrian composer of chess problems and endgame studies.
Charles Michael Bent was an English composer of chess endgame studies.
Chess endgame literature refers to books and magazines about chess endgames.
Chess libraries are library collections of books and periodicals on the game of chess.
Dawid Przepiórka (22 December 1880, Warsaw – 1940) was a prominent Polish chess player of the early twentieth century.
Eg or EG may refer to.
An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of chess endgame positions.
Ernest Levonovich Pogosyants (June 5, 1935, Chuhuiv – August 16, 1990) was a Soviet-Armenian composer of chess problems and endgame studies.
The GBR code (or Guy–Blandford–Roycroft code) is a system of representing the position of chess pieces on a chessboard.
General Government chess championships (Schachmeisterschaft des Generalgouvernements) were Nazi tournaments held during World War II in occupied central Poland.
In chess, a grotesque is a problem or endgame study which features a particularly unlikely initial position, especially one in which White fights with a very small force against a much larger black army.
Harold van der Heijden is a Dutch composer of chess endgame studies. He was born in Veghel, The Netherlands, on 18 December 1960. By profession, after finishing his PhD in 2009, he is head of the Research and Development laboratory of a veterinary institute. His collection of endgame studies is probably the largest collection in the world (counting over 83,000 studies as of September 2014). This collection is helpful for judges in anticipation checking. He was consulted by judges of many tourneys and also organized and/or judged several endgame study tourneys himself. In 2001 he was awarded by the Permanent Commission of the FIDE for Chess Compositions (PCCC) the title of International Judge for Chess Composition for endgame studies and in 2012 the FM title for chess composition. He published well over 130 of his own studies. With his 101 studies participating in tourneys, he won 28 prizes, 31 honourable mentions and 17 commendations (as of September 2014). He was appointed by the Permanent Commission of the FIDE for Chess Compositions (PCCC) as Section Director of the FIDE Album for the endgame study section starting with the 1998-2000 Album until the 2007-2009 Album. He was editor (1989) and later chief editor (1993) of the magazine EBUR of the Dutch endgame circle ARVES. EBUR merged in 2007 with the famous international endgame study magazine EG founded by John Roycroft in 1965. He was also editor of this magazine since 1991 and took over chief editorship from John Roycroft with the merger of the magazines.
Jan Rusinek (born 2 December 1950) is a Polish mathematician and chess composer, particularly noted for his brilliant endgame studies.
Arthur John Roycroft (born 25 July 1929, London) is an English chess endgame study composer and author.
Kenneth Whyld (6 March 1926 – 11 July 2003) was a British chess author and researcher, best known as the co-author (with David Hooper) of The Oxford Companion to Chess, a single-volume chess reference work in English.
Ladislav Prokeš (7 June 1884 – 9 January 1966) was one of the most prolific composers of endgame studies in chess.
Note: Russian names may be written with other spellings.
Below is a list of chess periodicals.
Marian Wróbel (1 January 1907 – 25 April 1960) was a prominent Polish chess problemist of the mid-twentieth century.
Nikalai (Nikolay) Dmitrievich Grigoriev (Никола́й Дми́триевич Григо́рьев) was a Russian chess player and a composer of endgame studies.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to chess: Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard (a square-checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid).
Richard Kenneth Guy (born 30 September 1916) is a British mathematician, professor emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Calgary.
Rossolimo is a Greek last name.