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Miniature chess problems from many countries

Colin Russ

Miniature chess problems from many countries

400 compositions with solutions and comments

by Colin Russ

  • 99 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess problems.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementColin Russ.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1451
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,262p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14885616M
    ISBN 100047940247
    OCLC/WorldCa14243741

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    12, people have rated Chess House out of 5 stars. So far we've helped , people find the ideal chess set.   Chess books often describe long sequences of moves, often 8 or more, followed by more variations. I can follow "Logical Chess Move by Move", but most other books lose me. In one book I was considering buying, the author has a move (ply) sequence without a .

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Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries: Compositions With Solutions and Comments [Colin Russ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Great chess book/5(6). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries: Compositions With Solutions and Comments at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Chess Miniature is a nebulous term that has no specific meaning.

Even into the 20th century, the term usually referred to two or three move chess problems. Different authors over time have used the term to describe shorter-than-usual games, but how short has always been at the authors' discretion.

book, “Morphy’s Games of Chess”, nor anywhere else in the 19th century. Moffatt’s book, Memorable Chess Games, Brilliants and Miniatures, with Notes, Queries and Answers was the first publication to use the word miniature (). He didn’t specify how many moves constituted a miniature, preferring to use brilliancies for his games.

The chess enthusiast will find in these problems simplicity, beauty, and in many cases difficulty. None of the problems commence with either check, capture, or pawn promotion. English, Continental and American composers are all represented, and I have endeavoured to give the best problems of the kind I could gather together from a col.

On page of Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries (London, /) Colin Russ called it ‘a truly extraordinary miniature’. Philip Hamilton. This composition has been widely published, e.g. on page of Miniature Chess Problems From Many Countries by Colin Russ (London, ).

Russ gave it with a correct citation, ‘P. Benko, Chess Life, ’. The 2 volume set below is a matching pair of a rare edition, mentioned specifically in the Oxford Companion as “authoritative”. Card covers are reinforced by red book-binder’s tape on spine, keeping titles visible and covers intact.

When viewing this book, the newly inserted missing page scans appear larger than the rest of the scans in the book, but the entire book is now complete for interested viewers.

In any case, the more compelling aspect of this rare book is in the person of its author, a former slave who was possibly the first African-American chess s: 2. Many months later, we are proud to present “The Definitive Book, Encyclopedia of Chess Problems: Themes and Terms”, written by Velimirovic and his colleague, GM solver and World Solving champion, Kari Valtonen from Finland.

Inside, there are 1, selected problems and all the answers to any question that one might ask about chess. A miniature is a short game of chess. Depending on the forums you ask in or the blogs you look at, the length of the miniature is always a problem. Is. The above two lists are by no means comprehensive.

There are many, many games that I am considering for this list. They are NOT just the games from Chernev's book. ("The Best, Short Games of Chess.") I have many other sources, but I must admit that this book is up and away the biggest source of games for this list thus far in my hunt.

The most complete collection of chess problems ever published, including 5, instructional situations, presented by the world's leading chess teacherChess analyzes more than 5, unique instructional situations, many taken from real matches, including problems for checkmate in one move, 3, mates in two moves, mates in three moves, miniature /5().

The most complete collection of chess problems ever published, including 5, instructional situations, presented by the world's leading chess teacher Chess analyzes more than 5, unique instructional situations, many taken from real matches, including problems for checkmate in one move, 3, mates in two moves, mates in three moves, miniature.

Colin Russ is a chess expert and edits a chess problem column in the Chess magazine. He wrote the anthology "Miniature chess problems from Many Lands" in and it was republished several times, for instance in under the title "Miniature chess problems from Many Countries".

The problem below was selected in the FIDE Album Books by Polgár. Polgár has written many books on chess. By far the most famous of these is Chess: Problems, Combinations, and Games, which "includes 5, different instructional situations--many taken from real matches--including problems for checkmate in one move, 3, mates in two moves, mates in three moves, miniature games, simple.

Chess Story or the Royal Game is Stephan Zweig's autobiographical short story detailing how he used chess as a way to escape boredom while imprisoned by the Nazis. A mere 84 pages in length, Chess Story is the last book Zweig wrote before he and his wife committed suicide.

In its pages, he details his relationship with the royal game of chess/5(K). Like David, I am a long-term chess player and USCF member, but my compositional efforts have come more recently, although I have always enjoyed solving problems of all types.

I've published about problems all over the world, from Japan to England, Germany, Finland, Argentina, Russia, and a host of other countries, including the United States.

Chess Book Encyclopedia of Chess Problems by Milan Velimirovic & Kari Valtonen “Every fan of chess composition can find in this book some thing of interest.” Chess Book Russian Silhouettes by Genna Sosonko “Genna Sosonko observes the golden age Soviet chess from a privileged dual perspective.

8 baird: chess problems last in the two-mover section were originally printed at the end of the solutions section. All problems have been computer tested, using Matthieu Leschemelle’s Problemiste v.except for the last two problems which were checked with Popeye.

Only four unsound problems were found:, and File Size: KB.Catalog Code: BER Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in and which came second in,andhas collected studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just a bishop and knight in the finale, yet manages to win or draw.School of Chess Excellence series by Mark Dvoretsky (GM Rafael Leitão) Secrets of Chess Tactics by Mark Dvoretsky (WGM Jennifer Shahade) From the feedback from my respondents, there are two aspects that make these books great.

First, the authors carefully selected appropriate material to challenge their readers. The second is the ability to Author: Bryan Castro.