Encyclopedia of Chess Problems - 3rd ed.
520 pages, hardback, Reprint, Informator-Verlag, 3. edition 2018, first edition 1997
The only complete Encyclopaedia of Chess Problems ever written is available once again as a polished reprint of the original edition.
The life work of GMs Milan Velimirovic and Kari Valtonen is a must for any chess lover and enthusiast!
The Definitive Book, Encyclopedia of Chess Problems: Themes and Terms, written by GM of chess composition and GM solver Milan Velimirovic and his colleague, GM solver and 1984 World Solving champion, Kari Valtonen from Finland.
Inside, there are 1726 selected problems and all the answers to any question that one might ask about chess problems. It can be read in different ways, like the classical Larousse encyclopedia about themes and terms or as a great collection of problems.
“This comprehensive encyclopedia is special in our field of chess composition and will be enjoyed by chess players as well. It is a must in the library of all lovers of chess problems and studies" - Uri Avner, GM of Chess Composition, Honorary President of the WFCC.
010 Introductory Notes
013 Themes and Terms
477 General Index
506 Index of Composers
512 Index of Names
516 "Pattern Themes": Quick Reference