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Encyclopedia of Chess Problems - 4rd ed.

520 pages, hardback, Reprint, Informator-Verlag, 4. edition 2021, first edition 1997

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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.

More Information
Weight 970 g
Manufacturer Informator-Verlag
Width 17,4 cm
Height 24,5 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 2021
Author Milan VelimirovicKari Valtonen
Language Figurine
Edition 4
ISBN-13 978-86-7297-064-7
Year of First Edition 1997
Pages 520
Binding hardback

004 Foreword

005 Preface

007 Introduction

010 Introductory Notes

013 Themes and Terms

477 General Index

506 Index of Composers

512 Index of Names

516 "Pattern Themes": Quick Reference