Ehn/Kastner: Chess Compositions

Ehn/Kastner: Chess Compositions

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Autor: Ehn, Michael; Kastner, Hugo
Verlag: Humboldt
Erscheinungsjahr: 2013
Sprache: German
Buchumschlag: book
Seiten: 464

The best problems and composers in chess history. With over 500 puzzles and solutions.

Chess is the queen of games! This is particularly evident in the large area of Chess compositions , artistic chess: Whether it is knight's wheel, queen's cross, fairytale chess or self-mate, there are no limits to chess. This book is a collection of refined aesthetic works of art that have fascinated and inspired people throughout the more than thousand-year history of chess. Classical problems, astonishing studies, self-mates and amazing curiosities are challenges for solving chess problems. This branch of the royal game is a good opportunity for sustainable brain training and opens up new perspectives for deepening and improving the game. A standard work on the history of ideas of the most beautiful Chess compositions !

The sociologist and chess historian Michael Ehn owns one of the largest collections of chess literature and memorabilia. He is the author of several specialist books on the subject and writes regularly for specialist magazines and the daily press. Hugo Kastner has been teaching at a Viennese high school for almost forty years and is a school chess coach. Hugo Kastner is extremely successful as the author of numerous books on gaming topics, including "The Chess Collection" and, together with Michael Ehn, "Everything about Chess", as well as a journalistic columnist.

464 pages, paperback, 1st edition 2013