Friday, May 18, 2012

May 18th

Carl Eckhardt (18-05-1894 - 12-1954) German composer

Since we do not have much information about Carl Eckhardt, let his problems evoke him.
First, a logical moremover:

Eckhardt, Carl
Die Schwalbe, Aug 1951


#5 7 + 6

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Secondly, a selfmate with interesting pin play:



Eckhardt, Carl
Neue Leipziger Zeitung, 1929
1st Prize


s#2 13 + 10

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Thirdly, a tricky helpmate :

Eckhardt, Carl
Die Schwalbe, 1928
1st Prize


h#4 4 + 2

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Colin V. Vaughan (18-05-1917 - 06-07-2001) British composer and Honorary Master


[Source: The Problemist, 1965
Scanned by M.McDowell]



Colin Vaughan composed twomovers, helpmates and constructional problems and was an International Judge. For Colin Vaughan, a chess problem had to be a puzzle. Try to solve this one:

Vaughan, Colin V.
TT, U.S. Problem Bulletin, 1981
1st Prize


#2 12 + 10

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Vaughan, Colin V.
British Chess Federation, 1952
1st HM


#2 9 + 9

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Emil Klemanič (18-05-1967) Slovak composer and International Master


Emil Klemanič composes direct mates and helpmates as well as fairy direct mates. He obtained the title of FIDE Master in Solving in 2002 and in composing in 2004. He is one of the prominent Slovak problemists: he was the most selected composer in the book "Selected chess compositions by Slovak authors 1993-1998".

The following problem was selected in the FIDE Album:

Klemanič, Emil
Probleemblad, 1987
6th HM

#2  8 + 11


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Klemanič, Emil & Packa, Ladislav
Memorial Wertheim, 1994
1st Prize

h#2b) bKa3
c) bKf4
 
9 + 15

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2 comments:

  1. 18.5.1967 Emil Klemanič, Slovakia

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  2. Emil Klemanič has been added.
    On the Alphabetical list http://www.franziska-iseli.ch/cgi/twiki/bin/view/PCCC/ComposersNamesInVariousAlphabetsK Emil's birthday is noted as 18.06.1967.

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