Orthodox chess problems (John)

Some of the material on this page was produced on a machine which did not have a PDF capability, and the copies presented here were scanned from the print masters. Our thanks to Mike Shaw and The Cabinet Office (www.thecabinetoffice.co.uk) for the scanning, and to Ian Watson (ian.watson@thecabinetoffice.co.uk) for arranging for it to be done.

Chris Ravilious 1938-2016 (February 2016)
Adam Sobey 1925-2015 (July 2015, footnote added April 2016)
Paul Valois 1946-2014 (May 2014)
Tony Lewis 1933-2012 (November 2012)
diagrammes 1973-2013 (April 2013)

John Brown / The forgotten chess composer? (book review, 1 October 2011)

Some problems by Auguste d'Orville (second edition, 2005, scanned) and a supplementary note (March 2016)
Some problems by D. G. McIntyre (1991/1994, revised 2011)
A tribute to G. W. Chandler (1997)

In praise of old problems (1994/1998, revised 2011)

An outline of the theory of chess problems with A selection of illustrative problems (translated from "České úlohy šachové" by Josef Pospíšil, 1887, scanned)

51 Flights of Chess Fancy (chapters 3/5)

Reminiscences of a puzzle enthusiast

Each item is in PDF form and opens in a new window.

An item "The BCPS Library", posted here on 15 October 2011, has been superseded by the warm and generous remarks made on page 223 of the November 2011 issue of The Problemist, and has been taken down.