International Judges of Chess Compositions

2017-07-29T08:34:53+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Ladislav Prokeš, Gerald Frank Anderson, Vasily Smyslov, Genrikh Kasparyan, Comins Mansfield, Mikhail Botvinnik, Paul Keres, Yuri Averbakh, Vitaly Chekhover, Erich Zepler, Nenad Petrović (chess composer), David Bronstein, Marian Wróbel, Vitaly Halberstadt, Andrey Selivanov (chess player), André Chéron, John Roycroft, Iuri Akobia, Kari Valtonen, Harold van der Heijden, Franz Pachl, Roland Baier flashcards International Judges of Chess Compositions
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  • Ladislav Prokeš
    Ladislav Prokeš (7 June 1884 – 9 January 1966) was one of the most prolific composers of endgame studies in chess.
  • Gerald Frank Anderson
    Lieutenant Gerald Frank Anderson OBE, DFC was a South African born flying ace.
  • Vasily Smyslov
    Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian: Васи́лий Васи́льевич Смысло́в; 24 March 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster, and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958.
  • Genrikh Kasparyan
    Genrikh Kasparyan (Armenian: Հենրիկ Գասպարյան; 27 February 1910 in Tbilisi – 27 December 1995 in Yerevan) is considered to have been one of the greatest composers of chess endgame studies.
  • Comins Mansfield
    Comins Mansfield (14 June 1896 – 27 March 1984) was a chess problem composer.
  • Mikhail Botvinnik
    Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik (Russian: Михаи́л Моисе́евич Ботви́нник, pronounced [mʲɪxɐˈil məɪˈsʲejɪvʲɪtɕ bɐˈtvʲinʲnʲɪk]; August 17 [O.S. August 4] 1911 – May 5, 1995) was a Soviet and Russian International Grandmaster and World Chess Champion for most of 1948 to 1963.
  • Paul Keres
    Paul Keres ([ˈpɑu̯l ˈkeres]; January 7, 1916 – June 5, 1975) was an Estonian chess grandmaster and chess writer.
  • Yuri Averbakh
    Yuri Lvovich Averbakh (Russian: Ю́рий Льво́вич Аверба́х; born February 8, 1922) is a Soviet and Russian chess player and author.
  • Vitaly Chekhover
    Vitaly Alexandrovich Chekhover (also spelled Tschechower or Czechower, pronounced "chekh a VYAIR") (Russian: Вита́лий Алекса́ндрович Чехове́р) (December 22, 1908 – February 11, 1965) was a Soviet chess player and chess composer.
  • Erich Zepler
    Erich Ernest Zepler (27 January 1898 - 13 May 1980), later known as Eric, was a German-born electronics expert and chess problem composer.
  • Nenad Petrović (chess composer)
    Nenad Petrović, (September 7, 1907 in Zagreb, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia) – November 9, 1989 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia) was a Croatian chess problemist.
  • David Bronstein
    David Ionovich Bronstein (Russian: Дави́д Ио́нович Бронште́йн; February 19, 1924 – December 5, 2006) was a Soviet chess grandmaster, who narrowly missed becoming World Chess Champion in 1951.
  • Marian Wróbel
    Marian Wróbel (1 January 1907 – 25 April 1960) was a prominent Polish chess problemist of the mid-twentieth century.
  • Vitaly Halberstadt
    Vitaly Halberstadt (20 March 1903, Odessa – 25 October 1967, Paris) was a French chess player, problemist and, above all, a noted endgame study composer.
  • Andrey Selivanov (chess player)
    Andrey Selivanov (Russian: Андрей Владимирович Селиванов; born July 9, 1967) is a Soviet and Russian politician and chess problemist.
  • André Chéron
    André Chéron (September 25, 1895 – September 12, 1980) was a French chess player, endgame theorist, and a composer of endgame studies.
  • John Roycroft
    Arthur John Roycroft (born 25 July 1929, London) is an English chess endgame study composer and author.
  • Iuri Akobia
    Iuri Akobia (Georgian იური აკობია, 20 May 1937, Anaklia - 5 November 2014) was a Georgian composer of chess endgame studies and chess problems.
  • Kari Valtonen
    Kari Valtonen (born April 26, 1954) is a Finnish chess problemist.
  • Harold van der Heijden
    Harold van der Heijden is a Dutch composer of chess endgame studies.
  • Franz Pachl
    Franz Pachl (born January 8, 1951 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein) is a Germany grandmaster of the FIDE for chess compositions.
  • Roland Baier
    Roland Baier (born August 11, 1954) is a Swiss chess problemist.