Our Folder Volume 10

Our Folder Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...hundred and twelve two-move problems whkh have appeared in the Good Companion monthly folders since its first publication and doubtless inspired the title that completely misleads one as to the tiue contents of a book presenting the finest treatise on two-move problems extant. "The book contains a problemist's vocabulary, explaining the meaning of various problem terms. The different notations are elucidated. The various types of problems and the evolution of their themes are expounded--a subject little understood and which constituted the major part of the four hundred pages in this work. The problem collection forms by itself a most interesting feature to the problem lover, but as the most noted and prolific problem composers of modern time fiom all parts cf the world have been contributors to the Good Companion, the delicate evolution of themes has been wrought through these works; this collection has therefoie been utilized as well for illustrative purposes, making it doubly interesting. Thus the student of composition has the complete subject before him. The authors modestly disclaim such a virtue in the book because limited to the Good Companion Problems. They overlook the above facts as well as the premier place which this magnificent monthly folder has enjoyed since its inception in 1913. "To the Club's aid has leaped the best problem talent in this country, all sharing in the labor of love--hard work--without reward except the goodwill promoted by the bond of fellowship working its magie circle of the globe. "Chess lovers probably have regarded Our FoUer, the monthly magazine of the Club, as a commercial venture. This is far from the true object. To those lovers of chess, particularly of the problem art who share...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692374X
  • 9781236923745