Selection out of 145 studies composed by

Lazar Borisovich Zalkind (Ukraine, 1886-1945)

Outstanding Ukrainian composer, born in Kharkov.

He was a tireless promoter of chess composition, especially as editor of problems and studies in the Moscow publication "Shajmatni vestnik";

And later, as president of the great national federative organization that grouped the composers of these specialties,

promoted the appearance of the famous magazine "Zadachi i eitiudi" (Problems and Studies).


From 1909 Zalkind also dedicated himself to the composition of Studies and many of his works

- whose subjects sometimes come from his problematic experience - were often awarded and distinguished in contests.

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Some more information about him on Wikipedia.

(All his studies, more exact dates, possible corrections or cooks and exact details about sources can be found in the

Harold van der Heijden database V (31-12-2015) ).