Selection of studies composed by

Erich E. Zepler

(Germany, 27.1.1898 - 13.5.1980 Great Britain)

He was a professional physicist and (as his friend Kraemer, Adolf 1898-1972 is) an important chess composer.
He was able to compose not only highly impressive orthodox chess problems, but also outstanding masterpieces in the field of chess studies.
More information about him here on Wikipedia.

Also you can read about him and his friend Kraemer on chessdiary of Tim Krabbé #89.

Please visit also the German website:


He is International Master of the FIDE for chess composition since 1973.

He is International Judge of the FIDE for chess compositions since 1957.


 In EG 209 Alain Pallier has written an extensive article about him.

(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) )


Studies selected and some corrected by Peter Krug.