Selection out of about 80 studies composed by

Lev Alekseyevich Kaiev (or Kayev)

(Russia, 20.2.1913 - 31.3.1942)


Strong chess player and Russian composer of the city of Penza of engineer profession that was named Master of the Sport in 1938,

the year in which he played the semifinals of Championship of Chess of the USSR.
He died in his young, during the WW2 war on the Smolensko front.
In G. Kasparyan's work, (2500 Finals) 27 studies are shown, and five of his studies were published in the FIDE Album.

 At ChesscompsersBlogspot some information about him or in Russian this website.

Or on this russian website as well.


In EG223 there is an extended article by Allain Pallier 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 (HHdbVI))

Studies selected by Mario Garcia.