Selection of studies composed by

William Timbrell Pierce

(England, 30.3.1839 - 5.1922)

Timbrell Pierce (he used to use his second name) was a Problem composer and did do a lot of analysing together with his brother James.

This (reprint) book they published in 1873.

An extensive article about the two brothers can be read here at

He is also famous because of an aggressive variation in the Vienna opening which bares his name.


(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) ).