Selection of studies composed by

Marcin Banaszek

(Poland, 11.11.1947)

At ChesscomposerBlogspot you can read about him:

Marcin Banaszek, is now living in Germany, composes two-movers, more-movers and endgame studies.

He shows his studies and problems on his own excellent website where also more information about solving and problems can be found.
He also regularly updates the Chess Solving Database where solvers can find useful information.


At we can read about him:

He was born on the 11th of November 1947. FIDE Master (1997), National Master for chess composition (2013).

He made his debut in chess composition in 1966.

An author of 245 chess problems and studies.

He gained 123 distinctions: 30 prizes (13 first ones) and 37 honourable mentions. 8 of his compositions were published FIDE Albums (8 points).

Bronze team medalist of the World Chess Composition Tournament (1989-1992).

Three-time medalist of the Polish Championships in solving (silver in 1988 and 1989, bronze in 1986), a participant in the World Chess Solving Championships (198819892001).

He emigrated to Germany in 1990. Official webpage:


(Also 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) )