Selection out of more than 200 studies composed by

Ilham Aliev

(Azerbaijan, 16.1.1967)

Ilham Aliev is a successful endgame composer.

One of his latest successes was 2nd special prize in the 2nd FIDE World Cup 2011.

He is International Judge of the FIDE for chess compositions in 2009.

Also more information about him in: Problem Forum 71.

His chess study books with the following content:

1) My chess creative work

Ilham Aliev «My chess creative work» CONTENTS
My studies

My study judges

My problems

My combinations.


2) İmmortal manouevre.

Ilham Aliev «Immortal manoeuvre» CONTENTS
Square, Reti manoeuvre or twofold blow?

Square magic

Theme of Square in studies

Great master King's brave march–Reti manoeuvre

Reti manoeuvre in pawn studies

Reti manoeuvre in non-pawn studies

Reti manoeuvre in studies to win

Twofold Reti

Reti manoeuvre in black's play

Reti manoeuvre in my creative work

Richard Reti–100 MT (Czech Republic) 2009 Study and game

Last word


(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) with over 85.000 studies collected)