Selection out of more than 200 (co)studies composed by

Boris Andreyevitch Sakharov (Russia, 28.3.1914-12.4.1973).

Excellent Russian composer from Petrograd, who resided in Moscow, and was an eminent scientist in metallurgical chemistry specializing in steel and rare metals. In spite of his laboratory, factory and teaching tasks, Professor Sajarov also developed an intense work in the field of chess composition: he was an international referee since 1956; Vice-president of the Permanent Commission of the FIDE (1965-72) and during the same period presidio the respective Commission of his country, where by his chess merits was named Sports Master of the USSR in 1968. As a composer he began his activity in 1935, many in collaboration with Anatoli Kuznetsov. His participation in contests has been very successful In addition, 22 of his studies have been published in diverse FIDE Albums. Sajarov's scholarly ideas have a great deal of originality, even in the final matte or drowning schemes, and his varied works, which are almost always done with refined technique and without the need for variants, have only exceptionally motivated observations of the criticism

Source: “El arte del Estudio del Ajedrez”- T.IV (Ex Unión Sovietica) Autor: Zoilo R. Caputto- Bs.As. (Argentina) - 1996.

Information on ChesscomposersBlogspot.

EG index gives the following interesting references to articles in EG about him:

Sakharov Memorial Tourney 1990 8366-80 (104)

Grin, A.P. Sakharov MT 1990 53 (104)

Sakharov, B.A. 64 1967 179 (22)

Sakharov, A.B. - corrected on p.311 (194) Comm, Shakhmaty v SSSR 1954 [by P.Benko]

Sakharov, B.A. drawing of - 760 (147 supplement) obituary - 491 (32)

Sakharov, N.I. Shakhmatnaya literatura Rossii (2001) 754 (147 supplement)
Sakharov, N.I. Shakhmatnaya literatura SSSR (1968) 516 (16)

Study selection by Mario Garcia.

(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) ).