Selection out of more than 70 studies composed by

Josef Emil Krejcik

(Austria, 22.1.1885-4.1.1957)

Dr. Josef Krejcik published in Vienna's leading chess magazine, the Wiener Schachzeitung, and ran a chess column in the Neues Wiener Tagblatt.

He was an author of famous chess books: 13 Kinder Caissens (Vienna 1924), Artige und unartige Kinder der Schachmuse (Leipzig, 1925),

and Mein Abschied vom Schach (Berlin, 1955).

He was known for his humorous witty remarks.

His name is attached to the Krejcik Gambit in the Dutch Defence (1. d4 f5 2. g4).


More information about him can be found at Wikipedia.


(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) ).


Exact corrections about Austria composers (by Peter Krug) can be found here at UAPA: