Selection of studies composed by

Lionel Sharples Penrose

(England, 11.6.1898 - 12.5.1972)

(Picture found at Spragett On Chess).

There is a lot of information te be found at Internet, like at Wikipedia where an older picture of him can be seen.

He is father of otb. Grandmaster Jonathan Penrose.


Briefly: Geneticist, recreational mathematician, endgame composer

Wife of doctor Margaret; father of mathematicians Oliver (also a competitive chess player) and Sir Roger; and GrandMaster Jonathan.

Director of Psychiatric Research, Ontario Hospital, London, Ontario, during World War II.


(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) )