Studies composed by

Heinrich Friedrich Ludwig Meyer (right)

(Germany, 6.6.1839-15.1.1928)


Picture taken from .

Joseph Steele (left) and H.F.L. Meyer (right) (1880)

Source: Cleveland Public Library Digital Gallery / Public Domain.

The solution to the problem is also there to be found at that website.


"He was one of the greatest German problemists and a chess author.

His most famous book is 'A Complete Guide to the Game of Chess:

From the Alphabet to the Solution and Construction of Problems' (1882),

now reprinted in Forgotten Books series".



'It is often said that problem composers are bad players,
but it might be more correct to say that great players are bad composers.'
H.F.L. Meyer 
More also about him at German Wikipedia and Wikiwand.

(All his studies, more exact dates, possible corrections or cooks and exact details about sources can be found in the

Harold van der Heijden (HHdbVI))