Selection of studies out of more than 500 composed by

Tigran Borisovich Gorgiev

(Ukraine, 30.8.1910 - 13.12.1976)

More information about him at: Chessnc.

At ChesscomposerBlogspot we can read:

Tigran Gorgiev was an endgame study composer and International Judge.

He was associated with the grotesque style and with domination studies.

You can read this article by S.Tkachenko about T.Gorgiev and his studies on

Tigran Gorgiev wrote a collection of  his studies "Избранные этюды" (Izbrannye Etyudy, 1959).


He was International Master of the FIDE for chess composition since 1969.

He was International Judge of the FIDE for chess compositions since 1956.


Sergei Tkachenko has written this biography with many of his studies,

which can be found at:

A sample of the book can be found at:,-maestro-of-practical-studies

(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))