Selection out of 59 studies composed by

Leon Loeventon

or Löwenton

(Rumania, 6.1.1889 - 23.9.1963)


ChesscomposerBlogspot gives about him:

Leon Loewenton was an engineer, strong chess player (member of the Olympic Romanian Team) and composer.

He composed in varied genres, especially fairy and selfmates, but also retro problems.
He wrote "Metodele strategice şi tactice ale jocului de şah" (1949) which can be read on
He also wrote the memoirs "Urmăriti de Gestapo" (Hunted by the Gestapo, 1944, about his experience in occupied France in 1940-1944).

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

(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) )