Selection out of more than 2100 !! studies composed by

Erik Pogosyants


Ernest Levonovich Pogosyants or Pogosjanc

(Russia, 4.6.1935 - 16.8.1990)

He is GrandMaster of the FIDE in Chess Composition and the most productive composer ever lived.


ChesscomposerBlogspot reports:

Ernest Pogosyants was the most prolific endgame study composers, with more than 1,700 units.
In total he composed more than 6,000 problems and studies.
You may read his article in EG 56, June 1978, about Castling in studies.
Tim Krabbe wrote a review of "A (First) Century of Studies",
in which John Roycroft presents a first batch of 100 endgame studies by Pogosyants,
and some appreciative words about Pogosyants' work in his chess diary ("Pogosyants' sleepless nights").

See also this article from Tim Krabbé, Chess Diary 43 in:


GrandMaster of the FIDE in chess composition.

Title awarded in 1988.


Also some more information about him in this Article by Brian Stephenson.

Source of the showed studies: Chess Endgame study database


(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))

More studies can be replayed of this composer at this page:

Ernst Pogosyants studies page-2.



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