Selection out of 145 studies composed by

Lazar Borisovich Zalkind

(Ukraine, 2.1.1886 - 25.6.1945)

Outstanding Ukrainian composer, born in Kharkov.

He was a tireless promoter of chess composition, especially as editor of problems and studies in the Moscow publication "Shajmatni vestnik";

And later, as president of the great national federative organization that grouped the composers of these specialties,

promoted the appearance of the famous magazine "Zadachi i eitiudi" (Problems and Studies).

From 1909 Zalkind also dedicated himself to the composition of Studies and many of his works

- whose subjects sometimes come from his problematic experience - were often awarded and distinguished in contests.


Some more information about him on Wikipedia.


In this book about 25 pages are written about him:

(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))