Sam Loyd: His Story and Best ProblemsProduct Code: CB0107CD
Publisher: Chess Digest
Author: Andrew Soltis
Year of Publication: 1995
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)
Book DescriptionSam loyd is widely considered to be the finest chess composer that ever lived, often authorizing problems with witty themes that would challenge even the strongest of players. What isn't so well known is that he was also one of the best chess players in the U.S.,despite having a playing style that was highly flawed. Like his problems, Sam would often try to create fantastic combinations over the board during his games, rather than simplifying and going for the win.
This book, edited by Grandmaster Andrew Soltis, presents 58 of Sam Loyd's problems for your consideration. In addition to the puzzles, the author extensively discusses the man behind the puzzles.
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|Publication Date||Jan 1, 1995|
|Notation Type||AN - Algebraic|
|BOOK - Binding Type||N/A|