The White King

Author: White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951) [editor]

Publisher: The Chess Amateur

Location: Stroud

Year: 1914



212 pages with diagrams and index. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/8") issued in red cloth with lettering to spine and cover. Christmas series volume XIX for 1914. First edition.

A Collection of 300 problems in each of which a main feature is the activity of the white king in the solution. The examples, by various composers, are grouped by 27 thematic classifications, with solutions and elaborations by the editor. Mates are chiefly in two, three and four moves with some longer problems. Includes an index of composers.


Book plate on front paste down, spine soiled and dulled, no Christmas wish slip, small tear on front end paper. A very good copy issued without jacket.

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