Saturday, December 22, 2012

December 23rd

Richard Teichmann (23-12-1868 - 12-06-1925) German composer


Richard Teichmann
[Wikipedia]






Richard Teichmann was a strong player at the beginning of the 20th century.
Edward Winter notices that his birthday was erroneously given as December 24th, but was corrected in various obituaries published in Germany, for example "Deutsches Wochenschach" 21 June 1925.
He also composed direct mates, sometimes in collaboration with Emanuel Lasker or with Maximilian Feigl.

Teichmann, Richard
Reprodukce, 1908

#3  10 + 9

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Thorleif Cammillo Henriksen (23-12-1881 - 03-02-1944) Norwegian composer

Thorleif Henriksen composed direct movers and studies. He was a Good Companion composer.

Henriksen, Thorleif Cammillo
The Brisbane Courier, 6th Dec 1919 (2140)
2nd Prize


#2 10 + 10

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Henriksen, Thorleif Cammillo
De Maasbode, 1916
1st Prize


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Henriksen, Thorleif Cammillo
Svenska Dagbladet, 1929
2nd Prize


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László Lindner (23-12-1916 - 21-08-2004) Hungarian composer and International Master

László Lindner, 1999
[Wikipedia]


László Lindner was a great specialist of helpmates but also composed in other genres. He initiated the sub-commission for computer matters of the PCCC (now WFCC) - more about his chess computer activities on ChessProgramming Wiki.
He was an International Judge.

He wrote many books about chess composition, such as "Mattbilder eines Lebens" (2nd version Zoltan Laborczi 2002) which can be read here or "Mattbilder eines lebens Schachliche Selbstbiographie in drei Sätzen nicht nur für Könner - 66 Jahre Schachkomposition".
More about him on magyarsakkszerzok.

Lindner, László
Themes 64, 1984
1st Prize


h#2 6 + 13

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Lindner, László
diagrammes, 1980


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Mečislovas Rimkus (23-12-1942) Lithuanian composer

Mečislovas Rimkus composes in almost all genres.

Rimkus, Mečislovas
Probleemblad, 1976
2nd Prize


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5 + 8

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