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Author: Harold van der Heijden


2013-07-22
Endgamestudies 50 - Endgamequiz II
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Hereby the 50th issue of this column for Schaaksite out of my database.
  • The fourth version of the database contains 76.132 endgame studies
  • It is the best and the biggest database of endgame studies in the world
  • The database contains three quarter of all composed studies ever
  • The database is readable in the standard pgn-format and for common chess programs


Our dear contributor, the famous composer of Endgamestudies Harold van der Heijden (see photo), is celebrating his 50th issue of his column for the Dutch website Schaaksite.nl.


On this occasion he organizes an endgame study quiz. First prize is awarded with Harold’s endgame study database (HHdbIV) with a free update to HHdbV (probably due in 2015). Second/third prizes are HHdbIV or book prizes, and more book prizes are available to other competitors. Solutions should be send to before September 1st 2013. Have fun!read more...