Books and booklets
(written / edited / revised)
by Ken Whyld

 

 

Abbreviations:
Betts: Douglas A. Betts, An Annotated Bibliography of Works Published in the English Language 1850-1968; Boston, Mass. 1974
Kiel: H. Lüders/C. Möhle, Kieler Schachkatalog; Kiel / Göttingen 2000
LN: Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana; facsimile ed., Rosmalen 1988
LNa: K.W. Kruijswijk, Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana aucta et de novo descripta Volume I. Chess: Bibliography and History; The Hague 1974
Lusis: Andy Lusis, CHESS, An annotated bibliography 1969-1988; London/New York 1991

 

 

 

Match Bronstein v. Boleslavski, Moscow 1950.
London, 1951.
[LN 5164; Betts 27-50]

World Championship Candidates Tournament Neuhausen/Zürich 1953 [David Hooper and Ken Whyld].
Nottingham, 1953.
[Betts 25-221]
Reissued in 1968 by The Chess Player (No. 77).

International chess tournament at Bad Nauheim, Stuttgart and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, July 1937.
Whyld Limited Editions No. 1. Wollaton, 1953. 150 copies.
[LN 5557; Betts 25-129]

Budapest International Masters Tournament 1921 [printed and published by E.G.R. Cordingley and K. Whyld].
Cordingley Limited Edition Tournament Books.
London/Wollaton, 1953.- 24 pp.
[LN 5337]

Chess Books and magazines.Offered by Ken Whyld.
List no 7. (Part I: the E.G.R. Cordingley library)
Nottingham, 1954. – [20] pp; 1264 items
[LNa 1269; LN 161a]

International chess tournament at Meran, December 1926.
Whyld Limited Editions No. 2. Wollaton, 1954.- IV, 25 pp.
150 copies.
[LN 5398; Betts 25-79]

Commonwealth Tournament Oxford 1951.
Whyld Limited Editions No. 3.
Nottingham, 195x. 125 copies.

International Chess Tournament Amsterdam 1936 [annotated by Reuben Fine]. Reprint of 1st edition London 1937 (= Cordingley Limited Editions No. 12).
Nottingham, 1955. 50 copies.
[Betts 25-117; LN 5520]

Vienna 1882.
195x.

The A.C. White Christmas books, by D. J. Morgan, and the Overbrook series of A. C. White problem books, by 'Guynebans'.
Reprinted from two issues of Chess Reader, published by Ken Whyld. Nottingham, 1956. – [12] pp.
[LNa 809]
(Reprinted) Alain White's chess problem books. A check list of the Christmas and Overbrook series.
Caistor, 1997; limited edition of 66 copies. - 16 pp; stapled.

Kuibyshev 1942. Whyld Limited Editions No. 4. 200 copies.
1959
[Betts 25-155]

Warsaw 1947. Whyld Limited Editions No. 5. 200 copies.
1959
[Betts 25-181]

Salzburg 1942. Whyld Limited Editions No. 6. 200 copies.
1962
[Betts 25-156]

Emanuel Lasker, chess champion.Volume 1 [ed. by J(ames) Gilchrist]; 1st edition. Nottingham, 1956 [publ. by Ken Whyld]; [112] pp. Wire spiral binding.
[Betts 29-63]
(Reprinted) Nottingham, without year [1967]. - Without pagination [112] pp. No. 55 in The Chess Player Series [publ. by Tony Gillam and Ken Whyld]
[Betts 29-67]

Emanuel Lasker, chess champion. Volume 2 [ed. by J(ames) Gilchrist]; 1st edition. Nottingham, 1958 [publ. by Ken Whyld]; [86] pp. Wire spiral binding.
[Betts 29-64]
(Reprinted) Nottingham, Sept. 1968. - Without pagination [86] pp. No. 71 (on front cover) or 72 (title page inside) in The Chess Player Series [publ. by Tony Gillam and Ken Whyld]
[Betts 29-68]

Emanuel Lasker, Vol. 3.
Nottingham, 1976. – 104 pp.
[Lusis 1322; Kiel 5575]

Discovering chess [R. C. Bell].
2nd ed. revised by Ken Whyld.
Aylesbury, 1979. – 56 pp; pbk.
[Lusis 51.1]

Fake Automata in Chess: A Bibliography.
Caistor, 1978. – [18] pp.
Limited edition of 63 copies.
[Kiel 1317]
Caistor, 198x?. – [34] pp; pbk.
Limited edition of 60 copies (+ 3 working copies)
[Lusis 18]
Caistor, 1994. – 80 pp; pbk.
Limited edition of 105 copies.

Bibliography of biographical sketches by A. C. White in (London) Times weekly edition.
Compiled by Ken Whyld (?); 198x?
[Lusis 19]

Leipzig 1894 [Dr. S. Tarrasch].
(edited by Ken Whyld)
Nottingham, 1982. – 64 pp; pbk.
[Lusis 1411]

The Oxford Companion to Chess [David Hooper and Ken Whyld].
Oxford, 1984. – 407 pp.
[Lusis 75; Kiel 620]
Oxford, 1987. – pbk.
Corrected reprint.
Reprinted: 1988 (with corrections)
[Lusis 75.1; Kiel 621]
2nd edition. Oxford, 1992. – 483 pp.
[Kiel 622]

The Oxford Companion to Chess. Index [David Hooper and Ken Whyld].
[Lusis 76]
1. – Caistor 1988. 22, [14] pp. Books, games, compositions. [Lusis 76.1]
2. – Caistor 1988. 36 pp. Personal names. [Lusis 76.2]

Deaths reported in Deutsche Schachzeitung: 1846-1955 (vol. 1-104).
Caistor, 1986. – 25 pp.
[Kiel 663]

(Guinness) Chess: The Records.
Enfield, 1986. – 176 pp; pbk.
[Lusis 1400; Kiel 1209]

Chess: biographical index of general works.
Caistor, 1988. – 76 pp; pbk.
[Lusis 1201]

The First Steinitz – Hoffer Ink War.
Caistor, June 1989.

Learn Chess in a Weekend.
London, 1993. – 96 pp.
[Translations into: Czech; Danish (1994); Dutch (1994, 1997); German ("Schach lernen": 1995, 1998); Norwegian (1995); Polish (1999)]

First Chess Olympiad London 1927.
Caistor, 1993. - 80 pp; stapled.
2nd edition. Nottingham, 2001. - 80 pp; stapled.

Murray, Harold J. R. - A History of Chess. Corrections and additions mostly by the author.
Caistor, 1994. – 59 pp.

Lucena, the 150 problems from the earliest surviving printed chess book.
Private limited edition, Caistor 1995.

The history of checkers from its earliest known date - its evolution and growth [Wm. Shelley Branch]. Cheltenham, England. Specially written for Pittsburg Leader. Oct. 8, 1911 - April 14, 1912.
(Reprinted by Ken Whyld) Caistor, May 19, 1997.

The Collected Games of Emanuel Lasker.
Nottingham, 1998. – 229 pp.

Il dilettevole e givdizioso givoco de scacchi: manoscritto inedito del XVIII secolo / edizione critica in italiano e in inglese a cura di Alessandro Sanvito e Kenneth Whyld; [prefazione, Alice N. Loranth] = unpublished manuscript of XVIIIth century / Italian and English edition by Alessandro Sanvito and Kenneth Whyld; [pref., Alice N. Loranth]. Milano: S. Bonnard, 1998. Two-volume boxed set in limited edition of 749 numbered copies.

Chess Columns. A list.
Olomouc, 2002. – 587 pp.

Alekhine - Nazi Articles.
1st ed., Caistor, 1986. - [52] pp.
2nd ed., Caistor, 1992.
3rd ed., Olomouc, 2002. – 44 pp.

Chess Texts in the English Language, printed before 1850: An annotated bibliography [Ken Whyld and Chris Ravilious].
Olomouc, 2003. – 189 pp.
[An "original listing of some 400 items" was "circulated by KW to a few friends in 1999"]

English Tournaments 1857-1866.
Nottingham, 2003. – 54 pp; stapled.



Periodicals and series


The Chess Students Quarterly.
proprietor and publ.: E.G.R. Cordingley, (no. 12/13ff.:) proprietor: Cordingley, ed.: Ken Whyld. – London
vol. 1 - vol. 6 (no. 1-17) Nov. 1946 - March 1952.
[Betts 7-108; Kiel 83]

The March 1951 issue of "CSQ" probably was the first editorial work of just 25-year-old Ken Whyld.


Chess reader.
Nottingham, Spring 1955 – Christmas 1963 (vols. 1-5). Stencilled quarterly magazine.
Reappeared as
The Chess Reader (vol. 6, nos. 1/2; 3/4)
Nottingham 1965; Febr. 1966
[LNa 1270; Betts 1-52]

Quotes and Queries.
BCM-Column Oct. 1978 – Sept. 2003




The "Whyld Christmas Series"
(privately circulated as a Christmas and New Year gift)


The Story of Chess.
1985. - 24 pp.

Chess Biographical Index of General Works.
1986. - 76 pp.

Blackburne’s matches in 1887.
Caistor, 1988. – 64 pp.
[Lusis 1234]

Letters on the History and Literature of Chess by B. S. [P.].
Caistor, 1989. - 52 pp.
[Reprint from The Chess Player 4.1853]

Development of the Chess Problem by J.W. Allen.
Caistor, 1990. - 24 pp, 1 folded leaf.
Reprint of an essay by J.W. Allen which appeared in BCM, April 1903 to March 1904.

The Beginnings of Modern Chess.
Caistor, Nov. 1991. - 20 pp.
[Correspondence chess match London Chess Club – Vienna Chess Club 1872]

The chess board.
Caistor, Nov. 1992. - 40 pp. [On chess diagrams]

Café de la Régence.
Caistor, 1993. - 12 pp.

The Worst Book in the World.
Caistor, 1994. - 32 pp.
[Critical edition of: B. Scriven, 100 chess problems; London 1941]

A la recherche du temps perdu.
Caistor, Oct. 1995. - 16 pp.
[Troitsky's Retrograde Analysis Compositions]

Lasker the Composer.
Caistor, 1996. - 16 pp.

According to Hoyle.
Caistor, Oct. 1997. - 12 pp.
[Text of (Hoyle) in An easy introduction to the game of chess (1808)]

Cordingley’s Cuts.
Caistor, Oct. 1998. - 16 pp.

Chess Texts in the English Language, printed earlier than 1850.
Caistor, Oct. 1999. - 12 pp.

Poems relating to 'The Turk'.
2000. - 8 pp.
[Address to the Automaton Chess Player (by Hannah Flagg Gould);
Reply (by Maelzel)]

The meeting of the British Chess Association at Cambridge [28.8.1860 - 1.9.1860].
Kirton Lindsey, 2001. - 16 pp.

Chess in Literature.
Yuletide Greetings 2002 and Best Wishes for the New Year 2003
Kirton Lindsey, 2002. - 9 pp.

 

 

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