Death Anniversary of Guy Chandler (21-viii-1889 25-v-1980)
May 25, 2024
Death Anniversary of Guy Wills Chandler (21-viii-1889 25-v-1980)
From The Encyclopedia of Chess by Anne Sunnucks :
“International Judge of FIDE for Chess Compositions, Chandler, who was born on 21st August 1889, has composed about 125 two and three-move problems, all in traditional style. Some 30 have gained tourney honours. He was the chess editor of the Hampshire Telegraph and Post from 1911-1921 and he was a founder member of the British Chess Problem Society, Its Hon. Secretary from 1919 – 1925 and Hon. Secretary and Treasurer since 1951.
Commended “The Problemist” 1960
White to play and mate in two moves