Biography

United Kingdom Baird Edith Elina Helen (22.02.1859)
English problemist, one of the most famous female chess composers . She published about 2000 of her problems using the name "Mrs W. J. Baird". Created a composition genre – retractor. She composed over 2,000 two- and three-movers. Author of The Twentieth Century Retractor (1907) and Seven Hundred Chess Problem (1902). Her daughter, Lilian (1881-1977), was also a composer.




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Updated 10.11.2011