Biography

Romania Herland Zigmund (27.09.1865 - 15.08.1954)
Romanian chess player, one of the founders of chess compositions in Romania. Also a strong player who drew in 1890 a match with the German Master Jacques Mieses, tied for 6-10th at Mannheim in 1914 and several times became the champion of Bucharest. As a composer he published about 1500 compositions of all genres, mainly three- and many-movers, studies. Awarded with merits in 250 problems, including 35 first prizes. Author of Problèmes choisis (1948).
Updated 26.11.2011