Biography

United States Howard Kenneth Samuel (1882 - 1972)
American problemist, IJC (1957). Composed over 1,000 two and three-movers. Author of The Enjoyment of Chess problems (1943), How to Solve Chess problems (1945), One Hundred Years of the American Two Moves Chess Problems (1962), Spectacular Chess Problems (1963), Classic Chess problems by eight Pioneer Composers 1970). Editor of problem columns in the American Chess Bulletin from 1935 till 1949. He gave his name to a mate in two moves.
Updated 10.11.2011