Biography

Russian Federation Galitsky Alexander Vasilievich (21.02.1863 - 18.11.1921)
Classical Russian problemist A doctor by profession. Galitsky has published since 1886 more than 1850 problems of different genres. His participation in composition tourney was quite rare- only 30 distinctions, including 10 first prizes. He was a supporter of the Czech school, and borrowing a high technical skilfulness of this school to create his own artistic style. He was chess editor in few European magazines. A collection of Bishop and two Knights problems were published in 1924.



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Updated 10.11.2011