#3 (6 pr.)
No mottoes or sealed envelopes. Joint compositions
and unnatural positions would be excluded.
C. Planck, S. Gold
Judgement would be based on scores for Beauty 40 (of idea 20;
in method of illustration 20); Construction 40 (originality of arrangement 10; correctness 10; economy 20); and Difficulty 20; making a maximum of 100 points.
1887-11-30 (Europe), 1887-12-31 (America), 1888-01-31 (Australia)
||H. A. Elms
||C. A. L. Bull
British Chess Magazine
40 competitors sent 72 problems, of which 25 were disqualified due to unsoundness, lack of solution, etc.
A solution tourney was arranged in parallel with the problem tourney, and all
sound problems were published from Jan., 1881, by number: presumably in order of
1st Prize: J. Kotrc
2nd Prize: J. Jespersen
3rd Prize: O. Fuss
4th Prize: A. Decker
5th Prize: H. A. Elms
6th Prize: C. A. L. Bull