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(1) Posted by Hauke Reddmann [Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 22:13]

Number of your problems?

I'm just curious, this is a statistics anyone can participate in.
There are prolific authors (Herbert Ahues published around
2000 2#, God only knows what he threw away that any mortal
would be satisfied with), and mortals like me (all in all,
including the scrap heap, maybe 300). Collections are rarely
100% complete (the Albrecht collection lists 223 [2#] problems by me,
sounds a bit low; YACPDB [all] only 128, dunno about WinChloe)
so it's best to ask the authors directly. So, how many problems
did you compose? Doesn't have to be exact (the scrap heap...).

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(2) Posted by Siegfried Hornecker [Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 00:09]; edited by Siegfried Hornecker [18-03-14]

Well, let's only count published ones. I think I have around 15-20 problems and 150-200 studies (many in cooperation, many small ones from my "Weltenfern" book)?
But - what is more important?
Maybe 30-50 of those are good, mainly those in cooperation. The rest is mediocre to bad.

My favorite problem is the one in MatPlus with the KöKo and old chess rules. Or otherwise the orthodox problem with the four corner queen with Gilles Regniers from
My favorite study probably still the König & Turm winner of 2007.
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(3) Posted by Paz Einat [Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 18:32]

You have 156 problems in WinChloe
For me: 325 in WC, 196 in YACPDB and 101 in PDB.
WinChloe has a total of 692718 problems, I don't know how much the others contain but I assume WC is more extensive.
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(4) Posted by Siegfried Hornecker [Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 21:04]

Yes, but WinChloe includes the studies collection I sent to Christian Poisson many years ago of my own published ones. So most are really studies there.
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(5) Posted by Olaf Jenkner [Friday, Mar 16, 2018 21:01]; edited by Olaf Jenkner [18-03-16]

Erich Bartel has 10924 problems in the PDB. Maybe 500 more he published under alias. This week he published 15 problems, but there is some time left until sunday.
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(6) Posted by Peter Wong [Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 14:21]

I've published 169.

45 in YACPDB and 110 in PDB, including a few beginner's works that should be wiped from the face of the earth. ;-)
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(7) Posted by Geir Sune Tallaksen Østmoe [Monday, Mar 19, 2018 18:47]

I have published around 40 studies and 10 problems of various kinds. And depending on how you define them, I have 10-20 non-published studies on my computer, which I am trying to improve on, either because I am not satisfied with them, or because they were rejected.
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(8) Posted by seetharaman kalyan [Monday, Mar 19, 2018 19:12]; edited by seetharaman kalyan [18-03-19]

>11000? I suppose no one can compete with Erich Bartel on numbers !!
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