Re: copyright on chess games



guenter wrote:
There may be exceptions. For example, a composed game clearly
identified as such, for example Sam Loyd's famous composition of a
stalemate in 12, would be copyrightable,

I'd like to see an example of any copyrighted chess-position

See any book of compositions.

But, copyright here applie only to publishing the same position as a composition. It would not bar a player from reproducing the position during a game.

or chess-
game.
Or even better a list of all currently copyrighted chess-positions.



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