The International Solving Contest next year will take place on Sunday January 25th 2015. The event is happening simultaneously in all participating countries.
There will be three sections: one for the experienced solvers. In this section solvers can obtain rating points. The second section is intended for weaker, inexperienced solvers. This second section is not open for solvers with a rating of more than 1700. The third section is intended for youths up to (incl.) 12 years old. …Read more…
Solvers’ ratings as of October 1st 2014 are published!
6 tournaments included: 22nd ICH of Russia Obninsk; CZECH OPEN Pardubice; 1st Israeli OSCH; Sarychev MT Sumgayit; OPEN Bern; 38th WCSC Bern.
Three top solvers are: Georgy Evseev, Piotr Murdzia and Kacper Piorun!
The International Chess Federation (FIDE), within the framework of its “Chess Composition” special project, is organizing the 4th FIDE World Cup in Composing for 2015 in eight sections.
The tournament is coordinated with the WFCC Presidium and is a part of the joint efforts by FIDE and WFCC for the popularization and development of chess composition worldwide.
The evaluation of the 2010-12 Album Retros section has finished. Many thanks to the judging panel and to the director, who reports that the team worked professionally and with a very good level of communication.
See FIDE ALBUM 2010-2012 – Results in section H – Retros published!
The detailed schedule of the 57th WCCC is published on the Official website of the congress. Also, some more composing tournaments, the venue of the solving tournaments, the 5 tips by Franziska are announced and the participant’s list is updated regularly!
Dear delegates, deputies and individual members, please see the AGENDA of this year’s congress!
You can see a link to Official website of the congress, an invitation in PDF and a link to the Agenda in the Meetings section →Berne.
The hard-working and efficient team of the 2010-12 Album Threemovers section managed to conclude their work just a few weeks before the congress. The average quality in this section has been surprisingly high and a decent number of titles are to be awarded in Berne!
See FIDE ALBUM 2010-2012 – Results in section B – Threemovers published!
Composing tournaments held within the 57th World Congress of Chess Composition are starting to appear on the official website of WCCC 2014!
Solvers’ ratings as of July 1st 2014 are published!
12 tournaments included: 20th ICH of Netherlands Nunspeet; ICH of Serbia Beograd; 35th ICH of Azerbaijan Baku; 37th ICH of Poland Bydgoszcz; 38th ICH of Germany Illertissen; 35th ICH of Lithuania Kedainiai; 22nd ICH of Slovakia Košice; OPEN Igalo; 10th ECSC Igalo; 22nd ICH of Czechia Praha; 8th UP cup Obninsk; 13th ICH of Greece Patras. The three top solvers are the same, in the order: Piotr Murdzia, Georgy Evseev and John Nunn!