13th International Solving Contest: Final Results

Final results for the 13th International Solving Contest are published!

38 tournaments in 29 countries, 482 solvers from 31 countries.

Category 1 (223 solvers): 1) John Nunn (GBR), 2) Georgy Evseev (RUS), 3) Oto Mihalco (SVK)

Category 2 (116 solvers): 1) Laura Rogule (LAT), 2) Aleksandr Buintsev (RUS), 3) Nejc Amon (SLO)

Category 3 (143 solvers): 1) Dimitrios Kollias (GRE), 2) Ilija Serafimović (SRB), 3) Chinguun Sumiya (MGL)

13th ISC: Preliminary Results

Now you find on the Mat Plus website the preliminary result of International Solving Contest 2017.

There were 38 tournaments in 29 countries. 

Category 1 – 223 participants. Preliminary top-3: 1. John Nunn (GBR) 2. Georgy Evseev (RUS) 3. Oto Mihalco (SVK)

Category 2 – 116 participants (one unofficial solver because his half-rating is > 1700)

Category 3 – 144 participants (4 unofficial solver because born before 29.3.2004)

Final results expected to be published until the end of February.

Problems cat.1 | Problems cat.2 | Problems cat.3 | Solutions cat.1 | Solutions cat.2 | Solutions cat.3

Axel Steinbrink, Luc Palmans ♦ Central controllers ISC 2017

Other rated solving tournaments – 2017

As of 2016 also all tournaments which are included in the rating list but are not provided by the WFCC and are not part of the World Solving Cup will be published with results, problems and solutions. The page for 2017 has been created and the first tournament of the year is published there.
See Competitions→Solving→Other rated solving tournaments: 2017 Calendar.

Invitation to Dresden: 60th WCCC & 41th WCSC

WCCC2017_logoSchwalbe, deutsche Vereinigung für Problemschach, and the local organizing committee have the honour to invite national representatives of the World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC), national chess solving teams, individual solvers and composers and everybody interested in problem chess, to attend the jubilee 60th World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and 41th World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC).

The congress will be held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Dresden, Germany, from Saturday, 5 August 2017 (arrival), to Saturday, 12 August (departure). The Open Solving will take place on Monday, 7 August 2017, and the WCSC on Tuesday and Wednesday, 8-9 August 2017.

The congress is organized as part of the Dresdner Schachsommer (Dresden Chess Summer, 29 July-12 August 2017) which also comprises the German Masters and the ZMDI Open (29 July-6 August 2017, an international OTB open tournament).

Download invitation as PDF | Official website: https://wccc2017.de/