Solvers’ ratings July 1st 2015

Solvers’ ratings as of July 1st 2015 are published!
12 tournaments included: 9th Uralskij problemist Cup Tula; 23rd ICH of Russia Tula; 23rd ICH of Slovakia Bytca; 36th ICH of Azerbaijan Baku; Open Kedainiai; 36th ICH of Lietuva Kedainiai; 39th ICH of Germany Hannover; Open Iasi; 11th ECSC Iasi; ICH of Serbia Beograd; 2nd Israeli OSC; 14th ICH of Greece Athens.

Three top solvers are the same during the last year: Georgy Evseev, Piotr Murdzia and Kacper Piorun!

Participants of the 10th WCCT


The following 39 countries are registered as participants of the 10th World Chess Composition Tournament: Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, USA.

Reminder: 10th WCCT Registration


The WCCT committee would like to remind you that the Registrations for the 10th World Chess Composition Tournament should be submitted by May 15th, 2015, including the name, e-mail and postal address of the country’s team leader. Please read the WCCT-10 announcement for more information. At the moment, the following 26 countries are registered: Armenia; Austria; Belarus; Denmark; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Great Britain; Greece; Hungary; India; Israel; Italy; Moldova; Mongolia; Netherlands; Romania; Russia; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; USA.

11th ECSC – Results

11ECSC-logo211ECSC-logo1The 11th European Chess Solving Championship was organized by the Iasi County Chess Association and the Romanian Chess Federation in the weekend of 2-3 May. The Open Tournament was conducted by Dinu-Ioan Nicula and the ECSC by Ryszard Królikowski. The full results, the problems and their solutions are available here.
The selected compositions was of a well-balanced difficulty with the studies and moremovers in the ECSC creating most of the headaches to the solvers.
The events were conducted flawlessly and WFCC is grateful to the Romanian organizing team for hosting the championship in the booming Iasi and for providing a nice hotel and a very convenient solving hall.