Solving

SOLVING COMPETITIONS

World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC)

Current Rules

Results:

1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Table of World Champions and number of participants

Hannu Harkola and Ľubomír Širáň:
World Chess Solving Championship 1977-2007

European Chess Solving Championship (ECSC)

Current Rules

International Solving Contest (ISC)

World Solving Cup (WSC)

Current Rules

Other rated solving tournaments

Rated solving tournaments which are not provided by WFCC and are not part of the WSC. 

Solving Tournaments Problem Database (STPDB)New

A database with problems of national and international chess solving tournaments since 1977 created by Luc Palmans. The database will be updated periodically.

Solvers’ rating

The rating is a numerical value which a solver gains by solving in two approved tournaments. It can be gained at the tournaments which fulfil definite criteria. The rating list is published four times a year.

Current Rules

Rating lists

starting 1.7.2013 – tables with selection form:

1.07.2013 | 1.10.20131.01.2014 | 1.04.2014 | 1.07.2014 | 1.10.2014 | 1.01.2015 | 1.04.2015 | 1.07.2015 | 1.10.2015 |
1.01.2016 | 1.04.2016 | 1.07.2016 | 1.10.2016 | 1.01.2017 | 1.04.2017New

2010-1.4.2013 – wide tables in full-screen mode:

1.1.2010 | 1.4.2010 | 1.7.2010 | 1.10.2010 | 1.1.2011 | 1.4.2011 | 1.7.2011 | 1.10.2011 | 1.1.2012 | 1.4.2012 | 1.7.2012 | 1.10.2012 | 1.1.2013 | 1.4.2013

Tool for rating calculations (MS Excel 87 Kb)

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