ECSC Riga 2017 News & Final results


Organized by the The Latvian Society for Chess Composition, in co-operation with the Riga Chess Federation, the 13th ECSC took place in the Radisson Blu Daugava hotel, on the bank of the Daugava river. The main competition proved again the dominance of Polish solvers, whose team was accompanied by those of Serbia and Russia. Winners of individual medals were the same as in the WCSC 2016, but this time IMGP2792-smallPiotr Murdzia and Kacper Piorun from Poland exchanged places, ahead of Marjan Kovačević from Serbia. Placement of juniors U23 announced the future might belong to new Russian talents: Danila Pavlov, Aleksey Popov and Svetlana Tishova. The ECSC director Luc Palmans carefully prepared a selection of high quality problems with clear contents, assuring the participants to have the essential pleasure of solving, not only a hard work. →…


FIDE ALBUM 2013-2015 – Results in section H

fide-album-photoThe results of the FIDE Album 2013-15 section H are ready!
Retro composers have always been careful to select their highest-quality compositions to be considered for the album and the 2013-15 cycle could not be an exception. 88.8% of the submitted entries scored at least 4.5 points and 27.5% out of them were selected. The figures are impressive even if the absolute number of entries is limited, which obviously helps in having such high percentages.

Many thanks to the director and the judges for their hard and efficient work!

All announced results are published in the FIDE Album 2013-15 finished sections page.