World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Pardubice 14./15.07.2018

26th Czech Chess Solving Championship 2018 | 18th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 26 | Winner: Andrey Selivanov (RUS) ahead of Martynas Limontas (LTU) and Vidmantas Satkus (LTU)
10th Martin Petr (CZE) Czech Champion
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2336.45 | WSC category: 7
Leaders World Solving Cup:
1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 122 points, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 115 points, 3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 86 points.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

Solvers’ ratings July 1st 2018

Solvers’ ratings as of July 1st 2018 produced by the Solving Tournament Manager are published!
12 tournaments are included for the 2nd quarter 2018: 45th Latvian Chess Solving Championship 2018, 26th International Championship of Russia 2018, 39th Azerbaijan Chess Solving Championship 2018, 17th Greek Chess Solving Championship 2018, 39thLithuanian Solving Championship – Open 2018, 39th Lithuanian Championship 2018, 26th Chess Solving Championship of Slovakia 2018, Open of the 32nd Ukrainian Solving Championship, 32nd Ukrainian Championship 2018, 39th French Chess Solving Championship 2018, Open Solving Championship of Serbia 2018, 5th Israel Open Solving Championship 2018.
The ranking of the top ten solvers remains completely unchanged. The largest three gains have been achieved by Danila Moiseev (RUS / +53.60), Oleksandr Bochkarov (UKR / +50.04 and Viktoras Paliulionis (LTU / +44.13).

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Kiryat Uno 24.06.2018

Israel Open Solving Championship 2018 | 17th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 15 | Winner: Ram Soffer (ISR - Israel Champion) ahead of Ofer Comay (ISR) and Lev Glanzspiegel (ISR)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2275.05 | WSC category: 8
Leaders World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 112, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110,
3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 78 points.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

The results of the multi-locations tournament – 5th Israel Open Solving Championship 2018 (15 participating locations of 12 countries) – are published on the page of the Other rated/remarkable solving tournaments 2018. The main (rated) tournament with 96 participants has been won by Ram Soffer (ISR) ahead of Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) and Anatoly Mukoseev (RUS) & Danila Pavlov (RUS). The tournament of category 2 with 44 participants has been won by Mikhail Prilepin (RUS) ahead of Arjen Kouwenhoven (NED) and Balša Vidak Graovac (SRB)

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Belgrade 26./27.05.2018

Open Solving Championship of Serbia 2018 | 16th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 29 | Winner: Bojan Vučković (SRB – Serbian Champion) ahead of Marjan Kovačević (SRB) and
Marko Filipović (CRO)
2nd FM norm for Nikos Sidiropoulos (GRE)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2464.41 | WSC category: 4
Leaders World Solving Cup:
1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 112 points, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110 points, 3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 78 points.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Écully 19.05.2018

39th French Chess Solving Championship 2018 | 15th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 15 | Winner: Michel Caillaud (FRA – French Champion) ahead of Roland Ott (SUI) and
Andrey Selivanov (RUS)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2189.54 | WSC category: 10
Leaders World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 112, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110 points,
3. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 75.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.