World Solving Cup 2019/2020 – Bratislava & Kėdainiai 12./13.09.2020

28th Chess Solving Championship of Slovakia 2020  | 9th tournament of World Solving Cup 2019/2020

Participants: 10 | Winner: Tomáš Peitl (SVK – Slovakian champion) ahead of Richard Dobiáš (SVK) and
Marek Kolčák (SVK)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2021.72 | WSC category: 13

41st Lithuanian Championship 2020  | 10th tournament of World Solving Cup 2019/2020

Participants: 11 | Winner: Vidmantas Satkus (LTU – Lithuanian champion) ahead of Martynas Limontas (LTU) and Stasys Steponavičius (LTU)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 1940.15 | WSC category: 14

Top 5 World Solving Cup: 1. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 86 points (unchanged), 2. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 62 points (unchanged), 3. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 62 points (+1), 4. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 45 (unchanged), 5. Abdelaziz Onkoud (MAR) 41 points (unchanged)

More details are published in Competitions → Solving → World Solving Cup (WSC) → 2019/20 Calendar.

World Solving Cup 2019/2020 – Prague 30.08.2020

28th Czech Chess Solving Championship 2020  | 8th tournament of World Solving Cup 2019/2020

Participants: 11 | Winner: Miloslav Vanka (CZE – Czech champion) ahead of Marek Kolčák (SVK) and
Miroslav Voracek (CZE)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2036.72 | WSC category: 13
Top 5 World Solving Cup: 1. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 86 points (unchanged), 2. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 62 points (unchanged), 3. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 61 points (unchanged), 4. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 45 (unchanged),
5. Abdelaziz Onkoud (MAR) 41 points (unchanged)

More details are published in Competitions → Solving → World Solving Cup (WSC) → 2019/20 Calendar.

FIDE ALBUM 2016-2018 – Results in section B

fide-album-cover-topThe results of the FIDE Album 2016-18 section B are ready!

969 threemovers scored at least 4,5 points (out of the totally submitted 1116 entries), a very good percentage of 86,8%. The ratio of the 241 selected threemovers with 8+ points vs. the entries with 4,5+ points is 24,9%, which means that one out of each four entries was successful. 58 entries had already qualified from the WCCI process. Kudos to the composers for submitting their highest quality works for review!wfcc-logo-transparent

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

All announced results are published in the FIDE Album 2016-18 finished sections page.