Belgrade WCCC 2016: News for composers and juniors under 18

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Dear chess friends,

  • Juniors: For the first time WCCC will include separate competitions for juniors (U14 and U18). A part from YCCC, there will be U14 and U18 categories in the frames of the Open solving tourney, and 2 more competitions for juniors U18 only: Machine Gun solving (#2), and the Youth Solving Show (#2). Both competitions will be run using original programs created by late Milan Velimirović.

    There have been 12 U18 solvers registered for WCCC till now, 7 of them in U14 category.

  • June 30th is the deadline for submiting entries for YCCC 2016, as well as for registering for the WCCC 2016.

Invitation to the WCCC2016 (PDF) | Official website: http://wccc2016.matplus.net

12th ECSC 2016, Athens: The Results

ECSC12-logoECSC-Athens-cupsThe 12th European Chess Solving Championship was held in Glyfada, a cosmopolitan suburb of Athens, in the extended weekend of 15-17 April, supported by wonderful, summer-like weather. The event was organised by the Chess Composition Committee of the Greek Chess Federation. The Open Tournament was conducted by Ioannis Garoufalidis and the ECSC by Ivan Denkovski. The full results, the problems and their solutions are available in Competitions/Solving/12th ECSC Athens | Results.

Belgrade WCCC 2016: Registering and the deadlines

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Dear chess friends,

  • 86 participants from 23 countries have registered for WCCC 2016.
  • Let us remind you that direct registering on the WCCC 2016 site allows you reserving your places before fixing all the details of your trip and stay (see Registration of participants → Instructions / Help). Later on you may edit your registration till June 30th.
  • Registering till April 30th will secure free parking places in both hotels and the discounts for kids in parents’ rooms in Metropol Palace.
  • Eight young composers (U18) from Azerbaijan, Israel, Serbia and Ukraine have registered for the YCCC 2016.
    Registration continues.
  • June 30th is the deadline for submiting entries for YCCC 2016, as well as for registering for the WCCC 2016.

Invitation to the WCCC2016 (PDF) | Official website: http://wccc2016.matplus.net