FIDE Album points 1914-2006 added!
3rd FIDE World Cup in Composing 2013 (C 1.9.2013)
The International Chess Federation (FIDE), within the framework of its “Chess Composition” special project, is organizing the 3rd FIDE World Cup in Composing for 2013 in eight sections.
The tournament is coordinated with the WFCC Presidium and is a part of the joint efforts by FIDE and WFCC for the popularization and development of chess composition worldwide.
FIDE Album 2010-12, fairies: director’s new email address
Petko A. Petkov, the director of the FIDE Album 2010-12 fairies section, had to change his email address as his Internet provider ceased operation. Send your problems to both of the new email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
The FIDE Album 2010-12 announcement was updated.
FIDE Album 2004-2006 is ready
Announcement was published in February 2007. The closing date for entries was December 31, 2007.
Lists of received entries | Results | Most successful composers
Publication in April 2013. 688 pages, 1367 diagrams, 312 authors. Text, indexes, registers, statistics in English, French and German. Hard-cover blue clothbound. Price 45 euro (surface shipping free). Discounts if more copies ordered. Orders to Peter Gvozdják, peter.gvozdjakgmail.com.
See also the updated page of the FIDE Albums.
WCCI 2010-2012: Judging status
The WCCI judging completion status page was created and we will be updating it as soon as new awards arrive!
Rating list of solvers
New competitions: 9. ISC, 5. WC Moscow, ICH of Great Britain (Eton), 36. ICH of Poland (Bydgoszcz), 34. ICH of Finland (Helsinki), 19. ICH of Netherlands (Nunspeet).
See the rating list of April 1st 2013 (wide-screen page in a new window).
9th International Solving Contest: results
Final results for the 9th ISC are published!
34 tournaments in 27 countries, 340 solvers from 30 countries.
Category 1 (208 solvers): 1) Kacper Piorun (POL) 60/234 min. 2) Jorma Paavilainen (FIN) 60/239 min. 3) Bojan Vučković (SRB) 59
Category 2 (132 solvers): 1) Živojin Perović (SRB) 40/117 min. 2) Marko Ložajić (SRB) 40/167 min. 3) Jergus Pechác (SVK) 39
Invitation to Batumi: 56th WCCC & 37th WCSC
The Georgian Chess Federation and Georgian Chess Composition Association have the honor to invite all WFCC delegates, national teams, individual chess solvers, composers and all those interested in problem chess to attend the 56th World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and 37th World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC) in Batumi at the Black Seaside of Georgia.
Official website is http://wccc2013batumi.ge/
9th International Solving Contest: problems and solutions
• solutions (nr. 10 corrected)
9th WCCT: claims and replies
The document with the Claims and Replies was added on the 9th WCCT page.
Judging countries should send their awards to the tournament director Harry Fougiaxis by June 1st, 2013.