14th International Solving Contest: Final Results

Final results for the 14th International Solving Contest are published!

46 tournaments in 31 countries, 602 solvers from 33 countries.

Results and the winners:

  • Category 1 (269 solvers): Piotr Murdzia (POL), Anna Bylinkina (RUS), Kacper Piorun (POL)
  • Category 2 (116 solvers): Rajagopal Divyalakshmi (IND), Yaroslav Dektyarev (RUS), Lukas Muheim (SUI)
  • Category 3 (217 solvers): Ekaterina Kirdyashkina (RUS), Chinguun Sumiya (MGL), Yana Kostornichenko (RUS)

Solvers have the possibility of appeals to the central controllers until 25th of February according the rules.

Axel Steinbrink, Luc Palmans - Central controllers ISC 2018

Invitation to the 14th ISC

The International Solving Contest – ISC – next year will take place on Sunday January 28th 2018. The event is happening simultaneously in all participating countries.

The name of the locally appointed controller must reach the central controllers by e-mail no later than December 31st 2017. Central controllers: Axel Steinbrink & Luc Palmans | Invitation (PDF format) | ISC rules

13th International Solving Contest: Final Results

Final results for the 13th International Solving Contest are published!

38 tournaments in 29 countries, 482 solvers from 31 countries.

Category 1 (223 solvers): 1) John Nunn (GBR), 2) Georgy Evseev (RUS), 3) Oto Mihalco (SVK)

Category 2 (116 solvers): 1) Laura Rogule (LAT), 2) Aleksandr Buintsev (RUS), 3) Nejc Amon (SLO)

Category 3 (143 solvers): 1) Dimitrios Kollias (GRE), 2) Ilija Serafimović (SRB), 3) Chinguun Sumiya (MGL)

13th ISC: Preliminary Results

Now you find on the Mat Plus website the preliminary result of International Solving Contest 2017.

There were 38 tournaments in 29 countries. 

Category 1 – 223 participants. Preliminary top-3: 1. John Nunn (GBR) 2. Georgy Evseev (RUS) 3. Oto Mihalco (SVK)

Category 2 – 116 participants (one unofficial solver because his half-rating is > 1700)

Category 3 – 144 participants (4 unofficial solver because born before 29.3.2004)

Final results expected to be published until the end of February.

Problems cat.1 | Problems cat.2 | Problems cat.3 | Solutions cat.1 | Solutions cat.2 | Solutions cat.3

Axel Steinbrink, Luc Palmans ♦ Central controllers ISC 2017

Invitation to the 13th ISC

The International Solving Contest – ISC – next year will take place on Sunday January 29th 2017. The event is happening simultaneously in all participating countries.

The name of the locally appointed controller must reach the central controllers by e-mail no later than December 31st 2016. Central controllers: Axel Steinbrink & Luc Palmans | Invitation | Invitation (PDF format) 

12th International Solving Contest: Final Results

Final results for the 12th International Solving Contest are published!

33 tournaments in 27 countries, 469 solvers from 29 countries.

Category 1 (214 solvers): 1) Piotr Murdzia (POL), 2) Andrey Zhuravlev (RUS), 3) Boris Tummes (GER)

Category 2 (103 solvers): 1) Arjen Kouwenhoven (NED), 2) Ilya Chebanenko (RUS), 3) Migchiel de Jong (NED)

Category 3 (152 solvers): 1) Ilija Serafimović (SRB), 2) Roman Sun (SVK), 3) Roy Ehrlich (ISR)

12th ISC: Preliminary Summary

33 tournaments in 27 countries were held for the 12th International Solving Contest.  Unfortunately, Brazil and India had to retrieve their participation. 

All together 469 solvers tried to solve the problems  (cat 1: 214 solvers; cat 2: 103 solvers; cat 3: 152 solvers).

Problems cat.1 | Problems cat.2 | Problems cat.3 | Solutions cat.1 | Solutions cat.2 | Solutions cat.3

Preliminary results can be found on the Mat Plus website. Final results will be published until end of February.