World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Baku 06./07.04.2019

40th Azerbaijan Chess Solving Championship 2019  | 10th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 32 | Winner: Ramil Javadov (AZE – Azerbaijan champion) ahead of Araz Almammadov (AZE) and NarminMammadova,(AZE – junior women solver!)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2033.39 | WSC category: 13

Leaders World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 94 points, 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 73 points, 3. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 63 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 56 points, 5. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 56 points.

More details are published in Competitions → Solving → World Solving Cup (WSC) → 2018/19 Calendar.

Solvers’ ratings April 1st 2019

Solvers’ ratings as of April 1st 2019 produced by the Solving Tournament Manager are published!
14 tournaments of the 1stquarter 2019 are included: 6th Greek Chess Solving Cup 2019, XVII Warsaw Solving Grand Prix Open 2019, XVII Warsaw Solving Grand Prix 2019, 15th International Solving Contest 2019 Cat.1, 13th Urals Problemist Cup 2019, RGSU-Cup 2019 AlexanderPochinok Memorial Tourney, 42nd International Polish Championship 2019, Finnish Chess Solving Championship 2019, Winton British Chess Solving Championship 2019, Winton British Chess Solving Championship 2019 Cat.B, 25th Dutch Open Chess Solving Championship 2019, 28th Branko Atanackovic Memorial 2019, Open Solving Championship of CFO 2019, 18th Greek Chess Solving Championship 2019.

The ranking of the top ten solvers had only one significant change with junior solver IM Danila Pavlov (RUS) moving from place 17 up to place 9! The largest five gains have been achieved by junior solver Danila Moiseev (RUS / +193.43!) ahead of GM Dolf Wissmann (NED / +69.02), IM Danila Pavlov (RUS / +66.18), IM Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR / +65.79) and Michal Luch (POL / +60.40).