Handbook of Chess Composition –
6th edition, August 2013, 71 pages, size A4, pdf-file (1 Mb),
editor Hannu Harkola –
Solvers’ ratings as of July 1st 2013 are published!
Tournaments included: 27.ICH of Ukraine, Sumi; 21.ICH of Slovakia, Bratislava; 34.CH of Azerbaijan, Baku; Open Vilnius; 9.ECSC Vilnius; 37.ICH of Germany, Bremen; ICH of Serbia, Beograd; 21.ICH of Russia, Obninsk; 21.ICH of Czech Republic, Praha; 7.Uralsky Problemist cup, Igalo.
The three top solvers are Piotr Murdzia, Georgy Evseev and John Nunn. Congratulations!
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.
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.
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).