Solvers’ ratings July 1st 2018

Solvers’ ratings as of July 1st 2018 produced by the Solving Tournament Manager are published!
12 tournaments are included for the 2nd quarter 2018: 45th Latvian Chess Solving Championship 2018, 26th International Championship of Russia 2018, 39th Azerbaijan Chess Solving Championship 2018, 17th Greek Chess Solving Championship 2018, 39thLithuanian Solving Championship – Open 2018, 39th Lithuanian Championship 2018, 26th Chess Solving Championship of Slovakia 2018, Open of the 32nd Ukrainian Solving Championship, 32nd Ukrainian Championship 2018, 39th French Chess Solving Championship 2018, Open Solving Championship of Serbia 2018, 5th Israel Open Solving Championship 2018.
The ranking of the top ten solvers remains completely unchanged. The largest three gains have been achieved by Danila Moiseev (RUS / +53.60), Oleksandr Bochkarov (UKR / +50.04 and Viktoras Paliulionis (LTU / +44.13).

Composing Tournament of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad 2018

batumi-chess-olimpiadThe Chess Composing Tournament in the frame of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad 2018 (Batumi, Georgia) has been just announced. The Director of the tournament is Ferad Kakabadze (Ferhat Karmil) (Batumi).

In each section only three compositions by each author are accepted and joint compositions are not allowed. The closing date is September 20th, 2018. The compositions must be sent via email to the director’s address: Three medals and certificates are awarded to the winners of each section.