7th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2019 – D-Endgame Studies, G-Fairies

FIDE-logoThe preliminary results in section D – Endgame Studies (PDF) and preliminary results in section G – Fairies (PDF) of the 7th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2019 are published and can be found under the Announcement, in RESULTS section.
The PDF file of the FINAL results of section D is available here and of section G is available here.
Congratulations to the winners and all participants!

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).

7th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2019 (C 1.3.2019)

FIDE-logoThe World Chess Federation (www.fide.com), with the collaboration of the World Federation for Chess Composition (www.wfcc.ch), is organising the 7th FIDE World Cup in Composing in eight sections.

The tournament will be conducted from February 1st to August 1st, 2019. The deadline for entries’ submission is March 1st, 2019. The final results will be published not later than August 1st, 2019.

Solvers’ ratings January 1st 2019

Solvers’ ratings as of January 1st 2019 produced by the Solving Tournament Manager are published!
8 tournaments of the 4th quarter 2018 are included: 3rd Solving Cup Byron Zappas (Greece), 27th Kedainiai Cup (Lithuania), 34th Open Swiss Solving Championship, 11th Albino Cup (Belarus), 1st Pavle Orlov Memorial (Serbia), 25th Belgian Championship , 29th Henk Hagedoorn Memorial (Netherlands), New Year’s Tournament 2019 (Serbia).

The ranking of the top ten solvers remains unchanged. The largest five gains have been achieved by Danila Moiseev (RUS / +51.81!), Ilija Serafimović (SRB / +24.71), Vladimir Blokhin (RUS / +23.76), Aleksey Popov (RUS / +23.64 and Andy Ooms (BEL / +22.06) – three of them juniors!