Belgrade WCCC 2016: News for composers and juniors under 18

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Dear chess friends,

  • Juniors: For the first time WCCC will include separate competitions for juniors (U14 and U18). A part from YCCC, there will be U14 and U18 categories in the frames of the Open solving tourney, and 2 more competitions for juniors U18 only: Machine Gun solving (#2), and the Youth Solving Show (#2). Both competitions will be run using original programs created by late Milan Velimirović.

    There have been 12 U18 solvers registered for WCCC till now, 7 of them in U14 category.

  • June 30th is the deadline for submiting entries for YCCC 2016, as well as for registering for the WCCC 2016.

Invitation to the WCCC2016 (PDF) | Official website: http://wccc2016.matplus.net

Belgrade WCCC 2016: Registering and the deadlines

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Dear chess friends,

  • 86 participants from 23 countries have registered for WCCC 2016.
  • Let us remind you that direct registering on the WCCC 2016 site allows you reserving your places before fixing all the details of your trip and stay (see Registration of participants → Instructions / Help). Later on you may edit your registration till June 30th.
  • Registering till April 30th will secure free parking places in both hotels and the discounts for kids in parents’ rooms in Metropol Palace.
  • Eight young composers (U18) from Azerbaijan, Israel, Serbia and Ukraine have registered for the YCCC 2016.
    Registration continues.
  • June 30th is the deadline for submiting entries for YCCC 2016, as well as for registering for the WCCC 2016.

Invitation to the WCCC2016 (PDF) | Official website: http://wccc2016.matplus.net

59th WCCC | The 1st Youth Chess Composing Challenge 2016

wccc2016-logoThe first competition in the frames of 59th WCCC (announced January 31st) will be devoted to youngest chess composers (born 1998 and after). The 1st YCCC consists of three thematic tourneys (#2, h#2 and endgames), with 5 months time for composing. yccc-for logo-crop

The themes were suggested by distinguished composers Ivo Tominić, Fadil Abdurahmanović and Ofer Comay, who will take the roles of judges. Aside from the competitive and creative results, the event will produce the Gallery of participants, with their photos, selected problems and biographic data.

Invitation to the WCCC2016 (PDF) | Official website: http://wccc2016.matplus.net

Invitation to Belgrade: 59th WCCC & 40th WCSC

wccc2016-logoThe Serbian Chess Problem Society invites you to the 59th World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and the 40th World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC). The event will be held from July 30th to August 6th 2016, in the 5-star Metropol Palace Hotel, in the center of Belgrade.

The Opening ceremony (July 30th) will be in the Assembly of the City of Belgrade.

The Open solving (August 1st), will be directed by Axel Steinbrink (Germany).

The director of 40th WCSC (August 2nd & 3rd) will be Brian Stephenson (Great Britain).

For the first time in the history of WCCC, separate competitions for juniors up to 18 years will be organized, both in composing and solving chess problems.

Download invitation as PDF | Official website: http://wccc2016.matplus.net

58th WCCC & 39th WCSC: Breaking news

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(13.08) Highlights and Decisions

(09.08) The BULLETIN of the Congress (last version)

(08.08) Rating of the 39th WCSC, Ostróda, 04-05 August 2015 

(07.08) The 39th WCSC, Ostróda, 04-05 August 2015 – Preliminary results are replaced with Final results | Statistics

(05.08) The 39th WCSC, Ostróda, 04-05 August 2015 – Preliminary results, 1st-2nd day 

(05.08) Rating of the 58th WCCC Open, Ostróda, 03 August 2015 

(04.08) The 39th WCSC, Ostróda, 04-05 August 2015 – Preliminary results, 1st day 

(04.08) The 58th WCCC Open, Ostróda, 03 August 2015 – Final results 

(03.08) The 58th WCCC Open, Ostróda, 03 August 2015 – Preliminary results 

Invitation to Ostróda: 58th WCCC & 39th WCSC

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Polish Chess Composing and Solving Society and the Organizing Committee of WCCC 2015, has the honor to invite all delegates of the WFCC, national teams, individual chess solvers and composers together with all those interested in chess problems, to attend the 58th World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and 39th World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC).

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Piotr Murdzia – Aleksander Miśta – Grzegorz Miśta

Download invitation as PDF | Official website: www.wccc2015.com