World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Geel 10.11.2018

25th Belgian Championship 2018 | 3rd tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 15 | Winner: Eddy Van Beers (BEL – Belgian Champion) ahead of Michael Pfannkuche (GER) and Nikos Sidiropoulos (GRE)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2347.40 | WSC category: 7

Leaders World Solving Cup: 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 27 points, 2. Anatoly Mukoseev (RUS) 23 points, 3. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 19 points (2579.44 Perf. Rating), 4. Arno Zude (GER) 19 points (2512.33 Perf. Rating), 5. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 19 points (2480.60 Perf. Rating).

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

World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Minsk 3./4.11.2018

11th Albino Cup 2018 | 2nd tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 22 | Winner: Danila Pavlov (RUS) ahead of Anatoly Mukoseev (RUS) and Aleksey Popov (RUS – FM norm)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2409.47 | WSC category: 5

Aleksey Popov has achieved his 2nd FM norm and will get the FIDE Solving Master title at the next congress.
Leaders World Solving Cup: 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 27 points, 2. Anatoly Mukoseev (RUS) 23 points,
3. Arno Zude (GER) 19 points (2512.33 Perf. Rating), 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 19 points (2480.60 Perf. Rating).

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

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Pardubice 14./15.07.2018

26th Czech Chess Solving Championship 2018 | 18th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 26 | Winner: Andrey Selivanov (RUS) ahead of Martynas Limontas (LTU) and Vidmantas Satkus (LTU)
10th Martin Petr (CZE) Czech Champion
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2336.45 | WSC category: 7
Leaders World Solving Cup:
1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 122 points, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 115 points, 3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 86 points.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Kiryat Uno 24.06.2018

Israel Open Solving Championship 2018 | 17th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 15 | Winner: Ram Soffer (ISR - Israel Champion) ahead of Ofer Comay (ISR) and Lev Glanzspiegel (ISR)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2275.05 | WSC category: 8
Leaders World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 112, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110,
3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 78 points.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

The results of the multi-locations tournament – 5th Israel Open Solving Championship 2018 (15 participating locations of 12 countries) – are published on the page of the Other rated/remarkable solving tournaments 2018. The main (rated) tournament with 96 participants has been won by Ram Soffer (ISR) ahead of Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) and Anatoly Mukoseev (RUS) & Danila Pavlov (RUS). The tournament of category 2 with 44 participants has been won by Mikhail Prilepin (RUS) ahead of Arjen Kouwenhoven (NED) and Balša Vidak Graovac (SRB)

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Belgrade 26./27.05.2018

Open Solving Championship of Serbia 2018 | 16th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 29 | Winner: Bojan Vučković (SRB – Serbian Champion) ahead of Marjan Kovačević (SRB) and
Marko Filipović (CRO)
2nd FM norm for Nikos Sidiropoulos (GRE)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2464.41 | WSC category: 4
Leaders World Solving Cup:
1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 112 points, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110 points, 3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 78 points.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Écully 19.05.2018

39th French Chess Solving Championship 2018 | 15th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 15 | Winner: Michel Caillaud (FRA – French Champion) ahead of Roland Ott (SUI) and
Andrey Selivanov (RUS)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2189.54 | WSC category: 10
Leaders World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 112, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110 points,
3. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 75.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Odessa 28./29.04.2018

32nd Ukrainian Championship 2018 | 14th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 38 | Winner: Martynas Limontas (LTU) ahead of Kirill Shevchenko (UKR – Ukrainian Champion) and Valery Kopyl (UKR). 15 years old Kirill Shevchenko has become Ukrainian champion in the first rated solving tournament he has participated!
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2351.95 | WSC category: 6
Leaders World Solving Cup: 1. Martynas Limontas (LTU – new leader!) 112, 2. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110 points,
3. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 75.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Košice 21./22.04.2018

26th Chess Solving Championship of Slovakia 2018 | 13th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 15 | Winner: Andrey Selivanov (RUS) ahead of Roland Ott (SUI) and
Oto Mihalčo (SVC – Slovakian Champion)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2233.81 | WSC category: 9
Leaders World Solving Cup (unchanged):
1. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110 points, 2. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 95, 3. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 75.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.

World Solving Cup 2017/2018 – Kėdainiai 14./15.04.2018

39th Lithuanian Solving Championship 2018 | 12th tournament of World Solving Cup 2017/2018
Participants: 13 | Winner: Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) ahead of Mikalai Sihnevich (BLR) and Vidmantas Satkus (LTU – Lithuanian Champion)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2229.55 | WSC category: 9
Leaders World Solving Cup:
1. Vidmantas Satkus (LTU) 110 points, 2. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 95, 3. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 75.
More details and the current WSC standing are published in Competitions→Solving→WSC: 2017/18 Calendar.