World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Helsinki 16.02.2019

40th Finnish Chess Solving Championship 2019  | 6th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 22 | Winner: Dolf Wissmann (NED) ahead of Jorma Paavilainen (FIN – Finnish champion) and Bilguun Sumiya (MGL) joint 2nd place 
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2313.50 | WSC category: 7

Leaders World Solving Cup: 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 67 points, 2. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 56 points, 3. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 44 points, 4. Evgeny Viktorov (RUS) 41 points, 5. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 36 points.

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

World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Moscow 02./03.02.2019

RGSU Cup 2019 (2nd Alexander Pochinok MT)  | 5th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 28 | Winner: Evgeny Viktorov (RUS) ahead of Danila Pavlov (RUS) and Aleksey Popov (RUS)
IM norms of Aleksey Popov, Danila Moiseev and Oleg Pervakov
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2453.34 | WSC category: 4

Leaders World Solving Cup: 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 67 points, 2. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 50 points, 3. Evgeny Viktorov (RUS) 41 points, 4. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 36 points, 5. Anatoly Mukoseev (RUS) 33 points.

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

World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Warsaw 19./20.01.2019

17th Warsaw Solving Grand Prix 2019 | 4th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 16 | Winner: Piotr Murdzia (POL) ahead of Martynas Limontas (LTU) and Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2418.66 | WSC category: 5

Leaders World Solving Cup: 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 40 points, 2. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 29 points, 3. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 27 points (2682.36 Perf. Rating), 4.Aleksey Popov (RUS) 27 points (2429.31 Perf. Rating), 5. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 25 points.

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

Open of the 17th Warsaw Solving Grand Prix 2019
Winner: Danila Pavlov (RUS) ahead of Piotr Murdzia (POL) and Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) / Andrey Selivanov (RUS) with shared 3rd place
More details are published in Competitions→Solving→Other rated/remarkable solving tournaments 2019 Calendar.

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.