World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Pardubice 13./14.07.2019

27th Czech Chess Solving Championship 2019  | 18th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 27 | Winner: Danila Pavlov (RUS) ahead of Aleksey Popov (RUS) and Martynas Limontas (LTU); 12. Miloslav Vanka (CZE – Czech champion).
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2391.42 | WSC category: 6
Top 5 World Solving Cup: 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 136 points (+10), 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 115 points, 3. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 113 points (+12), 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 108 points (+13), 5. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 68 points

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Saint-Germain au Mont d’Or 08.06.2019

40th French Chess Solving Championship 2019  | 17th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 12 | Winner: Michel Caillaud (FRA – French champion) ahead of Andrey Selivanov (RUS) and James Quah (SIN)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2075.76 | WSC category: 12

Top 5 World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 126 points, 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 115 points, 3. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 101 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 95 points, 5. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 68 points

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – KiryatUno 26.05.2019

Israel Open Solving Championship 2019  | 16th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 13 | Winner: Mark Erenburg (ISR - Israel champion) ahead of Soffer Ram (ISR) and Lev Glanzspiegel (ISR)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2216.30 | WSC category: 9
Top 5 World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 126 points, 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 115 points, 3. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 101 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 95 points, 5. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 68 points

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Multi-locations tournament of 6th Israel Open Solving Championship 26.05.2019
The results of the multi-locations tournaments are published on the page of the Other rated/remarkable solving tournaments 2019.

The Category 1 tournament with 136 participants has been won by junior solver Danila Pavlov (RUS) with a 100% result ahead of Mark Erenburg (ISR), junior solver Maksim Romanov (RUS) and Marek Kolčák (SVK)
The Category 2 tournament with 62 participants has been won by Rens ter Veen (NED) with a 100% result ahead of Beni Priel (ISR) and Arjen Kouwenhoven (NED)

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Belgrade 25.05.2019

Open Solving Championship of Serbia 2019  | 15th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 25 | Winner: Bojan Vučković (SRB – Serbian champion) ahead of Danila Pavlov (RUS) and
Evgeny Viktorov (RUS)
Ilija Serafimović (SRB) with 1st FM norm
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2396.65 | WSC category: 6

Top 5 World Solving Cup (new leader!): 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 126 points, 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 115 points,
3. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 101 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 95 points, 5. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 68 points

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

World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Glyfada 03.05.2019

Open Solving Tournament of ECSC 2019  | 14th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 70 | Winner: Martynas Limontas (LTU) ahead of Kacper Piorun (POL) and Aleksey Popov (RUS)
Aleksey Popov (RUS) with 5th FM norm, 2nd IM norm and 1st GM norm!
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2556.41 | WSC category: 2

Top 5 World Solving Cup: 1. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 115 points, 2. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 107 points, 3. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 101 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 95 points, 5. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 68 points

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Omelnyk 27./28.04.2019

33rd Ukrainian Solving Championship 2019  | 13th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 14 | Winner: Oleksiy Solovchuk (UKR – Ukrainian champion) ahead of VladimirPogorelov (UKR) and Valery Kopyl (UKR)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2176.93 | WSC category: 10

Top 5 World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 96 points, 2. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 94 points,
3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 68 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 64 points, 5. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 63 points

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Open of the 33rd Ukrainian Solving Championship 2019
Participants: 14 | Winner: Sergey Borodavkin (UKR) ahead of Oleksiy Solovchuk (UKR) and Valery Kopyl (UKR)

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Berlin 27./28.04.2019

43rd German Solving Championship 2019  | 12th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 29 | Winner: Boris Tummes (GER – German champion) ahead of Eddy Van Beers (BEL) and
Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR)
Aleksey Popov (RUS) with 4th FM norm
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2445.03 | WSC category: 5

Top 5 World Solving Cup (with new leader!): 1. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 96 points, 2. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 94 points,
3. Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) 68 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 64 points, 5. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 63 points

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Bratislava 13./14.04.2019

27th Chess Solving Championship of Slovakia 2019  | 11th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 14 | Winner: Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) ahead of Tomáš Peitl (SVK – Slovakian champion) and Roland Ott (SUI)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2220.42 | WSC category: 9

Top 5 World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 94 points, 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 73 points, 3. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 63 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 56 points, 5. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 56 points – but Aleksandr Bulavka (BLR) now 6th place with 49 points.

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Baku 06./07.04.2019

40th Azerbaijan Chess Solving Championship 2019  | 10th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 32 | Winner: Ramil Javadov (AZE – Azerbaijan champion) ahead of Araz Almammadov (AZE) and NarminMammadova,(AZE – junior women solver!)
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2033.39 | WSC category: 13

Leaders World Solving Cup (unchanged): 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 94 points, 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 73 points, 3. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 63 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 56 points, 5. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 56 points.

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World Solving Cup 2018/2019 – Riga 06.04.2019

17th Baltic Solving Cup 2019 | 9th tournament of World Solving Cup 2018/2019
Participants: 18 | Winner: Michel Caillaud (FRA) ahead of Torsten Linß (GER) and Stasys Steponavičius(LTU)
8th/9th place and joint Latvian champions Antons Gajevskis and Modris Rāviņš
Average rating of top ten solvers: 2170.95 | WSC category: 10

Leaders World Solving Cup (almost unchanged): 1. Danila Pavlov (RUS) 94 points, 2. Eddy Van Beers (BEL) 73 points, 3. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 63 points, 4. Aleksey Popov (RUS) 56 points, 5. Martynas Limontas (LTU) 56 points (+4).

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1st U16 Baltic Solving Cup 2019
Participants: 16 | Winner: Artjoms Burenkovs (LAT) ahead of Madara Golsta (LAT – best women solver) and Emīls Tabors (LAT).

More details are published in Competitions→Solving→Other rated/remarkable solving tournaments 2019.