The World Chess Federation, with the collaboration of the World Federation for Chess Composition, is organising the 7th FIDE World Cup in Composing in eight sections. The detailed information of the tournament is published in the regulations (PDF).
The deadline for entries’ submission is March 1st, 2019. The final results will be published not later than August 1st, 2019.
The holding of the tournament is the direct responsibility of the Director and the Panel of Judges:
The Director of the tournament is Alexander Bulavka (Belarus).
A. Twomovers – Judge: Evgeny Permyakov (Russia)
B. Threemovers – Judge: Igor Agapov (Russia)
C. Moremovers – Judge: Alexander Feoktistov (Russia)
D. Endgame studies – Judge: Vladislav Tarasiuk (Ukraine)
E. Helpmates – Judge: Abdelaziz Onkoud (Morocco)
F. Selfmates – Judge: Zivko Janevski (Macedonia)
G. Fairies – Judge: Petko Petkov (Bulgaria)
H. Retros and Proofgames – Judge: Andrey Frolkin (Ukraine)
- A-Twomovers – 9th June, 2019
- B-Threemovers – 10th May, 2019
- C-Moremovers – 31st May, 2019
- D-Endgame studies – 2nd June, 2019
- E-Helpmates – 12th June, 2019
- F-Selfmates – 13th June, 2019
- G-Fairies – 2nd June, 2019, with correction from 4th June, 2019
- H-Retros and Proofgames - 16th March, 2019
270 entries by 169 participants from 33 countries submitted.
Among them: #2 – 30, #3 – 29, #n – 29, studies – 37, h# – 66, s# – 27, fairies – 33, retro – 17.
In comparison with preliminary results the final reports include the following changes:
Section A: Comment to A04 has been changed .
Section F: Problem F07 (rewarded with Honorable Mention) was excluded as published before. F15 and F09 were moved to the 2nd and 3rd Honorable Mentions respectively.
Section G: One problem was added as a Special Prize: G30.
Section H: Problem H10 (2nd Prize) was excluded because of duals. H05 and H12 were moved to 2nd and 3rd Prize respectively.