Solvers’ ratings as of October 1st 2013 are published!
Tournaments included: CZECH OPEN Pardubice, Batumi OPEN, 37.WCSC Batumi.
The three top solvers are Piotr Murdzia, Georgy Evseev and John Nunn. Congratulations!
Decisions of the 56th WССС, Batumi, are published! The highlights are: The results of the 9th WCCT and of the 2010-12 WCCI confirmed final; A section for retros will be introduced in the next WCCT; FIDE Albums 2007-09 & 2010-2012; New titles; place and time of 10th ISC, 10th ECSC, 57th WCCC and 38th WCSC. Some photos sent by Franziska Iseli (many thanks!) are also added.
See the official results of 37th World Chess Solving Championship, Batumi, 24-25.09.2013!
“Сlear win in the team-competition for Poland (5th win in a row – unbeaten since 2009). Close race for individual-competition: 7th title for Piotr Murdzia. Arno Zude prevents total success for Poland (place 1, 3 and 4 in individual ranking)!” (Axel Steinbrink, Director)
See the official results of Open Solving Tournament Batumi, 23rd September 2013!
The winners are Ofer Comay (Israel) and Arno Zude (Germany).
Congratulations to the winners and to all participants!
Today, on September 15th, 2013, the Results of WCCI 2010-2012 became final!
The WORLD CHAMPIONS are:
Marjan Kovačević (Serbia)
Aleksandr Feoktistov (Russia)
Mikhail Marandyuk (Ukraine)
Sergiy Didukh (Ukraine)
Michal Dragoun (Czech rep.)
Andrey Selivanov (Russia)
Petko A. Petkov (Bulgaria)
Dmitrij Baibikov (Israel)
Congratulations to our champions, other medal winners and all participants!!!
The 9th WCCT is completed. In total 37 countries participated in the tournament with 553 compositions by 257 composers in seven sections. The winner of the 9th WCCT is Russia, ahead of Ukraine and Israel. All 37 participating countries received points. See the Results of the 9th WCCT and also the Booklet in PDF for download.
The Agenda of WFCC 56th Meeting in Batumi, Georgia, 21-28 September 2013, is published! Some related documents in PDF are also available for download at the bottom part of the Agenda’s page.
The scores and the tables of the results of two sections of WCCI 2010-2012 are updated:
Results of Section D – Endgame studies: One judge’s claim that entry D2 of E. Eilazyan is cooked was incorrect.
Results of Section G – Fairies: Entry G4 of K. Wenda is cooked.
The results of WCCI will be declared final on September 15th, 2013.
A new FIDE Album Index – 1914-2006 is presented by Hannu Harkola!
The Booklet (A4, 175 pages, PDF, 1,580 kb) contains the combined registers
of all 21 published FIDE Albums.
Handbook of Chess Composition -
6th edition, August 2013, 71 pages, size A4, pdf-file (1 Mb),
editor Hannu Harkola -