duminică, 21 mai 2017

Andrey Selivanov - 50 JT

The Russian Chess Federation and the magazine “Chess composition” are announcing the chess composition competition dedicated to the semicentenary jubilee of Andrey Selivanov, the Vice-President of the Russian Chess Federation, in six sections:
- Twomovers (#2);
- Threemovers (#3);
- Moremovers (#4-7);
- Studies (+-; =);
- Helpmate problems (h#3-7);
- Selfmate problems (s#3-7).
The judge of all the sections is the anniversary celebrant. The prizes ascertained are books, certificates of recognition and honourable mentions. The original medals and diplomas are ascertained for the winners in all the sections. At-most-three compositions including joint are possible. Please send the compositions to Boris Shorokhov, the director of the competition, on the e-mail bbs64@mail.ru not later than July 9, 2017 (annotated “A. Selivanov is 50”) with home address.
Please send your compositions as DOC (not PGN).
The considerations of the compositions are the following (not compulsory): the type for diagrams is GoodCompanion, for notation – Ches or by the English transcription KQRBS. The results will be published on the web-site www.selivanov.ru and edited in the separate brochure in December 2017.

sâmbătă, 6 mai 2017

Belgrade Internet Tourneys 2017 (#2, h#2, hs#Max 2.5)

Thematic Belgrade Internet Tourneys 2017 are announced in three groups:
#2. Judge: Marjan Kovačević;
h#2. Judge: Miodrag Mladenović;
hs#Max 2.5, 2 sol. Judges: participants of Belgrade Problem Chess Festival.
No more than one problem (single or joint) from the author in every group.
Closing date: May 23, 2017
 Download the full announcement with themes and examples(pdf, 483 KB)

miercuri, 19 aprilie 2017

"Valentin Lukyanov - 70" MT

The magazine "Problemist of Ukraine" announces the tourney in memoriam of Valentin Lukyanov
One section: #2. Theme is free.
Judge: Valery Shanshin
Send entries to the judge nihsnash@mail.ru
Closing date: August 1, 2017

marți, 18 aprilie 2017

"Puiu Popescu - 70" JT 2017

#2  -  formal  composing tourney, free theme, fairy pieces and conditions are not allowed, maximum number of entries per compose: 5.  Judge: Emmanuel Manolas (Greece).  Closing date:  December  31, 2017Entries to Dan-Constantin Gurgui via e-mail:  www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com  All received problems will be presented to the judge in anonymous form.   Award will be published on the “e4 e5” magazine. All participants will receive the award by e-mail.

vineri, 3 martie 2017

"Jozef Taraba - 70" Memorial Tourney - 2017

Direct twomovers.
Theme: Taraba´s line combinations.
Judge: Karol Mlynka.
Director: Ján Golha, Lúky 1231/89, 952 01 Vráble, Slovakia, e-mail: goja@goja.sk
Deadline: November 26th, 2017.
 Taraba´s line combinations: The tries are refuted because a white unit has given up its
ambush position required for a compensatory line opening.
Examples from Udo Degener´s Albrecht collection:

"Mircea Pavlov - 80" Jubilee Tourney - 2017

The Romanian magazine "Șah" is organizing the free theme endgame contest "JT Mircea Pavlov 80", dedicated to its editor-in-chief, well-known player (IM) and honored trainer. The entries have to be sent at the Tournament Director Dinu-Ioan Nicula, e-mail: nicudin004@yahoo.com. Deadline: 1st of June 2017. Judge: GM John Nunn (Great Britain). Prizes in chess literature.

marți, 24 ianuarie 2017

Mečislovas Rimkus – 75 2017


   The Lithuanian Chess Composers` Society announces a jubilee tourney Mečislovas Rimkus – 75. There are sections: #2, #3, #n, h#2, h#3, h#n. If there were a lot of miniatures – they will compete in another sections. The theme is free. Entries with diagrams must be sent by 1st of July, 2017, to Mečislovas RIMKUS, Pušyno g. 1-2, LT-71215 Kriūkai, Šakių rj., Lithuania or by
 e-mail:rimkusm@gmail.com.   Write your post address.  The judge will be Mečislovas Rimkus. Prizes: Lithuanian books of chess composition. Every participant will receive a book by M. Rimkus. The award will be announced in Lithuanian site: www.sachmatija.puslapiai.lt on 24thof December, 2017 (birth day) and printed in „Šachmatija” N.4/2017.