Theme: Taraba´s line combinations.
Judge: Karol Mlynka.
Director: Ján Golha, Lúky 1231/89, 952 01 Vráble, Slovakia, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
vineri, 3 martie 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: email@example.com. Deadline: 1st of June 2017. Judge: GM John Nunn (Great Britain). Prizes in chess literature.
marți, 24 ianuarie 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:firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
duminică, 22 ianuarie 2017
To commemorate the 70th birthday of Gligor Denkovski (20 August 1946 – 15 January 2015), a formal composing tourney is announced in three sections.
Section A: Orthodox proof games, showing a combination of at least one typical retro theme and at least one theme or motif traditionally seen in other problem genres. See examples.
Judge: Kostas Prentos
Section B: Orthodox helpmate threemovers (h#2.5–3) with free theme.
Judge: Nikola Predrag
Section C: Orthodox selfmates (s#2–n) with free theme.
Judge: Miodrag Mladenovic
Closing date for all sections is 31 March 2017.
Entries should be sent to Ivan Denkovski, email: email@example.com
The awards will be published in a special publication, which will be sent to all participants.
Prizes (books) are provided for the best entries.
joi, 19 ianuarie 2017
The editors of the magazine Chorno-Bili Stezhyny (“The Black-and-White Paths”) announce a composing tourney for two-move and three-move miniatures “Day of Chess.” Originals are to be sent before 30.04.2017 to the email address of the tourney judge Mykola Cherniavsky: firstname.lastname@example.org
vineri, 6 ianuarie 2017
Formal composing tourney in two sections: a) free theme for section directmate #2 and b) form HotF for section helpmate h#2 (HotF = Helpmate of the Future, the composition has only (one or more) pairs of closely related variations). Fairy pieces and conditions are not allowed. Judge: Emmanuel Manolas. Closing date:
December 25, 2017 Entries to Dan-Constantin Gurgui via e-mail: email@example.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. Maximum number of entries per compose: 5
Open here: http://clubulproblemistilorromani.blogspot.ro/p/marcel-tancau.html Please reprint!
joi, 5 ianuarie 2017
(ASIGC) - Associazione Scacchistica Italiana Giocatori per Corrispondenza
12° Gara ASIGC 2017 per Diretti #2 – Giudice Marco Guida
14° Gara ASIGC 2017 per Aiutomatti H#2 – Giudice Int. Antonio Garofalo.
I problemi inediti a tema libero, vengono pubblicati mensilmente, con la soluzione, nella Rubrica Problemi della Newsletter ASIGC curata da Vito Rallo. Tutti i partecipanti riceveranno via email la rubrica mensile e il verdetto finale, che possono anche liberamente scaricare dal sito ASIGC all’indirizzo: http://www.asigc.it/Newsletter/newsletter_asigc.htm Non viene, pertanto, inviata alcuna copia cartacea agli autori. Per entrambe le gare Inviare gli inediti, solo via email, al redattore entro il 30.10.2017 all’indirizzo: firstname.lastname@example.org