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.

duminică, 22 ianuarie 2017

Gligor Denkovski 70 - MT 2016

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: denkovski@hotmail.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

“Day of Chess” 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: tschern@mail.lviv.ua
   Free theme.