vineri, 21 iulie 2017

MOSCU – 2017

Judges :

Mate in Two  (# 2) – Paul Murashev, E-mail: paul-mur@yandex.ru 

Mate in Three  (# 3) – Igor Agapov, E-mail: avanta64@gmail.com 

Moremoves (# N) – Yakov Vladimirov, E-mail: chesukrvlad@mail.ru 

Helpmate – Victor Zaitsev, E-mail: vvz55@mail.ru

Selfmate – Gennady Kozyura, E-mail: genn.kozyura2013@yandex.ru

Feericos – Alexander Pin, E-mail: tischka@tut.by

Studies – Sergey Osintsev, E-mail: osintsev64@mail.ru 

The maximum number of pieces – 15 for problems,  and  for studies – 10. 

Send the compositions to the judges and a copy to the director of the competition Andrei Petrov,
 E-mail: petrov_andr@mail.ru

Closing date: – 15 September 2017.

5th Azemmour - Dresden 2017

    Definition of the Skewer Theme:  in a helpmate in two or more moves with two or more solutions, one black piece A moves on all the first black moves and one white piece B moves on all the first white moves. Another black piece C makes all the second black moves and another white piece D makes all the second white moves. The black pieces (A, C, ...) and the white pieces (B, D, ...) must be of a different kind. Stipulation : h2-n# Judge : Abdelaziz Onkoud Please send your problems to : azonkoud@hotmail.com Deadline : 9 August 2017. The tourney is open to everyone. Prizes : dates and souvenirs. http://www.onkoud.com/spip.php?article819


marți, 4 iulie 2017

URAL COMPETITIONS

 1. Memorial “Pavel Babich-110  & ”Bronislav Olimpiev – 80” Studies. Judge Sergey Osintsev. Send to osintsev64@mail.ru
2. Memorial  “Vladimir Zheltonozhko – 75”.  Mat in 3 moves. Judge Igor Agapov. Send to e-mail: igoragapov64@mail.ru  Multihook. Judge Valery Kirillov. - Back mats. Judge Valery Kirillov. Send to: konstantin.kirillov.79@yandex.ru
3. Memorial competition “Alexander Kozlov-120”.  Mat in 2 moves. Judge Vyacheslav Pilchenko.-Send to mail: pilchenkovk@yandex.ru  
4. Jubilee competition “Felix Rossomaho-80”.  Mat in 3 moves. Judge Felix Rossomaho.-Send to mail address of Sergey Osintsev   osintsev64@mail.ru
Deadline for submission to all competitions-August 14, 2017.

sâmbătă, 1 iulie 2017

José A. Coello-75 Jubilee (#2) & Jordi Breu-90 Jubilee (h#2)

José Antonio Coello-75 Jubilee (#2)
Chess problem composition tourney of directmates in two moves of free theme. Originals must be sent before August 31, 2017. The director of the tourney is Imanol Zurutuza and the judge is José Antonio Coello. Originals should be sent to the email address sepa.problemas@gmail.com and will be published in the bulletin Problemas.
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Jordi Breu-90 Jubilee (h#2)
Chess problem composition tourney of helpmates in two moves of free theme. Originals must be sent before August 31, 2017. The director of the tourney is Imanol Zurutuza and the judge is Abdelaziz Onkoud. Originals should be sent to the email address sepa.problemas@gmail.com and will be published in the bulletin Problemas.

duminică, 28 mai 2017

''Gravure'' 2017

    We are pleased to announce the tourney: «Gravure-2017». 
The goals are: 
- popularization of problems with 8-10 pieces
- popularization of following components of solution: difficulty, depth, beauty. Sections of the tourney: #2, #3, #4-12, Studies, H#1½-2, 2½-3, 3½-6, S#3-12, HS#2-4 (fairy pieces and conditions are not allowed). Each composer can send no more than three compositions in every section (including joint).  Chief Judge is Igor Agapov (Russia). The last date for sending the compositions is July 01, 2017 via e-mail: gravure64@mail.ru
     Recommendations for the preparation of compositions (important): 
- send problems and studies in format DOC (not PGN, not PDF); 
- use the notation KQRBS or the chess font «Ches» for writing solutions; - use the chess font «Good Companions» for drawing diagrams; 
     For working with said fonts it is comfortable to use the program Olive.

joi, 25 mai 2017

Jubilee tourneys:

 Islam Kazimov – 65 JT, 2017 (#2, #3)  The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing  “Islam Kazimov – 65”' jubilee tournament for twomovers and threemovers (free theme).  Judge: #2, #3 - Araz Almammadov (Azerbaijan). 
Send to tournament director: Vidadi Zamanov (Azerbaijan) vidadi_zamanov@mail.ru 
Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award – 2017. 

Suleyman Abdullayev – 50 JT, 2017 (#2 - Miniature) 
The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing 
Suleyman Abdullayev – 50”' jubilee tournament for miniature twomovers (free theme). 
#2 - Judge: Suleyman Abdullayev (Azerbaijan) . Send to tournament director: Elmar Abdullayev (Azerbaijan) abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru 
Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award - 2017. 

 Agshin Masimov - 55 JT, 2017 (Studies)  The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing  “Agshin Masimov - 55”' jubilee tournament for studies (free theme).  Prize: 1st prize- book Ilham Aliev “My Chess Creative Work”. Books for local composers. 
Judge: Agshin Masimov (Azerbaijan). Send (please PGN) to tournament director: Elmar Abdullayev (Azerbaijan)  abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru  Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award - 2017. 

 Samir Badalov - 55 MT, 2017 (Studies)  (13.02.1962- 25.08.2011) 
The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing “Samir Badalov-55 MT”' memorial tournament for studies (free theme). 
Prize: 100$ (50$, 30$, 20$).  Judge: Muradkhan Muradov (Azerbaijan). 
Send (please PGN) to tournament director: Elmar Abdullayev (Azerbaijan)  abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru 
Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award – 2017. 

Concurs Jubiliar  "Aleksey Ivunin - 70"
Secțiuni: h # 1,5-2; h # 2,5-3; h # 3,5-4; h # 4,5-n. Soluție completă și comentarii trimise la adresa de e-mail ivunin@bk.ru . Termenul de trimitere - cel târziu la 1 iulie 2017.

Jurgen Stigter-64 Jubilee Tourney
To celebrate the special 64th chess birthday of Jurgen Stigter, the famous chess book collector and former president of ARVES, a composing tourney for endgame studies is announced. 
Theme: free Maximum 2 entries per composer are allowed. Closing date: August 13, 2017
The provisional award will be published in "EG" early 2018.  Three money prizes in powers of 2, courtesy the jubilant, will be awarded: First prize:  512 Euros; Second Prize:  256 Euros; Third prize: 128 Euros and special prizes of 64 Euros. Honourable mentions and commendations will be awarded as well.  Judge: Yochanan Afek Tourney director: Luc Palmans.   Send your original entries only in a PGN format by e-mail to:  palmans.luc@skynet.be  not later than August 13th 2017. 


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.