PROVISIONAL AWARD OF THE “MARIO G. GARCIA 65” JT

pr-award-mgg65jtPROVISIONAL AWARD OF THE
“MARIO G. GARCIA 65”
JUBILEE TOURNEY

This tournament was announced by the “Union of problematicists Argentina Chess (UAPA). Had three sections: 1º – H # 2 – 2º – H # 2.5-3 – 3º – H # n

There were 83 problems: H # 2 (41), H#2,5-3 (27) and H#n (15) , 46 composers of 17 countries. → Read full Award!


Site Updates-290813

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Updates as of 28-29th of August, 2013:

  • (29.08) No.365 – Krassimir Gandev – A long, interesting, but difficult “Pawns’ festival”! Warm welcome to Krassimir!
  • (28.08) No.364 – Daniel Novomesky – Aristocratic Miniature with 6 anti-battery mates!

Now there are three sections under the Original Problems top menu: Julia’sFairies-2012 with all problems of the year 2012; Julia’sFairies-2013(I) with all problems of January-April, 2013; Julia’sFairies-2013(II) will contain problems of May-August, 2013. The judge for informal fairy tourney 2013(II)Diyan Kostadinov


3-rd FIDE World Cup in Composing 2013

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Reminder! The last days to submit your problems to the

3rd FIDE World Cup in Composing 2013

The International Chess Federation (FIDE), within the framework of its “Chess Composition” special project, is organising the 3rd FIDE World Cup in Composing for 2013 in eight sections.

The tournament is coordinated with the WFCC Presidium and is a part of the joint efforts by FIDE and WFCC for the popularization and development of chess composition worldwide. →Read more…

The closing date is September 1st, 2013.


Site Updates-270813

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Updates as of 26-27th of August, 2013:

  • (27.08) No.363 – Francesco Simoni – А nice Meredith with anti-battery play!
  • (26.08) No.362 – Alexandr Sygurov & Dmitri Turevski –  A very nice creation of black masked batteries plus Umnov theme! Congratulations to Alexandr with the first publication at Julia’s Fairies!
  • (26.08) No.352.1 – Ivan Skoba & Arno Tüngler – An improvement to No.352, as few cooks were found by A.Tüngler in No.352. Enjoy detailed comment to the problem!

Now there are three sections under the Original Problems top menu: Julia’sFairies-2012 with all problems of the year 2012; Julia’sFairies-2013(I) with all problems of January-April, 2013; Julia’sFairies-2013(II) will contain problems of May-August, 2013. The judge for informal fairy tourney 2013(II)Diyan Kostadinov


Orbit 1st Fairy TT for Alphabetic Chess Help-play probems

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Orbit 1st Fairy TT for Alphabetic Chess Help-play problems

One month left before closing! Requested are helpmates or series-helpmates in any number of moves, no zero-position, no fairy pieces, optionally one of the conditions Circe, Madrasi or PWC may be used in addition to ABC.
Problems must be computer-tested by Popeye or WinChloe.
The judge is Michael McDowell, problems are to be sent to Pierre Tritten’s Orbit address: pt.orbit@yahoo.fr until 30/09/13.


Reminder…

jv-lazureDear Friends,

I hope that all of you had a beautiful summer! In some countries there’s still pretty warm, in others becoming colder… But September is coming in 5 days everywhere!

I’d like to remind you that the second part of informal tourney Julia’s Fairies-2013 (judge: Diyan Kostadinov) is over on the 31st of August. If you’d like to participate in this part – please send your problems by the 30th of August preferably, so I’d have some time to publish them.

Also, September is the last month for submitting your problems to Julia’s Fairies Marine TT ! I know there’re many other tournaments now, plus WCCC. I wish you luck in all of them!!! And still I believe you’ll find some time for the Marines as well! Thanks a lot to the active participants! –Julia


Site Updates-240813

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Updates as of 23rd-24th of August, 2013:

  • (24.08) No.361 – Juraj Lörinc –  A complicated s#6 with interesting Kobul Kings motives!
  • (24.08) No.359, 360 – Pierre Tritten – A very nice Take&Make strategy in Meredith form & Cyclic Zilahi with a perfect white economy!
  • (24.08) A new issue – Fairings No.33 – by Chris Feather is added to the Articles page! Thanks a lot to Stephen Emmerson for sending it!
  • (23.08) No.358 – János Mikitovics – Surprising neutral promotions! It’s nice to see János here again!

Now there are three sections under the Original Problems top menu: Julia’sFairies-2012 with all problems of the year 2012; Julia’sFairies-2013(I) with all problems of January-April, 2013; Julia’sFairies-2013(II) will contain problems of May-August, 2013. The judge for informal fairy tourney 2013(II)Diyan Kostadinov


Announcements of “The Macedonian Problemist”

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The Macedonian Problemist announces its informal tourneys for 2013 in the following sections:

  • 2# – judge: Zoran Gavrilovski 
  • 3#-n – judge: Zlatko Mihajloski 
  • s2-n# – judge: Predrag Žuvić
  • h2# – judge: Živko Janevski 
  • h3#-hn# – judge: Nikola Stolev 
  • fairy – judge: Hans Gruber 

Send to: Zoran Gavrilovski, p. fah 137, MK-1001 Skopje, Macedonia; e-mail: mprobl@yahoo.com


ŽIVKO JANEVSKI – 60 JT 2013

The Macedonian Problemist announces a formal jubilee tourney for h#2s to mark the 60th birthday of its regular contributor Živko Janevski (born on 4 August 1953), Grandmaster of the FIDE for Chess Compositions, International Judge of the FIDE for Chess Compositions, the leading Macedonian problemist in the last several decades and one of the world’s best and most successful composers (4th on the total FIDE Album points list up to the 2004-2006 Album). →Read more… (click to show/hide)


THE MACEDONIAN PROBLEMIST – THE LEAGUE (TMP – TL) 2013: ANNOUNCEMENT

Composers are invited to submit their originals (free themes) for TMP – tL 2013 in four sections – #2 (judge: Juraj Brabec), #3 (Zlatko Mihajloski), h#2-3 (judge: Nikola Stolev) and s#2-6 (judge: Živko Janevski). The awards will be published in 2013.

Please send original problems to: Zoran Gavrilovski, P. fah 137, Skopje MK-1001, Macedonia, mprobl@yahoo.com by 1.9.2013.


feenschach 72nd TT

feenschachlogo Announcement of the 72nd feenschach TT

Required are series help-selfmate move-length records with 5-24 (or more) units (legal position and no promoted force). Series help-selfmates exceeding the current overall length record of 196 moves with promoted force (legal position) are also welcome! Closing date is December 31st 2013. Entries should be sent to the tournament director Thomas Brand, preferably via email. All entries that are length records for the different numbers of total normal force will be published in one of the first feenschach 2014 issues. Books or brochures prizes are offered as a reward to all tournament participants who send at least one actual length record if the total number of such records from all tournament participants is equal or exceeds the total number of records submitted by Arno Tüngler!

See full announcement with examples at http://www.feenschach.de/downloads/f72TT.pdf !


Site Updates-180813

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Updates as of 12-18th of August, 2013:

  • (18.08) No.357 – Paul Rãican – A difficult long-mover!
  • (12.08) No.356 – Dominique Forlot  – A nice Masand-Miniature with AUW!

Now there are three sections under the Original Problems top menu: Julia’sFairies-2012 with all problems of the year 2012; Julia’sFairies-2013(I) with all problems of January-April, 2013; Julia’sFairies-2013(II) will contain problems of May-August, 2013. The judge for informal fairy tourney 2013(II)Diyan Kostadinov