Originals 07-090718

 

 


Original Problems

 

7-9th of July, 2018

  • (09.07) No.1310 – Ya’aqov Mintz (PG 10).
  • (08.07) No.1309 – Paul Rãican (-17 & =1 Proca; Circe Assassin). First Assassin Proca Retractor ever composed with stalemate in the forward play! (Author)
  • (07.07) No.1308 – Theodoros Giakatis & Kostas Prentos (h#2; Take&Make). An improved version, without fairy pieces, of No.44 from SuperProblem TT-206. See the last diagram of the award. (Authors). Warm welcome to Theodoros in Original problems section of JF!
  • (07.07) No.1307 – Anatoly Stepochkin (hs#5; GridChess, KoeKo; Nightrider). The moves in two long solutions are determined by 16 big squares splitting the board.
  • (07.07) No.1306 – Ľuboš Kekely (h=2.5; ChecklessChess). Cute final positions.
  • (07.07) No.1305 – S. K. Balasubramanian (h#2; Superguards). Only three pieces!
  • (07.07) No.1304 – Aleksander Sygurov (ser-h#4). Warm welcome to Aleksander in Original problems section of JF!

Animated diagrams use Py2Web by Dmitri Turevski and WinChloe’s graphics.


All previously published problems you can find in the subsections of Original Problems menu on the top. The  judge of JF-2018/II: Kjell Widlert. The judge of Retro & PG problems 2017-2018: Dirk Borst.


BIT2018 – Group C, Fairy – the award

The AWARD

The Preliminary Award of the Jubilee Tourney
Dinu-Ioan Nicula – 50

The tourney held in the frames of XIII Belgrade Problem Chess Festival 2018, as a part of Belgrade Internet Tourney 2018: Group C – fairy h#2, Lortap chess with fairy piece Locust.

…There were 36 entries, of 24 authors/pairs of authors, from 14 countries. Being very satisfied of the problems’ level, but also keeping into regard that it is a special occasion, I have decided to give awards to half of them! (Dinu-Ioan Nicula)

Prize winners:
1st and 2nd Prize – Petko Petkov, 3rd Prize – Juraj Lörinc, 4th Prize – S.K. Balasubramanian & Vlaicu Crisan, 5th Prize – Hubert Gockel.


Originals 010718

 

 


Original Problems

 

1st of July, 2018

Dear authors, readers, I’m very glad to announce that the next fairy tournament on JF, July-December’2018 starts today! Please, welcome our judge, Kjell Widlert, and enjoy the competition!

  • (01.07) No.1303 – Daniel Novomesky (hs#2; Maximummer). 3 solutions!
  • (01.07) No.1302 – Hans Uitenbroek (h#3; Superguards; Nightrider).
    Warm welcome to Hans in Original problems section of JF!
  • (01.07) No.1301 – Michael McDowell & Brian Stephenson (h#4; Bishophopper, Rookhopper). Would the final position be considered an ideal mate? .. Is it enough for a piece to function solely as a hurdle? (Authors).
    Warm welcome to the both authors in Original problems section of JF!
  • (01.07) No.1300 – Julia Vysotska & Marjan Kovačević (hs#3). This problem was composed for Latvian Solving Championship in April, 2018 (WSC, 2017-2018). Hope, solvers might enjoy it! (Authors)

Animated diagrams use Py2Web by Dmitri Turevski and WinChloe’s graphics.


All previously published problems you can find in the subsections of Original Problems menu on the top. The  judge of JF-2018/II: Kjell Widlert. The judge of Retro & PG problems 2017-2018: Dirk Borst.