Originals 22-300619

 


Original Problems

 

22nd-30th of June, 2019

  • (30.06) No.1417 – Vitaly Medintsev (hs#7). Author reports 465 hours of testing by Popeye v3.70!
  • (29.06) No.1415, 1416 – Claude Beaubestre. No.1415 (ser-h#14 ; Bolero inverse Rex Inclusiv) &  No.1416 (h#2.5 by the Black ; Bolero). 
  • (26.06) No.1414 – Julia Vysotska & Marjan Kovačević (hs#3* ; Neutral pieces ; Chameleon Chess). 2 complete cycles of changes in Miniature.
  • (24.06) No.1223.2 – Günther Weeth & Klaus Wenda (-7 & #1 Hoeg Retractor ; Anti-Circe ; Magic Wandering Unit II). A new version to the problem No.1223 from the tournament R2018-19: “Unfortunately, No. 1223.1 by Günther Weeth & Klaus Wenda was found to be cooked shortly before I finished my award and has not yet been corrected.”(Dirk Borst). Now the problem will participate in the current PG&Retro competition, R2019-20.
  • (24.06) No.1397.2 – Paul Rãican (PG 32 ; Duelist ; Berolina Pawns). “the first 22 moves are verified by Jacobi in 58 hours.” (Author)
  • (24.06) No.1413 – Andreas Thoma (-6 & #1 Proca Retractor ; Anti-Circe Cheylan). Two solutions.
  • (23.05) Conflictio No.15 (06.06.2019) & Conflictio No.16 (22.06.2019) by Juraj Lörinc are added to the Articles page.
  • (22.06) No.1411, 1412 – Petko A. Petkov. No.1411 (h#2 ; Neutral pieces; Bolero) &  No.1412 (#2vv ; Bolero Inverse). Problems presenting Bolero and Bolero Inverse conditions invented by the author, and also some more words about Bolero project.
    Above all, I express my sincere gratitude to Christian Poisson and to Geoff Foster, who gives me great help in the grammatical editing of my texts!” (Author)

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-2019/I: Michal Dragoun. The judge of Retro & PG problems 2019-2020: Vlaicu Crișan


Originals 150619

 


Original Problems

 

15th of June, 2019

  • (15.06) No.1410 – Vitaly Medintsev (hs#4). “Non-fairy” fairy.  😉 
  • (15.06) No.1409 – Pierre Tritten (h#2 ; Bolero). Bolero is a new fairy condition implemented in WinChloe.
  • (15.06) No.1408 – Daniel Papack (h#2 ; SuperGuards). Superguards specific cycle.
  • (15.06) No.1407 – Anatoly Stepochkin (h#2 ; Lion). HOTF.
  • (15.06) No.1406 – N.Shankar Ram (#5 ; Wazir, Equileaper ; Diagram Circe, Black must capture). Looks like a fundamental work with 120 variations! With a gratitude to Shankar for the solution fully prepared for animation!

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-2019/I: Michal Dragoun. The judge of Retro & PG problems 2019-2020: Vlaicu Crișan


Composing Tournaments of the RIFACE 2019, C09.06.2019

The 40th RIFACE 2019 (Rencontre Internationale en France des Amateurs de Composition Echiquéenne) will take place at Saint-Germain au Mont d’Or, June 7-9, 2019.

Themes of composing tournaments:

Thème aidés.pdfThème féerique.pdfThème rétro.pdf

Address to send the entries : RIFACE.2019@gmail.com for Helpmates and Fairies problems ; abrobecker@yahoo.com for retro problems
Time limit to send the entries : Sunday 9th June
 at 15:00


7th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2019 – Fairies

FIDE-logo7th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2019 – Fairies

Preliminary results of section G-Fairies of the 7th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2019 are published! The winners of the competition are: Gold medal – MARIO PARINELLO (Italy), Silver medal –  VLAICU CRIŞAN (Romania), Bronze medal – ROLF KOHRING (Germany). 

Congratulations to the authors of rewarded problems!