Quartz 48, November 2019, is online at:
By Paul Rãican:
The contest has one section: 1. Proof games with #color condition.
It is admitted, but not necessary, to add at most one other condition (but not fairy pieces). The tourney is informal. Send problems to the judge, until the 1st February 2020. Judge: P. Rãican.
#color (or simply #c) was introduced by Andrey Frolkin and Chris Tylor in feenschach 212/2015.
Definition: After a checkmate, the colour of the mating piece(s) is changed and the game resumes, if a legal position results. In a first phase, the authors introduced this condition in helpmates, but then, they also used it in proof games.
See, e.g., the problem No.1374 from Julias fairies. The genre may be tested by Jacobi, with condition #c.
Issue 16, June 2019, of the ChessProblems.ca Bulletin is available online at http://Bulletin.ChessProblems.ca. Includes 5 articles (Andreas Thoma, Jeff Coakley & Andrey Frolkin, Arno Tüngler).
The bulletin is published by Cornel Pacurar since March 2014 and is mainly dedicated to Fairies, Series-Movers in particular.
I believe many people share the same feeling, that the 62.WCCC was absolutely wonderfully organized in Vilnius! Thanks a lot to Lithuanian team and especially to Vilimantas and Vidmantas Satkus!
There’re some post on the official website, I tried to make during the congress. The final page for the 43.WCSC is just finished. The 4.YCCC was a great work to boast: Results (PDF) | Photo gallery
You’re free to use any of my photos from Vilnius 2019 album (with some accent on Latvian solvers, of course 😉 )
After finishing most of works related to the Congress coming back to publications on JF. Thank you for your patience! – Julia
KobulChess reports as of April 12th, 2019:
Sad news: IM Krassimir Gandev passed away today
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Gandev was born on 21st March 1946 in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria).
He made his first steps in chess composition in 1966 when he met Petko Petkov in Sofia and the following active cooperation and contacts which he maintained with other famous Bulgarian composers and also with editors of foreign magazines contributed to his quick advancement in this art.Always remember that it is not a cure and it helps you as a Buy Adipex supporting pill. His contribution in West Germany was exceptionally successful and his chess problems were published and accepted with great triumph in magazines such as “Schach Echo”, ”Feenschach” and “Die Schwalbe”. His style of composing was distinguished with his originality of ideas and perfect form… Read more →
Quartz 47, March 2019, is online at:
The content: Isardam in proof games * Palmares Retros Problemaz 2008 * A hypermodern piece – Magic Wandering Unit * Memory Circe by Jacobi * En bref * Award of TT12 Quartz – judge: Hans GRUBER
45th FairyChessFriendsMeeting at Andernach
May 30 – June 02, 2019 ANNOUNCEMENT / “PROGRAM “
Thursday May 30: Arrival at Ristorante Bellini (Hochstr.39) or at the marketplace nearby; please note that Bellini is closed from 2:30 pm till 5:00 pm. Starting Friday May 31 as last year we meet at Hotel Stammbaum (Marktgasse 1, phone: Germany 2632 42670), being closed at Thursday, but room access is ensured. All 12 double rooms in Hotel Stammbaum are reserved for our meeting (75 EUR / day incl. breakfast), so you should book as soon as possible. From Friday after breakfast till Sunday noon the hotel will be reserved exclusively for us.
Issue 15, December 2018, of the ChessProblems.ca Bulletin is available online at http://Bulletin.ChessProblems.ca
The bulletin is published by Cornel generic viagra toronto Pacurar since March 2014 and is mainly dedicated to Fairies, Series-Movers in particular.
Quartz 46, October 2018, is online at:
The content: Virgil Nestorescu, b. Feb 8th 1929 – d. June 21 2018 | Anticipation or development of old ideas? | Provocation Chess in proof games | Leffie, a new fairy genre | Launching Quartz TT13 | En bref.
Quartz 45, June 2018, is online at:
The content: Exchange between Q and K in proof games(II) | A historical condition: Checking zigzag | Launching TT12 Quartz | En bref | AUW and e.p. in series problems type consequent.
Issue 14, July 2018, of the ChessProblems.ca Bulletin is available online at http://Bulletin.ChessProblems.ca
Don’t miss ChessProblems.ca Bulletin TT6 Award p.674! The bulletin is published by Cornel Pacurar since March 2014 and is mainly dedicated to Fairies, Series-Movers in particular.