Original Problems

Original Problems & Tournaments 

Please send original fairy problems for publication on Julia’s Fairies website to the editor, Julia Vysotska, julia@juliasfairies.com

Published problems participate in the related competitions of given period. Retro & PG problems have a separate competition with 2-years period. In a case of several version, only the final one participate in the competition!

Informal tournaments by periods

Tourney Period Judge Award
Fairy problems
JF-2012 2012 N.Shankar Ram Link ; PDF
JF-2013(I) January-April, 2013 Juraj Brabec Link ; PDF
JF-2013(II) May-August, 2013 Diyan Kostadinov N/A
JF-2013(III) September-December, 2013 Eric Huber Link
JF-2014(I) January-April, 2014 Vlaicu Crișan Link
JF-2014(II) May-August, 2014 Dmitri Turevski  Link
JF-2014(III) September-December, 2014 Kjell Widlert Link
JF-2015(I) January-June, 2015 Kostas Prentos PDF
JF-2015(II) July-December, 2015 Ofer Comay Link
JF-2016(I) January-June, 2016 Petko A. Petkov PDF
JF-2016(II) July-December, 2016 Franz Pachl Link
JF-2017(I) January-June, 2017 Tadashi Wakashima N/A
JF-10/2017-3/2018 October’2017 – March’2018 Shankar Ram
(2nd time @JF)
JF-2018/II July-December, 2018 Kjell Widlert
(2nd time @JF)
JF-2019/I January-June, 2019 Michal Dragoun PDF
JF-2019/II July – December, 2019 Petko Petkov
(2nd time @JF)
JF-2020/I January-June, 2020 Eric Huber
(2nd time @JF)
Retro & PG problems
JF-R2013-14 2013-2014 Hans Gruber PDF
JF-R2015-16 2015-2016 Thomas Brand Link
JF-R2017-18 2017-2018 Dirk Borst PDF
JF-R2019-20 2019-2020 Vlaicu Crișan  



4 Responses to Original Problems

  1. Manfred Rittirsch says:

    There is a copy&paste-error for the period of JF-R2017-18.

  2. Thomas Brand says:

    Hi Julia, “my” award (Retros 2015-2016) is available since Jan 2018:

    Maybe you might correct the table?

    Best, Thomas

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