Belgrade Internet Tourneys, Group C – Fairy h#2
This tourney is devoted to the 50th birthday of the judge, Dinu-Ioan Nicula, and marked by Latin „L“ (for number 50). Thematic condition: „L-problem“ symbolized by Lortap and Locust. Helpmate in 2 using Lortap condition, and Locust(s) fairy piece. Other fairy elements are not allowed.
Entries (not more than 3 per composer – single or joint) should be sent directly to the judge Dinu-Ioan Nicula: email@example.com by 19. May 2018.
Selected problems from BIT 2018 Group C will be subject of the Composing-Solving contest on Friday, 25. May 2018.
See detailed announcement (PDF) with examples and competitions Group A&B.
JURAJ BRABEC 80 JT C 31.12.2018
Slovak Organisation for Chess Composition (SOKŠ) announces international jubilee tourney
on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Juraj Brabec (26.5.2018).
The tourney is announced for twomovers with changes (new-strategical twomovers) employing at least one „oblique grasshopper“ (the name “krivý cvrček” was invented by Juraj Lörinc). „Oblique grasshoppers“ differ from the ordinary grasshoppers by the fact that they turn direction of their move in the following way: moose (los) by 45°, eagle (orol) by 90°, sparrow (vrabec) by 135° and hamster (škrečok) by 180°. Utilization of other fairy elements is allowed; the tourney will be judged by jubilee Juraj Brabec. The entries should be sent by e-mail to the address of tourney director Juraj Lörinc firstname.lastname@example.org until 31.12.2018. | See detailed announcement as web page and in PDF.
Quartz 44, December 2017, is online at:
Don’t miss Quartz TT11:
Since 1996, Glasgow Chess was very poorly represented and our belief is that this genre has a lot of potential. So, we are launching a thematic tournament, Quartz TT11, for problems with Glasgow Chess rules.
The tourney has two sections: a) fairy problems; b) retro problems.
In both sections, combinations with other genres, fairy units, are allowed, but Vielväterstellung problems are not allowed.
Send problems in an unlimited number to our Director, Dinu-Ioan Nicula, e-mail: email@example.com, up to July 1, 2018
announce on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Czechoslovak Republic
International anonymous chess composing jubilee tournament
Sections: a) Mate in 2 moves b) Helpmate in 2 moves c) Symbolic composition without any limitation of stipulation and conditions, which in any way evokes the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic → see PDF announcement
Closing date: 30.06.2018 | Announcement of results: 28. 10. 2018 – 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia
Albinas Bičiušas – 80JT
The Lithuanian chess composers’ society announces a jubilee tourney Albinas Bičiušas – 80.
Theme: h#2 with Take & Make and Annan Chess condition. Neither fairy pieces nor other conditions are allowed. Entries on diagrams must be sent by 30th of October, 2017, to director of tourney Borisas Gelpernas, Vytenio g. 27-15, LT-03112 Vilnius, Lithuania or by e-mail: Borisas2011@gmail.com. Write your post address.
The judge will be Albinas Bičiušas.
Prizes: Lithuanian books of chess composition. The award will be announced in „Šachmatija“ in the beginning of 2018.
The four week composing tourneys of the 60th WCCC have been announced as of 18 July 2017.
Of them Fairy/Proof game composing tourneys:
Potica-Tourney (fairy-h#, Marko Klasinc & Janez Nastran, 6 days, open worldwide) is one more fairy tournament within 60th WCCC, to be announced at August, 5th.
Closing date for all tourneys: Thursday, 10 August 2017, 20:00 (Dresden local time)
This year the Tzuica Tourney is not an unofficial tourney of the congress. We are not able to fulfill all conditions of the rules for unofficial composing tourneys established by the organizers. – Eric Huber & Vlaicu Crisan
15th Romanian Tzuica Tourney
Theme: hs#n/hs=n, at least 4 consecutive cross-checks
Scope: Any fairy piece and/or condition are allowed
Judges: Vlaicu Crisan & Eric Huber | Prizes: Bottles of Tzuica | Details: see PDF
Audience: The tourney is open to everyone, but only congress participants can receive bottles.
Deadline: August 9th (Wednesday) 8 p.m. to Dinu-Ioan Nicula, or by email until August 6th to Eric Huber firstname.lastname@example.org
ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЕ О КОНКУРСАХ ЖУРНАЛА
[“The Macedonian Problemist”] НА 2017г.
- неформальный (годовой) конкурс (задачи присылать до 1.12.2017): #2 – Павел Мурашев; #3-n – Бошко Милошески; s#2-n – Peter Sickinger; h#2 – Jorge Kapros & Jorge Lois; h#2½-3 – Christopher Jones; h#3½-n – Hans Gruber; сказки – Eric Huber & Vlaicu Crişan; ретро – Thomas Brand.
- Лига „Македонского проблемиста“ (формальный конкурс, темы свободные, задачи присылать до 15.10.2017) в 4 разделах: #2 – Karol Mlynka; #3 – Henk le Grand; s#3-8 – Jiří Jelinek; h#2 –Живко Яаневски (резервный судья для любого раздела – Hans Gruber). Брошюра с итогами и турнирной таблицей будет опубликована в 2017 г. и все участники получат предварительные итоги по элек. почте.
Предусмотрена бесплатная подписка на журнал в качестве призов для лучших композиторов. Задачи на обозначенные конкурсы отправляете на элек. почту редактора Зорана Гавриловского email@example.com или на его почтовый адрес: Zoran Gavrilovski, P. fah 137, Pošta 2, Skopje MK-1001, Macedonia.
The 38th RIFACE (Rencontre Internationale en France des Amateurs de Composition Echiquéenne) will take place from Friday, June 2, 2017 (evening) to Monday, June 5, 2017 (noon) at Saint-Germain au Mont d’Or.
Themes are the following:
RIFACE 2017 – Thème aidés.pdf | Thème féerique.pdf | Thème rétro.pdf
Address to send the entries : RIFACE.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time limit to send the entries : Sunday 4th June at 15:00
Kenneth Solja 60 JT
Entries are invited in three sections:
a) Orthodox #2 ; b) Orthodox h#4-n ; c) hs#2-4 with neutral pieces. Fairy pieces allowed but no fairy conditions.
Entries must be C+ and authors are asked to state which program was used in checking.
The theme is free in each group | The judge is Kenneth Solja | Entries by 30.6.2017 to nealturnerfinland[at]hotmail.com