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09h24 01  mars
Attn ISC 2021 – FINAL results, Statistics & Galleries
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17th International Solving Contest (ISC) 24th January 2021: referring to the post from February 5, 2021: The presentation page of ISC 2021 Results with a gallery of participants is ready now With a gratitude to ISC 2021 Central Controllers, Axel Steinbrink & Luc Palmans
16h17 28  février
9th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2021: Announcement
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Composers are welcome to take part in the 9th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2021 (the Regulations are published on the page COMPOSING COMPETITIONS) The Director of the tournament is Juri Bazlov (Russia). The sections are: A. Twomovers - Judge: Vasil Dyachuk (Ukraine) B. Threemovers -...
12h11 17  février
Cancellation of WSC 2020-21 cycle
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As most of the scheduled solving tournaments have been canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Presidium agreed with the solving committee’s suggestion to cancel the current 2020-21 cycle of the World Solving Cup and only restart a new cycle after the next congress or after a...
22h10 05  février
ISC 2021 – FINAL results, Statistics & Galleries
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17th International Solving Contest (ISC) 24th January 2021 This year the ISC suffered under the circumstances of the Corona-pandemic. In many countries it was not possible to organize a tournament. But not only the pandemic led to less tournaments and solvers but also very low temperatures in...
22h07 02  février
FIDE ALBUM 2016-2018 – Results in section F
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The results of the FIDE Album 2016-18 section F are ready 1041 selfmates scored at least 4,5 points (out of the totally submitted 1108 entries), an excellent percentage of 94%. The ratio of the 215 selected problems with 8 points vs. the entries with 4,5 points is 20,7%, which is reasonable. ......
16h28 14  janvier
FIDE ALBUM 2016-2018 – Results in section C
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The results of the FIDE Album 2016-18 section C are ready 735 moremovers scored at least 4,5 points (out of the totally submitted 914 entries), a very good percentage of 80%. The ratio of the 159 selected problems with 8 points vs. the entries with 4,5 points is 21,6%, which is ... Continue...
16h02
World Solving Cup 2019 2020 - Winner Aleksey Popov
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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic only 10 solving tournaments could be organised although the time range for WSC events of this cycle has been extended until the end of the year 2020.Aleksey Popov (RUS) is the winner of the WSC cycle 2019 2020 with 86 points gained in 4 tournaments. 2nd ... Continue...
18h25 02  janvier
Solvers’ ratings January 1st 2021
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Solvers’ ratings as of January 1st 2021 produced by the Solving Tournament Manager are published 6 tournaments of the 4th quarter 2020 are included: 29th Kedainiai chess solving cup tourney 2020, Branko BabiÄ Memorial 2020, Tula Open 2020, Tula Region Championship 2020, Open of Tula Solving...
13h03 13  décembre
2nd Home Solving Tournament: Results & Presentation
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8220;When we organised the Lockdown Tournament last May, it was never the intention to repeat this. At that moment nobody had any idea what the future would bring. We all hoped to return quickly to our normal live. Half a year later we know that it is not that simple. ... Continue reading →
21h49 12  novembre
New titles confirmed in 2020
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The WFCC delegates have now approved the report of the qualifications committee regarding new composing, solving and judging titles. Congratulations to all title holders The relevant pages have been updated.