Torneos Formales

MT 150  HENRI  RINCK

The Sociedad Española de Problemistas de Ajedrez (SEPA) organizes a Memorial
Tourney for endgame studies to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the
renowned composer Henri Rinck.
Judges: Luis Miguel González and Pedro Cañizares
Two sections:
A) Free theme
B) After H. Rinck (please indicate the reference position) – Example: Look here–> H Rinck 150 MT-Announcement

Joint compositions are allowed but only a maximum of 3 studies per composer in each section. -Submission deadline: 31.12.2020
Prizes, honourable mentions and commendations will be awarded in each section. -The preliminary award of the tourney will be sent to participants by e-mail and will be published in the magazine Problemas (2021).
Send your original endgame studies (preferably in PGN format although PDF and DOC -also are admitted) to the Tourney Director: Luis Gómez, e-mail: gomezpalazon@gmail.comwith the subject H. Rinck 150 MT.

==================================================================

3rd Tourney Themaic  FRME, 2021

The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) organizes the 3rd TT FREM, in 7  sections:

  1. A) Twomovers (#2) Judge: Juraj Brabec (Slovakia) – Send to tournament director: Twomovers (#2) to Mustapha Bakani (Marocco) E-mail: bakanim@gmail.com
  2. B) Threemovers (#3)- Judge: C.G.S. Narayanan (India)
  3. C) Moremovers (#4-6)- Judge: Henk le Grand (Netherlands)
  4. D) Endgame studies Theme: Two rooks and one minor piece against Queen. In the initial position, may presented be additional pieces. Is possible other configurations, changing the colors of the Queen and rooks and the minor piece. Slogan: Win or Draw. Judge: Mario Guido García (Argentina)
  5. E) Selfmates (S#3-7) Judge: Gennady Kozyura (Ukraine)

Send to tournament director: Threemovers (#3), Moremovers (#4-6), Endgame studies and Selfmates (S#3-7) to Vidadi Zamanov (Azerbaijan) E-mail: vidadi_zamanov@mail.ru

  1. F) Helpmates (H#2) theme: h#2. – Judge: Fadil Abdurahmanović (Bosnia & Herzegovina) and Marko Klasinc (Slovenia)
  2. G) Helpmates (H#3) Judge: Aleksey Ivunin (Russia)

Send to tournament director: H#2 and H#3 to Jamal M Elbaz (Morocco) E-mail: jamalelbaz11@gmail.com

Closing date: 30. 08. 2021. The award – 2021 All received problems will be presented to the judges in anonymous form. Award will be published on the website: http://frme.fr.nf  -Thematics ot he sections and examples  – LOOK HERE

==================================================================

Azerbaijan Chess Composition Tournaments, 2020

Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission – 50 AT, 2015 -The Chess Composing Commission of the Azerbaijan Chess Federation announces a composing tournament dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Chess Composing Commission. The tournament is held in 4 sections: twomovers (#2), threemovers (#3), moremovers  -(#N) and studies (+=). Director of the tournament: Ilham Aliev (Sumgait, Azerbaijan). Judges: -Twomovers (#2) Alexander Vasilenko (Kiev, Ukraine). Threemovers (#3) Elmar Abdullaev (Sumgait, Azerbaijan). Moremovers (#N) Alexander Melnichuk (Rybinsk, Russia). Studies (+ =) Muradkhan Muradov (Gobustan, Azerbaijan). Prize: Diplomas. Deadline for submission of compositions: 15.11.2020. The results of the tournament will be announced by the end of the year. No more than 2 entries per composer should be sent to the e-mail address of the director of the tournament: bestechi@mail.ru

==================================================================

Muradkhan Muradov – 70 JT, 2020 (Studies)

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing
“Muradkhan Muradov-70 JT” jubilee tournament for studies (free theme). Prize: Diplomas. Judge: Muradkhan Muradov (Azerbaijan). Send (please PGN) to tournament director: Ilham Aliev (Azerbaijan) bestechi@mail.ru – Closing date: 15.11.2020. The award – 2020.

==================================================================

JT60 OLEG PERVAKOV

RCF and magazine «64» announce an international competition of studies

The competition is dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the great sketch artist Oleg Pervakov
The Russian Chess Federation and the 64-Shakhmatnoe Obozreniye magazine announce an international competition for studies, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the multiple champion of the USSR, Russia and the world in chess composition Oleg Pervakov.

The prize fund of the competition is $ 1000. The judge is the hero of the day. No more than 2 sketches from the author, including joint ones. The deadline for sending is September 1, 2020.

Sketches should be sent to e-mail: oper60@inbox.ru marked with YK. –AWARD

==================================================================

TOURNAMENTS  OF THE GEORGIAN CHESS FEDERATION

Georgian Chess Federation announces an international tournament in chess study composition – In Memory of Generation.
The tournament is dedicated to five of the most distinguished representatives of the Georgian chess study tradition – International Grandmasters in Chess Composition Gia Nadareishvili (1921-1991) and Iosif Krikheli (1931-1988) and International Masters Velimir Kalandadze (1935-2017), Vazha Neidze (1937-2020) and Iuri Akobia (1937-2014).

The tournament consists of five themes dedicated to each.

1) Gia Nadareishvili – Fight against black Queen
2) Iosif Krikheli – Studies with thematic false attempt
3) Velimir Kalandadze – Rook endgame studies
4) Vazha Neidze – Stalemate studies
5) Iuri Akobia – Checkmate studies

Three winners in each of the tournaments will be awarded with medals, diplomas and books by and about respective composers. All tournaments will be judged by International Grandmaster in Chess Composition and International Arbiter David Gurgenidze.

The deadline for study submission is 1 February, 2021. Please submit studies by email to gurgenidze53@mail.ru- The awards of the competition will be published on the website ChessStar.com.

==================================================================

 THREE JUBILEES IN  ITALY

Francesco SIMONI 60 JUBILEE – THEMATIC TOURNEY -Judge: Francesco Simoni (Italy)
Helpmates in 3,5 or more moves showing the Perpetuum mobile theme are required. By making the key, a new problem comes out, which is solved by returning the key piece to the starting  square.
—————————————–

Mario PARRINELLO 60 JUBILEE – THEMATIC TOURNEY -Judge: Petko A. Petkov (Bulgaria)
Are required Helpselfmate (HS≠) in n moves with any kind of cyclic play; all fairy pieces and conditions are allowed. The problems must be cheked (C+) by any known solving program.

Stefano MARIANI 60 JUBILEE – FREE THEME TOURNEY -Judge: Paz Einat (Israel)
Are required ≠2, free theme. Fairy pieces or conditions are not allowed.
All problems will be submitted to the judge anonymously.

Send originals by e-mail to the tournament director Antonio Garofalo,
Address: perseus@bestproblems.it Deadline 31/12/2020.

See conditions and examples for the three tournaments at  https://www.accademiadelproblema.org/visualizzanews.aspx?cod=669

==================================================================

BOSKO MILOSESKI -75JT

ChessStar.com Announces International, Anniversary, Competition “B. Miloseski-75JT ”for compiling multi-pass tasks (#N).
Please send your tasks to the tournament director, Bosko Milosesku, at his email address: vratnica64@gmail.com Tasks will be accepted until November 1, 2020.All multi-entry applications submitted to the contest will be published on ChessStar.comJudge of the competition – Ferhat Karmil (Turkey)Preliminary results will be sent to all contest participants in the newsletter 12/24/2020, final – 02/24/2021.

==================================================================

ALMIRO ZARUR 100TH ANNIVERSARY TOURNEY

In order to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Brazilian problemist Almiro Zarur, born on June 7th, 1920, Ricardo de Mattos Vieira and Marcos Roland launch a thematic tourney in two sections (# 2 and h # 2).

SECTION A Stipulation: # 2 Judge: Marjan Kovacevic (Serbia) Send entries by e-mail until December 31st, 2020 to the Director of the section Borislav Gadjanski (Serbia) – borislav.gadjanski@gmail.com

 SECTION B Stipulation: h # 2 Judge: Paz Einat (Israel) Send entries by e-mail until December 31st, 2020 to the Director of the section Antonio Garofalo (Italy) – perseus@betproblems.it (please include FEN – Forsyth notation of the position – to allow easier production of anonymous diagrams) – Conditions and examples see     PDF   100 Ty – Announcement

==================================================================

The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) organizes the 7 th Composing Tourney in four 8 sections:
Twomovers (#2) Judge: Aleksandr Derevchuk (Ukraine)
Send to tournament director: Mustapha Bakani (Marocco) E-mail: bakanim@gmail.com
Threemovers (#3) Judge: Sergey Bilyk (Russia)
Moremovers (#N) Judge: Hans Gruber (Germany)
Studies (+;=) Judge: Geir Sune Tallaksen Østmoe (Norway)
Selfmates (S#) Judge: Mike Prcic(USA)
Send to tournament director: Vidadi Zamanov (Azerbaijan) E-mail: vidadi.zamanov@gmail.com
Helpmates H#2 Judge: Viktor Zaitsev (Belarus)
Helpmates H#2.5-3 Judge: Christopher Jones (Great Britain)
Helpmates H#3.5-N Judge: Marcos Roland (Brazil)
Send to tournament director: Jamal M Elbaz (Morocco) E-mail: jamalelbaz4@gmail.com
Prizes, honourable mentions and commendations will be awarded. Send problems and studies in format PDF.Closing date: 30. 09. 2021. The award – 2021
All received problems will be presented to the judge in anonymous form.
Award will be published on the website: frme.fr.nf

==================================================================

PAL BENKO  Memorial Tourney 2020

Section 1: Helpmate in 3 or more moves – Judge: Christopher Jones

Section 2: Help-stalemate in 3 or more moves –  Judge:Mike Prcic

Please see the announcement, conditions and thematic examples in this link

http://magyarsakkszerzok.hu/benko_memorial_tourney_2020.pdfTournament Director:János Mikitovics – j.mikitovics@gmail.com.

==================================================================

MEMORIAL TOURNEY TOMAS  SALAMANCA–2020’

The Union Argentina de Problemistas de Ajedrez is pleased to announce a formal international chess problem composing Tourney in memory of the composer Tomas Salamanca

#2- Theme: There is a white battery. A defense must show a mate by the battery and another defense must show the self-pin of a black piece when captures the front piece of the battery.   Judge:  Jorge M. Kapros  – Examples of the theme click in:    –    B

 #3 and  #N – ( in two sections a) #4 to #6 ; b) #7 to more)- Theme Free –  Judge: Mario García

Send the problems to the Coordinator of the tournamentsFelipe Guanca –Email:<torneo@problemistasajedrez.com.ar>Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations, will be awarded. The preliminary and final awards of the tourney will be sent to participants by e-mail and will be published on the websitesUnión Argentina de Problemistas de Ajedrez (UAPA) http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/   Closing date:  Frebruary 1st,   2020- Problemas de T. Salamanca PDF –   MT T.Salamanca   AWARD #2 –  AWARD #3 –  AWARD #N 

==================================================================

MT Yves Tallec

o commemorate recently deceased well-known French problemist Yves Tallec (09.12.1927 – 22.04.2020) “Phénix” and AFCE announces a memorial composing tourney in the following sections:
A – Twomovers (#2), Judge: Paz Einat (Israel)
B – Threemovers (#3), Judge: Jean Morice (France)
C – Moremovers (#4-n), Judge: Mirko Degenkolbe (Germany)
D – Helpmates (h#2), Judge: Vitaly Medintsev (Russia)
E – Helpmates (h#2.5-3), Judge: Pierre Tritten (France)
F – Helpmates (h#3.5-n), Judge: Axel Gilbert (France)
G – Selfmates (s#2-n), Judge: Michel Caillaud (France)
The themes are free in all sections
Send entries to the tourney director Abdelaziz Onkoud to his email: azonkoud@hotmail.com or by snail mail: 08 François Villon, n° 2362, 93240 Stains, France
The director will send all compositions to the judges on anonymous diagrams
The problems should be computer-tested -Closing date: December 9, 2020
Book prizes -The award will be published in the magazine “Phénix”

==================================================================