POLASEK and VLASAK 64 JT
The Czech Chess Association and the Československý šach magazine announce an international EG study tournament.
Judges: Jaroslav Polášek and Emil Vlasák celebrating his 64th birthday.
Free theme, the judges are ready to grant special awards for development of themes and ideas.
Send originals (max 3 pieces per composer) till May 22th 2021 to the tournament director Emil Vlasák email@example.com with CC to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prize fund at least 10 000 Kč (about 400 EUR). -You can find current info, list of incoming entries, comments and award on web page www.vlasak.biz/pv64.php -Because of FIDE Album we guarantee Award in the year 2021. The Award will be published in Československý šach magazine, too.
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
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: email@example.com –with the subject H. Rinck 150 MT.
HAROLD VAN DER HEIJDEN
has released a new version (HHdbVI) of his Endgame study database !!
It contains now 93839 endgame studies !!!
(On his website you also can find this leaflet, which you can open here as well, with detailed
3rd Tourney Themaic FRME, 2021
The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) organizes the 3rd TT FREM, in 7 sections:
- A) Twomovers (#2) Judge: Juraj Brabec (Slovakia) – Send to tournament director: Twomovers (#2) to Mustapha Bakani (Marocco) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- B) Threemovers (#3)- Judge: C.G.S. Narayanan (India)
- C) Moremovers (#4-6)- Judge: Henk le Grand (Netherlands)
- 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)
- 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: email@example.com
- F) Helpmates (H#2) theme: h#2. – Judge: Fadil Abdurahmanović (Bosnia & Herzegovina) and Marko Klasinc (Slovenia)
- G) Helpmates (H#3) Judge: Aleksey Ivunin (Russia)
Send to tournament director: H#2 and H#3 to Jamal M Elbaz (Morocco) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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) firstname.lastname@example.org – 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: email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org- 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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org –Tasks will be accepted until November 1, 2020. –All multi-entry applications submitted to the contest will be published on ChessStar.com –Judge 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) – email@example.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) – firstname.lastname@example.org (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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.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.pdf– Tournament Director:János Mikitovics – firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.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”