15th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT (UAPA) – 2021
Section A : Theme : Section A : Rook with one or more pawns against two minor pieces Slogan Win – (other pieces may be presented at the beginning)
Judge : Michael Pasman (Israel)
Section B: No set theme.
B.1. Studies Win – Judge: Daniele Gatti (Italy)
B.2. Studies Draw– Judge: Peter Gyarmati (Hungary)
Entries : not more than three per composer (in each section) – Send studies to:: Sebastian Palomo email@example.com– or M. García firstname.lastname@example.org – All selected original studies will be posted periodically on the UAPA website: http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/– – Prizes, honourable mentions, commendations and special nominations will be awarded.- The provisional award will be issued in November 2021, will be available in the same website and will be sent to all participants by e-mail.– Closing date 31.8.2021
14th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT (UAPA) – 2021
Section A : Theme : ( white builds Fortress – Draw ) or ( white ruins Black’s Fortress- Win ) . If the number of studies is significant, there will be two sections: A.1. Win and A.2. Draw – Examples : Look here Fortress (chess)
Judge : A. GM (chess) Petr Kiryakov (Russia)
Section B: No set theme.
B.1. Studies Win – Judge: IM ( composition) Michal Hlinka (Slovakia)
B.2. Studies Draw- Judge: FM ( chess) Poul Rewitz (Denmark)
Entries : not more than three per composer (in each section) – Send studies to: Sebastian Palomo email@example.com– or M. García firstname.lastname@example.org – All selected original studies will be posted periodically on the UAPA website: http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/– – Prizes, honourable mentions, commendations and special nominations will be awarded.- The provisional award will be issued in July 2021, will be available in the same website and will be sent to all participants by e-mail.– Closing date 30.4.2021
13th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT (UAPA) -2020
Section A : Theme : One or two Rooks (white or black) vs. Queen – In the initial position, may presented be additional pieces – If the number of studies is significant, there will be two sections: A.1. Win and A.2. Draw
Judge : Valery Kalasnhikov (Ural-Rusia)
Section B: No set theme.
B.1. Studies Win – Judge: Amatzia Avni (Israel)
B.2. Studies Draw- Judge: Sergey Osintsev (Ural-Rusia)
Entries : not more than three per composer (in each section) – Send studies to:: Sebastian Palomo email@example.com– or M. García firstname.lastname@example.org – All selected original studies will be posted periodically on the UAPA website: http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/– – Prizes, honourable mentions, commendations and special nominations will be awarded.- The provisional award will be issued in March 2021, will be available in the same website and will be sent to all participants by e-mail.– Closing date 31.12.2020
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SINFONIE SCACCHISTICHE 2021
Studies –Informal tourney, free theme – Judge: Marco Campioli —Send your entries to the Director : Valerio Agostini –email@example.com- Tournament in two section: Study Win (+) and Study Draw (-) – The compositions will be published in the magazine: every composer will receive the copies of the publications and the awards (PDF version). Closing date 30.09.2021 – Award Provisional 2018– Look in ARVES
Other genres : Judges: [≠2] : Marco Guida– [≠n] : Valerio Agostini – [H≠2] : Antonio Garofalo – [H≠n] : Francesco Simoni – [S≠] : Alberto Armeni – [*] :…………… -Retro : Marco BONAVOGLIA-– Director : Valerio Agostini –firstname.lastname@example.org-
DIE SCHWALBE 2021- 2022
The German chess problem society’s magazine «Die Schwalbe» informal tourney for original studies,
Please send your originals per e-mail to Michael Roxlau: email@example.com
Judge: Yochanan Afek (Israel) All entries and later the award will be published in «Die Schwalbe». The award will have at least the usual three months confirmation time. All authors receive the issues of the magazine with the original publication, the solutions (usually six months later) and the award . Please include your postal address for this reason. Award 2015 – Award 2016 – Award Provisional 2017/2018
Other genres : #2 –Judge: Kabe Moen -#3Judge: Marcin Banaszek- Director: Hubert Gockel –email: firstname.lastname@example.org- #N –Judge: Hemmo Axt– Director Ralf Kratschmer. Email –email@example.com – # S 2-3- Judge: Wassyl Djatschutk –Director : Hartmut Laue -email : firstname.lastname@example.org – # H 2; 3 –Judge: Eckart Kummer – # H3,5= +- Judge: Fadil Abdurahmanovic – Director: Silvio Baier -email: email@example.com- Retro: Judge: PaulRaican-Director : Thomas Brand -email: retros#dieschwalbe.de
INTERNET TOURNAMENT CHESS MAGAZINE CHESSSTAR – 2021 – The products will be accepted until December 31, 2021 were established: Awards, honorable mentions and accolades. – Judges for 2021 : # 2- Givi Mosiashvili (Georgia) # 3- Eugene Fomichev (Rusia)- # N-Bosko Miloseski (Macedonia) – Studies (a) studies Win, b) studies Draw). –Mario G.García (Argentina)..- Problems and Studies : Año 2013 – Año 2014 – Año 2015 – Año 2016 – Año 2017 – Año 2018 – Año 2019 – Año 2020 – Año 2021 –Preliminary results will be published on the website and sent to all subscribers on January 31, 2020.–Tournament Director Ferhat Karmil (Turkey) email:Chess✩Star<firstname.lastname@example.org> – –All the tournaments (todos los torneos) Award -2014_ Award 2015 – Award -2016 – Award -2017 – Award -2018 –Award-2019 –
PROBLEM PARADISE (JAPAN) 2021
Studies, informal tourney, no set theme – Judge: Mario G. García (Argentina)
Entries should be sent to: Hiroshi Manabe, Mita 5-7-12-805, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073, Japan E-mail: email@example.com — Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.- The award will be sent to participants by e-mail. –Closing date: 31th October 2021 – Award 2018 – Look in ARVES– Award Provisional 2019– In ARVES PDF – PGN
TIDSKRIFT FÖR SCHACK -2021
Tidskrift för Schack opens its pages once again for problems. But only for #2, H#2 and S#2. Send to Rolf Uppström (rolf.uppstrom@
Informal Thematic Championship of Chess Composing
“Cup of Bucovina“ 5th Edition 2020
The “e4 e5“ magazine announce an Informal Championship of Chess Composing at the next sections:
- 1.- #2 The Pergialis theme. Judge: Mario G. Garcia (Argentina)
- 2.- H#2 Theme: during the solution, Black unpin, or White unpin, or both.
Judge: Antonio Garofalo (Italy).
3.- Fairies (Color Chess condition for #2 & H#2). Free theme. Judge: Bjørn Enemark (Denmark).
- 4.- Reflex Series-Movers (for Ser-r#n) Theme: mates on same square. Judge: Anatoly Karamanits (Ukraine).
Send the problems to the Director of the tournaments: Gurgui Dan-Constantin firstname.lastname@example.org. A participant can publish only five issues in each section, including the co-author. The prize winners will have 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place etc. Only the first three will receive medals, the medals will be gold, silver and bronze. The winner of the “Cup of Bucovina“ will be the problemist who will participate in all sections. The preliminary and final awards of the championship will be sent to participants by e-mail and will be published on the “e4 e5“ magazine. Closing date: December 22nd, 2020. – Look the examples in Examples and Announcement – The following definition is taken from : Theme Pergialis- http://chess-problems-gr.blogspot.com/2016/06/proposal-for-theme-pergialis.html
Say hello BY EMAIL email@example.com – firstname.lastname@example.org
MAGYAR SAKKVILAG 2021
Please, send your original work in PGN format. Tournament director Peter Gyarmati to the e-mail address of the study :E-Mail email@example.com .. – Judge: Amatzia Avni (Israel) – Deadline: 20th November 2021. –Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.- The award will be sent to participants by e-mail. AWARD MSV 2016- STUDIES PUBLISHED IN 2017 STUDIES IN 2018- STUDIES IN 2019 – AWARD JT90 P.Benko –STUDIES 2020 –
STRATEGEMS – 2021 – Moremovers & Studies
Moremovers – Editor: Richard Becker – :richard-becker
TOURNEY MAGAZINE “PHENIX” 2021
The French magazine “Phenix” is looking for original orthodox studies (theme free, entries will be published in the magazine) for its informal tourney for the year 2021 – Please send your entries to Daniel Capron : firstname.lastname@example.org until october 31 2021. Judge: Jan Sprenger (Germany)
The preliminary award of the tourney will be sent to participants by e-mail and will be published in the site Internet of “Phenix” and in the magazine. Award 2017 – Award 2018
PAT A MAT – 2020-2021
The studies and problems will be published as originals in the Pat a Mat magazine during 2020 Studies, no set theme – Judge : Sergey Osintsev (Russia)
Please send your entries to : Ľuboš Kekely, SK-023 32 Snežnica 128, Slovakia.
Email: email@example.com – Closing date: 15th October of the year 2021 – –Award Final 2016/17 PDF– Other Geners: Judges: # 2 – Juraj Brabec -#3 Stefan Sovïk #N – Stanislav Vokál –Provisional Award 2018-19
VARIANTIM – 2021 –
The studies will be published as originals in the Israeli magazine Variantim during 2021.- . Judge : Geir Sune Tallaksen Østmoe (Norway)– Director : Gady Costeff. Please send studies in PGN format to: firstname.lastname@example.org The results will be published in 4/2022. Award 2016 – Award 2017 –Award 2018 – Look Originals of 2011 to 2021 <—->See here also (in Originals) the name of the directors and judges, of other genres of the composition
MAGAZINE «64» – 2021
Informal international composing tourney in following sections: # 2, # 3, #n (judge: A. Kuzovkov), studies (judge: Oleg Pervakov).
Section winners are awarded a yearly subscription to a magazine- Entries should be sent to
Director – A. Kuzovkov– e-mail email@example.com Closing date: 01.11.2021 –
VRATNICA 64- 2021
Studies, no set theme – Judge: Mario G. García (Argentina)
THE PROBLEMIST 2020-2021
Other genres : Judges:2# Udo Degener– 3# Anatoly Stepochkin -n# Ralf Krätschmer -Entries to the editor: David Friedgood firstname.lastname@example.org
POLISH CHESS FEDERATION 2021 Polish Chess Federation announces an informal international composing tourneyin following sections:•twomovers [#2] –judge Jarosław Brzozowicz •threemovers [#3] –judge Waldemar Tura • selfmates in 2 moves [s#2] –judge Marcin Banaszek • selfmates in 3 –6 moves [s#3-6] –judge Eugeniusz Iwanow • helpmates in 2-3 moves [h#2-3] –judge Walerij Kopy l• endgames [eg] –judge Jan Rusinek. In each group there are 3 prizes.Problems are published on up to date on the Polish Chess Federation side. Closing date: December 1st 2021. Problems on diagram or in notation with the complete solution send to:email@example.com – – ESTUDIOS Y PROBLEMAS VER en Zadania konkursowe 2022 (Los composiciones del concurso) -Awards: 2013 – 2014 –2015 –2016–2017 –Award 2018 (studies) – 2019
PROBLEMBLAD 2021 -2022
Judges #2 :………….. – #3 and #n ……………….- Studies,- Judge: David Gurgenidze (Georgia) – Entries in .pgn format are appreciated. Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.Send to : Marcel van Herck firstname.lastname@example.org
ZADACHY I ETIUDY- 2021
# 2 – P. Zabirokhin (San Petersburgo), # 3 – Y. Gorbatenko (Chelyabinsk), #n – V.Kirillov (región de Sverdlovsk), Studies – V. Kalashnikov (Ekaterimburgo), H # – V. Nefedov (Chelyabinsk), S # – A. Mikholap (Bielorrusia), F # – A. Stepochkin (Tula). – The problemas and studies will be published as originals in the magazine Zadachy I Etiudy during 2021. Send to –email: email@example.com. Closing date : 15 November 2021
EG, the only periodical exclusively devoted to endgame studies, announces an informal tourney for original studies. -The studies and the award will be published in EG. -You are strongly urged to only send your best and most creative works. -The original’s editor will only select very good studies for publication. Please send your originals in PGN-format to the editor Steffen Slumstrup Nielsen at firstname.lastname@example.org – The judge for the 2020-2021 tourney is Yochanan Afek.
SHAKHMATNAYA KOMPOZICIA- 2021
Studies, no set theme – Judge:Sergey Osintsev (Russia).- The studies will be published as originals in the magazine Shakmatnaya Kompozicia during 2021. Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded. -Send to S. Osintsev- – email@example.com – Award 2019
CESKOSLOVENSKY SHACH – 2021
The contest will include all original studies published in the journal during 2021. Send your originals on any topic (maximum 6 by one author) before November 20, 2021 to the address of Michal Hlinka (Slovakia): firstname.lastname@example.org, who will also judge competitions. More detailed analyzes and the pgn file can be found in the studies section on our website www.sach.cz. – . Look Studies Published (PDF and pgn) – Award -2019 – Look in ARVES
PROBLEMIST OF UKRAINE -2021
# 2: Judge 2021: Pavel Murashev – Director :Mykola Chernyavsky, st. Email : email@example.com – # 3: Judge 2021 :Anatoliy Karamanits – Director: Vladimir Samilo, email : firstname.lastname@example.org – # n: Judge 2021: Yuriy Gordian, Director: Mykhailo Marandiuk, email: email@example.com – H# Judge 2021: Gennady Kozyura-Director: Vladimir Lastivka emai :firstname.lastname@example.org – S# Judge2020: Valery Kirillov-Director: Ivan Soroka email: email@example.com – Hada Judge: Alexander Bulavka –Director: Anatoliy Karamanits-email: firstname.lastname@example.org- Studies – Judge: Steffen Nielsen – Entries should be sent to : Sergey Borodavkin : email@example.com – Here is such information about the PROBLEMIST OF UKRAINE magazine competitions posted on the website http://www.chess-kopyl.com.ua/images/2020/N163outer.pdf
SACHOVA SKLADBA 2021
Studies, no set theme – Judge : Vladislav Tarasiuk (Ukraine) – Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded. Send studies to: Jiri Jelinek or Jaroslav Polasek firstname.lastname@example.org.––email@example.com Information about competitions in other genres: Pavel Kamenik –firstname.lastname@example.org– Also see this link; http://problem64.beda.cz/ss/rozhodci.htm
Curierul Problemistic 2018- 2020 –
. Entries should be sent to : Editor : Dan Constantin Gurgui –email@example.com – firstname.lastname@example.org . Studies : judge: Steffen Slumstrup Nielsen- Other geners look in publications-Look link – The magazine e4 e5 is here http://e4e5magazine.eu/
TEHTÄVÄNIEKKA 2020 – 2021
Studies. No set theme – Judge: Amatzia Avni (Israel) – Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded –Send the studies to editor Joose Norri – and e-mail address: TNchessendgamestudies@gmail.com – A sample issue (1/2013) can be downloaded via http://www.sci.fi/~stniekat/
Studies, no set theme – Judges: Studies– Michael Roxlau – 2 # Rainer Kuhn, 3 # Ralf Krätschmer, n # Frank Reinhold, h # Torsten Linß, s # Sven Trommler. Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded. Send studies to: Franz Pachl – email@example.com – Closing date: september 30th 2020/21
Torneos informales para el bienio 2019 + 2020: # 2, # 3, #n / h # / s # / fairy –Jueces H. Däubler (ortodoxos); R. Kuhn (h #); M. Barth (s #); G. E. Schoen (fairy) –Enviar Originales a: firstname.lastname@example.org– –Para ver las revistas : visite el sitio https://www.kunstschach.ch/
Springaren 2021 -2022
Studies, no set theme – Judge: Martin Minski– Send studies to Director : Axel Ornstein – axel.ornstein
PUBLICATION OF STUDIES WITHOUT COMPETITION
FINALES Y TEMAS………. Send to José Copie ajedrezjac
TORNEOS FORMALES E INFORMALES : ARVES