Puiu Popescu - 70 JT 2017, C31-xii-2017

"Puiu Popescu - 70" JT 2017

#2  -  formal  composing tourney,
free theme,
fairy pieces and conditions are not allowed,
maximum number of entries per compose: 5.

Judge: Emmanuel Manolas (Greece).

Closing date:  December  31, 2017.

Entries to Dan-Constantin Gurgui via e-mail:  www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com

All received problems will be presented to the judge in anonymous form.
Award will be published on the “e4 e5” magazine.
All participants will receive the award by e-mail.

Marcel Tancau MT 2017, C 25-xii-2017

Marcel Tancau Memorial Tourney 2017

(see also http://clubulproblemistilorromani.blogspot.gr/p/marcel-tancau.html)

Formal composing tourney in two sections,

a) free theme for section directmate #2 and
b) form HotF for section helpmate h#2

(HotF = Helpmate of the Future, the composition has only (one or more) pairs of closely related variations).

Judge: Emmanuel Manolas.

Send your compositions before  December 25th 2017

to  www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com  

The award will be published in the "e4 e5" magazine.

All participants will receive the award by email.

Maximum number of entries per composer: 5.

e4 e5 10 years JT, C24-xii-2017

”e4 e5” 10 years Jubilee Tourney
Endgame studies – informal tourney, free theme Judge: Peter GYARMATI

Send your compositions before December 25th 2017
to www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com
The compositions will be published in the "e4 e5" magazine.
Maximum number of entries per composer: 5.

5th International Internet Ty UAPA, C30-x-2017

5th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT (UAPA)

Section  A : Thematic – Domination – Slogan : Win
 Pieces minors  capture the Queen

In this  section  In the initial position, additional pieces may be present 

Section B :  Theme Free

B.1. Studies Win

B.2Studies Draw

Judge Peter Gyarmati (Hungary) 

Entries – not more than three per composer (in each subsection) 

– Send to the tourney director: Mario G. García (Argentina). Email: marioggarcia@gmail.com 

– Closing date 30.10.2017 

– All the selected original studies periodically will be posted on the website of the UAPA: http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar

- Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.
- The provisional award will be issued in February  2018, and  you can see in the same website and will be sent-to-participants-by-e-mail.

Italian Composing Tourneys ASIGS, C30-x-2017

The Italian Correspondence Chess Association (ASIGC)

Announce the

12° International Chess Composing Tournament 2017
2# - free theme – Judge: Marco Guida

14° International Chess Composing Tournament 2017
H#2 - free theme - Judge Int.: Antonio Garofalo

Original chess problems are requested. No zero-position, no fairies.

Originals will appear in Newsletter Asigc and every composer will receive via email the justificative and copy of award.
There will be diploma ASIGC for the top three.

Send to: vitorallo@virgilio.it

Closing date: 30.10.2017

Peter Krug-50 JT, C30-ix-2017

To celebrate the 50th birthday of Peter Siegfried Krug a composing tourney for endgame studies is announced.
– Theme: free
– In two sections :
A Studies Win –
B Studies Draw –
Maximum 3 entries are allowed in each section –

Judge: Peter S. Krug
– Send your original entries to director: Mario G. García   by e-mail to: marioggarcia@gmail.com

Prizes, honourable mentions, commendations and special nominations will be awarded.
– The provisional award will be issued in December 2017, it will be sent to participants by e-mail, and you may see it in the websites of ARVES and UAPA.

Closing date: September 30th, 2017

3rd Tourney FRME 2017, C30-ix-2017

3rd Tourney FRME 2017

The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) organizes the 3rd contest for composition of chess problems in 4 sections:

- Twomovers (#2) Judge: Valerio Agostini (Italy)
Send your #2 problems to Younes Benjelloun, ubenjelloun@outlook.fr

- Threemovers (#3) Judge: Aleksandr Sygurov (Russia)
- Moremovers(#n) Judge: Valery Kirillov (Russia)
Send your entries to: Vidadi Zamanov, Vidadi Street, 4/6, Goychay AZ 2300, Azerbaijan. vidadi_zamanov@mail.ru

- Helpmates (h#2) Judge: Vasil Krizhanivskyi (Ukraine)
Send your h#2 problems to Jamal M Elbaz, Résidence Alhanae villa n°7 Guich Loudaya 10160 Temara Morocco. jamalelbaz6@gmail.com

The deadline for receiving problems is 30/09/2017.


Марокканская королевская федерация шахмат (FRME) организует 3-й конкурс составления шахматных задач в 4-х разделах:

- Двухходовки (#2) Судья: Valerio Agostini (Италия)
Отправляете ваши двухходовки Younes Benjelloun, N6 rue 9 hay salam ainkadous fes ubenjelloun@outlook.fr

- Трехходовки (#3) Судья: Александр Сыгуров (Россия) 
- Многоходовки (#N) Судья: Валерий Кириллов (Россия)
Отправляете ваши трехходовки и/или многоходовки Видади Заманову, Vidadi Street, 4/6, Goychay AZ 2300, Azerbaijan. vidadi_zamanov@mail.ru


- Коопмат в 2 хода (h#2) Судья: Василий Крижановский (Украина)
Отправляете ваши задачи на коопмат в 2 хода Jamal M Elbaz, Résidence Alhanae villa n°7 Guich Loudaya 10160 Temara Morocco. jamalelbaz6@gmail.com


Крайний срок присылки задач: 30 сентября 2017.

Horacio L. Musante MT-100, C 09-vii-2017

The Union Argentina of Problemistas’s of Chess is pleased to announce a formal international chess problem composing Tourney in memory of the argentine composer Horacio L. Musante

Read about the composer here :
http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/estudios/compositores-argentinos/musante-horacio/
See other details and more problems starting here :
http://chesscomposers.blogspot.gr/2012/06/june-20th.html


#2 – Judge: Valerio Agostini ( Italy)

#3 and
#n – ( in two sections a) #4 to #6, and b) #7 to more) Judge : Mario G. García (Argentina)

Send the problems to the Coordinator of the tournaments :
Felipe Guanca – Email: torneo@problemistasajedrez.com.ar

–Prize , 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 websites

– Unión Argentina de Problemistas de Ajedrez (UAPA)
http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/

Closing date: 9 -7- 2017

Carlos Nafarrate 100th JT, C07-vii-2017

CARLOS NAFARRATE 100th JUBILEE TOURNEY

Carlos Nafarrate, esteemed composer of chess problems and more esteemed author of palindromes, will celebrate 100 years old in July 07, 2017.  To celebrate his anniversary, the Argentine Union of Chess Problems announces the “Jubilee Tourney Carlos Nafarrate – 100” with  the stipulation mentioned below:

Single section- Help-stalemate (h=n) with symmetric position and asymmetrical solution/solutions. There are not accepted zeropositions, promoted pieces, fairy pieces and/or fairy conditions.

Judge: Jorge M. Kapros.

Unlimited computer-tested entries must be sent in diagrams with complete solution and any comments by e-mail to the Director of the event Mario G.Garcia marioggarcia@gmail.com.

The closing date is July 07, 2017.

The award will be sent by e-mail to all participants and published on the site of the Argentine Union of Chess Problems    http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/, site dedicated to the history of chess problem composition in Argentina.

See here about symmetrical solutions, or even here for the symmetry in general.

Mečislovas Rimkus – 75 JT, C30-vi-2017

The Lithuanian chess composers` society announces a jubilee tourney Mečislovas Rimkus – 75.

There are sections: #2, #3, #n, h#2, h#3, h#n.
If there were a lot of miniatures – they will compete in another sections.

The theme is free.

Entries with diagrams must be sent by 1st of July, 2017,
to Mečislovas RIMKUS, Pušyno g. 1-2, LT-71215 Kriūkai, Šakių rj., Lithuania
or by e-mail: rimkusm@gmail.com.

Write your post address.

The judge will be Mečislovas Rimkus.

Prizes: Lithuanian books of chess composition.
Every participant will receive a book by M. Rimkus.

The award will be announced in Lithuanian site: www.sachmatija.puslapiai.lt
on 24th of December, 2017 (birth day)
and printed in „Šachmatija“ N.4/2017.

e4 e5 "Gheorghe Ristea", C30-vi-2017

The "e4 e5" magazine announces the ”Gheorghe Ristea-75” Jubilee Tourney

#2 - formal tourney, free theme,
Maximum number of entries per composer: 5.

closing date June 30th 2017

Judge: Jorge Marcelo Kapros

Send your compositions to www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com

Jubilé Jamal Elbaz 60, C 09-vi-2017

Jubilé Jamal Elbaz 60

La Fédération Royale Marocaines des Echecs organise Le jubilé 60 ans de Mr Jamal Elbaz.
Une seule section Helpmat en 2 coups.

HelpMat 2 coups ( H2#) : Juge Zivko Janevsky

Vos inédit à MJ Elbaz jamalelbaz3@gmail.com

Closing date 09/06/2017 anniversaire de Jamal Elbaz

Islam Kazimov – 65 JT, C31-v-2017

Islam Kazimov – 65 JT, 2017 (#2, #3)

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing
“Islam Kazimov – 65”' jubilee tournament for twomovers and threemovers (free theme).
Judge: #2, #3 - Araz Almammadov (Azerbaijan).
Send to tournament director: Vidadi Zamanov (Azerbaijan) vidadi_zamanov@mail.ru

Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award – 2017.

Suleyman Abdullayev – 50 JT, C31-v-2017

Suleyman Abdullayev – 50 JT, 2017 (#2 - Miniature)

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing
“Suleyman Abdullayev – 50”' jubilee tournament for miniature twomovers (free theme).
#2 - Judge: Suleyman Abdullayev (Azerbaijan) .
Send to tournament director: Elmar Abdullayev (Azerbaijan) abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru

Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award - 2017.

Agshin Masimov - 55 JT, C31-v-2017

Agshin Masimov - 55 JT, 2017 (Studies)

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing
“Agshin Masimov - 55” jubilee tournament for studies (free theme).
Judge: Agshin Masimov (Azerbaijan). Send (please PGN) to tournament director: Elmar Abdullayev (Azerbaijan)
abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru

Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award - 2017.

Samir Badalov - 55 MT, C31-v-2017

Samir Badalov - 55 MT, 2017 (Studies)
(13.02.1962- 25.08.2011)

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing “Samir Badalov-55 MT” memorial tournament for studies (free theme).
Judge: Muradkhan Muradov (Azerbaijan).
Send (please PGN) to tournament director: Elmar Abdullayev (Azerbaijan)
abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru

Closing date: 31. 05. 2017. The award – 2017.

Day of Chess Ty, C30-iv-2017

“Day of Chess” tourney for miniatures

The editors of the magazine Chorno-Bili Stezhyny (“The Black-and-White Paths”) 

announce a composing tourney for two-move and three-move miniatures “Day of Chess.” 

Originals are to be sent before 30.04.2017 

to the email address of the tourney judge Mykola Cherniavsky: tschern@mail.lviv.ua

Free theme.

Gligor Denkovski Memorial Tourney, C 31-iii-2017

Announcement : https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2-Lv0IlDIs6SGVKWDU0SDBCZ00/view?usp=sharing


7th Tournoi Maroc Echecs, C31-iii-2017

Annonce du 7° Tournoi Maroc Echecs 2017

J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer la 7° édition du concours international de Maroc Echecs réservé aux problèmes d’échecs.
- Mats aidés en h2 : juge Jorma Paavilainen (Finlande)
- Mats aidés en h2,5-3 : juge Jorge Lois (Argentine).
- Mats aidés en h3,5-7 : juge Sébastien Luce (France).
- Les thèmes sont libres.
- Envois en nombres illimités.
- Date limite : 31 Mars 2017
- Envois : azonkoud@hotmail.com

18 TT PU C25-iii-2017

18 TT “PROBLEMIST UKRAJINY” (The Problemist of Ukraine) – 2017

«Problemist of Ukraine» announces a tourney in three sections for miniatures presenting the below themes.

Twomovers. White unpins a pinned black piece (pawn) which then makes at least one move.
Judge: Nikolay Belchikov (Belarus)

Threemovers. In different lines of the solution (set, try or actual play) at least one square welcomes more than one unit of the same colour on the same move (W1, W2, W3, B1 or B2). Twins are allowed but not multiple solutions.
Judge: Charles Ouellet (Canada)

Moremover. Mate in 4-6 moves with 1 or more twins obtained from the initial position by translating (shifting) the position without loss of pieces. The stipulation must be the same in all twins.
Judge: Pietro Pitton (Italy)

Original problems are to be sent before 25.03.2017,
to Mykola Chernyavskyy: mt41251@gmail.com

In each of the sections, the winner will then propose a theme for the next tourney and judge it.

Please abide by this requirement. Results will be published in the journal "Problemist
Ukrajiny” and at WEB-site grandmaster V. Kopyl: http://www.chess-kopyl.com.ua/.

We will also be thankful for sending us published problems presenting the themes.

We wish you success in your creative work!

(More info : http://www.chess-kopyl.com.ua/ua/)

4th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT UAPA, C 24-iii-2017

4th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT UAPA 

Section  A : Thematic - Domination
A.1.  Three minor pieces dominate one or two minor pieces
A.2.  Rook against rook
Note: In subsections A.1. and A.2. : In the initial position, may presented be additional pieces

Section B :  Theme Free
B.1. Studies Win
B.2. Studies Draw
Judge :Vladislav Tarasiuk (Ukraine)
– Entries – not more than three per composer (in each subsection)
– Send to the tourney director: Mario G. García (Argentina). Email: marioggarcia@gmail.com
Closing date 24.03.2017
– All the selected original studies periodically will be posted on the website of the UAPA: http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/
– Prizes, honourable mentions, commendations and special nominations will be awarded.
– The preliminary award you can see in the same website and will be sent to participants by e-mail.

MT Iuri Akobia-80, C 31-i-2017

The Commission of Chess Composition of Georgia and
the Union Argentina of Problematicists of Chess (UAPA)
announce a composition tourney (studies) in homage to Iuri Akobia.

The thematic tournaments are related to the content of the three books of Iuri Akobia, http://akobiachess.gol.ge/BOOKS.html namely:

Section A) Studies with stalemate - Judge: David Gurgenidze

Section B) Studies with mate - Judge: David Gurgenidze

Section C) Studies with positional draw - Judge: Mario G. García

Send the studies before 1-2-2017 to the Director: Mario G. García : marioggarcia@gmail.com
Not more than three problems per composer in each section (joint works allowed).
Prizes: The books of Iuri Akobia to the winners in relation with each of the thematic sections, and diplomas.
The preliminary award will be sent to all participants and will be seen in the website of the UAPA http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/

Die Schwalbe 2015-2016, C 31-XII-2016

Die Schwalbe 2015-2016
Direttore: Michael Roxlau ( Germania ).
Giudice:??.
Spedire gli elaborati alla redazione della rubrica STUDI della rivista tedesca:
studien@dieschwalbe.de

JORGE J. LOIS 70th JUBILEE TOURNEY, C 31-xii-2016

JORGE J. LOIS 70th JUBILEE TOURNEY

IM Jorge J. Lois is turning 70 years old in December 05, 2016.
To celebrate, the Unión Argentina de Problemistas de Ajedrez has organized the Jubilee Tourney Jorge J. Lois - 70 in four stipulations mentioned below:

h#2, h#2.5-3, h#3.5-n and Proof games. In all those cases the theme is free.

Judge: Jorge J. Lois
- The entries must be sent by mail to the Director of the event Mario Guido García marioggarcia@gmail.com .
- Closing date: December 31, 2016

The award will be published on the site of the Unión Argentina de Problemistas de Ajedrez,  http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar site dedicated to the history of chess problem composition in Argentina.