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.

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

The "e4 e5" magazine announces the ”Gheorghe Ristea” Memorial Tourney
#2 - formal tourney, free theme,
closing date June 30th 2017
Judge: Stelian LAMBĂ

Send your compositions before June 30th 2017
to www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com
Maximum number of entries per composer: 5.

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.

Neue Zürcher Zeitung Tournament, C31-XII-2016

Neue Zürcher Zeitung Tournament, C31-XII-2016

Internationales NZZ-Kompositionsturnier 2015-2016 für orthodoxe 2# und 3#
Die Neue Zürcher Zeitung schreibt für 2015-2016 ihr 20. internationales Kompositionsturnier in den Kategorien Zweizüger und Dreizüger (orthodoxe, direkte Mattprobleme, freie Themenwahl) aus.
Preisrichter: 2# und 3#: Abdelaziz Onkoud (F)
Einsendungen an: anievergelt@hotmail.com
(oder: Andreas Nievergelt, Langgasse 37, CH-8400 Winterthur)
Den Gewinnern winken Geldpreise.


NZZ - International composition tournament 2015-2016
The “Neue Zürcher Zeitung” announces for 2015-2016 the 20th international composition tournament in the categories 2# and 3#.
Judge: 2# and 3#: Abdelaziz Onkoud (F)
Submissions to: anievergelt@hotmail.com
(or: Andreas Nievergelt, Langgasse 37, CH-8400 Winterthur)
The winners will receive cash prizes.


Kонкурс «Neue Zürcher Zeitung» 2015-2016
Редакция газеты «Neue Zürcher Zeitung» объявляет конкурс составления шахматных задач 2015-2016.
Разделы: 2# и 3# - судья: Abdelaziz Onkoud
Композиции присылать по адресу anievergelt@hotmail.com
(или: Andreas Nievergelt, Langgasse 37, CH-8400 Winterthur)
Денежние призы.

Kobulchess.com tourneys 2016, C 31-xii-2016

Announcement :
http://kobulchess.com/en/tournaments/announcements/938-kobulchess-tourneys-2016.html

Troll Problemschach Informal Tourney 2015-2016, C31-XII-2016

Problemschach
Turnierausschreibung 2015-2016 (tourney announcement)

TROLL Zweijahres-Informalturniere:
(TROLL announces 2-year-tourneys for orthodox #2, #3, #n)

#2 Preisrichter: Daniel Papack
#3 Preisrichter: N.N.
#n Preisrichter: N.N.

mailto:udo-degener@gmx.de
post: Udo Degener, Stephensonstr. 47, D - 14482 Potsdam, Germany

www.schach-udo.de

Emil Gherman - 85 JT, C 25-xii-2016

To celebrate the 85th anniversary of Emil Gherman,
“e4 e5” organizes “Emil GHERMAN – 85 Jubilee Tourney” for Fairies.
Free theme.
The judge will be Karol MLYNKA (Slovakia).
Unlimited entries, to be send until 25th of December 2016 to: karol.mlynka@pobox.sk.
Open the official page here: http://www.chessplayer.ro/tourneys_2015.html
The problems are published here: http://www.chessplayer.ro/files/e4_e5_no33.pdf

Mihaiu Cioflâncă-70 JT, C25-xii-2016

"Mihaiu Cioflâncă-70" JT 2016
A Formal International Composing Jubilee Tourney «Mihaiu CIOFLÂNCĂ-70» 2016 is announced in two sections:

1) helpmates in 2 moves. 
Theme is free. 
Judge: Vitaly MEDINTSEV (Russia).

2) helpmates in 3 move. 
Theme is free. Judge: 
Vitaly MEDINTSEV (Russia).

Award will be published on the websitehttp://clubulproblemistilorromani.blogspot.ro/p/mihaiu-ciof
Also, the award (brief version) will be published in the magazine «e4 e5».. All participants will receive the award by email. 

Entries should be sent to Dan-Constantin Gurgui on his e-mail: www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com 
until December 25, 2016.

e4 e5, C 24-xii-2016

The "e4 e5" magazine announces the following two international composing tourneys in 2016:

A. #2 – free theme. Judge: Boško Milošeski and

B. Endgame studies - free theme. Judge: Arpad RUSZ

Send your compositions before December 25th 2016 to www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com
The compositions will be published in the "e4 e5" magazine.
All participants will receive the award by email.
Maximum number of entries per composer: 5.

11° Torneo Internazionale di Composizione ASIGC 2015-16, C 30-XI-2016

11° Torneo Internazionale di Composizione ASIGC 2015-16
per problemi Diretti in 2# mosse, inediti e a tema libero.
Giudice: Diretti #2 : Marco Guida
Inviare sino al 30.11.2016 solo via e-mail a Vito RALLO: vitorallo@virgilio.it

I problemi ricevuti saranno pubblicati mensilmente nel sito dell’ ASIGC:
http://www.asigc.it/


17 TT Problemist of Ukraine, C 31-x-2016

Announcement:

«Problemist of Ukraine» announces announces a tourney in three sections for miniatures presenting the below themes.
Original problems are to be sent before 01.11.2016, to M. 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. 
We wish you success in your creative work!

2nd Competition FRME, C 30-ix-2016

2nd Competition FRME

The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) organizes the second contest for composition of chess problems in 2 sections:

- Direct Mate in 2 moves (#2) Judge: Paz Einat 
Send your #2 problems to Younes Benjelloun, ubenjelloun@outlook.fr

- Help Mate in 2 moves (h#2) Judge: Valery Gurov 
Send your h#2 problems to Jamal M Elbaz, jamalelbaz4@gmail.com

The deadline for receiving problems is 30/09/2016.

Problemaz 2016, C 31-viii-2016

Problemaz 2016

Section A h2 :Judge Franz Pachl, Germany

Section B h2,5-3 :Judge Axel Gilbert, France

Section C h3,5-7 :Judge Pierre Tritten. France

Deadline; 31 August 2016.

Send to : azonkoud@hotmail.com

Valentin Rudenko MT, C 31-viii-2016

Valentin RUDENKO Memorial Tourney

The Chess Federation of Ukraine, its Commission for Chess Composition, and the editors of The Problemist of Ukraine announce a composing tourney in memory of outstanding modern problemist Valentin Rudenko (19.02.1938 – 02.04.2016) in the following sections:
Twomovers – judge V. Dyachuk (e-mail: v.dyachuk@i.ua)
Threemovers – judge V. Kryzhanivsky (e-mail: krizha.vasil@mail.ru)
Moremovers – judge A. Karamanits (e-mail: anat.karamanits@gmail.com)
Helpmates – judge A. Semenenko (e-mail: a.semenenko@mail.ru)
Selfmates – judge Y. Gordian (e-mail: gordian37@mail.ru)
Problems are to be sent to the email address of the judge of the respective section before September 1, 2016.
The Memorial Tourney award will be published in a separate booklet and sent to the participants whose problems are included in the award. Other participants will receive an electronic version of the award.
A prize fund for the winners has been set up.

2nd Ali Tebrizi Shatranji MT, C 31-viii-2016

2nd Ali Tebrizi Shatranji (14th-15th century) MT, 2016

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission organizes an International Tourney of Composition for studies of the Ali Tebrizi Shatranji (14th-15th century chess player).

Theme: free.
Studies – Judge: Muradkhan Muradov (Gobustan, Azerbaijan)
and
H#2 – Judge: Valery Barsukov (Russia).

Send to: abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru
Studies please send PGN files.

Closing date: 31. 08. 2016.
The award - 2016.

Sabuhi Huseynov - 65 МТ, C 31-viii-2016

Sabuhi Huseynov - 65 МТ, 2016 (29.03.1951 – 12.10.2000)

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing Tourney “Sabuhi Huseynov-65”' memorial tournament for twomovers (free theme).

#2 - Judge: Anatoli Stepochkin (Russia).

Send to tournament director: Vidadi Zamanov vidadi_zamanov@mail.ru
Closing date: 31. 08. 2016.
The award - 2016.

Mejnun Vahidov -70 MT, C 31-viii-2016

Mejnun Vahidov -70 MT, 2016

The Azerbaijan Chess Composition Commission announces an International Composing Tourney “Mejnun Vahidov-70”' memorial tournament for twomovers and threemovers (free theme).

Mejnun Vahidov, (27.07.1946- 30.04.2009), was a co-author of several themes in chess composition, like, the Azerbaijan (Vladimirov) theme (1977), the Azerbaijanian Novotny (1981), the Bakunian Novotny (1985) and others.

Section: #2 (twomovers) and #3 (threemovers) - (free theme).
Judge: #2- Anatoli Stepochkin (Russia) and #3- Alexander Melnichuk (Russia).

Send to: abdullaev-elmar@bk.ru
Closing date: 31. 08. 2016.
The award – 2016.

Sergiu THAN-80 MT, C31-viii-2016

Announcement :
http://www.stere.ro/noutati/concurs-de-compozitie-composition-contest-h2-memorial-sergiu-than-80-ani-de-la-aparitia-sah-mat/

extension of deadline : http://www.stere.ro/noutati/prelungire-concurs-de-compozitie-extension-of-composition-contest-h2-memorial-sergiu-than/

José Tolosa y Carreras-100 MT, C-30-viii-2016

Memorial José Tolosa y Carreras-100, 2016
Con motivo del centenario de la muerte de José Tolosa y Carreras (20/11/1846-28/4/1916, Problemas n. 5, enero 2014, pp. 93-97), la Sociedad Española de Problemistas de Ajedrez convoca el Memorial José Tolosa y Carreras-100, en dos secciones: a) problemas ortodoxos de mate directo en dos jugadas (#2), y b) problemas ortodoxos de mate directo en tres jugadas (#3), con tema libre. El plazo de admisión de originales finalizará el 31 de agosto de 2016. Actuará de juez, en ambas secciones, José Antonio Coello Alonso, y como director del torneo Imanol Zurutuza. Los originales deberán enviarse a la dirección electrónica sepa.problemas@gmail.com, y se publicarán en el boletín Problemas durante 2016.

José Tolosa y Carreras Memorial Tournament-100,  2016
On the occasion of the first centenary of the death of José Tolosa y Carreras (20/11/1846-28/4/1916, Problemas n. 5, January 2014, pp. 93-97), the Sociedad Española de Problemistas de Ajedrez (SEPA) announces a Memorial Tournament in two sections: a) orthodox directmate problems in two moves (#2) and b) orthodox directmate problems in three moves (#3). The themes are free. Originals must be submitted before August 31, 2016 to the director of the tournament, Imanol Zurutuza atsepa.problemas@gmail.com. Judge: José Antonio Coello. All accepted problems will be published in Problemas during 2016.
Mémorial José Tolosa y Carreras-100, 2016
À l’occasion du centenaire de la mort de José Tolosa y Carreras (20/11/1846-28/4/1916, Problemas n. 5, janvier 2014, pp. 93-97), la Sociedad Española de Problemistas de Ajedrez annonce le Mémorial José Tolosa y Carreras-100, en deux sections: a) problèmes orthodoxes, mat en 2 coups (#2), et b) problèmes orthodoxes, mat en 3 coups (#3), à thème libre. Délai de réception des originaux jusqu'au 31 août 2016. Le juge pour les deux sections sera José Antonio Coello.  Directeur du tournoi: Imanol Zurutuza. Les originaux, qui devront être envoyés à l'adresse électronique sepa.problemas@gmail.com, seront publiés dans le bulletin Problemas pendant l’année 2016.
Memorial José Tolosa y Carreras-100, 2016
In occasione del centesimo anniversario della morte de José Tolosa y Carreras (20/11/1846-28/4/1916, Problemas n. 5, gennaio 2014, pp. 93-97), la Sociedad Española de Problemistas de Ajedrez organizza il Memorial José Tolosa y Carreras-100, suddiviso in due sezioni: a) problemi ortodossi diretti in 2 mosse (#2), b) problemi ortodossi diretti in 3 mosse (#3), a tema libero. Termine per l'invio degli originali: 31 agosto 2016. Il Giudice per le due sezioni sarà José Antonio Coello. Direttore: Imanol Zurutuza. Gli originali devono essere inviati all'indirizzo e-mail: sepa.problemas@gmail.com, e saranno pubblicati nella newsletter Problemas nel corso dell'anno 2016.
Мемориальный конкурс José Tolosa y Carreras-100, 2016
По случаю столетия со дня смерти José Tolosa y Carreras (20/11/1846-28/4/1916, Problemas №5, январь 2014, стр. 93-97) Общество шахматных композиторов Испании (“Sociedad Española de Problemistas de Ajedrez” (SEPA)) объявляет Мемориальный конкурс (José Tolosa y Carreras-100 Memorial Tournament) в двух разделах: a) ортодоксальные прямые маты в 2 хода (#2); b) ортодоксальные прямые маты в 3 хода (#3). В обоих разделах свободная тема. Срок присылки оригинальных композиций в адрес директора конкурса (Imanol Zurutuza, sepa.problemas@gmail.com) – до 31 августа 2016 г. Судья: José Antonio Coello. Все принятые задачи будут опубликованы в “Problemas” в течение 2016 г.


Yury Kalugin MT-II, C 21-viii-2016

II Memorial Tourney “Yury Kalugin” is announced.

Stipulation: #3 and ‪#‎N‬ with more than 10 pieces
Theme is free, but thematic variations must show the chess beauty: sacrifice, ambush, quiet play and etc. Captures of black officers are not welcome in thematic variations.

Every author can send only 1 problem in every section (including joint).

Problems are to be sent to the judge Aleksandr Sygurov via e-mail sygurov@bk.ru not later than August 21, 2016.

Award will be sent to all participants by email.

Juan Carlos Morra MT110, C 30-vii-2016

MT110 JUAN CARLOS MORRA – 2016
Morra Juan Carlos
The Union Problemistas’s Argentina of Chess announces the tournament of composition-of-problems – MT110 Juan-Carlos-Morra
2# – Judge   Zoltan Labai ( Slovaquia) -
3# – Judge   Igor Agapov (Russia) – 
n# – Judge : Mario G. García (Argentina)  (In two sections a) #4 to #6 ; b) #7 to more)  
-Theme of compositions free- 
not more that three problems per composer in each section or subsection. 
Send to the coordinator of the  tounamments:  Felipe Guanca.Email:<torneo@problemistasajedrez.com.ar>
Prize , honourable mentions and commendations and special nominations will be awarded. The preliminary award 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: 30. 7. 2016

Sachova Skladba 2015-2016, C 01-VII-2016

Sachova Skladba 2015-2016
Direttore: Jiri Jelinek ( Repubblica Ceca ).
Giudice: ??.
Inviare gli originali – in lingua inglese – a Jiri Jelinek: jjelinek@koop.cz
Spedire - orientativamente – gli studi entro il 1º luglio 2016.

XVIII International Tourney 2015-2016 of Vechernij Peterburg, C 01-VII-2016

XVIII International Tourney 2015-2016 of Vechernij Peterburg
Direzione: Redazione di Vechernij Peterburg
Giudice: Iuri Fokin ( Russia ).
Trasmettere i lavori entro il 1º luglio 2016 a:
Redakcia gazety Vechernij Peterburg
ul. Mira, d. 34, lit. A,
g. Sankt Peterburg, 197101,
Russia.
Accompagnare le opere con la scritta: Sachmaty dlja ljuboznatel' nich.
Specificare l'indirizzo postale dell'autore.
Verdetto su Vechernij Peterburg a fine 2017.

Moskovski Concurs 2016, C 01-vii-2016

Московский конкурс - 2016
Судьи разделов:
Двухходовки (#2)- Яков Владимиров , E-mail: chesukrvlad@mail.ru

Трехходовки (#3)- Игорь Агапов , E-mail: avanta64@gmail.com

Многоходовки (‪#‎N‬)- Александр Феоктистов , E-mail: aff_sk@mail.ru

Этюды (studies) - Олег Перваков , E-mail: oper60@inbox.ru

Задачи на кооперативный мат (Helpmates) - Валерий Гуров , E-mail: valery_gurov@mail.ru

Задачи на обратный мат (Selfmates) - Геннадий Козюра , E-mail: genn.kozyura2013@yandex.ru

Сказки (Fairy chess) - Александр Булавка , E-mail: tischka@tut.by
Award : http://selivanov.ru/download/Awards/Drugie/2016/mkf.pdf

Максимальное число фигур для задач (maximum pieces for problems) - 15, для этюдов (maximum pieces for studies) - 10.
Задачи посылать судьям раздела , в копии указывать директора соревнования Андрея Петрова, E-mail: petrov_andr@mail.ru
Срок присылки композиций - 1 июля 2016 (1.07.2016).