Sunday, January 29, 2017

ISC 2017

The invitation is here
http://www.wfcc.ch/wp-content/uploads/ISC-2017-Announcement.pdf

In each participating country there are local controllers.
For Greece, look here : http://kallitexniko-skaki.blogspot.gr/2017/01/13th-isc-29-01-2017.html

(there will be more details written here, after the event)

Friday, January 27, 2017

WCCC 2017 Dresden

In 2017 the World Congress for Chess Composition will be held in Dresden, Germany.

The announcement here : https://wccc2017.de/

Composition tourneys:
http://www.dieschwalbe.de/kompositionsturniere.htm#tt222

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Database of problems in Solving Contests

A Solving Tournaments Problem Database (STPDB) is created by Luc Palmas.

The announcement is here http://kunstschach.ch/pdb.html

There is a way to download these problems.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Call for compositions #2, h#2

Here is a call for compositions #2 and h#2.

http://chess-compose.blogspot.gr/2017/01/marcel-tancau-mt-2017-c-25-xii-2017.html

The theme is free for #2.

The h#2 must be in the form "Helpmate of the Future" (HotF), which is defined as "h#2 having any number of solution pairs, where in each pair the solutions are closely related".
Examples of such problems you can find in the section A of this award: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2-Lv0IlDIs6N1lhWjNQckpMOWs/view

Fellow composers, please send!

Sunday, January 08, 2017