Monday, August 08, 2011

BCPS 2012 composition Ty

Announcement: BCPS 2012 Tourney

To coincide with the 2012 London Olympic Games, the British Chess Problem Society is announcing a composition tourney.
The three top prizes in each section will receive medals.
The closing date is 31.10.2011 and the awards will be made by the time of the Games.
No more than 3 compositions per composer per section.
The sections are:
A. Two-movers. Theme: Olympic symbol. Judge: Christofer Reeves
B. Three-movers. Theme: Relative with Batteries. Judges: Don Smedley & Jim Grevatt
C. Moremovers. Theme: Relative with Batteries. Judge: Jörg Kuhlmann
D. Helpmates. Theme: Twins h#n h#(n+2), n=1/2, 1, 1 1/2, 2, etc.. Judges: Chris J. Feather & Michael McDowell
E. Selfmates. Theme: s#3 with Bivalve. Judge: Uri Avner
F. Fairy. Theme: h#2-4 or s#2-4 or hs#2-4 where effective defenses in helpmate/selfmate become illegal self-check by arrival (not by departure). Judge: Cedric Lytton
G. Studies. Theme: Free, in a specific frame. (Caution: different address). Judge: John Roycroft

Analytical direction and examples you will find in this document :

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