Thursday, July 24, 2014

Solving contest Icaros 2014

During the 37th International Chess Festival Icaros, (Agios Kirikos, Ikaria island, Greece, July 12-20 2014), a solving contest was held with easy problems.
The Greek solving Champion Nikos Mendrinos has selected the problems.

Here you may see

the problems

and the solutions

The solvers gathered the following points (5 per correct solution)

1. Kampanis Nikos, 29 points
2. Sienczewski Zbigniew 26,5 p.
3. Diamantakos Giannis 18 p.
4. Diamantakos Sotiris 16 p.
5. Poulos Stylianos 15 p.
6. Stamatiou Rodolfos 11 p.
7. Stamatiou Christos

Monday, July 21, 2014

Composition Tourneys in Bern, 2014

Normally, you might see announcements for composition tourneys, as they are appearing in succession, in the page of World Congress for Chess Composition, Bern 2014, specifically in the page:


Meanwhile we may learn about some composition tourneys before they appear in the official page, so we will present them here:

5th Composition Tourney Bulgarian Wine 2014

In the blog of chess tourneys and awards you may find tourneys for which the administrators of the blog have received announcements.
Especially for August 2014 we see these.