Agenda ARVES.

This page gives information about events which are being organised soon.


During the traditional gathering of the Dutch Problemists in Nunspeet,

ARVES will organize a solving tournament for studies.

Date: Sunday March 4th at 11h00.

Location: Hotel de Hoeve van Nunspeet (in the past: Dennenhoeve),

Elspeterweg 14, 8071 PA Nunspeet, tel. (0341)260106.

6 studies to solve in 2 hours. No registration fee.

ARVES will provide book prizes.

For more details about the other activities in the weekend:

see the website of the Dutch Problemists: 



ARVES Solving in Wijk aan Zee

(during the TATA Steel chess tournament)

The ninth international ARVES Study Solving Day will be held on

Saturday, January 27th 2018 in Hotel Zeecroft

address: Zeecroft 19-21 1949 BK Wijk aan Zee,Nederland [5 minutes walk from De Moriaan; 3 minutes walk from the central bus stop in Julianaplein]



Chief Arbiter: Luc Palmans

Schedule: 10:15 -10:45 Registrations

11: 00 Official opening

11:15- 14: 15 International Open Solving Competition of original studies.

Prizes: EG subscriptions and study book prizes. Special prizes will be awarded to the best newcomers and youth solvers.

14.30-16.30: Watching the world’s most famous chess tournament with live expert commentary.

16.30: Announcing the preliminary results. – 17.00: Prize giving.

Entry fee: 15 Euros; juniors (u-20) 10 Euros; GMs and IMs – free.

For further details and registration please write to Yochanan Afek: afekchess @

before January 21st 2018 as the number of participants is limited.


Past winners:  

2009: IM Twan Burg  

2010: GM John Nunn  

2012: IM David Klein

2013: GM John Nunn  

2014: IM Joost Michielsen 

2015: Wouter van Rijn

2016: GM Twan Burg

2017: GM Twan Burg

The Dutch section of the International Solving Championship 2018 (for problems & studies) will be held in the same venue on Sunday, January 28th 2018 from 10.30 and is open to all.

Organizer is Hans Uitenbroek; e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Impression of a previous event:



 E. Holm 1917

   White plays and wins.



"Magic is in the detail",

(Theodore Fontane).