Agenda ARVES.

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ARVES Solving in Wijk aan Zee

Saturday morning 28th January 2017

The eighth international ARVES Study solving Day will be held on Saturday, January 28th 2017

in 'De Moriaan' (the venue of Tata Steel tournament)

located at Dorpsduinen 4, 1949 EG Wijk aan Zee

Chief Arbiter: Luc Palmans

 Here is the time-table:

10:00- 10:30: Registration

10:45: Official opening

11:00 -14:00: International Open Solving Competition of original studies with a prize fund of 500 Euros (250/150/100) and book prizes.

Special prizes will be awarded to the best newcomers and youth solvers.

14:00-16:30: 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

before January 21st 2017 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

The Dutch section of the International Solving Championship (for problems & studies) will be held in the same venue on Sunday, January 29th 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. The ISC is held in various countries simultaneously.


Impression of the event last year:



During the Huub van Dongen Memorial Rapid game tournament (24.6.2017), Peter Boll will present and explain Endgame studies.

Also solving endgamestudies will be a challenge to win some small extra prizes.


 E. Holm 1917

   White plays and wins.



"Magic is in the detail",

(Theodore Fontane).