Tournament Calender.

On this page a calender of all known Endgame study tournaments which are running with information:

Also a very good page to check tournament announcements is on UAPA: Informal Tournaments, Formal Tournaments.

Another good calendar for study tournaments is chess-compose blogspot.

Latest update on 21-6-2019.

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 Tournament Calender.

On this page a calender of all known Endgame study tournaments which are running with information:

Also a very good page to check tournament announcements is on UAPA: Informal Tournaments, Formal Tournaments.

Another good calendar for study tournaments is chess-compose blogspot.

Latest update on 21-6-2019.

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Razumenko MT 2019

 

Razumenko, Viktor 1937-2019

The  Viktor Alekseyevich Razumenko MT (18.02.1937-10.02.2019)

Theme free

Judge: Alexey Popov

Closing date: 15.11.2019

send studies to Yakov Rossomakho : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or postal address: Yakov Rossomakho, Ordinarnaja 12, kv.29, Sankt Peterburg, 197136 Russia

100 euro for the 1st prize and books on chess composition or Albums FIDE.

All participants will receive award of this tournament.

Mikitovicz 70 JT

Mikitovics 70 JT

Mikitovics, Janos 1949

The Hungarian Chess Composers’ website (www.magyarsakkszerzok.hu) announces an international jubilee tourney on the occasion of

the 70th birthday of János Mikitovics (born 18. 7. 1949),

to the memory of the Attila Schneider international chess master.

 

-The formal tourney is announced for (win and draw sections) studies with free theme and the judges, using Attila Schneider’s Evaluation Method, will be the participant composers.

The entries should be sent by e-mail to the address of tourney director János Mikitovics: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (If possible in pgn, but also the word is good.)

Closing date: 15th October 2019.

We will publish the provisional award on 15th January 2020 in the Hungarian website, UAPA & ARVES, and sending it to all participants via email.

-The double Hungarian champion, Schneider Attila’s used Evaluation Method is as follows (see ChessClinic’s tourney 2001_2002: winner Pal Benko):

The authors will receive serially numbered anonymous diagrams with solutions after the deadline for submission and from 0 to 5 you can score your competitors’ work. Half points are also possible (0,5; 1,5; etc).

The points given to each other will be summed up.

The author (or co-authors) wins, who the most points get. Of course the participants are not scoring themselves.

-Help for the judges: all authors will also receive an Excel table, in which only the scores must be entered and the completed table returned to the director.

Prize pool in the two sections jointly: USD 1000.

 

Vladimir Bron 110 MT

Vladimir A. Bron 110 MT

Bron, Vladimir 1909-1985

 

1) # 3 – Judge Valery Shavyrin. Problems send to -: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2) Endgame studies – Judges: Sergei Osintsev and Vladislav Tarasyuk

    Send by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3) Helpmates # 2  – Judge : Alex Ivunin.

    Send to -: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

4) S # n –  Judge : Andrei Selivanov.

    Send by email to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ';document.getElementById('cloakc2937c90de39b0a887cd6ee360597f4a').innerHTML += ''+addy_textc2937c90de39b0a887cd6ee360597f4a+'<\/a>';

 

—  Closing date: 1 May 2019.

 

5th Composing Tourney of FRME, 2019

5th Composing Tourney of FRME, 2019

The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) organizes the 5th Composing Tourney in four 6 sections:


Twomovers (#2) Judge: Karol Mlynka (Slovakia)
Send to tournament director:   Youness Ben Jelloun (Marocco)

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Threemovers (#3) Judge:  Valery Shavyrin (Russia)
Moremovers (#N) Judge: Mike Prcic (USA)

Studies    (+;=)      Judge:   Michal Hlinka(Slovakia)              

Selfmates  (S#)      Judge:  Petko Petkov (Bulgaria)

Send to tournament director: Vidadi Zamanov (Azerbaijan) 

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Helpmates  (H#2 and H#N) Judge: Franz Pachl (Germany)
Send to tournament director:   Jamal M Elbaz (Morocco)   E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prizes, honourable mentions and commendations will be awarded.

Send problems and studies in format PDF.

Closing date: 30. 09. 2019. The award – 2019

Marino Bortolotti MT 2019

International Informal Tournament for Original Studies

Sinfonie Scacchistiche 2019 – MT Marino Bortolotti

Marino Bortolotti (Italy).

Tournament Director: Valerio Agostini (Italy).

Judge: Marco Campioli (Italy).

Two sections: section for win studies (+) and section for draw studies (=).

Send original studies to Valerio Agostini This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30 September 2019.

Lubos Kekely 60 JT

Lubos Kekely 60 JT

Kekely, Lubos 1959

 

The Slovak Organisation for Chess Composition (SOKŠ) announces an international jubilee tourney

on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Ľuboš KEKELY (born 25. 4. 1959)

 

The tourney is announced for studies with optional theme and will be judged by jubilee Ľuboš Kekely.

The entries should be sent by e-mail to the address of tourney director Michal Hlinka: hlinkamichal55@gmail.com

– until 25th of April 2019.

 

Shahmat bestechiliyi 15 JT

The magazine of the Azerbajijan Chess Composition Commission "Shamat bestechiliyi" announces.

This commission was established in 1970, 48 years ago.

International competition in Studies – Shahmat bestechiliyi-15 JT.

The tournament sections and judges:

A) Twomovers (#2) – Judge: Elmar Abdullaev (Azerbaijan)

B) Threemovers (#3) – Judge: Mubariz Safarov (Azerbaijan).

C) Moremovers (N#) – Judge: Aleksandr Melnichuk (Russia).

D) Studies (+=) – Judge: Muradkhan Muradov (Gobustan, Azerbaijan).

Prizes: Certificates.

Closing date: 03.11.2018.

Awards: 28.12.2018 – www.ulvichess.az

Director: Ilham Aliev (Azerbaijan).

Send to (please send studies in pgn format) tournament director (no more than three): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Helmut Steniczka MT 90 - 2018

MT 90  HELMUT  STENICZKA – 2018

Steniczka, Helmuth 1928-1993

Studies –   Preferably, friendly studies for chessplayers,  in two sections : a) Win and b) Draw. 

Judge: Peter Siegfried Krug

Entries – not more than three per composer (in each section)

– send to the tourney director: Mario G. García (Argentina).

Email: //This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.

– The preliminary award of the tourney will be sent to participants by e-mail

and will be published on the website :  Union Argentina de Problemistas de Ajedrez (UAPA)  – http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/ 

– Closing date: 1.02.2019

The Problemist 2018-2019

 The Problemist composing tourney 2018-2019

The Problemist composing tourney 2018-2019
Judge: John Nunn. 
Entries, preferably in PGN file, to: Yochanan Afek by mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
 

MOSCOW COMPETITION 2018

 

1) Maximum number of pieces:

  – for tasks (maximum pieces for problems) – 15,

 – for studies (maximum pieces for studies) – 10;

2) The number of tracks in each section is unlimited.

3) Judges:

(# 2) Pavel Murashev,

(# 3) – Igor Agapov,

(#N) Oleg Efrosinin,

Studies – Sergey Osintsev,

(Helpmates) – Viktor Zaitsev,

(Selfmates) – Gennady Kozyura,

(Fairy chess) – Alexander Bulavka;

4) You must send your tasks and sketches to the e-mail address of the tournament director:

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Deadline for submitting compositions is September 15, 2018

The results of the competition will be announced and published by December 31, 2018.

 

Gravure 2019

GRAVURE-2019

We are pleased to announce the tourney for problems and studies with 8-10 pieces (gravures).

Sections of the tourney: #2, #3, #4-12, Studies, H#1.5-2, H#2.5-3, H#3.5-6, S#2-12, HS#2-6.

Each composer can send no more than three compositions in every section (including joint).

Judge is Igor Agapov (Russia). Director is Aleksey Oganesjan (Russia).

Closing date: August 31, 2019.

Entries to Aleksey Oganesjan via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Recommendations for the preparation of compositions (important):

– send problems and studies in format DOC (not PGN, not PDF),

– use the notation KQRBS for solution recording.

 

 


MAGYAR SAKKVILAG 2019 

Please, send your original work in PGN format.

Tournament director Peter Gyarmati   to the e-mail address of the study :E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

– Judge: Ľuboš Kekely (Slovakia)

– Deadline: 15th November 2019.

 


 

PAT A MAT – 2018-2019

PAT A MAT – 2018-2019

Studies, no set theme

Judge : Emil Vlasak (Rep, Checa)

Entries should be sent to: Ľuboš Kekely, SK-023 32 Snežnica 128, Slovakia.

Email: Ľuboš Kekely

Closing date: 15th October of the year 2019

SCHACH 2018-2019

 Studies, no set theme

Judge:  Peter Gyarmati

– Send studies to: Franz PachlThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

– Closing date:  30 September of the year 2019

The Problemistic Bulletin 2018-2019

The Problemistic Bulletin 2018-2019

Judge: Steffen Slumstrup Nielsen,

Editor: Dan-Constantin Gurgui

Original studies should be sent to Dan-Constantin Gurgui: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

See details also in pdf-file: http://sahsimat.byethost32.com/files/BP_88_2018.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3RAF0BqwnjDzIt0yfvUWTSnm2Wwz3LNLM3ODBgAoKKpVULMlsGcogD4ZQ&i=1

Sinfonie Scacchistiche 2019

Sinfonie Scacchistiche 2019

The official A.P.I. Magazine is organizing an informal composition Tourney for:

Section Two-moves [≠2] : 2019

Section n-moves [≠n] : 2019

Section Helpmate 2 moves [H≠2] : 2019

Section Helpmate n-moves [H≠n] : 2019

Section Selfmate n-moves [S≠] : 2019

Section studies [win/draw] : 2019

MTy Marino BORTOLOTTI

Section HS≠ n-moves [HS≠2-6] [*] : 2019

Section Retro [**] : 2019

[*] - It’s request helpselfmate orthodox, without pieces and fairy conditions.

[**] - Fairy pieces and/or fairy conditions are not allowed.

Deadline: 30/09/2019

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Judges:

Section Two-moves [≠2] : Valerio AGOSTINI (Italy)

Section n-moves [≠n] : Grigory ATAYANTS (Russia)

Section Helpmate 2 moves [H≠2] : Francesco SIMONI (Italy)

Section Helpmate n-moves [H≠n] : Antonio GAROFALO (Italy)

Section Selfmate n-moves [S≠] : Stephen TAYLOR (England)

Section studies [win/draw] : Marco CAMPIOLI (Italy)

MTy Marino BORTOLOTTI

Section HS≠ n-moves [HS≠2-6] : Eric HUBER (Romania)

Vlaicu CRISAN (Romania)

Section Retro : Marco BONAVOGLIA (Italy)

The originals have to be sent to the director Valerio AGOSTINI [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

only by e-mail. The problems will be published in the magazine: every composer will receive

the copies of the publications and the awards (PDF version).

It’s mandatory the declaration of the computer control (C+) of Popeye, WinChloe, Alybadix or

 

others, for every problems (not for studies, of course).

ZADACHY I ETIUDY- 2019

ZADACHY I ETIUDY- 2019

Studies, no set theme

Judge: Sergey Osintsev

– The studies will be published as originals in the  magazine Zadachy I Etiudy  during 2019.  Send to Yakov Rossomakho

Ordinarnaja 12, kv.29, 197136 Sankt Peterburg, Russia This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

– Closing date : 15 November 2019

Variantim 2019

VARIANTIM – 2019

The studies will be published as originals in the Israeli magazine Variantim during 2019.

- . Judge : Steffen Slumstrup Nielsen

Director : Gady Costeff.  Please send studies in PGN format to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The results will be published in 2020. 

Phenix 2019

TOURNEY MAGAZINE “PHENIX” 2019

The French magazine “Phenix” is looking for original orthodox studies (theme free, entries will be published in the magazine) for its informal tourney for the year 2019

– Please send your entries to Daniel Capron : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until october 31 2019.

– Judge Yochanan Afek

The preliminary award of the tourney will be sent to participants by e-mail in February of 2019

   and will be published in the site Internet of “Phenix” and in the magazine.

Gheorghe Nicolaescu 65 JT 2018

Gheorghe Nicolaescu 65 JT 2018

Endgame studies – informal tourney, free theme.

Judge: Sergey Osintsev (Russian Federation).

Send your compositions before December 25, 2018 to - to Dan-Constantin Gurgui by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The compositions will be published in the "e4 e5" magazine.

Look  the studies : Revista de şah “e4 e5`` 

Maximum number of entries per composer: 5.

CESKOSLOVENSKY Shach – 2019

CESKOSLOVENSKY SHACH  – 2019

Studies, no set theme Judge:  Mario G. García (Argentina) 

Entries should be sent to: Michal Hlinka, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.

- The  award  will be sent to participants by e-mail.

Closing date: 10. December  of the year 2019 .

PROBLEM PARADISE (JAPAN) 2019

PROBLEM PARADISE (JAPAN) 2019

Studies, no set theme

– Judge: Mario G. García (Argentina)

   Entries should be sent to: Hiroshi Manabe, Mita 5-7-12-805, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073, Japan E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.

— The  award  will be sent to participants by e-mail.

–  Closing date: 31th October 2019

 

International Thematic Composing Tourney 100 Years Cup” 2018 – Studies.

International Thematic Composing Tourney 100 Years Cup” 2018 – Studies.

 

Celebrating a century since Bukovina got united with the country,

the Romanian Problemists Club in collaboration with the “e4 e5” Supplement,

organises an informal chess composition tourney with a free theme.

The unlimited number of studies can be send at the magazine editorial address or to the following email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The period of receiving them is due 25th of December 2018 and all the participants will receive the printed magazine.

Judge: Sergey Osinsev

THE PROBLEMIST 2018-2019

THE PROBLEMIST 2018-2019

The study section of the bi-monthly “The Problemist” announces its biennial informal composing tourney for the years 2018-2019
Judge: John Nunn
Entries to the editor Yochanan Afek ( preferably in a PGN file and the earlier the better) by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Problemist of Ukraine 2017-18

Problemist of Ukraine 2017-18

Studies, no set theme

–  Judge: Sergey Osintsev (Russia)

–  Entries should be sent to :   Eduard Eilazjan, Ukraine This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Probleemblad 2019-2020

PROBLEEMBLAD 2019 -2020

Studies, no set theme

– Judge:  Jarl Ulrichsen (Norway)

– Entries in .pgn format are appreciated.

Send to : Marcel van Herck  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sachova Skladba 2019-2020

Sachova Skladba 2019-2020

Studies, no set theme

Judge : Yochanan Afek

- Send studies to: Jiri Jelinek or Jaroslav Polasek This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  –This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Magazine Phenix 2017 Ty

Tourney Magazine “Phenix” 2017

The French magazine “Phenix” is looking for original orthodox studies (theme free, entries will be published in the magazine) for its informal tourney for the year 2017.

Please send your entries  to Daniel Capron daniel.capron@laposte.net  until october 31 2017.

Judge: Peter Gyarmati – If we publish at least 15 studies in 2017, the judgement will be made on these .

Otherwise, the judgement will cover the studies published in 2017-2018.

Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.

The preliminary award of the tourney will be sent to participants by e-mail and will be published in the site Internet of “Phenix” and in the magazine. Note : the judgement of Phenix 2017 will be published in February 2018.

VRATNICA 64 2019-2020

VRATNICA 64- 2019 /20

Studies, no set theme .

Entries should be sent to: Boško Milošeski – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – Petar Acev 27/2-8, MK-1000 Skopje, Macedonia

– Judge : Valery Kalasnhikov (Russia).

Clarifications:  If the number of entries in the year 2019 is 15 or more studies, the contest closes and the judge issues the verdict .

Then in 2020, a similar rule applies .  Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.- The  award  will be sent to participants by e-mail. 

Closing date: 15th October of the year 2019/20

Springaren 2019

Springaren 2019

Studies, no set theme

– Judge: Peter Gyarmati (Hungrary)

Send studies to Director :Axel Ornstein – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special nominations will be awarded.

- The  award  will be sent to participants by e-mail.  and will be published in the magazine 

TEHTÄVÄNIEKKA 2017–2019

TEHTÄVÄNIEKKA 2017–2019

Studies. No set theme – Judge: Martin Minski (Germany).

Send the studies to director Antti Parkkinen

–  and e-mail address:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SHAKHMATNAYA KOMPOZICIA-2019

SHAKHMATNAYA KOMPOZICIA 2019

Studies, no set theme

Judge: Alexander Stavrietsky

– The studies will be published as originals in the  magazine Shakmatnaya Kompozicia   during 2019.

  Send to Sergey Osintsev This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Die Schwalbe 2019-2020

DIE SCHWALBE 2019- 2020

The German chess problem society’s magazine “Die Schwalbe”  informal tourney for original studies,

Please send your originals per e-mail to Michael Roxlau: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judge: Vaszha Neidze.

All entries and later the award will be published in “Die Schwalbe”.

The award will have at least the usual three months confirmation time. 

All authors receive the issues of the magazine with the original publication, the solutions (usually six months later) and the award .

Please include your postal address for this reason.

 

8th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT UAPA

8th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT (UAPA)


“MT95 ALBERTO FOGUELMAN”

Foguelman, Alberto 1923

Section A: Thematic : Queen and a minor piece (B or N) vs Queen

- In this section, the initial position may present additional pieces

- Stipulation: Win


Judge
: Valery Kalashnikov (Russia) If the number of entries is significant, two
subsections can be established: A.1 ) QB vs Q and A.2) QN vs Q

Section B: Theme: Free
- B.1. Studies Win

- B.2. Studies Draw

Judge: Marco Campioli (Italy)
Entries : not more than three per composer (in each section: A., B.1., B.2.)

– Send to the tourney director: MarioG.García -This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -
All selected original studies will be posted periodically on the UAPA website:
http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/--

Prizes, honourable, mentions, commendations and special nominations will be
awarded.

- The provisional award will be issued in July 2019, will be available in
the same website and will be sent to all participants by e-mail.

Closing date 30.4.2019

 

9th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT UAPA

9th INTERNATIONAL INTERNET TOURNAMENT (UAPA)

Memorial Tournament:  EDUARDO  M.  IRIARTE

Iriarte, Eduardo 1934-2018

Section  A- Thematic Domination : White: (B or N) vs  Black :Rook  

In this  section, the initial position may present additional pieces

-  Stipulation: Win

Section B: Theme  Free                                                                                                                                    

B.1. Studies Win – 

B.2. Studies Draw 

Judges: Emil Vlasak & Jaroslav Polasek

 –Entries : not more than three per composer (in each section)

– Send to the tourney director: MarioG.GarcíaThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All selected original studies will be posted periodically on the UAPA website: http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/– 

– Prizes, honourable,  mentions, commendations and special nominations will be awarded.

- The provisional award will be issued in november 2019, will be available in the same website and will be sent to all participants by e-mail.

Closing date 30.8.2019

 

See also:

http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/

http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/torneos-informales/

 

ChessStar 2019

ChessStar 2019

 
INTERNET TOURNAMENT CHESS MAGAZINE CHESSSTAR – 2019
The products will be accepted until December 31, 2019 were established: Awards, honorable mentions and accolades.
Judges for  2019 : # 2: . Valerio Agostini (Italy)  # 3 …..- # N:………
– Studies: Peter Gyarmati. 
 
See for details website: https://www.chessstar.com/index.php

 

Strategems 2019

Strategems 2019


Studies

– Editor : Franjo Vrabec: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judge:   Ľuboš Kekely 

– Closing date 1-9-2019

The Problemistic Bulletin – Edicion 2018-2019

The Problemistic Bulletin – Edicion 2018-2019

Studies, no set theme.

Entries should be sent to : Editor : Dan Constantin Gurgui This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

judge: Steffen Slumstrup Nielsen

- Publications-Look link Nº89