Who will become the new World Champion?

 

46 study composers compete for the title of World Champion
Below is the alphabetical list of the 46 composers who have submitted 4-6 endgame studies for the WCCI 2019-2021.
They are fighting for the World Champion title.
For the previous competition (WCCI 2016-18), 40 composers took part. 
New contestants include OTB GM's Jan Sprenger, Petr Kiryakov and Jan Timman, OTB IM Michael Pasman
and young, upcoming composers Ilija Serafimovic, Ben Smolkin and Itay Richardson.
The results will be made public by June 30, 2022.
Judges: Pavel Arestov (RUS), Amatzia Avni (ISR), Branislav Djurašević (SRB),
David Gurgenidze (GEO), Vladislav Tarasyuk (UKR).
 
 
Abramenko, Sergey
Afek, Yochanan
Arestov, Pavel
Avni, Amatzia
Bazlov, Yuri
Becker, Richard
Didukh, Serhiy
Dimitrov, Ognian
Djurasevic, Branislav
Gasparyan, Alexey
Gatti, Daniele
González, Luis Miguel
Gurgenidze, David
Halski, Marek
Hlebec, Darko
Ilincic, Borislav
Jasik, Andrzej
Keith, Daniel
Kiryakov, Petr
Kopylov, Evgeny
Kuzmichev, Aleksandr
Minski, Martin
Muljadi, Paul
Murashev, Vasili
Neistadt, Vladimir
Nielsen, Steffen
Osintsev, Sergey
Pasman, Michael
Pervakov, Oleg
Rãican, Paul
Rewitz, Poul
Richardson, Itay
Rusz, Arpad
Samilo, Vladimir
Serafimovic, Ilija
Sergiienko, Andrii
Smolkin, Ben
Sochnev, Alexey
Sprenger, Jan
Stavrietsky, Alexandr
Syzonenko, Viktor
Tallaksen, Geir Sune
Tarasiuk, Vladislav
Timman, Jan
Topko, Leonid
Yarmonov, Igor