Gligor Denkovski Memorial Tourney, C 31-iii-2017

Announcement :

7th Tournoi Maroc Echecs, C31-iii-2017

Annonce du 7° Tournoi Maroc Echecs 2017

J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer la 7° édition du concours international de Maroc Echecs réservé aux problèmes d’échecs.
- Mats aidés en h2 : juge Jorma Paavilainen (Finlande)

- Mats aidés en h2,5-3 : juge Jorge Lois (Argentine).
Award :

- Mats aidés en h3,5-7 : juge Sébastien Luce (France).

- Les thèmes sont libres.
- Envois en nombres illimités.
- Date limite : 31 Mars 2017
- Envois :

18 TT PU C25-iii-2017

18 TT “PROBLEMIST UKRAJINY” (The Problemist of Ukraine) – 2017

«Problemist of Ukraine» announces a tourney in three sections for miniatures presenting the below themes.

Twomovers. White unpins a pinned black piece (pawn) which then makes at least one move.
Judge: Nikolay Belchikov (Belarus)

Threemovers. In different lines of the solution (set, try or actual play) at least one square welcomes more than one unit of the same colour on the same move (W1, W2, W3, B1 or B2). Twins are allowed but not multiple solutions.
Judge: Charles Ouellet (Canada)

Moremover. Mate in 4-6 moves with 1 or more twins obtained from the initial position by translating (shifting) the position without loss of pieces. The stipulation must be the same in all twins.
Judge: Pietro Pitton (Italy)

Original problems are to be sent before 25.03.2017,
to Mykola Chernyavskyy:

In each of the sections, the winner will then propose a theme for the next tourney and judge it.

Please abide by this requirement. Results will be published in the journal "Problemist
Ukrajiny” and at WEB-site grandmaster V. Kopyl:

We will also be thankful for sending us published problems presenting the themes.

We wish you success in your creative work!

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Section  A : Thematic - Domination
A.1.  Three minor pieces dominate one or two minor pieces
A.2.  Rook against rook
Note: In subsections A.1. and A.2. : In the initial position, may presented be additional pieces

Section B :  Theme Free
B.1. Studies Win
B.2. Studies Draw
Judge :Vladislav Tarasiuk (Ukraine)
– Entries – not more than three per composer (in each subsection)
– Send to the tourney director: Mario G. García (Argentina). Email:
Closing date 24.03.2017
– All the selected original studies periodically will be posted on the website of the UAPA:
– Prizes, honourable mentions, commendations and special nominations will be awarded.
– The preliminary award you can see in the same website and will be sent to participants by e-mail.