Israel Chess Composition Society 2nd TT, C 31 VIII 2014

The Israel Chess Composition Society is announcing the second thematic composition tourney which is open for all composers in the world. Prizes will be given to award winners.

Section 1: Two-movers.
Dedicated to Aaron Hirschenson on occasion of his 70's birthday
Theme: In a certain phase (set, try or solution) a mate is given on square A. In another phase (try or solution) the key is made to square A. Problems will be evaluated by the way the theme is combined with other themes/ideas.
Judge: Darko Saljic
Examples (thematic moves are bold & underlined):


Section 2: Help-mates in three moves.
Dedicated to the memory of Baruch Lender on occasion of his 100's birthday
Theme: Mate by switchback of a white piece (A). A capture of a black piece or pawn by the white thematic piece (A) which mates is not allowed. Zero position, successive twins (created from the position of another twin), fairy pieces and fairy conditions are not allowed.
Judge: Zivko Janevski
Examples (thematic moves are bold & underlined):


Entries to: Omer Friedland, Harimon 8, Givat Shmuel 54403, Israel,
Deadline: August 31, 2014. 

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Details in the PDF file.

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