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|Saturday, Nov 30, 2013 23:14|
The 10th Belgrade Problem Chess Festival (April 4th–6th 2014)
The Festival, organized by the Serbian Chess Problemists Society,
will take place from 4th till 6th April 2014.
The main event is the Open Solving Championship of Serbia
(WCSC system, Directors: Gligor & Ivan Denkovski).
|Monday, Dec 31, 2012 18:50|
Award: Mark Ridley 50 JT (Fairy Kings)A New Year desert for fairy chess fans: results of Mark Ridley 50 Jubilee Tourney:
Those who are not so familiar to Fairy Kings can learn more from Mark's article:
|Monday, Sep 24, 2012 12:15|
A new chess problem book
from "Chess Informant"!
|Friday, May 25, 2012 17:01|
Results of the 8th BPCF 2012The bulletin of the 8th Belgrade Problem Chess Festival 2012 is now available in the DL Archive.
Here is a direct link to it:
http://www.milanvel.net/pub/Belgrade_2012.pdf (574 Kb).
|Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 03:10|
The 8th Belgrade Problem Chess Festival
(May 11th–13th 2012)The Festival, organized by the Serbian Chess Problemists Society, will take place from 11th till 13th May 2012, as announced last Summer. The main event is the Open Solving Championship of Serbia (May 12th–13th, WCSC system, Directors: Gligor & Ivan Denkovski). The list of qualifiers from Serbia is completed, while all solvers from other countries will be welcome.
The traditional Internet composing tourney (BIT 2012) will be held in two groups: A) Direct mate in two (#2), B) Helpmate in two (h#2). The themes were suggested by the judges Marjan Kovačević and Živko Janevski, with one month for composing: April 5th – May 5th 2012. There will be mini-lectures (May 11th-12th), and additional contents.
The Director of the BIT 2012 is Branislav Đurašević (email@example.com), and the contact person for the participants of BPCF 2012 is Marjan Kovačević (firstname.lastname@example.org). Those who take part in the solving tourney, and at least one composing tourney, could compete for the Overall Winner of the Festival. The points will be given according to the following scales:
Open Solving Championship: 1st Place – 17 points, 2nd 13 points, 3rd 10 points, 4th 8 points, 5th 7 points, 6th 6 points, 7th 5 points, 8th 4 points, 9th 3 points, 10th 2 points, lower places – 1 point.
Composing in each group of BIT: 1st Place – 13 points, 2nd 10 points, 3rd 8 points, 4th 7 points, 5th 6 points, 6th 5 points, 7th 4 points, 8th 3 points, 9th 2 points, lower places in the award – 1 point.
The highest possible number of points is 43 (17+13+13)
The announcement of BIT 2012 theme tourneys:
|Monday, Feb 27, 2012 17:52|
Mat Plus 42 Is PrintedA cold and snowy winter brought the unpredictable difficulties and delayed the technical realization of this issue, but finally Mat Plus 42 is out.
120 pages, over 540 diagrams.
Awards In Informal Tourneys Of Mat Plus
- Retros 2009 (judge Thierry le Gleuher)
- Helpmates Twomovers 2010 (judge Ioannis Kalkavouras)
Odette Vollenweider: Thank Tou Andrej Lobusov! (an Homage)
David Shire: The Twomovers Of Chris Reeves
Dragan Stojnić: Mihailo Stojnić – A Brilliant Scientist And Chess Problemist
Živko Janevski: Paradoxical White Correction Theme
Dragan Stojnić: New Possibilities In Đurašević Theme
Per Olin: The Frustration Of Sherlock Holmes
Costachel TT – Strategia 1936
Milan Velimirović: More “Soul Mates”
Milan Velimirović: Pape Theme
Award of “Danka Petkova – 90” Memorial Tourney (judge Petko. A. Petkov)
|Thursday, Aug 18, 2011 02:39|
Mat Plus Issue 41 Is Out!
|Mat Plus 41 has just been printed and shipped today to everybody except to the recipients|
who are on the participiants list of the 54th WCCC which starts on Saturday. They will receive their copies in Jesi.
Awards In Informal Tourneys Of Mat Plus
Threemovers 2008 (judge Darko Šaljić)
Twomovers 2009 (judge Dragan Stojnić)
Helpmates In Three And More Moves (judge Christopher Jones)
The 7th Belgrade Problem Chess Festival
The 7th Belgrade Internet Tourneys
Group A – Twomovers, (judge Dragan Stojnić)
Group B – Helpmate Twomovers (judge Fadil Abdurahmanović)
List of Participants
Fadil Abdurahmanović: Basic Relations Between Pieces
Michel Caillaud: Nikolai Beluhov – The Rising Star
Successive Twins – Tasks And Curiosities
Branislav Đurašević: Successive Twins (Part 1)
Dragan Stojnić: Successive Twins (Part 2)
Milan Velimirović: “J’adoube”
Dragan Stojnić: En Passant Key In Chess Problems (Part 4)
Matplus.Net: Best Bytes
Index of Names
Index of Terms
112 pages, 360 diagrams.
|Wednesday, Jun 8, 2011 03:54|
An Extension of MatPlus.Net Jubilee TourneysAs a response to questions and suggestions regarding the theme for group "D" (helpmates), another group is opened in addition to four from the original announcement. The theme for new group "E" is actually a modified theme from group "D". Please follow the link below for details:
|Sunday, May 1, 2011 04:03|
7th Belgrade Chess Problem Festival - SheduleThe Festival will take place from May 13th to May 15th 2011.
For details see:
|Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011 12:17|
7th Belgrade Chess Problem FestivalThe Festival, organized by the Serbian Chess Problemists Society, will take place from 13th through 15th May 2011. The main event is the Open Solving Championship of Serbia (May 14th – 15th, WCSC system, Director: Miodrag Mladenović).
The traditional Internet composing tourney (BIT 2011) will be held in two groups:
A) Direct mate in two (#2), judge Dragan Stojnić
B) Helpmate in two, two solutions (h#2, 2111), judge Fadil Abdurahmanović
The themes were suggested by the judges and the time for composing will be two months: February 15th – April 15th.
http://www.milanvel.net/pub/7th_Belgrade_Festival.pdf (English language)
http://www.milanvel.net/pub/7_Beogradski_Festival.pdf (Serbian language)