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(1) Posted by Andrey Selivanov [Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 11:19]; edited by Andrey Selivanov [14-03-26]

Sochi-2014 - awards


Threemovers: http://www.selivanov.ru/download/Awards/2014/Sochi2014-3.pdf
 
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(2) Posted by Andrey Selivanov [Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 16:36]

Twomovers: http://www.selivanov.ru/download/Awards/2014/%20Sochi2014-2.pdf
 
 
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(3) Posted by Marjan Kovačević [Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 18:02]

Great Winner! Congratulations, Peter!
 
   
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(4) Posted by Darko Šaljić [Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 18:53]

1 pr is a masterpiece!

Brave decision by Judge about 2, Pr but problem is beautiful.
 
   
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(5) Posted by Eugene Rosner [Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 23:40]

I just checked both Cyclone books. There is nothing even close to this perfect 4x2 Rice. This is an unbelievable achievement! That it all works so easily is shocking and points to the superior craft of its composer. I'm still dumbfounded and at a loss for words!
 
   
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(6) Posted by John Rice [Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 11:15]

Fasano's 2299 in Cyclone2 has the same basic pattern of bK/wQ/wR/wR, but Peter has found a way of utilising this pattern to extend the cycle in quite brilliant fashion. As my name is (somewhat fortuitously) attached to this cycle, I'd like to add my congratulations to those already published on the site. Now and again (more and more rarely in the #2 field) one sees a new problem that gives a special thrill. This one has made my day!
John Rice
 
   
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(7) Posted by Eugene Rosner [Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 13:20]

the sweeping Q-move on the 2nd Pr., is very pretty. There is a lot here for 13 men! It's hard to know all that's been done in the area of this traditional-like problem, but it "feels" fresh and is executed beautifully.
 
   
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(8) Posted by Darko Šaljić [Friday, Mar 28, 2014 07:34]

A way in which potential duals Bc7/Bc3 are avoided is amazing and beautiful
 
   
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(9) Posted by Marjan Kovačević [Monday, Mar 31, 2014 01:03]

Darko was right about the brave decision concerning 2.Pr. It has been completely anticipated:
http://www.yacpdb.org/?id=366078
 
   
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(10) Posted by Eugene Rosner [Monday, Mar 31, 2014 04:58]

Ouch.
 
   
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(11) Posted by Peter Gvozdjak [Monday, Mar 31, 2014 18:26]

thank you all, gentlemen!
the winning position is something i have been looking for about 25 years…
(see "cyclone", comment to problems 1315-1317, p219).
 
   
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(12) Posted by Jacques Rotenberg [Monday, Mar 31, 2014 19:56]

Peter, they did not say a lot.

This problem has another very important point.
People may think that you are a grandmaster due mainly to your great technical skill and talent.
In fact you also changed the usual views on composition.
You explore your field without any "aesthetic" apriorism, in a very fresh manner.
And your 1st Prize is a good example of this, specially the try variation 1.Rd4? [2.Rxd5#] Sf4 2.Bc7#.
Not many composers would see and write it that way.

Thank you Peter.
 
   
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(13) Posted by seetharaman kalyan [Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 19:27]

Great problem Peter! Congrats!
 
   
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(14) Posted by Andrey Selivanov [Monday, Apr 7, 2014 14:34]

Selfmates -http://www.selivanov.ru/download/Awards/2014/Sochi2014-S.pdf
 
   
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(15) Posted by Sven Hendrik Lossin [Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 00:55]

Very good 1 pr in the selfmate section. Congrats to Frank.
 
   
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(16) Posted by Andrey Selivanov [Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 12:08]

Helpmates -http://www.selivanov.ru/download/Awards/2014/Sochi2014-H.pdf
 
   
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(17) Posted by Valery Gurov [Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 16:24]

My congratulation Menachem and Emanuel! Very good!
 
   
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(18) Posted by Andrey Selivanov [Monday, May 12, 2014 14:42]

Moremovers -http://www.selivanov.ru/download/Awards/2014/%20Sochi-N.pdf
 
   
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(19) Posted by Andrey Selivanov [Monday, Jun 9, 2014 07:04]

Studies -http://www.selivanov.ru/download/Awards/2014/%20Sochi2014-studies.pdf
 
   
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(20) Posted by Branislav Djurašević [Monday, Jun 9, 2014 12:33]; edited by Branislav Djurašević [14-06-11]

Huge number of superb studies. Congratulations to all ranking authors!
As a compatriot, my sympathies are going to Darko Hlebec and Mirko Miljanic with their excellent studies no 4., 18. and 21.
 
 
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