18th TT Chess Composition Microweb C 10.10.2005
Our previous 17th TT Chess Composition Microweb was dedicated to neutral units. The submissions were diverse, about two dozens of them. Now we are going to switch to something completely different. There is one genre so far quite neglected in CCM TTs: seriesmovers. A few years ago there was a jubilee tourney of feenschach dedicated to series helpmates. Let's try these with some additional constraints!
Chess Composition Microweb announces formal thematical tourney for series helpmates (ser-h#) using at least one fairy piece or/and fairy condition and having at least two phases (two solutions, twins, set play + solution, duplex, ...). Any fairy elements (pieces, conditions) are allowed.
Judge: Daniel Novomesky (Slovakia)
Entries should be sent by email to email@example.com
before October 10th 2005. The award will be published at Chess Composition Microweb.
Please, let know your friends about our competition!
Slovensky preklad temy: turnaj je vypisany pre seriovotahove pomocne maty, v ktorych je pouzity aspon 1 exokamen a/alebo exopodmienka a ktore maju aspon 2 fazy (2 riesenia, dvojnik, zdanliva hra + riesenie, duplex, ...). Akekolvek exoprvky su dovolene.
So far we have published on CCM thematical examples using the following fairy elements:
Special example files:
- ser-h#4 by Mario Albasi (using also grasshopper)
- ser-h#18 by Daniel Novomesky (the judge)
- ser-h#12 by Daniel Novomesky (the judge)
Many thanks to mr. Daniel Novomesky for preparation of his award. His work was difficult thanks to the unusually
high number of entries. We had 55 fairy series helpmates competing and proving the growing interest in fairy chess even
among usually orthodox composers. The following people have submitted their compositions:
And here are the winners: award by Daniel Novomesky.
- Cosme Brull Mayol (Spain)
- Michel Caillaud (France)
- Antonio Garofalo (Italy)
- Jan Golha (Slovakia)
- Michael Grushko (Israel)
- Juraj Lörinc (Slovakia)
- René J. Millour (France)
- Karol Mlynka (Slovakia)
- Dieter Müller (Germany)
- Raffi Ruppin (Israel)
- Semion Shifrin (Israel)
- Ivan Skoba (Czechia)
- Jaroslav Stun (Slovakia)
- Sven Trommler (Germany)
Send any claims against this award to Juraj Lörinc before February 28th 2006, please.
One claim, in a sense collective one, was received. It has questioned originality and quality of the 1st Prize.
It was forwarded to the judge together with all the evidence for the consideration. The judge has decided to
keep the award unchanged. As such it becomes final.
Again many thanks to everyone who helped tourney success in whichever way!
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