Quick Composing Tourneys for 2019

No Tourney name Section Closing date Award icon Winner icon Judge
XXX название конкурса
раздел (задание) дд-мм-гггг dd-mm-yyyy А/З И. Фамилия победителя # арбитр
235 As in 50-move rule... #5-n
31-12-2019 29-02-2020 8/9
D. Decker
L. M. Martin
V. Zheglov
234 An indefatigable sacrificing h#2-3
21-11-2019 09-02-2020 33/92
A. Skripnik
I. Antipin
Gennady Chumakov
233 The Love Chase – 150! #3 05-12-2019 19-12-2019 5/6 J. Havran #3 Igor Agapov
232 ...and now it's time for half-neutrals! #2 (fairy) 24-10-2019 15-02-2020 9/36 P. Petkov #2 Vlaicu Crişan,
Julia Vysotska &
Marjan Kovačević
231 Pretenders h#2-N, hs#2-N 10-10-2019 12-12-2019 34/84 L. M. Martin h#2 Dmitry Turevski
230 Unpinning of unpinned h#2-3 12-09-2019 07-11-2019 25/53 L. M. Martin h#2.5 Fadil Abdurahmanović &
Marko Klasinc
229 Pinned but unbroken II (selfmate edition) s#2-4 22-08-2019 19-01-2020 12/17 M. Mladenović s#3 Michel Caillaud
228 Change of several move-functions in threat #3 05-08-2019 21-08-2019 3/5 Y. Gorbatenko #3 Valery Shavyrin
227 Double anticipation h#2 01-08-2019 05-09-2019 20/39 M. Witztum & E. Navon h#2 Vitaly Medintsev
226 Model functionary miniature hs#4-8 27-06-2019 14-08-2019 8/13 D. Turevski hs#5.5 Viktor Zheglov
225 Pinned but unbroken h#3-N 19-06-2019 18-08-2019 18/31 F. Abdurahmanovic h#2 Vlaicu Crisan &
Balasubramanian S. K.
224 Black and White reciprocal change h#2 11-05-2019 07-06-2019 16/21 M. Caillaud h#2 Ivan Antipin
223 Help an opponent - and you will win! #3 16-05-2019 11-06-2019 5/5 V. Shavyrin #3 Hubert Gockel
222 It’s time for neutral pieces hs#3.5-N 23-05-2019 29-08-2019 12/17 V. Crişan
J. Vysotska & M. Kovačević
Ofer Comay
221 Brushed-up head of hair h#2
27-03-2019 19-11-2019 21/33
V. Medintsev
C. Jonsson
V. Paliulionis
Yuri Bilokin
220 Four pieces - four corners h#(=)

#N, PG
04-04-2019 15-06-2019 19/30

A. Semenenko
F. Abdurahmanovic &
R. Tomašević
G. Tar
P. Arestov


Aleksey Oganesjan
219 Black and White Kniest h#4-n 10-01-2019 10-03-2019 26/43 O. Comay h#4.5 Zlatko Mihajloski

Explanatory notes to the TT table
  1. The numbers of active TT are highlighted with red background; the numbers of failed TT - with yellow one.
  2. The date format in the table: day-month-year (DD-MM-YYYY).
  3. The closing date column contains hyperlink to the announcement of appropriate TT.
  4. Column marked with the icon icon shows the ratio of authors/works in appropriate TT.
  5. Column marked with the icon icon contains hyperlinks to the winner compositions of appropriate TT; a composition appears in a new window when you click on the link.

Terms and Abbreviations
  • ТТ - quick composing thematic tourney.
  • active ТТ - closing date is not expired, one may submit original(s) to the tourney.
  • closed ТТ - closing date is expired; waiting for award...
  • completed ТТ - final award of the TT is published; all claims were considered.
  • failed ТТ - no award, no winner.
  • X-judge - a judge whose name is unknown to the TT participants prior to publication of the TT award.

Conditions of participation in TT
  1. The requirements regarding all entries are as follows: legality of the diagram position; no extra-set positions (i. e. in the initial position, one side should not have 2 Queens / 3 Rooks / 2 Bishops of the same color etc.); unique solution; no duals in the main (conceptual) variants.
  2. TT winners will offer the theme for the next TT reporting its formulation to TT Director and have the right to be the judge of the next TT.

Each participant in a TT is encouraged to ponder on a theme he would like to propose for the next TT in case he wins the current tourney.

Informational Materials

TT Director
Aleksey Oganesyan alexeioganesyan@gmail.com
TT Winners for 2018
click on diagram
to view award
of corresponding TT