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Quick Composing Tourneys for 2017
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
191 Full elimination of indirect battery #2 18-05-2017 Mihail Hramtsevich
190 Battery mate #2-6, h#1.5-6 25-05-2017 Valery Kirillov
189 Anti-Dombrovskis #2 01-06-2017 Valery Shanshin
188 Same old pin just reheated h#2-n 09-04-2017 Michel Caillaud
187 The Lonely King h=n, s=n, =n, hs=n, r=n
hs#n, s#n, r#n
23-03-2017 22-04-2017 28/85 Ingemar Lind
186 God Free the Queen! #2 20-03-2017 Marjan Kovačević
185 Abstention from pinning a white unit h#2 05-03-2017 16-04-2017 26/73 V. Medintsev & A. Skripnik h#2 Emanuel Navon &
Jean Haymann
184 Rebirth square paradox fairies 16-02-2017 27-04-2017 19/41 A. Beine hs#2 Klaus Wenda
183 Continued perpetuum mobile h#2 06-02-2017 01-04-2017 25/50 C. Tylor & A. Frolkin h#2 Evgeni Bourd
182 Cross-checks by Bishop battery #2 12-01-2017 03-02-2017 17/32 M. Caillaud & V. Shanshin #2 Aleksey Oganesjan
181 Full Speed Ahead! #2



20-01-2017 15-03-2017 25/44



M. Hramtsevich &
I. Serafimović
M. Hramtsevich
I. Lind
V. Volchek
M. Hramtsevich
N. Belchikov

Valery Kirillov
180 One’s as good as many #n
29-12-2016 13-01-2017 11/14
V. Yuzyuk
I. Ozols
I. Lind
179 Helpmate with stalemate avoidance h#1.5-2
h#3.5-n (non-ideal mates)
h#3.5-n (ideal mates)
21-12-2016 21-03-2017 15/25
N. Velmurugan
J. Csák
K. Drążkowski
V. Klipachev
Yuri Bilokin
178 Almost a tempo-move h#2 08-12-2016 05-01-2017 33/59 L. M. Martin h#2 Dmitri Turevski
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, setting its timing.

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.


TT Table 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Prize winners 2012, 2013, 2014
The Register 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Informational Materials

Terms and Abbreviations
Conditions of participation in TT
Explanatory notes to the TT table
REGULATIONS in TT [ in pdf format ]
The Register of prize winners in TT

TT Director

Aleksey Oganesyan alexeioganesyan@gmail.com

TT Winners for 2017

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to view award
of corresponding TT