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10th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2022


10th FIDE World Cup in Composing 2022


The organizers are the International Chess Federation (www.fide.com), with the participation of the World Federation for Chess Composition (www.wfcc.ch).

The holding of the tournament is the direct responsibility of the Director and the Panel of Judges:

The Director of the tournament is Aleksey Oganesyan (Russia).

     A. Twomovers – Judge: Vjacheslav Pilchenko (Russia)

     B. Threemovers – Judge: Sergey Ivanovich Tkachenko (Ukraine)

     C. Moremovers – Judge: Oto Mihalco (Slovakia)

     D. Endgame studies – Judge: Ilham Aliev (Azerbaijan)

     E. Helpmates – Judge:  Marko Klasinc (Slovenia)

     F. Selfmates – Judge: Andrey Selivanov (Russia)

     G. Fairies – Judge: Narayan Shankar Ram (India)

     H. Retros (Proofgames) – Judge:  Kostas Prentos (USA)


The tournament will be conducted from March 1 to November 1, 2022.

The closing date for submitting the entries is July 1, 2022.

The director will send all compositions to the judges on uniform and anonymous diagrams by July 15, 2022. All judges are to submit their awards by September 1, 2022.


Anyone wishing to take part in the tournament can do so.


In each section, only one composition by each author is acceptable and joint compositions are not allowed.

The theme is free in all sections. In the fairies section (G), there is no restriction on stipulations, conditions, the use of fairy pieces, or the number of moves.

In the retro section, only orthodox Proof Games (based on standard rules of chess, i.e. no fairy PGs!) will be accepted this time.

In the moremovers section (C), selfmate section (F) and fairies section (G), only computer-tested problems (using Alybadix, Popeye, WinChloe, or Gustav) are allowed; the participants should specify the version of the program they used to test their entry.

Entries must be sent on diagrams with complete solution and any comments by e-mail only to the Director’s address: alexeioganesyan@gmail.com

Participants should mention their postal address in the email.


The final results of this competition will be published on the FIDE and WFCC websites no later than November 1, 2022.

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