Wednesday, January 18, 2012

January 19th

Roger Colas (19-01-1924 - 2003) French composer

Colas, Roger
Mémorial Camil SENECA Thèmes-64, 1978
2nd HM


#6 14 + 12

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Another problem by Roger Colas is more representative of his predilect theme, the King's march:

Colas, Roger
Phénix, 1992 (R53 p.1830)


#8 7 + 6

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Erwin Groß (19-01-1932 - 13-08-1993) German composer

Groß, Erwin
Festival Ibero-Americano, Xeque ao Rei, 1984
1st Prize, 1984-1985


#2 9 + 7

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Анатолий А. Петров (19-01-1936) Russian composer (Anatoly A. Petrov)

Петров, Анатолий А.
Ideal-Mate Review, 1985
4th Prize


h#52 solutions 2 + 3

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Rolf Wiehagen (19-01-1947) German composer 

Wiehagen, Rolf
Schach, 1995
3rd Prize


h#3.52 solutions 3 + 2

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A recent successful helpmate by Rolf:

Wiehagen, Rolf
Olympic tourney on chess problems composing Khanty - Mansiysk, 2010
5th Place


h#3.52 solutions 3 + 8
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Владимир Григорьевич Савченко (19-01-1942 - 14-04-1983) Georgian-Ukrainian composer (Vladimir Grigorievich Savchenko)




Vladimir Grigorievich Savchenko
(‎"Problem". 1979. № 88-193. P. 210-211)
[Thanks to Александр Никитин]






Савченко, Владимир Григорьевич
H.Matisson-75 MT, 1971
1st Prize


#3 10 + 10

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Фёдор Васильевич Давиденко (19-01-1952) Russian composer (Fyodor Vasilievich Davidenko)



Давиденко, Фёдор Васильевич
64-Шахматное обозрение 2003
1st Prize


#4 7 + 13

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Давиденко, Фёдор Васильевич
Victory-60 JT, 2005
4th Prize


h#34 solutions 3 + 7

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Николай Иванов Белухов (19-01-1990) Bulgarian composer and FIDE Master (Nikolay Ivanov Beluhov)


Nikolay Beluhov is a young and gifted mathematician (see his page on geometry.ru). He is also a great puzzle designer and runs a blog "Puzzled by Titles" where he presents puzzles of many different genres.
But he is also a retro problem composer who quickly rose to fame in 2010 with his 2nd place in the FIDE World Cup. More info about him on Kobulchess and on MatPlus Forum.

Белухов, Николай Иванов
2nd Prize
StrateGems, 2012
Dedicated to Alexander Zolotarev


Release the position 14 + 14

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