Thursday, November 29, 2012

November 30th

Gustaaf Josephus Nietvelt (30-11-1897 - 15-11-1961) Belgian composer

Gustaaf Nietvelt was the founder of the Belgian magazine "De Problemist" (1927-1931) which later merged with "Het Schaakleven".
He mostly composed twomovers. His name was given to a black defence.
"Nietvelt defence: A black unit selfpins itself because the threat must unpin it by withdrawal. The selfpinning must be used thereafter."

Nietvelt, Gustaaf Josephus
Skakbladet, 1931
2nd Place


#2* 9 + 6

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František Jelínek (30-11-1902 - 02-06-1958) Czech composer

In the series "Gallery of Czech composers", Ilja Mikan dedicated a booklet to František Jelínek which can be downloaded and read from here.
František Jelínek was, of course, a Bohemian composer.

Jelínek, František
Národní politika, 16th Jun 1937 (61)


#3 5 + 12

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Jelínek, František
Lidová demokracie, 7th May 1950

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Олег Евгеньевич Ефросинин (30-11-1956) Russian composer (Oleg Evgenyevich Efrosinin)

Oleg Efrosinin
[Grigory Popov]

Oleg Efrosinin is a journalist and direct mate composer.

Ефросинин, Олег Евгеньевич
Archakov-60 JT, 1998
1st Prize


#4 12 + 10

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René Olthof (30-11-1959) Dutch composer

René Olthof
[NIC]


René Olthof composes endgame studies. He is also the supervisor of "New In Chess Yearbook" and an interview of him can be read here.

Olthof, René
EG (magazine) 1982


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Abdelaziz Onkoud (30-11-1972) Moroccan composer and International Master

Abdelaziz Onkoud, ISC 2005
[Christian Poisson]

Abdelaziz Onkoud is the dynamic webmaster of the website Onkoud.com and its composing tourneys. He is a very prolific composer, the driving force of Moroccan composers, an o.t.b. IM, composition IM since 2013 and an already experienced International Judge.

He composes mostly direct mates or helpmates in 2 or 3 moves, but sometimes composes studies or ventures into the realm of selfmates or fairy problems.
His awarded problems can be seen here and his themes here.

Onkoud, Abdelaziz
Sakkélet, 1996 (11-12/6254)
1st Prize


#3 11 + 10

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Onkoud, Abdelaziz
diagrammes, 2001 (4702)
4th Prize


h#2b) bPd2->c2 9 + 11

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