14.03.2021 Published: Final Award in MT «Viktor Kolpakov – 65» (pdf, 465 KB).
Two problems (No. 4 K. Velikhanov and No. 13 V. Barsukov) were excluded from the award due to strong predecessors.
The commendations were shifted accordingly.
We thank all the participants for their submitted works and wish a good health in our alarming coronavirus time.
To commemorate a well-known Kuban problemist and solver Viktor Kolpakov (29.11.1955 - 02.03.2001) the problemists community of Kuban region (in Russia) announces an international tourney in composing of orthodox helpmates in two moves.
Free theme. Judge: Ivan Antipin
Send entries (not more than three per one author, including joint works) to the tourney director Vitaly Medintsev to his e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: November 29, 2020. Please, specify FEN
Award will be published on the website chesscomposer.ru. All participants will received an electronic copy of the award via e-mail
01.12.2019 At the request of Anatoly Kirichenko, the electronic version of the final award in his jubilee tourney which was held 14 years ago has been published: Final award in «Anatoly Kirichenko-50» JT (#2, h#, pdf, 1.56 MB)
28.07.2018 Final award in «Ivan Antipin-65» JT has been published (pdf, 664 KB). There are minor changes.
28.06.2018 The preliminary award in «Ivan Antipin-65» JT has been published (pdf, 681 KB). Award will became final after one month period.
Send claims to the tourney judge Vitaly Medintsev on his e-mail: vitalymedintsev(at)gmail.com not later than 28 July 2018.
19.05.2018 The deadline in «Ivan Antipin-65» JT has expired. The list of participants (pdf, 141 KB) has been published. Award will be ready within two months.
10.01.2018 A formal composing jubilee tourney «Ivan Antipin – 65» is announced. View / download the announcement (pdf, 285 KB)
26.12.2016 The judge has decided make no changes to the preliminary award in JT «Anatoly Kirichenko-60» (helpmates), so it becomes final
26.12.2015 Preliminary AWARD in JT «Anatoly Kirichenko-60» (helpmates) has been published (pdf, 917 KB)
15.05.2015 added 7 new problems (miniatures) to my collection
29.12.2013 Final award in JT "Ivan Antipin-60" is published.
15.05.2012 new software for chess composers - Chess Archive
15.04.2012 Final AWARD in IT Problemist of Ukraine - 2011 (helpmates)
12.01.2012 Final AWARD in IT Problemist of Ukraine - 2010 (helpmates)
28.06.2011 added 14 new problems to my collection
08.03.2011 Final AWARD in MT V. Kolpakov - 55 (h#2, h#3)
13.02.2011 added 25 new problems to my collection
12.11.2010 added an article about Viktor Kolpakov († 29.11.1955 - 02.03.2001)