Reviews Het Paard by Richard Vedder and Johan Hut
Richard Vedder wrote in Dutch a review about the book 'Het Paard'.
And another one by Johan Hut in the daily Gooi en Eemlander
And here is how our website is received in Brazil (in Portugues):
Posted: Februar 7 - 2013
Oleg Pervakov demonstrates his second prize winner. (Photo: René Olthof)
Chess Composition in Tata Steel Tournament 2013
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the world’s best chess tournament a special International composing tourney for endgame studies was announced. 89 entries of exceptionally high standard were received and checked for soundness and originality by the dedicated tourney director Dr.Harold van der Heijden. Following a long and thorough consideration I decided to include 20 entries in my judge’s award. Here are the five money prize-winners (subject to the usual 3 months appealing period). All are highly original and players’ friendly:
A postcard from Wijk aan Zee
It’s the second weekend of the world’s most popular chess tournament and the great winner here in Wijk aan Zee is for the time being Grandmaster Winter. I have been staying here in various capacities (player, journalist, trainer, organizer and problemist) for almost 20 years and what seemed at the start of this year’s edition as a nearly spring-like weather has turned into one of the toughest winters the village by the see has witnessed for years. Outside white is clearly dominant as the snow grows thicker and yet inside the crowded venue of De Moriaan it’s fire on board with black often having the upper hand.
Problem Solving in Wijk aan Zee
The 75th edition of Tata Steel tournament is being held in Wijk aan Zee. It is arguably the world’s most important festival and definitely one the biggest events on the chess calendar..
Results, reports and photos may be found on all leading chess websites as well as on the official website: www.tatasteelchess.com/tournament
The world’s leading chess periodical New In Chess celebrated the 60th anniversary of its co-editor GM Jan Timman by organizing for the first time an international composing tourney
for endgame studies. The provisional award which is said to appear in the next issue of the magazine has been already published in a couple of websites:
The first prize was surprisingly yet deservedly awarded to the unknown Dane Steffen Nielsen.
I was honoured with the second prize: