Studies provisionally awarded for the Jirtdan 2018 tournament organized by the Azerbaijan ULVICHESS.AZ

http://www.ulvichess.az/chess-composition/

Jirtdan is a problem or study with not more than 5 figure (including kings). (Russian = Maljutka).

Some history: Jirtdan is one of the most popular character of Azerbaijanian fairy tales.

He is distinguished by his national identity, courage and wittiness.

Jirtdan is an intelligent yongster with tiny heigth.

«Jirtdan» is translated from azerbaijanian as small, tiny.

In a fairy tale he saved his friends outwitting giant Div.