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10th International Solving Contest Arves 2019 at Wijk Aan Zee during Tata Steel chess touunament at Saterday 27-1-2019.

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Details in Dutch at Schaaksite.


14-11-2018: New issue of Finales Y Temas 106


New book by Yochanan Afek expected by the end of this month !

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Cook found in 2nd prize study in Hillel Aloni 80 MT 2017

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Fide Master Peter Krug has composed a study in memory of Vandecasteele, Ignace 1926-2018


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New tournament results with many nice studies to replay !


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Sadly to inform you that Grandmaster Virgil Nestorescu died at 21.6.2018.

More about it him can also be found at the Romanian website:

and at Nestorescu, Virgil 1929-2018 


L. Prokes 1934

White plays and makes a draw!


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Bone,W 1904

White plays and wins.


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