Danila Pavlov won the title at the World Congress of Chess Composition | So Good News
In an interview after solving the first day, Bilgun said that he was satisfied with his results and that his goal is to become the first GM in both chess and solving in the history of Mongolia.
FM Bilgin Sumiya
But before the final round Piotr Murdzia The Polish sportsman took the lead with 55.25 points, only 0.25 points ahead of his closest competitor, Ural Khasanov. Boris Tummes and Danila Pavlov shared the third place and were not far behind them. In the last round, current champion, general of FIDE Danila Pavlov (FIDE) showed his skills. He showed the best result, scored 84.5 points and won the championship.
19-year-old Pavlov won the world chess championship for the second time in a row. He also won all three additional deciders of various formats held in Fujairah these days, posting an excellent overall performance.
IM solution Ural Hasanov (FIDE) GM won the silver medal while solving Piotr Murdzia (Poland) was third. After the first day, the leader Bilgun Sumia (Mongolia) finished fourth in the event.
They participated in the competition Sheikh Sultan bin Saleh Mohamed Alsharki (pictured below).
In the team competition, Poland won the gold medal with 162.75 points, while Serbia was second with 153.75 points. Germany was third with 138.75.
You can always put yourself in the shoes of the participants and test your skills by solving the problems of this competition.
The 64th World Chess Composition Congress concluded on November 17 at the election session of the WFCC Presidium. There were two candidates for the presidency of the WFCC – Marjan Kovacevic (Serbia) and Thomas Maeder (Switzerland).
Marjan Kovacevic became the new president of WFCC with 13 votes against 9 votes. Mr. Kovacevic has been FIDE Composition Grandmaster since 2007 and Decision Grandmaster since 1988. In previous years, he served as the vice president of the WFCC.
The election of vice-presidents took place immediately, and four candidates competed for three seats. By voting, Abdullah Ali Hassan Aal Barket Alameri (UAE) became the first vice-president, Vidmantas Satkus (Lithuania) the second vice-president, and Dinu-Ioan Nikula (Romania) the third vice-president.
WFCC’s new president and three vice presidents
The program will continue with the WFCC closing session and closing ceremony, followed by the international blitz tournament on November 19. More than 270 players have already registered there, including GM Salem Saleh, GM Pavel Elzhanov and others. The total prize fund for all events is €40,000.