1st Solving Tournament of Martynas Limontas

Latvian Chess Problem Society and Academy of Martynas Limontas kindly invite solvers to participate in our joint project,

1st Solving Tournament of Martynas Limontas

The competition is registered for the 6th World Solving Cup.


Please, register by August, 8th and apply for the hotel room in the official hotel before  July, 31st
Contact: Julia Vysotska, +371 29425737, julia@chessproblem.lv

A preliminary list of solvers who consider taking part:

Antons Gajevskis
Miķelis Emīls Miķelsons
Laura Rogule
Ēriks Mieriņš
Stasis Granauskis
Modris Rāviņš
Emīls Tabors
Mikhail Shalashov
Māris Kaktiņš
Arsens Bataševs

Martynas Limontas
Kevinas Kuznecovas
Dmitrijus Chocenka
Vidmantas Satkus
Stasys Steponavičius
Jūras Mickevičius

Marcin Kołodziejski
Ryszard Krolikowski
Aleksei Popov

Tournament venue
  1. Dates: Saturday 13th August — Sunday 14th August, 2022
  2. Location: city of Riga, the capital of Latvia
  3. Venue:  Islande Hotel, Riga, Kipsalas str. 2
Room prices at Islande Hotel
  • Single €47 per room per day
  • Double €51 per room per day
Format of competition

Championship is open for everybody. System and rules are the same as in the World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC).

Saturday:13th August 20221500 – 1530 Registration
1600 – 1930rounds I.–III.
Sunday:14th August 20220900 – 1230rounds IV.–VI.
  1330 – 1400Prizegiving

WCSC format:

Round 13 twomovers20 minutes solving time
Round 23 threemovers60 minutes solving time
Round 33 endgames100 minutes solving time
Round 43 helpmates (h#2, h#3, h# >3)50 minutes solving time
Round 53 moremovers (at least one 4# and one >4#)80 minutes solving time
Round 63 selfmates (s#2, s#3, s# >3)50 minutes solving time
Tournament director

Arvydas Mockus, Lithuania

Assistant director

Julia Vysotska, Latvia

Participation fee

€20 for participants with solving rating below 2000 ;

€10 for participants with solving rating >=2000                                                                                        

Official web page


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