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53rd Meeting of the World Federation for Chess Compositions
(Permanent Commission for Chess Composition) 
in Crete (Greece)
October 16 - 23, 2010

Delegates in the meeting at Crete

31 member countries were present.

President Uri Avner (Israel), secretary Günter Büsing (Germany).

New name of the organization is World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC).
New Statutes were accepted permitting the registration in Switzerland.

New Presidium was elected for 2010-2014:
President Harry Fougiaxis (Greece) >
1. Vice-President Hannu Harkola (Finland)
2. Vice-President Georgy Evseev (Rusian Federation)
3. Vice-President Thomas Maeder (Switzerland)

Uri Avner was nominated as an Honorary President.


9. WCCT will be announced in January 2011. The director is Harry Fougiaxis. Judging countries, five in each section and one reserve, were selected.

FIDE-Album 2001-2003 is going to the printer immediately. See order information.
Electonic submission of entries will be accepted in some sections of the FIDE Album 2007-2009. More details soon.

New titles:

After the meeting in Crete, it was found that Daniel Papack (Germany) and Dragan Stojnic (Serbia) have also reached the required Album points for the titles of the International Master and FIDE Master for Chess Compositions respectively. The titles will be awarded to them in the next Ordinary Meeting of the WFCC.

Next World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and World Chess Solving Championship in Jesi, Italy perhaps in the end of August 2011 (Google Maps | City of Jesi)
7th European Chess Solving Championship (ECSC) in Lowicz, Poland.
7th International Solving Contest (ISC)
23.1.2011, director Axel Steinbrink

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