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FIDE ALBUM POINTS

The World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC) publishes collections of the best chess problems from three year periods. There is now 21 such FIDE-ALBUMS. The total amount of compositions in all Albums is 21 467.

International titles for composers are granted according to the Album points. One point is given for each Album problem (1,67 points for endgame studies). In joint compositions the points are divided by the number of composers. The limits are:

Grandmaster
International master
FIDE-master

70 points
25 points
12 points

The top of the list after the publication of the Album 2004-2006 is:

1
Petkov Petko
384,75
2
Caillaud Michel
281,08
3
Rehm Hans Peter
228,95
4
Janevski Živko
215,50
5
Vladimirov Yakov
212,50
6
Rudenko Valentin
209,75
7
Kasparjan Genrikh
175,83
8
Abdurahmanovic Fadil
175,00
9
Visserman Eeltje
170,00
10
Chepizhnyj Viktor
163,42
11
Vukcevich Milan R.
162,67
12
Gurgenidze David
158,06
13
Marandjuk Mikhail
147,00
14
Bron Vladimir
146,83
15
Loshinskij Lev
142,86
16
Heinonen Unto
129,50
17
Kuzovkov Alexandr
124,17
18
Bakcsi György
124,17
19
Lindgren Bo
121,81
20
Keller Michael
118,17
21
Dobrescu Emilian
116,00
22
Petrovic Nenad
115,95
23
Pachl Franz
115,67
24
Loustau Jean-Marc
114,83
25
Alaikov Venelin
113,50
26
Pachman Vladimír
112,33
27
Selivanov Andreď
107,75
28
Koroljkov Vladimir
105,89
29
Kovacevic Marjan
99,67
30
Krikheli Josif
99,67
31
Shavyrin Valery
98,00
32
Mandler Artur
97,17
33
Pervakov Oleg
97,11
34
Tura Waldemar
96,00
35
Ahues Herbert
94,33
35
Mansfield Comins
94,33
37
Garai Toma
94,00
38
Dyachuk Vasyl
93,37
39
Kralin Nikolaj
93,33
40
Rusinek Jan
91,50
41
Goumondy Claude
90,50
42
Fritz Jindrich
90,33
43
Havel (Koštál) Miroslav
90,33
44
Feoktistov Alexandr
89,75
45
Lobusov Andrej
88,83
46
Páros György
86,83
47
Gamnitzer Camillo
86,50
47
Zappas Byron
86,50
49
Aschwanden Reto
85,92
50
Slesarenko Anatoly
85,83
51
Nadareishvili Gia
85,00
52
Goldschmeding Cor
84,00
53
Guljajev (Grin) Alexandr
83,67
54
Mladenovic Miodrag
83,17
55
Avner Uri
81,50
56
Degener Udo
80,50
57
Nestorescu Virgil
80,50
58
Bartolovic Hrvoje
79,50
59
Bwee Touw Hian
77,17
60
Macleod Norman
75,50
61
Shanshin Valery
74,67
62
Tribowski Marcel
74,50
63
Wenda Klaus
74,25
64
Bruch Wieland
74,17
65
Velimirovic Milan
74,17
66
Cheylan Yves
72,17
67
Pogosjanc Ernest
70,50
68
Myllyniemi Matti
70,33
69
Haring Jacob
70,17

The points of all composers from the period 1914-2003 are in the Handbook of Chess Composition.

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Updated 1st June 2013