the FIDE album is a Veröffentlichtung of the FIDE, in which the best chess compositions in chess are represented. The album appears every three years. The number of publications in the Fide album decides on the title assignment for composers.
Table of contents
the Fide album consists admission of a chess composition punctual
- of a new
- the 8
Mehrzüger studies Hilfsmatts
Selbstmatts fairy tale chess Retroanalyse [work on] takes place an advertisement. Whereupon interested composers with their chess compositions for the respective department apply.
For each department there is a vierköpfige commission, that evaluates the submitted chess compositions. This commission consists of one director and 3 judges. All committees member are usually “international arbitrator of the FIDE for chess compositions”. Each judge evaluates all submitted tasks with a score of 0 (= badly) to 4 (= well).
If a chess composition in the sum receives 8 or more points (possibly also 7.5 points, if the number of selected compositions with eight is too small and more points in the department), then it is taken up to the FIDE album.
title assignment for composers
for each task, which is taken up to an Fide album, receives the composer to 1 point. For final game studies there are 1.67 points. Dependent on the reached score to the composers titles will assign:
- 12 points: FIDE master
- 25 points: International master
- 70 points: International large master
some title carriers
international large master
- Byron Zappas (*1927)
- harsh ore Ahues (Germany) since 1989
- Udo Degener (Germany) since 2005
- Emilian Dobrescu (Romania) since 1989
- David Gurgenidze (Georgien) since 1990
- gene-smell Moissejewitsch Kasparjan, since 1972
- Michael cellar (Germany) since 1995
- Lew Loschinsky, since 1972
- Comins Mansfield, since 1972
- Virgil Nestorescu (Romania) since 2001
- Hans's Peter Rehm (Germany) since 1984
- January Rusinek (Poland) since 1992
- Eeltje Visserman, since 1972