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19th RIFACE, Messigny, 1998

Awarded Problems

This composition tourney was held during the 19th RIFACE (an annual French meeting for chess composition enthusiasts) in Messigny, 1998. The tourney asked for "en passant capture".

Awarded by Michel Caillaud.


1 - Philippe Leroy
Messigny 1998
1st Prize

[2k3nr/p2pbppp/bq1p4/8/8/2ppKB2/P3NPPP/RNBQr2R]

12+15. Shortest proof game in 15.0 moves

[2k3nr/p2pbppp/bq1p4/8/8/2ppKB2/P3NPPP/RNBQr2R]

Link: Solution


2 - Thierry Gleuher
Messigny 1998
2nd price

[rn1q1bnr/4pppp/kPPp4/8/8/3BBP2/PP1N1PPP/R2QK1NR]

16+12. Proof game in 10.5 moves

[rn1q1bnr/4pppp/kPPp4/8/8/3BBP2/PP1N1PPP/R2QK1NR]

Link: Solution


3 - Thierry Gleuher
Messigny, 1998
3rd price

[2bq1r1b/1pp2p1p/nppkPp2/8/4nB2/4r3/1PP1PPPP/2KR1BNR]

13+15. Proof game in 17.5 moves

[2bq1r1b/1pp2p1p/nppkPp2/8/4nB2/4r3/1PP1PPPP/2KR1BNR]

Link: Solution


4 - Pascal Wassong
Messigny 1998
4th Prize

[rnbq1bnr/ppp2ppp/3kP3/1B6/P4B2/3Q1P2/1PP1RPPP/1N5K]

14+14. Shortest proof game in 13.5 moves

[rnbq1bnr/ppp2ppp/3kP3/1B6/P4B2/3Q1P2/1PP1RPPP/1N5K]

Link: Solution


5 - Thierry Gleuher
Messigny, 1998
Honorable mention

[rnbq1bnr/pppp2pp/4kP2/4p3/8/7B/PPPPPP1P/RNBQ1KNR]

16+15. Shortest proof game in 4.5 moves

[rnbq1bnr/pppp2pp/4kP2/4p3/8/7B/PPPPPP1P/RNBQ1KNR]

Link: Solution


6 - Christian Poisson, Pascal Wassong, Thierry Gleuher
Messigny, 1998
Special honorable mention

[rnbqkbnr/ppp1pppp/8/8/7p/8/P7/R1BQNRKB]

9+15. (Anticirce echange) Shortest proof game in 9.0 moves

[rnbqkbnr/ppp1pppp/8/8/7p/8/P7/R1BQNRKB]

Link: Solution


7 - Philippe Leroy
Messigny 1998
Recommendation.

[rnb1kbnr/pp2ppp1/8/2pp4/2B5/4PPpK/PBPPNq1B/RN1Q3R]

14+16. Proof game in 9.0 moves

[rnb1kbnr/pp2ppp1/8/2pp4/2B5/4PPpK/PBPPNq1B/RN1Q3R]

Link: Solution


8 - Bruno Kampmann
Messigny 1998
Recommendation

[rn2kbnr/ppp1pppp/3q4/5b2/8/3KpP2/PPPP2PP/RNBQ1BNR]

15+16. Proof game in 5.0 moves

[rn2kbnr/ppp1pppp/3q4/5b2/8/3KpP2/PPPP2PP/RNBQ1BNR]

Link: Solution