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20th RIFACE, Messigny, 1999

Awarded Problems

This composition tourney was held during the 20th RIFACE (an annual French meeting for chess composition enthusiasts) in Messigny, 1999. The tourney asked for "proof games in Rokagogo".

Awarded by Thierry Le Gleuher.


1 - P. Leroy
Messigny, 1999
1st price

[n5n1/1bp1rpp1/qp1p1Rp1/4r3/p2PkB2/N1N5/PPP1P1PP/3QKR2]

14+14. Proof game in 19.5 moves (Rokagogo)

[n5n1/1bp1rpp1/qp1p1Rp1/4r3/p2PkB2/N1N5/PPP1P1PP/3QKR2]

Link: Solution


2 - Michel Caillaud
Messigny, 1999
2nd price

[rnbqkbnr/pppp3p/3p4/5B2/3B4/1PP1P3/Q1PP1PP1/1N3RK1]

13+14. Proof game in 18.5 moves  (Rokagogo)

[rnbqkbnr/pppp3p/3p4/5B2/3B4/1PP1P3/Q1PP1PP1/1N3RK1]

Link: Solution


3 - Bruno Kampmann
Messigny 1999
1st Honorable mention

[1nbq1bnr/1pp1pppp/8/pr2N3/1k6/4PQ2/P2P1PPP/RNBR2K1]

13+15. Proof game in 8.0 moves (Rokagogo)

[1nbq1bnr/1pp1pppp/8/pr2N3/1k6/4PQ2/P2P1PPP/RNBR2K1]

Link: Solution


4 - Philippe Leroy
Messigny 1999
2nd Honorable mention

[2rk4/p1prn1pp/2p1p3/B1bQp3/b1qn4/8/PPPNPP1P/2KR1BNR]

14+15. Proof game in 16.5 moves (Rokagogo)

[2rk4/p1prn1pp/2p1p3/B1bQp3/b1qn4/8/PPPNPP1P/2KR1BNR]

Link: Solution


5 - Pascal Wassong
Messigny 1999
3rd Honorable mention

[r1n5/pppbb1kp/5nr1/1N6/8/3P1PK1/PPPP1P1P/RNB3QR]

15+11. Proof game in 15.0 moves (Rokagogo)

[r1n5/pppbb1kp/5nr1/1N6/8/3P1PK1/PPPP1P1P/RNB3QR]

Link: Solution


6 - Igor Vereshchagin
Messigny 1999
4th Honorable mention

[rq2rb2/pppnppk1/3pB3/6pp/b7/6KN/PPPPPPRP/RNBQ1R2]

16+15. Proof game in 13.5 moves (Rokagogo)

[rq2rb2/pppnppk1/3pB3/6pp/b7/6KN/PPPPPPRP/RNBQ1R2]

Link: Solution


7 - Jérôme Auclair & Pascal Wassong
Messigny 1999
Recommendation

[2kr1bnr/pp1qpppp/4b3/3p4/3P4/8/PPP1PPPP/RN1QKBNR]

15+14. Proof game in 5.0 moves (Rokagogo)

[2kr1bnr/pp1qpppp/4b3/3p4/3P4/8/PPP1PPPP/RN1QKBNR]

Link: Solution