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  • Last updated on 8/21/07, 12:57 PM.

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In 1997, the Permanent Commission for Chess Compositions (PCCC) decided to establish the title of World Champion for Composers.  FIDE recognizes eight categories of chess composition.  The categories and world champions are:

Two-movers - Anatoly Slesarenko

Three-movers - Michael Keller

Moremovers - Jakov Vladimirov

Studies - David Gurgenidze

Helpmates - Zivko Janevski

Selfmates - Petko Petkov

Fairy chess - George Sphicas

Retro and mathematical - Aleksanr Kiliak

 

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