It took a while, but finally the videos from last year lectures were published.
A Lecture by Ladislav Salai jr.
Ladislav Salai jr.: Goddess Caissa was frowning over 15 years
(August 31, 2014, Marianka, Slovakia)
You can download here the bulletin summarizing the results of composing and solving competitions of the Marianka 2014 festival. It contains also the lectures presented in Marianka.
Or it can be viewed immediately on this page: Continue reading »»
This year there were 5 theme tourney organized in Marianka. Their results can be found here in the form of pdf files. Later they will be included in the bulletin too.
TT #2 Marianka 2014: B. TT #2 Marianka 2014 SK
TT s#2 Marianka 2014: C. TT s#2 Marianka 2014 SK
TT h#2,5 Marianka 2014: D. TT h#2,5 Marianka 2014 SK
TT fairy Marianka 2014: E1. TT exo Marianka 2014 EN
Organizers of festival Marianka 2014 announce quick theme tourney for compositions showing unpin in any non-orthodox form. Deadline is set to 2.9.2014, 18:00, Juraj Lörinc will be the judge. Complete announcement is available at Chess Composition Microweb.
Organizers of festival Marianka 2014 announce theme tourney for compositions with supertransmuting king. Deadline is set to 29.8.2014, Juraj Brabec will be the judge. Details of the announcement are given in the following file (in Slovak and English, updated on the August 21st):
Registration preferably via email before 31.7.2014, sooner better (limited bedroom capacity).
Welcome at our Chess Compostition Festival Marianka 2014.
For the festival we have chosen humble but nice accommodation as well as moderate prices.
It will be held almost in the forests at Marianka near Bratislava from Saturday evening 30.8.2014 (starts with dinner) till Wednesday 3.9.2014 (closes with lunch). The main activities consist of composing tourneys, lectures, discussion forums and film projection in the late night.
(The composing tourneys will be announced on Saturday evening.)
|PRICES FOR ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS|
|accommodation (1 person 1 night*)||16 Euro|
|tourist tax (per 1 day) (1 deň)||0,5 Euro|
|*2-bed and 3-bed rooms are available|
HOW TO GET THERE
All activities of the Chess Composition Festival as well as living and food will take place at „Exercičný dom“ (old former monastery) which is about 150 m from the small „main square“ at Marianka (terminal bus stop in the village).
By car or bike. Use the GPS as best way. Marianka is located some 5 km from Bratislava. From there take direction Brno, then you leave the highway at exit „Lamač“, then turn left direction Stupava, then, in Záhorská Bystrica, turn right to Marianka. (There are some free parking places right in front of the building.)
By bus to Bratislava. At the main bus station Bratislava, there are busses every hour to Marianka. It takes about 30 minutes.
Bus station – Marianka (Slovak lines bus)
Or take taxi which costs about 20 to 25 Euro.
By train to Bratislava.
1. Railway station – Bus station (trolleybus no. 210 or bus no. 21)
2. Bus station – Marianka (Slovak lines bus)
Taxi from the railway station to Marianka costs about 15 to 20 Euro.
By plane to the Bratislava airport.
1. Airport – Bajkalska stop (bus 61)
2. Bajkalska stop – Marianka (Slovak lines bus)
Or take taxi which costs from the airport to Marianka about 40 to 50 Euro.
By plane to the Vienna airport.
Take bus to Bratislava (they work very frequently, duration about one hour) and get off at the main bus station Bratislava. From the bus station there are busses every hour to Marianka.
Count of participants: 30
|1||Dragoun Michal||Czech Republic||2014||30.8.2014|
|2||Fica Alexander||Czech Republic||2014||30.8.2014|
|3||Skoba Ivan||Czech Republic||2014||30.8.2014|
(to be completed)
|August 30, 2014
|arrival and overnight possible,
composing tourneys announcement
|August 31, 2014
|arrival, registration||lectures||solving competition||movie|
|September 1, 2014
|lectures||excursion||fairy solving competition||movie|
|September 2, 2014
|September 3, 2014
|tourney awards, free discussion||departure|
Preliminary schedule of lectures
Ladislav Salai ml.: Goddess Caissa was frowning over 15 years
James Quah: Set-play in the Swiss theme
Abdelaziz Onkoud: (to be announced)
Ľubo Širáň: Preparation of chess books today
Laco Packa: Two joke problems
Juraj Brabec: Memories of Ľudo Lehen
Ľubo Širáň: How to attract the younger generation to chess composition
Juraj Brabec: The economy of resources in the construction of chess composition
Bedrich Formánek: Photos of chess composers
Michal Dragoun: FTOTF (Fairy threemovers OTF)
Ladislav Salai ml.: H#2 and emigration
Ľudovít Lačný: About two compositions
Juraj Lörinc: Help retractors