Schwalbe, deutsche Vereinigung für Problemschach, and the local organizing committee have the honour to invite national representatives of the World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC), national chess solving teams, individual solvers and composers and everybody interested in problem chess, to attend the jubilee 60th World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and 41th World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC).

The congress will be held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Dresden, Germany, from Saturday, 5 August 2017 (arrival), to Saturday, 12 August (departure). The Open Solving will take place on Monday, 7 August 2017, and the WCSC on Tuesday and Wednesday, 8-9 August 2017.

The congress is organized as part of the Dresdner Schachsommer (Dresden Chess Summer, 29 July-12 August 2017) which also comprises the German Masters and the ZMDI Open 2017 (29 July-6 August 2017, an international OTB open tournament).

You will find the detailed invitation (updated 10 May 2017) here for download. 

Dresden, 20 January 2017

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Dresden!

Organizing committee (
Torsten Linß
Silvio Baier
Dirk Jordan
Frank Reinhold
Sven Trommler

WCCC organizing committee
From left to right: Sven Trommler, Torsten Linß, Dirk Jordan, Frank Reinhold (Silvio Baier missing)