[Retros] Codex of Chess Composition (was: 50 moves rule)
otto at janko.at
Fri Dec 29 14:49:45 EST 2006
Thomas Maeder wrote:
> Nothing was changed in Wagningen. It was decided to postpone decisions to
> next year's meeting to allow delegates to consult with their countries'
Thomas, unfortunately this does answer my question. When has the current
codex at http://www.sci.fi/~stniekat/pccc/codex.htm been approved, and which
was the codex before the current codex? And the codex before? Obviously,
there were codexes around since 1959:
> The Piran Codex was officially approved and came in
> force on the XXX FIDE Congress in Luxemburg, Sept. 1959.
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> Subject: Re: [Retros] 50 moves rule
> Otto Janko wrote:
> > For example, the current codex at
> > http://www.sci.fi/~stniekat/pccc/codex.htm
> > does not even have a publication date - the page "last
> updated" in February
> > 1999, but there is a chapter "Proposed amendments
> (Wageningen 2006)". When
> > has this codex agreed, and which codex was valid until then?
> Thomas Maeder wrote to this list (20.12.2006):
> >> I found online a copy of the PCCC Codex, prior to the
> Wageningen meeting
> >> of this year:
> >> http://www.sci.fi/~stniekat/pccc/codex.htm#b22
> >> This contains various proposed amendments. Has anyone got
> a copy of the
> >> revised Codex agreed at Wageningen that they can circulate please?
> > Nothing was changed in Wagningen. It was decided to
> postpone decisions to
> > next year's meeting to allow delegates to consult with
> their countries'
> > composers.
> > The online text minus the "Proposed Amendments" part is the
> current Codex.
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