The Permanent Commission of the FIDE for Chess Compositions (PCCC) publishes collections of the best chess problems from three year periods. Now there are 16 such FIDE-ALBUMS. The total amount of problems in all Albums is 15 104.

International titles for composers are granted according to the Album points. One point is given for each Album problem (1,67 points for endgame studies). In joint compositions the points are divided by the number of composers. The limits are:

    International master

    70 points
    25 points
    12 points

The top of the list after the publication of the Album 1989-91 is:

Homepage of PCCC

Created by © Hannu Harkola, Helsinki, 1999, E-mail:
Updated 24th February 1999