List of grandmasters for chess composition

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This article gives three lists:

Such awards were formerly managed by FIDE through its section for chess composition, the Permanent Commission for Chess Composition, and now awarded by the World Federation for Chess Composition, an independent body that co-operates with FIDE.[4]

International Grandmasters for chess compositions[edit]

Note: deceased Grandmasters are indicated with (†) – Nationality is that of the year when the title was awarded.

Year Name Country
 1972 Genrich Kasparjan (†)  Soviet Union
 1972 Lev Loshinskij [de] (†)  Soviet Union
 1972 Comins Mansfield (†)  United Kingdom
 1972 Eeltje Visserman [de] (†)  Netherlands
 1976 Vladimir Bron (†)  Soviet Union
 1976 Jindrich Fritz [de] (†)  Czechoslovakia
 1976 Vladimir Korolkov [de] (†)  Soviet Union
 1976 Vladimir Pachman [de] (†)  Czechoslovakia
 1976 György Paros [de] (†)  Hungary
 1976 Nenad Petrović (†)  Yugoslavia
 1980 György Bakcsi [de]  Hungary
 1980 Hrvoje Bartolović (†)  Yugoslavia
 1980 Bo Lindgren [de] (†)  Sweden
 1980 Gia Nadareishvili (†)  Soviet Union
 1980 Valentin Rudenko [de] (†)  Soviet Union
 1984 Claude Goumondy [de]  France
 1984 Iosif Krikheli [de] (†)  Soviet Union
 1984 Petko Petkov [de]  Bulgaria
 1984 Hans Peter Rehm [de]  West Germany
 1984 Touw Hian Bwee [de]  Indonesia
 1988 Cor Goldschmeding [de] (†)  Netherlands
 1988 Alexandr Grin-Guljaev [de] (†)    Soviet Union
 1988 Ernest Pogosjancz [de] (†)  Soviet Union
 1988 Jakov Vladimirov [de]  Soviet Union
 1988 Milan Vukčević (†)  United States
 1989 Herbert Ahues [de] (†)  West Germany
 1989 Viktor Chepizhnij [de]  Soviet Union
 1989 Emilian Dobrescu  Romania
 1990 David Gurgenidze [de]  Soviet Union
 1990 Jacobus Haring [de] (†)  Netherlands
 1992 Fadil Abdurahmanović [de]  Bosnia and Herzegovina
 1992 Jan Rusinek  Poland
 1993 Venelin Alaikov [de] (†)  Bulgaria
 1993 Michel Caillaud  France
 1993 Andrej Lobusov [de] (†)  Russia
 1993 Norman Macleod (†)  United Kingdom
 1993 Byron Zappas [de] (†)  Greece
 1995 Michael Keller  [de]  Germany
 1995 Alexandr Kuzovkov [de]  Moldova
 1996 Toma Garai [de] (†)  United States
 1996 Živko Janevski [it]  North Macedonia
 2001 Virgil Nestorescu [de]  Romania
 2004 Unto Heinonen [it]  Finland
 2004 Jean-Marc Loustau [de]  France
 2004 Mikhail Marandyuk [de]  Ukraine
 2004 Waldemar Tura [de]  Poland
 2005 Udo Degener [de]  Germany
 2005 Nikolai Kralin [de]  Russia
 2005 Franz Pachl  Germany
 2005 Oleg Pervakov [de]  Russia
 2007 Alexandr Feoktistov [de]  Russia
 2007 Yves Cheylan [it]  France
 2007 Marjan Kovačević  Serbia
 2007 Miodrag Mladenović [de]  Serbia
 2007 Valery Shanshin [de]  Russia
 2007 Valery Shavyrin [de]  Russia
 2007 Anatoly Slesarenko  Russia
 2009 Uri Avner [de] (†)  Israel
 2009 Andrey Selivanov  Russia
 2010 Reto Aschwanden   Switzerland
 2010 Wieland Bruch [de]  Germany
 2010 Vasyl Dyachuk [lv]  Ukraine
 2010 Camillo Gamnitzer [de]  Austria
 2010 Matti Myllyniemi (†)  Finland
 2010 Marcel Tribowski [de]  Germany
 2010 Milan Velimirović (†)  Serbia
 2010 Klaus Wenda [it]  Austria
 2012 Evgeny Bogdanov [de] (†)  Ukraine
 2012 Michal Dragoun [it]  Czech Republic
 2012 Valery Gurov  Russia
 2012 Peter Gvozdjak  Slovakia
 2012 Miroslav Havel [de] (†)  Czech Republic
 2012 Christopher Jones [it]  United Kingdom
 2012 Artur Mandler  [de] (†)  Czech Republic
 2012 Mario Parrinello [it]  Italy
 2012 Ivan Soroka  Ukraine
 2013 Alexandr Azhusin  Russia
 2013 Anatoly Styopochkin  Russia
 2015 Yochanan Afek  Israel
 2015 Hubert Gockel  Germany
 2015 John Rice [de]  United Kingdom
 2015 Aleksey Sochnev  Russia

International Honorary Masters for chess composition[edit]

Year Name Country
 1986 Antonio Arguelles (†)  Spain
 1986 John Niemann (†)  West Germany
 1986 Antonio Piatesi (†)  Italy
 1987 Hans Klüver (†)  West Germany
 1987 Grzegorz Grzeban (†)  Poland
 1988 Alexander Pituk (†)  Czechoslovakia
 1988 Janos Kiss (†)  Hungary
 1988 Ferenc Fleck (†)  Hungary
 1989 Gino Mentasti (†)  Italy
 1991 Albert Koldijk (†)  Netherlands
 1991 Jean Zeller (†)  France
 1992 Colin Vaughan (†)  United Kingdom
 1994 Kurt Smulders (†)  Belgium
 1998 Eliahu Fasher (†)  Israel
 1999 Giorgio Mirri (†)  Italy
 1999 Savo Zlatić (†)  Croatia
 2000 Rui Nascimento (†)  Portugal
 2006 Jeremy Morse (†)  United Kingdom
 2007 Sonomun Chimedtseren (†)  Mongolia
 2007 Odette Vollenweider   Switzerland
 2012 Hermann Weissauer (†)  Germany
 2015 Hannu Harkola  Finland

International Solving Grandmasters[edit]

Year Name Country
 1982 Pauli Perkonoja  Finland
 1984 Kari Valtonen  Finland
 1984 Milan Velimirović (†)  Yugoslavia
 1985 Ofer Comay  Israel
 1988 Roland Baier   Switzerland
 1988 Marjan Kovačević  Yugoslavia
 1988 Arno Zude  West Germany
 1991 Georgy Evseev  Soviet Union
 1993 Michael Pfannkuche     Germany
 1997 Jonathan Mestel  United Kingdom
 1997 Sergej Rumyantsev  Russia
 1998 Ram Soffer  Israel
 1999 Jorma Paavilainen  Finland
 2000 Boris Tummes  Germany
 2001 Noam Elkies  United States
 2002 Michel Caillaud  France
 2002 Graham Lee  United Kingdom
 2002 Piotr Murdzia  Poland
 2004 John Nunn  United Kingdom  
 2004 Dolf Wissmann  Netherlands
 2007 Alexandr Azhusin  Russia
 2008 Miodrag Mladenović  Serbia
 2008 Andrey Selivanov  Russia
 2008 Bojan Vučković  Serbia
 2009 Eddy van Beers  Belgium
 2009 Vladimir Podinić  Serbia
 2010 Michal Dragoun  Czech Republic
 2011 Kacper Piorun  Poland
 2011 Ladislav Salai Jr.  Slovakia
 2014 Martynas Limontas  Lithuania
 2014 Anatoly Mukoseev  Russia
 2015 Oleksy Solovchuk  Ukraine
 2017 Marko Filipović  Croatia

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