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ICC News Item #1375

NEWS 1375 (17-May-00)Next Previous
May Marathon Tournament at Chessclub.com, May 20-21


On Saturday, May 20, the Tomato family of automated TDs will
begin a 24-hour marathon of tournaments.  These tournaments will
be divided into 6 sections.  There will be 3 classes (1700+, 1400-1700
and U1400) for the blitz players and 3 alternate tournaments for non-
blitz players (1 0, 15 0, and 3 1 w17).  The first tournament will
commence at exactly 1200 noon server time (EDT) on May 20 and the
marathon will conclude at the end of any tournaments ongoing at 1159am
server time May 21.

The first blitz event of the marathon will be the final Blitz with Inc!
Championship Qualifier held on LittlePer (see finger Championship for
more information).  This event will be a 8 round 3 3 swiss open to all.
The Qualifier will count for standings in all three blitz sections.

The winners in each of the 6 sections will receive prizes.  Winners
will be determined by cumulative number of points scored in the event.
For more information about prizes and rules of the marathon, please 
read help Marathon on Chessclub.com.  If you have questions, 
message OnTheEdge.
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