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ICC News Item #1197

NEWS 1197 (19-May-99)Next Previous
MAN versus MACHINE! GM Rohde vs. Rebel May 22, 10am.


Grandmaster Michael Rohde will play the computer program
Rebel 10.5 on the Internet Chess Club at 10am ICC time (2pm GMT)
on Saturday May 22.  All ICC members are welcome to watch the
game and whisper comments.

This is the first match in the "Monthly GM Challenge" sponsored
by Rebel.  The game will be at tournament time controls (120 5
with 60 minutes added after move 40).  The GM will receive
$500 from Rebel if he wins, $250 if he draws, and nothing if he
loses.

More information about Rebel and the Monthly GM Challenge can be
found at http://www.rebel.nl .  Rebel is programmed by Ed Schroder,
and will be playing on a Pentium-II 450 Mhz, 128Mb.  Rebel will
be employing its new "anti-GM" technology.  GM Rohde works on a
chess educational site at http://www.chesswise.com 
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