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ICC News Item #1242

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MAN versus MACHINE! GM Rohde vs. Rebel Aug 14, 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 August 14.  All ICC members are welcome to watch the
game and whisper comments.

This a rematch of the May 22 "Monthly GM Challenge" sponsored
by Rebel, which Rohde won.  Rebel will be looking for revenge!
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.

finger Rebel10-5 on ICC for more info about the match.

More information about Rebel and the Monthly GM Challenge can
be found at .  Rebel is programmed by Ed
Schroder, and will be playing on an AMD 600 Mhz, 128Mb.  Rebel
will be employing its new "anti-GM" technology.  GM Rohde works
on a chess educational site at 
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