ICC News Item #1261
Grandmaster Ruslan Scherbakov will play the computer program Rebel 10.5 on the Internet Chess Club at 10am ICC time (2pm GMT) on Saturday October 2. All ICC members are welcome to watch the game and whisper comments. This one of the "Monthly GM Challenges" 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. finger Rebel10-5 on ICC for more info about the match. 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 an AMD 600 Mhz, 128Mb. Rebel will be employing its new "anti-GM" technology.