ICC News Item #1324
The ICC/Tomato team is hosting the ICC 5 0 Championship starting February 13. The 5 0 Championship consists of three stages: (Qualifiers, Candidates, and Finals). Free-trials may play in first stage but must join the ICC to participate in later stages. The first stage will consist of 12 Qualifier events (9 round 5 0 Swisses) during the week of February 13-19. These Qualifiers are open to all ICC members and will be held on LittlePer in channel 225 (Tomato in channel 46 will be used for Friday's events). The top finishers in individual Qualifiers and overall Qualifier series will earn invitations to the Candidates Stage. Alternate spots will be given to those who just miss out on qualifying. The schedule of Qualifiers is as follows (all times are server time or EST. To see ICC server time, type "date") Week of February 13-19 SUN: 5am 12pm 9pm MON: 6pm TUE: 3pm 8pm WED: 8pm THU: 3pm FRI: 1pm 8pm SAT: 5am 2pm This Championship will also feature a Under 1800 Champion. The top four finishers rated under 1800 in each Qualifier will be invited to the Under 1800 Finals at 11am on Sunday, February 27. Please see the web page listed below for eligibility requirements. No pre-registration is required for the Qualifiers. There is no limit to the number of Qualifiers one may play in. To participate in a Qualifier tourney, just show up in channel 225 shortly before the start of the event and type "tell LittlePer join !" when the tourney is open. For Friday's events, be present in channel 46 and type "tell Tomato join !" when the tourney is open. For general info about Tomato tourneys, please read help Tomato. For complete rules of the ICC 5 0 Championship, please see http://users.erols.com/sbisbey/5-0_Champ.htm Also see "finger Championship" on the ICC. We hope to see you at the Championship!