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ICC News Item #1324

NEWS 1324 (9-Feb-00)Next Previous
ICC 5 0 Championship starts February 13. Open to all.


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!
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