ICC News Item #1522
Chessclub.com hosts a rated event of the World Blitz Chess Association each Saturday at 3pm in channel 246. The WBCA is a world-wide chess organization run by GM Walter Browne, known mainly for 5-minute blitz chess. The WBCA holds tournaments worldwide and gives ratings to all its members. The WBCA also publishes the quarterly "Blitz Chess" magazine for members. The WBCA has standards for drawn blitz games. For more information do help WBCA and finger WBCA. SATURDAY JULY 7 IS THE FIRST WEEK OF THE NEW GRAND PRIX; TO RUN UNTIL THE END OF 2001! Grand Prix Prizes: OVERALL: 1 year ICC membership Under 2000: 1 year WBCA membership Under 1500: 1 year WBCA membership GRAND PRIX DETAILS: http://web2.airmail.net/gtatom1/grandprix.htm Recent Weekly Winners: Zan won the May 19 event over livis, who won the remaining events (14 overall this year)! Thanks very much to livis for his support of our weekly tournaments.