NEWS 1587 (6-Mar-02) Dos Hermanas III, free entry, cash prizes!
March 15-23, chessclub.com is hosting the third annual Internet
Chess Tournament "Ciudad de Dos Hermanas", with over $4,200 in
cash prizes. (First prize: 1500 euros plus invitation to the
Dos Hermanas International Open.) Entry is FREE! You don't
even need to be a paying member of ICC to play.
There will be 12 Swiss-system qualifying tourneys (two per day),
and the winners and 20 best-scoring other players advance to
the knockout finals. The time control is 8 2.
Last year's field included 48 GMs and over 2100 other players
from 70 countries. Spread the word, and let's make this year's
tournament even bigger!
If you wish to participate, rules and entry forms are at
This event is sponsored by the Dos Hermanas City Council, the
Municipal Foundation for Sport of Dos Hermanas, EDAMI (Miguel
Illescas Chess School), and chessclub.com.