NEWS 1602 (5-May-02) May Marathon Tournament at Chessclub.com, May 11-12
On Saturday, May 11th, the Tomato family of automated TDs will
begin yet another 24-hour marathon of tournaments! These will
be divided into 6 sections. There will be 3 classes (1700+,
1400-1700 and U1400) for the blitz players and 3 alternate tournaments
for non-blitz players (1 0, 15 0, and 3 1 w17).
The first tournaments will commence at exactly 12:00 noon server time (EST)
on Saturday, May 11th and the marathon will conclude at the end of any
tournaments ongoing on Sunday, at 11:59 am server time May 12th.
The winners in each of the 6 sections will receive prizes. Winners
will be determined by cumulative number of points scored in the event.
There are also prizes for Best Blitz u2000 and Best Bullet u1800.
For complete information about prizes and detailed rules of the marathon,
please read help Marathon on Chessclub.com. If you have questions,
message MarathonMentor, Tortonpion, actor, or WilyEcote.