NEWS 1684 (4-Mar-03) Dos Hermanas IV on ICC, free entry, cash prizes!
For the fourth time, ICC is hosting the annual Internet Chess Tournament
"Ciudad de Dos Hermanas". The cash prize fund is EUR 4,850 (about $5,250),
plus ICC membership prizes.
Entry is completely FREE. You don't even need to be a paying member of
ICC to play.
Starting March 14, there will be 12 Swiss-system qualifying tourneys.
You can take part in all of them. Qualifier winners and 20 best-scoring
other players will advance to the knockout finals. The time control is 8
Last year, another participation record was set: 56 GMs and 97 IMs
together with many other players made it the internet chess tournament
of the year 2002. This year we are looking for even more!
If you wish to participate, rules and entry forms are at
http://www.doshermanas.net . Please make sure to register early!
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.