ICC News Item #1713
On Saturday, September 13, the Tomato family of automated TDs will begin a 24-hour Marathon of Tournaments. These tournaments will be divided into 5 sections. There will be 2 classes (1600+ and U1600, both 5 0) for the blitz players and 2 classes for the bullet players (1800+ and U1800, 1 0) as well as a 15 0 standard section. The first tournaments will begin at exactly 12:00 noon server time (EDT) on Saturday, September 13 and the Marathon will conclude at the end of any tournaments ongoing at 11:59 am server time Sunday September 14. The winners in each of the 5 sections will receive prizes. Winners will be determined by cumulative number of points scored in the event. There are also prizes for most games played in the marathon. For more information about prizes and complete rules of the Marathon, please read help Marathon on ICC, or visit www.littleper.com Note that the rules were modified and September is the first month with the new marathon rules. If you have any questions, message Kiebitz on ICC or email to Kiebitz@chessclub.com .