ICC News Item #1724
On Saturday, November 8, the Tomato family of automated TDs on the Internet Chess Club 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, November 8 and the Marathon will conclude at the end of any tournaments ongoing at 11:59 am server time Sunday November 9. 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 in September 2003. If you have any questions, message Kiebitz on ICC or email to Kiebitz@chessclub.com .