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ICC News Item #1739

NEWS 1739 (21-Jan-04)Next Previous
Blitz Grand Slam IV - Sunday, January 25, 6pm


On ICC about 700 Tomato tournaments are held every week. Those
are run by volunteer Tomato managers. One of those managers has
now completed the amazing number of 10,000 tournaments! His
login name 'Borovnia' is well known to tourney players. ICC
celebrates this achievement with a very special prize tourney,
open to everyone, and managed of course by Borovnia.

The prizes have a value of over $500, and entry is free.
Titled vendors can even win chekels!  Everyone can win membership
extensions!  Approximately half the players who join this event
will win a prize!

Format: 4 0 Blitz, Triple Elimination Style.  Lose three times,
you are out.
Start Time: Sunday 6:00 pm EST, January 25th, 2004
Entries: 512 Player limit for starting time- come early to reserve
your seat!
Rounds:  approximately 16 rounds.
Eligibility: Free trials can play, but to claim a prize you must
             become an ICC member before January 25.
Prizes:  up to 10 Years in ICC Membership Extensions!

Prizes are based on how many rounds you win. Just about half players
in the tournament (who win only three games), will receive a prize!!

The tournament opens half an hour before the start, near 5:30 pm.
"tell Littleper join" to enter the tournament, between 5:30-6:00 server
time. If you are disconnected, before 6:00 you might have to re-type
the above. Note: Blitzin 2.31+ will be a *required* interface to play
this tourney.

Be sure to read CAREFULLY all the prize details and rules online
with the command help Slam.  Also "mailhelp Slam" to read the rules
in your email.

Moreover, the most successful Standard series on Tomato has its second
anniversary. Each weekday at 14:15 you can play varying longer, time
controls. Starting with the year 2004, we add more prizes to the series.
Check help DailyStandard on ICC for detailed information about this.

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