ICC News Item #1765
On Saturday, July 10, 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, July 10 and the Marathon will conclude at the end of any tournaments ongoing at 11:59 am server time Sunday July 11. 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 5 sections. For more information about prizes and complete rules of the Marathon, please read help Marathon on ICC, or visit www.littleper.com. This marathon is in memoriam of Tomato manager Bronstein, who passed away last Sunday. Bronstein has managed almost 1000 tournaments for ICC members. See http://www.memphischess.com/JackSmith.html. If you have any questions, message Kiebitz on ICC or email to Kiebitz@chessclub.com.