ICC News Item #1800
NEWS 1800 (2-Apr-05)
Play Tournaments on the Internet Chess Club!
The Internet Chess Club holds over 500 tournaments every week! There
are 74 scheduled weekly events, as well as hundreds of impromptu
tournaments for bullet, blitz, standard, and wild variations.
The 3 0 Blitz Championship with prizes starts April 2nd!
Here is the schedule of the qualifiers; each one is a 11-round event:
Saturday, April 2 14:00 EST
Sunday, April 3 12:00 EDT (ICC changes time Sunday)
Monday, April 4 19:00 EDT
Tuesday, April 5 21:00 EDT
Wednesday, April 6 9:00 EDT
Thursday, April 7 15:00 EDT
For full details, read help Championship.
The 24-hour Tomato tournament marathon was held on March 26-27th.
209 tournaments with 997 total rounds were run over the 24-hour period.
There was a total of 1,056 unique participants. For a complete list of
winners and prizes, see:
For full details on this exciting, bi-monthly event, see
help marathon. Come join us May 14-15th, 2005 for the next
24-hour, Tomato tournament marathon!
For a list of the March monthly prizes, see:
Scheduled Event prize winners (maximum 1 month per person):
Top 5 Scheduled Event Winners:
18 wins - Mummu (+1 month extension)
12 wins - KevinEM
9 wins - manest(FM), akdog3
8 wins - ardientewj
Most points earned - cedartree (189.0 points) (+1 month extension)
Most rounds played - el-duce (334 rounds) (+1 month extension)
During the month of March, there were 2,522 players in the 327
scheduled tourneys, and a total of 2,493 tournaments overall.
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