ICC News Item #1839
NEWS 1839 (3-Feb-06)
Play Tournaments on the Internet Chess Club!
The Internet Chess Club holds over 500 tournaments every week! There
are 81 scheduled weekly events, as well as hundreds of impromptu
tournaments for bullet, blitz, standard, and wild variations.
The 2006 1 0 Bullet Championship starts February 11th! These exciting
tournaments are very popular as many of ICC's top Bullet players hope
to win the title currently held by last years champion, JohnJR(IM).
Here is the schedule off the qualifiers; each one is a 15-round event:
Saturday, February 11 14:00 EST
Sunday, February 12 12:00 EST
Monday, February 13 19:00 EST
Tuesday, February 14 21:00 EST
Wednesday, February 15 9:00 EST
Thursday, February 16 15:00 EST
For full details, read help Championship.
The 2006 ICC Random Wilds (w29) Championship starts February 17th!
For a schedule of the qualifiers and a list of prizes, see:
The 24-hour Tomato tournament marathon was held on January 14-15th.
205 tournaments with 993 total rounds were run over the 24-hour period.
There was a total of 1,115 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 March 25-26th, 2006 for the next
24-hour, Tomato tournament marathon!
For a list of the January monthly prizes, see:
Scheduled Event prize winners:
(February will be the last month for these special prizes)
16 wins - KevinEM (+1 month extension)
13 wins - ChessOptimist
12 wins - Talaris
10 wins - mudilo
9 wins - Mossingen
Most points earned - mala9 (362.5 points) (+1 month extension)
Most rounds played - captain55 (1,051 rounds) (+1 month extension)
During the month of January, there were 2,749 players in the 355
scheduled tourneys, and a total of 2,189 tournaments overall.
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