NEWS 1872 (12-Mar-07) Dos Hermanas VIII on ICC, free entry, cash prizes!
For the 8th consecutive year, ICC is hosting the annual Internet Chess
Tournament "Ciudad de Dos Hermanas" 2007. The cash prize fund has been
increased to EUR 7,700 (about $10,000), plus ICC membership prizes.
Entry is completely FREE.
Starting March 16th there will be 12 Swiss-system qualifying tourneys,
which begin at 3pm and 8pm server time every day. This corresponds to
20:00 and 01:00 Central European Time. You can take part in all of them.
Qualifier winners along with the 20 best-scoring players will advance to
the knockout finals, which will be played on the 23rd and 24th of March.
The time control is 4/1 for all rounds.
Last year's results can be found at:
Even if you are not aiming to win a prize, this tournament gives you a
chance to meet world class players! We hope that Dos Hermanas will become
the internet chess tourney of the year once more.
If you wish to participate, the rules, entry forms and full schedule are at:
Make sure to register early. Your registration is valid for all qualifiers,
but you do not need to play all of them.