NEWS 1914 (1-Jan-09) Sign up now for TEAM 45 45 LEAGUE Tournament 40
=== TEAM 45 45 LEAGUE - PLAY IN TOURNAMENT #40! ===
Sign up now to play in the next exciting TEAM 45 45 LEAGUE tourney on ICC.
Team 45 45 League provides team format competitive play for ICC members of
all levels of skill, with sections for team averages of U1200, U1400, U1600,
U1800, U2000, and U2200. Play one game a week with a time control of 45 45
for six weeks, followed by up to three rounds of playoffs. Players play on a
team of 4-6 players, with any 4 members playing each week. Games are played
at a date and time agreed upon by the paired players.
~~ SERIOUS TIME CONTROLS! ~~ Time Control 45 45 gives time to deliberate!
~~ SIX SECTIONS! ~~ Teams for Experts, Novices, and Between!
~~ TEAMS! ~~ Enjoy the camaraderie of teammates. Teams of 4-6 members.
~~ SIX ROUNDS! ~~ Play one game per week January 27 - April 14 (includes
SIGN UP NOW, and start looking for a team. Teams may enter Jan 6 - 20.
HOW TO JOIN: Read the QUICK GUIDE at http://team4545league.org/Quick.html
COMMITTMENT: Please sign up only if have flexibility to schedule a 3-hour
game, weekly for 6 weeks (10 if your team advances to the playoffs).
PRIZES! The ICC donates one-month membership extensions to the winning team
in each section.
Ask in channel 345 (type "g-join Team4545League" to request admittance).
TEAM 45 45 LEAGUE WEBSITE --> http://team4545league.org
ESPANOL: --> http://team4545league.org/guia.html
LAST T45L TOURNAMENT: 538+ players from 55 countries played on 133 teams.
Ratings were from under 900 to over 2400! See last tourney's team page to
get an idea of the ratings distribution and team makeup.
Team 45 45 League is a group of dedicated human chess players who desire to
play slow time control chess with other human chess players. Cheating by
the use of computer programs to assist even in the slightest amount is