NEW ** Chess 960 Events ** NEW
Monday, December 26, 2011: Chess 960 events are unrated
After the great success of 1st Chess 960 World Cup, ICCF is glad to announce the Chess 960 Events.
Characteristics of those tournaments:
- played on the webserver
- PRELIMINARIES: groups of 5 players (double round robin, 8 games for each player)
- FINALS: groups of 5 players (the winners of 5 preliminaries)
- start-date: as soon as 5 entries have been received
- entries: Direct Entry (14,30 Euro) and National Federations (9,00 Euro), only for preliminaries. No fee required for the qualified players to the final round.
- time: 10 moves / 20 days.
- the name of each winner of a final round will be published in the “hall of fame”
Please see the details how to play Chess 960 at:
http://www.iccf.com/content/downloads/CHESS960EVENTS.pdf for a description