ICCF 2014 WCCC Semifinals
Wednesday, April 2, 2014: Tournament Announcement
Title Tournaments Commissioner
WORLD CORRESPONDENCE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 CYCLE
SEMIFINALS – 38th WCCC
Following the decisions of the ICCF Congress 2011, all Semi-Final Sections of the Correspondence Chess Championship shall start on the same day and only once per year.
The start date of the Semifinals of the 38th WCCC is June 20, 2014.
All entries will be accepted according with ICCF Tournament Rules valid as from January 1st, 2014, to be received not later than May 15, 2014.
Member Federations Nominations (MFN) for the Semifinals should also be submitted before May 15, 2014. After this date, there will be no further MFN’s for the whole of 2014. MFN for 2013 cannot be used for 2014 WC Cycle.
Rating numbers will be taken from the ICCF Rating List as at April 1, 2014 and / or from the current FIDE Rating List.
Semi-Finals normally have 13 players with the possibility for the TTC to extend them to 15 or 17 players if appropriate in special situations.
If the number of the entries won’t be a multiple of 13, the players who have been entered according to points 1.2.1.(j) and (k) and who have the lowest ICCF ELO rating won’t be admitted to the Semi-Finals.
Players entering more than one section will be accepted only to fill vacancies.
All entries must include the following: name of the player, ICCF ID number, address (email and/or postal where relevant), country code.
It is also mandatory that the qualification right under Tournament Rules 1.2 should be specified for each entry.
The ICCF Executive Board asks that all ICCF Delegates ensure that this important information is made available in all national CC magazines and websites. It is the responsibilty of Delegates to ensure that all players are made aware of these arrangements.
Any questions and/or requests for clarification should be directed to the ICCF Title Tournaments Commissioner, Gian-Maria Tani firstname.lastname@example.org.
Torino, April 1, 2014