Carlos Flores Gutiérrez Team Tournament

Monday, April 20, 2020: Preliminaries

On behalf of the ICCF, I’m pleased to announce the III. ICCF Team Tournament for players rated <2300 – here in memoriam Carlos Flores Gutiérrez.

All ICCF member federations (that are not currently suspended) are invited to enter their teams to this event, which will be played on the ICCF web-server on two rounds: preliminaries and final.

Each federation may enter two teams. All players on the team must be rated at <2300 on the ICCF rating list 2020/2 or on the current FIDE list. In addition all players must be full members of the federation they represent or be registered on the ICCF server for the county of the federation they represent for the duration of the tournament.

The preliminaries will start on July 1st, 2020.

There will be 6 players in each team. A maximum of 3 players may be replaced during the tournament.

The right to be promoted from the preliminaries shall be determined by the ICCF Non-Title Tournaments Commissioner and approved by the Executive Board at the start of the tournament. The intention will be for a 13 Team final.

The entry fee will be at the rate of € 5 per player, i.e. € 30 per team. There will be no further entry fee for the final.

Time control will be Triple Block (Duration of Tournament: 700 days; Initial Clock: 50 days; Initial Bank: 50 days; Increment: 5 days).

Team entries have to be sent by the national federations to the Non-Title Tournament Commissioner Jörg Kracht (nttc@iccf.com) not later than June 12th, 2020. No replacement or board change will be allowed after that date, unless exceptional circumstances occur. All entries should include the following details:

  • board order
  • name, ICCF code and e-mail address of the players 
  • name, ICCF code and e-mail address of the Team Captain


FIDE Ratings will be treated as „unfixed“ for title norm purposes. Players who have no ICCF fixed rating nor FIDE rating will be allocated with a provisional rating of 2100.

Jörg Kracht
Non-Title Tournaments Commissioner

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