The Mainz Attraction II

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ICC is pleased to announce they're collaborating again with Chess Tigers, organizers of the popular annual Mainz Chess Classic in Germany, for a 2nd Chess960 Internet Qualifier for the FiNet and Ordix opens.

And we're building on the big success of last year's tourney by adding onto the human qualifier a new computer qualifier, running June 27-28 on ICC for the Livingston Chess960 Computer World Championship.

There will be four qualifiers to the finals on ICC, running June 17-22. No preregistration is necessary. This event is only open to ICC members and to those who sign up for a free trial 7-day membership of the ICC - so don't delay, sign-up at www.chessclub.com today!

You can play in as many qualifiers as you like, and the dates will be:

- Qualifier 1: Tuesday, June 17, 6pm EDT - Qualifier 2: Wednesday, June 18, 3pm EDT - Qualifier 3: Thursday, June 19, 2pm EDT - Qualifier 4: Friday, June 20, 4pm EDT

- Finals: Sunday, June 22, 3pm EDT

And the main prizes we have on offer to one of the world's biggest and best tournaments include:

HUMAN SECTION

- 1st prize: $1090 (700 Euro) + Free entry to FiNet and Ordix + Hotel and breakfast at Mainz - 2nd prize: $545 (350 Euro) + Free entry to FiNet and Ordix + Hotel and breakfast at Mainz - 3rd/4th prize: $195 (125 Euro) + Free entry to FiNet and Ordix - 5th-8th prize: 1 year ICC membership extension - 9th-16th prize: 3 months ICC membership extension

COMPUTER SECTION

- 1st prize: $467 (300 Euro) + a place in the Livingston Chess960 Computer World Championship + Hotel and breakfast at Mainz - 2nd prize: $311 (200 Euro) + a place the in Livingston Chess960 Computer World Championship + Hotel and breakfast at Mainz

Full details of all the rules and conditions for this exclusive qualifier for ICC members can be found here. For further information:

JOHN B. HENDERSON Cell: 847-347-9593 Email: jbhthescots@chessclub.com
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