The Mainz Attraction on the ICC

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(This is an ICC advertisement)

The Internet Chess Club, in conjunction with Chess Tigers, organizers of the popular annual Mainz Chess Classic in Germany, are offering a unique chance to play in a free online qualifier to win a round trip ticket, 600 Euro ($811) cash, hotel room and breakfast at the Hilton Mainz Hotel, by the banks of the Rhine, just 1 block from the picturesque Old Town, from August 15 to 20 (5 nights and 6 days!).

You will also receive an automatic seat into two of the biggest and most prestigious series of rapid chess tournaments in the world, playing alongside many of the game's top grandmasters: the 6th FiNet Open, the world's biggest Chess960 (FischerRandom) tournaments, and the 14th ORDIX Open, one of the biggest and strongest rapid tournaments in the world. While there, you will also have the best seats in the house for the main evening attraction of two intriguing 6-game matches: Vishy Anand vs. Rustam Kazimdzhanov for the Grenkeleasing World Rapid Championship, and Levon Aronian vs. Etienne Bacrot, for the FiNet Chess960 World Rapid Championship.

To win this exclusive offer, you will need to play in a series of Chess960 ICC online qualifiers 7-12 July, with the final 32-player KO running 14-15 July ?¢‚Ǩ‚Äú further details here. This event is only open to ICC members and for those who sign up NOW for a free trial membership of the ICC - so don't delay, sign-up here today!
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