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FICGS
22-09-2007, 09:13 AM
Dear chessfriends,

The 1st FICGS (http://www.ficgs.com) freestyle cup waiting list is open ! .. This advanced chess or more commonly said "freestyle" (computers, teams, everything allowed) swiss tournament will happen on 2007 October 20 & 21 (14 pm, 17 pm, 20 pm server time), time control : 1 hour + 15 seconds / move. Entry fee is 10 E-Points (10 Euros), prize is 100% of E-Points (see rules/membership).

Among novelties on the server :

- New javascript interface, much faster...
- Fast time controls (10 min + 20 s/move, 30 min + 1 min/move)
- Tournaments & games with money entry fees and prizes.
- Advanced chess & Big chess are now rated.

The waiting list for the 4th FICGS correspondence chess championship will be open in a few weeks.

Best wishes, Thibault


FICGS - http://www.ficgs.com

FICGS
28-09-2007, 11:54 AM
A brief summary about what are E-Points was very necessary, I've just added some explanations and links in Help section and terms and conditions (Membership). See the FICGS chess freestyle tournaments rules (http://www.ficgs.com/membership.html#chess_freestyle) and this summary about what are E-Points (http://www.ficgs.com/membership.html#epoints)...


Feel free to ask for more explanations if something's still unclear... About the freestyle cup :

"FIDE GM & IM, FICGS / ICCF GM, SM & IM are invited to enter the waiting list for free until one week before the start of the tournament ! .. Please just send a message to webmaster through My account page to register. You may be asked to send a copy of your passport or ID card.

An extra fee, usually 30% of the entry fee, will be added to the entry fee 7 days before the start of the tournament. "


Best wishes, Thibault