The Polish Chess Federation, with support of ICCF, is the organizer of the friendly match Witold’s Friends – Rest of the World.
This match is organized in a standard format with one opponent for each player and two games to play (one game with white and one game with black) and will be played on the ICCF webserver with a rate of play of 10 moves in 50 days or by post with a rate of play of 10 moves in 30 days. The event will be rated.
Match will start on 01.03.2012 with no end date.
Registration will close on 01.02.2012 to allow for pairings.
Please read the announcement carefully. Here you can find all information, including how to enter. Just to remind you in according to the announcement published at ICCF webserver on 27.07.2011:
“Players may enter in the usual way through their National Federations or directly to the organizer. Entries should contain player’s name, email address, ICCF ID, method of transmission (server or post) and wish to join specific team and should be forwarded by email to the Match Organizer, Mariusz Wojnar, email: firstname.lastname@example.org to reach him before 1st February 2012.”
Link to this announcement was repeated again in my Report#1 published on 13.12.2011.
To make entry easier I’ve just created possibility to register through ICCF webserver. See it in New Events.
Status of the entries as of (Stan zgłoszeń na dzień) 19.12.2011
- Report #2, Entry list (Lista zgłoszeń), 19.12.2011
- Summary (Podsumowanie):
- entries (zgłoszeń) = 121
- countries (krajów) = 34
- players (zawodników) = 119
- from World Champions (od Mistrzów Świata) = 1
- from titled players (od utytułowanych zawodników) = 27
- highest rating = 2579
Those countries with 10 or more entries are:
- Czech Republic 23,
In gratitude for Witold’s effort let us participate in this friendly match!
PS. See report at ICCF webserver as well.