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Report#3 on Friendly match Witold’s Friends – Rest of the World

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.

All players are invited to apply. Players may enter in the usual way through their National Federations (NF) or, where eligible, directly to the match organizer. Entry is free of charge.

After creating possibility to register through ICCF webserver (see New Events) we have received huge number of entries. That’s great!


Status of the entries as of (Stan zgłoszeń na dzień) 24.12.2011


  1. Report #3, Entry list (Lista zgłoszeń), 24.12.2011
  2. Summary (Podsumowanie):
    • entries (zgłoszeń) = 206
    • countries (krajów) = 45
    • players (zawodników) = 203
    • from World Champions (od Mistrzów Świata) = 2
    • from titled players (od utytułowanych zawodników) = 42
    • highest rating (najwyższy ranking) = 2579

Those countries with 10 or more entries  are:

  • Poland 31,
  • Czech Republic 25,
  • USA 14,
  • England 11,
  • Germany 11.
In gratitude for Witold’s effort let us participate in this friendly match!


Amici sumus
Mariusz Wojnar
Match Organizer


PS. See report at ICCF webserver as well.

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