the A.S.I.G.C. (Associazione Scacchistica Italiana
Giocatori per Corrispondenza) has the pleasure to
announce the invitational tournament "Renato
INCELLI Memorial", approved by I.C.C.F, and cordially
invites the players to participate.
Renato INCELLI (1927 - 2016) was the "Father"
of correspondence chess in Italy.
He was among the founders of the modern ASIGC in 1969,
and after President and Treasurer for more than 20
He also worked for many years with the ICCF and, as a
result of his dedication, he:
- received the Silver (1984) and the Gold (1985) "Bertl von Massow Medal";
- was elected twice ICCF Vice President;
- was nominated (2001) "ICCF Honorary Member".
He was a good player, cc and otb; partecipated to
numerous ICCF tournaments, playing international cc all
his life, till the age of 88, for more than 1.000 games.
Renato Incelli Memorial
Category: 10 - 12 (Possibly higher, dependent on
the players entered)
Players : 13 - 15
Transmission: ICCF webserver
Rules : I.C.C.F standard rules for server play - 50 days
/ 10 moves
Start date : December 2017
T.O. : Gianni Mastrojeni
T.D. : International Arbiter Marco Caressa.
Start fee: none
Prize money: 1st Place € 1.000;
2nd Place € 500;
3rd Place € 250
Medals for the first 5 places.
Criterion : The highest I.C.C.F rating at November 1,
The minimum Elo for entries is: 2440
Delegates are kindly invited to nominate 1 player.
The applications shall be sent not later than October
20, 2017 by email to the main organizer:
with copy to Marco Caressa:
The ASIGC strives to have a balanced participant field
in terms of a) rating and b) as much as national
In case of an overflow of entries the ASIGC decides
(according to the Tournament rules) on the participants;
there will be 2 separate ELO selections: one for ASIGC
players, one for the other players.
Gianni Mastrojeni (ICCF Delegate for Italy)