Do you know where your cookie is?

Unfortunately, at the outset of the Final tournament about a dozen players are not aware of the fact that they are to obtain a password and cookie from me in order to start playing (that is, there is no registration process as in the Practice tournament). Although I will not be in my office on Sunday, you can obtain these items by email. Write to franco@gauss.ececs.uc.edu include your identity (e.g. BIGFISH) and, as attachment, a PGP public key. To get a PGP public key, search the web for a suitable PGP software package, download it, install it, and read instructions to get a key. A public key looks like this:

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