NOTE: Only the top 4 player(s) from each team are being used for the standings/prizes
A Swiss System 4 round tournament
If circumstances evolve, the Covid-Policy is subject to reinstatement. Consult denverchess.com for any last minute changes.
Date: Tuesdays in September 2023 (9/5, 9/12, 9/19 and 9/26)
Time Control: G/70, d/10 (70 minutes each player with 10 second delay before each move)
Sections: Premier (1700+ or Unrated) - U1900 - U1500 Premier Section: Those rated 1700+ and those unrated. Past 2022/23 Winners of the U1900 Section may also play in the Premier Section. Rated players less than 1700 will only be allowed to play in the other sections.
Round Time: 7:05pm (We are targeting a 7:05 start time)
USCF membership is required (uschess.org)
Site: Hope Fellowship Christian Reformed Church. 2400 S. Ash Denver CO 80222. Please use the rear entrance.
Directions: One block East of S. Colorado Blvd. on Wesley. Please use rear entrance.
Entry Fees: DCC members: $25 per month or $7 per round. Non-DCC members: $35 per month or $9 per round. Children UNDER 14: $2 off per round or $19 DCC member and $27 non-member. For immediate families, the 3rd family member plays for free (note: online registration does support this, and all 3 must register and pay. A refund will be given, upon check-in to the 3rd family member).
Join or extend Denver Club membership: https://denverchess.com/store
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Prizes: Based on entries (DCC deducts a set amount to cover expenses and the DCC tour prize fund; the remainder goes to the prize fund). 1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes, and 2 Upset prizes in each section.
Registration: Online, or at the door from 6:00 to 6:50 PM. When registering online, players must still check in at the registration table before the close of registration. Potential players appearing after 6:50PM will be accommodated only if it does not disrupt the pairing schedule. Online registration helps speed up check-in and helps for an on-time start.
Bye Policy: 1 half-point bye is available on request for any one round. Must commit to last round bye before the prior round.
Byes for missed rounds must be requested before the player is paired in a subsequent round. Once paired, byes for missed rounds cannot be requested.
Pairings: Swiss pairings made by Caisachess.net
USCF Rule Change: Rule 13D (late arrival for game) is changed from 1 hour to 30 minutes. Any late arrival after 30 minutes will result in a forfeit.
Tournament Director: Peter Barlay and Phil Brown
Questions: JC - 303.883.2684 - email
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