All sections: Round 1-5, G/70; +30 second increment.
Aurora Public Library Central Branch:
14949 E Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, CO 80012
Registration: All Sections (Championship, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200): Early entry $65 by 10/10/2023, after 10/10, entry $75 until 9am the day of tournament. Day of registration at the door, $10 more than online registration, I will accept in person registration at the same rate as online rate before 10/14. | DCC members or juniors (age under 14) receive a discount of $10. | $10 fee to play up one section from your live USCF standard rating. It is only permitted to play up one section.
(Prizes base on 100 paid entries)
Championship (+1600 USCF) [1st, 2nd,3rd]: $600, $400, $200;
U1800: $400, $300, $200
U1600: $350, $225, $125
U1400: $350, $225, $125
U1200: $300, $200, $100
Five sections: Championship, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200. The Championship section is intended for players rated 1800 and above. However, players rated between 1600 an 1799 may play in the Championship section by paying an additional $10 up section charge. This makes the Minimum Rating for the championship section USCF 1600).
Note: Unrated players may play in any section, but will be only eligible to win a maximum of $200 in any section other than the Championship section, or may pay the extra $10 fee to play up in the Championship section and will be eligible for all prizes in that section.
Note: Player can only play up at most 1 section (e.g. a player rated 1520 can only play in the U1600, or in the U1800 if they pay the extra fee; but not the championship)
Note: Separate considerations will be made for players having non-USCF ratings. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org ahead of the tournament with the particular circumstances.
Online Registration closes on 10/14/2023 at 9am!! Online Only (Link towards the bottom) - Limited to 120 players - At the door registrations from 9am-9:30am will be allowed but $10 extra - Online Registration closes when 120 players are reached or otherwise at 9am 10/14
Round time 1-5: Saturday 10am, 1:30pm, 5pm - Sunday 10am 2pm
Only one half point bye will be allowed, and round 2-4 bye's must be requested before round 2. Bye’s for Round 5 will be scored as zero, but will not be considered a withdrawal.
TDs: Earle Wikle (719-208-0909 or email@example.com), and Peter Barlay
TOP 8 BOARDS DGT LINK Champ(1-4);U1800(5-6),U1600(7-8): https://view.livechesscloud.com#d3854cd4-2933-420d-a5f6-6ff88180ed3c
Notes: Please read carefully.
Registered players: If you have not requested a bye for round 1, you will be paired automatically for the first round.
The Denver Chess Club reserves the right to change tournament specifications as deemed appropriate.
Time-Control: G/70;+30, 5 round Swiss system tournament (Saturday-Sunday All sections).
USCF membership required: Renew or join here: https://new.uschess.org/form/membership
Limited to the first 120 players (due to venue capacity).
Bring your board, chess pieces and clock if you own them!
DCC Tour Event. Tour points: win 50; draw 25; entry 10.