A Swiss System 4 round tournament
Notes: Please read carefully.
At the registration table, all players must submit proof of having received a complete COVID vaccination at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the tournament (9/21/21) This requirement includes spectators and casual chess players. Mask wearing will be optional. Players and spectators are also required to sign a DCC liability waiver at the registration table.
Date: Every Tuesday in October 2021 (10/5 - 10/12 - 10/19 - 10/26)
Time Control: Game in 70 minutes + 5 second delay (G70;d5)
Sections: Premier (1700+ or Unrated) - U1900 - U1500
Premier Section: Those rated 1700+ and those unrated. Rated players less than 1700 will only be allowed to play in the other sections.
Round Time: 7:00pm.
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 (Note: entry fees increased due to rent increase imposed by the Church)
Prizes: Based on entries. (the DCC deducts a set amount to cover expenses, and the remainder is the prize fund) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and an Upset prize are awarded 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 only be accommodated if it does not disrupt the pairing schedule. Online registration helps speed up checking and help for an ontime start.
USCF membership is required.Bye Policy: Half-point byes available anytime for the first 3 rounds. A last round Bye must be requested before the start of the penultimate round. Only one Bye will count towards prize money. You can request a bye for as many weeks as you want, but only one of those Byes will count towards the potential prize money.
Tournament Director: Brian Ledsworth
Questions: Meint Olthof - 720-390-6984. firstname.lastname@example.org