10 round Swiss System Rapid style tournament!
100 entries max... 1 day commitment.
This is a Quick rated tournament that will not affect your Standard rating.
Note: Please read carefully the DCC Covid Policy:
1. Masks will still be required.
2. Full vaccinations are still highly encouraged.
3. Non-vaccinated players will be allowed to participate with proof of a negative test. Rapid tests accepted.
4. A one time waiver will still need to be signed by new participants and spectators.
At the registration table, all players who rely on vaccination must submit proof of having received a complete COVID vaccination at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the tournament (i.e. on or before 2/19/2022).
USCF membership required. Renew or join here: https://new.uschess.org/
Site: Embassy Suites Denver Tech Center North Hotel at 7525 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO 80231
Special hotel rate: click here
Pre-registered Online: DCC Members $30, non-Members $40
At the door: DCC Members $35, non-Members $45
Registration: We prefer online pre-registration. On-site registration 8am - 8:30am.
Cannot guarantee first round games if you have not registered by 8:30am. Late registrations possible in the first two rounds (Zero Point byes will apply to the rounds you have missed, see Bye Policy below). If you will be unable to make it in time, text or call 720-340-1398.
Time control: G/12;d3
Sections: Open Section (One big open section with under 1600 prizes).
Round times: 9am, 9:45, 10:30, 11:15, __Break__1:15pm, 2, 2:45, 3:30, 4:15, 5pm last round.
Bye policy: One full point bye and two zero point byes to still qualify for the prize money. No full point byes can be applied to the last two rounds.
Prizes: Prize-pool is based on entries. Projected up to $800 split between finalists and U1600 prize winners.
Tournament director: Andy Starr
Questions or Comments: Email Drew E at firstname.lastname@example.org