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.
If you have not already done so, you will have to submit proof of having received a complete COVID vaccination at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the tournament (02/19/2022).
Mask mandate will follow local jurisdiction at the time of the Event. No Exceptions.***
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: The first 8 rounds are a time control of G12d3.. with a switch to 15min each side with no delay for the last two rounds. This time control will not affect your standard rating.
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