Denver Open 2022 Blitz Friday, May 20th, 2022

Date: Friday May 20, 2022

Notes: Please read carefully. 

Check in required to be paired for round 1: Friday 01:15 PM - 1:45 PM

All players are welcome to play regardless of covid vaccination status. However, per current policy, players and spectators will be required to sign a DCC liability waiver. Masks are recommended but optional. As circumstances evolve, the Covid-Policy is subject to change. Consult  for any last minute changes. 

The Denver Chess Club reserves the right to change tournament specifications as deemed appropriate.

Time-Control: 9 round Swiss system tournament Rated OTB-Blitz, 5 Minute/3 Second increment 

Site:  Embassy Suites Denver Tech Center North Hotel on 7525 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO 80231

Tel: 303-696-6644

Registration: Online Only at  No at the door registrations will be allowed. Check-in 30 minutes before round 1. Limited DCC boards and clocks available. Please bring your own equipment.

Sections: A single Open section welcomes all rated and unrated players. 

Entry fees:

DCC-Members and juniors under 14 years of age $13.00; All others $15

USCF membership required: Renew or join here:

Bye Policy: Only one half point bye will apply to a players score with regards to winning prize money. Bye’s for the last round only will be scored as zero, but will not be considered a withdrawal.

Prizes :

First $200, Second $75

Round Times :

Blitz check-in 1:30pm, play starts at 2pm 

Contact Info:
E mail questions:

Text or Call JC at: 303.883.2684 or Tournament Director Andy Starr at 303-552-6032

DCC Tour Event: Points per game: Entry:3 Win:5 Draw:2.5.

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