A Swiss System 6 round tournament - 2 Rounds each Thursday (dual rated)
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 denverchess.com for any last minute changes.
Date: First 3 Thursdays in November 2022 (11/3, 11/10, and 11/17) - 2 rounds p/Thur
11/3 - Rounds 1 & 2
11/10 - Rounds 3 & 4
11/17 - Rounds 5 & 6
Regular ratings used for pairings and prize money (if player has a higher quick rating, that can be used upon request)
Limited to 60 players due to site capcity
Round Times: 1st found of the night: 7:05 (We are targeting a 7:05 start time). 2nd round ASAP based upon finising times of the first round.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes + 5 second delay (G30;d5) - Dual Rated Regular and Quick
Sections: Open (Only 1 section)
Site: Denver Metro Bridge Studio. 5250 Leetsdale Dr. Suite 135, Denver, CO 80246
Directions: 1 block off of Leetsdale Dr.
Entry Fees: DCC members: $25 for entire tournament, or $7.00 p/Thur for 2 rounds. Non-DCC members: $35 for entire tournament, or $9.00 p/Thurs for 2 rounds. Children under 14 receive a $2.00 discount. For immediate families, the 3rd family member plays for free (note: online registration does support this, and all 3 must register and pay. A refund will be give, upon check in, to the 3rd family member)
Prizes: Based on entries. (the DCC deducts a set amount to cover expenses and DCC tour prizes, and the remainder is the prize fund) 1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes, Top 3 U1900, and Top 3 U1500. Also, "Top 3 Unrated" prizes. Note: Unrated players are limited to place prizes or the Top 3 Unrated, they are not eligible for U1900 nor U1500. Unrated players are also limited to 1 prize, place or Top 3 Unrated, which ever is higher.
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: Up to 1 half-point bye is available anytime for the first 5 rounds. A last round half-point bye must be requested before the start of the penultimate round. Only one half-point bye will count towards prize money.
Pairings: Swiss pairings made by Caisachess.net
Tournament Director: Brian Ledsworth
Questions: JC - 303.883.2684 - email