DCC Tribute to MLK 2023 January 14 - 15, 2023

DCC Tribute to MLK 2023

January 14-15th, 2023

Online Registration closes on 1/13/2023 at 6pm

Click here to see LIVE pairings, results, and standings throughout the tournament

Notes: Please read carefully.

Registered players: If you have not requested a bye for round 1, you will be paired automatically for the first round.

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

Regular Time-Control: 5 round Swiss system tournament (Saturday-Sunday All sections).

USCF membership required: Renew or join here: https://new.uschess.org/form/membership

Site: Aurora Public Library Central Branch

14949 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012

           Phone: 303-739-6600

Hilton Doubletree: Doubletree Hotel Discount Booking LInk

Registration: Online Only at denverchess.com - Limited to 120 players.  No at the door registrations will be allowed.  Online Registration closes when 120 players are reached or otherwise at 6pm on 1/13

Registration Limited to the first 120 players (due to venue capacity).  Bring your board, chess pieces and clock if you own them!


Championship (Minimum Rating USCF 1800)

Four additional USCF-RATED sections:  U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200/Unrated

Note: Unrated players must play in the U1200 section, or the 1400 section (as we allow players to play up 1 section if they pay the extra fee)

Note: Player can only play up at most 1 section (e.g. a player rated 1520 can only play in the U1600, or in the U1800 if they pay the extra fee; but not the championship)

Note: Separate considerations will be made for players having non-USCF ratings.  Please email president@denverchess.com ahead of the tournament with the particular circumstances.  Thank you!

Entry fees:

All Sections: $70

DCC members and juniors (age under 14) receive a discount of $10.

$15 fee to play up one section from your live USCF standard rating.  It is only permitted to play up one section.

Time Control: All sections: Saturday: Round 1-2: G/90; +10 second delay.  Round 3, G/90; +30 second increment.  Sunday: Rounds 4-5, G/90; +30 second increment.

Bye Policy: Only one half point bye will be allowed and apply to a player's score with regards to winning prize money. Bye’s for Round 5 will be scored as zero, but will not be considered a withdrawal.


Championship (+1800 USCF) [1st, 2nd,3rd]: $1,000, $500, $250;

U2200: $550, $250; 

U2000: $400, $200

U1800$450, $350, $200   

U1600$350, $225, $150 

U1400$250, $150, $100

U1200/unrated:$200, $125, $75


Round Times :

All Sections: Round 1-5: Saturday 10 am, 2:30 pm, 6:30 pm Sunday 10 am 2:30 pm

Contact Info:
E-mail questions: president@denverchess.com