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: 4 round Swiss system tournament (Saturday All sections).
USCF membership required: Renew or join here: https://new.uschess.org/
Site: Aurora Public Library Hoffman Branch
Registration: Online Only at denverchess.com - Limited to 48 players. Online Registration closes when 48 players are registered or otherwise at 6pm on 2/24
Late registrations will be allowed if there are remaining spots. At the Door Entries on Saturday morning, after 10am permitted, if there remain any open spots. Player agrees to accept a half point bye for Round 1.
Registration Limited to the first 48 players (due to venue capacity).
Bring your board, chess pieces and clock if you own them!
U1800 (Minimum Rating USCF 1400)
Note: Unrated players must play in the U1400 section
Note: Separate considerations will be made for players having non-USCF ratings. Please email president@denverchess.
U1800 Section: $40
U1400/Unrated Section: $35
DCC members receive a discount of $5.
Time Control: 4 Rounds. All sections: Saturday: Rounds 1-4: G/55; +5 second delay.
Bye Policy: Only one half point bye will be allowed. Any round 4 byes will be scored as zero, but will not be considered a withdrawal.
U1800 (minimum +1400 USCF) [1st, 2nd,3rd]: $300, $150, $75;
Best U1600: $150
2nd Best U1600: $75
U1400/Unrated [1st, 2nd,3rd]: $225, $125, $75
Best U1200: $125
2nd Best U1200: $75
Unrated players are only eliglibe for place prizes in the U1400/Unrated section
Round Times : All Sections: Round 1-4: Saturday 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:45 PM 5:00 PM
Pairings: Swiss pairings made by Caisachess.net
U1800 Rating Qualification: A player's "Live" rating as of 1/29/2023, or their "Live" rating "on Round 1", whichever is lower, can be used for tournament qualifiaiton (e.g. a player who is U1800 when they register who then get rated above 1799 before round 1, is allowed to play) (supplement ratings will still be used for sections)
This event is not a DCC tour event
Tournament Director: Andy Starr
Contact Info: E-mail questions to Richard Shtivelband: president@
Questions by Phone: JC MacNeil - 303.883.2684