A Swiss System 5 round tournament
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: Thursdays in March 2023 (3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30)
Time Control: Game in 70 minutes + 10 second delay (G70;d10)
2 Sections: "1600+ Premier" and "U1600 & Unrated". Unrated players must play in the U1600 section.
Round Time: 7:05pm
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 per month or $7 per round. Non-DCC members: $35 per month or $9 per round. 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 (DCC deducts a set amount to cover expenses and the DCC tour prize fund; the remainder goes to the prize fund)
"1600+ Premier": 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes, U1900 prize, and Upset prize
"U1600": 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes, U1300 prize, and Upset prize
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.
Limted to 52 players per round due to venue capcity. Priority given to tournament players over casual players, and first come first serve (check in at the registation desk)
USCF Rule Change: Rule 13D (late arrival for game) is changed from 1 hour to 30 minutes. Any late arrival after 30 minutes will result in a forfeit
Bye Policy: Up to 1 half-point bye is available. Byes for prior rounds must be requested before the player is paired in another round. Once paired, byes for prior rounds cannot be requested. A last round half-point bye must be requested before the start of the penultimate round.
Pairings: Swiss pairings made by Caisachess.net
Tournament Director: Brian Ledsworth
Questions: JC - 303.883.2684 - email