DCC Spring Classic 2024 April 6 - 7

DCC Spring Classic 2024

April 6-7th, 2024

Online Registration closes on 04/06/2023 at 9am.

At the door entry from 9-9:30am.

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

DGT BOARDS: https://view.livechesscloud.com/#0989b469-fc06-4320-94d7-c91ba4bbf68e

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.

Time-Control G/90;+30 : 5 round Swiss system tournament (Saturday-Sunday All sections).

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

Site: Sheraton Denver Tech Center Hotel Reservations:  Book your group rate for DCC & Colorado Chess Association

7007 S Clinton St, Greenwood Village, CO 80112

Phone: 303-799-6200

Sheraton Denver Tech Center Hotel

Registration: Online Only at denverchess.com - Limited to 200 players.  Online Registration closes when 200 players are reached or otherwise at 9am on 04/06, at the door enry 9:-9:30am Sat. 04/06

Registration Limited to the first 200 players (due to venue capacity).  Bring your board, chess pieces and clock if you own them!


Championship players rated 1800+ pay Regular entry. (Minimum USCF Rating 1600, Players rated between 1799-1600 and Unrated players are playing up a section and pay $10 more to play in Champioship section) 

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

Note: Unrated players can play in any section, but in non-championship sections can only win $150 of the place prizes. Unrated players playing in the Championship section are only elligable for place prizes.

Note: Player can only play up 1 section if they pay the extra fee (e.g. a player rated 1590 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 with non-USCF ratings from a different rating system.  Please email earle.wikle7@gmail.com ahead of the tournament with the particular circumstances.  Thank you!

Entry fees:

All Sections:

Entry by 03/31/2024 Non-DCC Members  $75
Entry by 03/31/2024 Non-DCC Members - Play Up 1 Section  $85
Entry by 03/31/2024 DCC Members or (Under 14)  $65
Entry by 03/31/2024 DCC Members or (Under 14) - Play Up 1 Section  $75

Entry after 03/31/2024:
Entry Non-DCC Members  $85
Entry Non-DCC Members - Play Up 1 Section  $95
Entry DCC Members or (Under 14)  $75
Entry DCC Members or (Under 14) - Play Up 1 Section  $85

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

$10 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: All Rounds 1-5: G/90; +30 second increment. 

Bye Policy: Only one half point bye will be allowed for rounds 1-5, and round 3-5 byes must be requested one hour before round 3 and are irrevocable.

$5000 in Prizes based on 135 entries, prizes will be increased if more than 150 paid entries:

Championship (+1600 USCF) [1st, 2nd,3rd]: $700, $500, $300; U2200: $250; U2000: $250

U1800$400, $300, $200   

U1600: $350, $225, $125

U1400: $325, $215, $110

U1200: $300, $200, $100; U1000: $150


Round Times :

All Sections: Round 1-5: Saturday 10 am, 2:30 pm, 7 pm, Sunday 10 am, 3 pm

Contact Info:
E-mail questions: earle.wikle7@gmail.com