Boulder Open July 20 - 21

5 round Swiss-system tournament

Time control: Rds. 1-3 G/90;d10, Rds. 4-5 G/90+30

Site: Best Western Plus Boulder Inn, 770 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80303

Directions: Right off Baseline exit from US 36. At corner of 28th and Baseline.

Sections: Open, U1800

Entry fee: $45 if registered online before July 18, $50 after. DCC members and juniors $5 less

Prizes: based on 35 entries

Open: First $150, Second $80, Third $40, U2000 $30

U1800: First $100, Second $55, Third $25, U1500 $20

Round times: Sat: 9am, 2pm, 6:30pm. Sun: 9am, 3pm


Special hotel rate: $174 for single room Fri/Sat/Sun nights. Call 800-233-8469 and mention "CHESS" or go to

To GUARANTEE special hotel rate, reserve 30 days in advance

Other nearby hotels include the Rodeway Inn and Suites ($127) and the Millennum Hotel ($154)

Bye policy:

Byes for round 3 must be requested before start of round 2. Second day byes must be requested before end of first day. Last round byes will be scored as zero, but not considered a withdrawal. Only one half point bye will count towards prize money.