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Colorado State Chess Association

Upcoming Colorado Area Chess Tournaments

The following event organizers have requested to be listed on the CSCA upcoming events list. CSCA is listing them as a service to the general public; however, it should be understood that this listing does not constitute an endorsement.

Notice: Pueblo Tournaments are on hold until further notice per Liz Wood.


  2017 Colorado Correspondence Championship    January 2 - December 31, 2017      
  DCC August Tuesdays    August 1 - 29, 2017    Denver, CO  
  CSCC August Swiss 90    August 1 - 29, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays    August 16 - 30, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick    August 18, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick    August 25, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  2017 NM vs CO Chess Tournament    August 26 - 27, 2017    Santa Fe, NM  
  Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick    September 1, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Colorado Open 2017    September 2 - 3, 2017    Denver  
  CSCC September Swiss 90    September 5 - 26, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays    September 6 - 27, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick    September 8, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  DCC at Club Chess!! Agent 99 Tournament    September 9, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick    September 15, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    September 30, 2017    Arvada  
  53rd Annual Colorado Springs City Chess Championship    October 3 - 31, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays    October 4 - 25, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  DCC Fall Classic, 2017    October 7 - 8, 2017    Centennial  
  Colorado USA National Chess Day Celebration    October 14, 2017    Lone Tree  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    October 28, 2017    Arvada  
  Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays    November 1 - 29, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  CSCC November Swiss 90    November 7 - 28, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Wyoming Open    November 10 - 11, 2017    Cheyenne Wy  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    November 25, 2017    Arvada  
  Winter Springs Open    December 2 - 3, 2017    Manitou Springs  
  CSCC December Swiss 90    December 5 - 26, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays    December 6 - 27, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    December 9, 2017    Arvada  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    January 27, 2018    Arvada  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    February 24, 2018    Arvada  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    March 31, 2018    Arvada  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    April 28, 2018    Arvada  

Scholastic Chess events are listed in the Scholastic Section.

2017 Colorado Correspondence Championship, January 2 - December 31, 2017

Time Control: 10 moves in 30 days, time duplication after 20 days, 30 days vacation/yr.
Site: www.iccf-webchess.com
Entry fee: $20
Prizes: Free entry to 2018 Colorado Correspondence Championship for the winner of each section, $25 credit towards a correspondence tournament for winner of Championship Section.
Registration: Registration Deadline: December 15th
Entries: Jeff Cohen 1600 Broadway #1660 Denver, CO 80202
E-mail: cscaemailcc@gmail.com
Multiple sections if 10 or more entries.
CSCA membership required.
A state championship tournament.
For USCF correspondence rules, see http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7521/393/
If entries warrant multiple sections, there will be a championship section and reserve section(s). The championship section will be consisted of two former champions, up to three top finishers from the 2016 tournament, and at least two players who qualify by rating.


DCC August Tuesdays, August 1 - 29, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G70;d5
Site: Third Christian Reform Church at 2400 S. Ash, Denver, CO 80222
Directions: One block East of S. Colorado Blvd. on Wesley. Please use rear entrance.
Open: Open to all USCF members
Open to all USCF members under 1600:
Entry fee: DCC members $6 per night or $20 for all 5 rounds, Non DCC members $8 or $30 for all, $2 per round discount for children under 12
Prizes: Based on entries. Paid the Tuesday following event by check at club meeting or mailed.
Registration: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m, Rounds: 7:30 each Tuesday.
E-mail: deanrclow@gmail.com
Byes for round 1 may be requested at the start of round 2. Byes for rounds 2 or 3 must be requested before the start of the previous round. No 1/2 point byes will be available for the final round. Only one bye will count towards prize money.

An unrated players prize money is restricted to $20, unless they qualify for a place prize in the Open section.

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CSCC August Swiss 90, August 1 - 29, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $10 includes 5 rounds over 5 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members)
Prizes: Cash prizes announced at event
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Players must check-in prior to 6:45pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email)

Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays, August 16 - 30, 2017

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $18 includes all 3 Wednesday rounds in August (free entry 2200+; 20% discount 1800+); or $8 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great $1 snacks and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick, August 18, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24 d5
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $12 includes all 4 rounds ($2 discount if not a Springs resident); $4 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick, August 25, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24 d5
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $12 includes all 4 rounds ($2 discount if not a Springs resident); $4 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


2017 NM vs CO Chess Tournament, August 26 - 27, 2017

Site: The Rotunda, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
NM vs CO Match: Saturday features a two game match, ten per side, composed of 2 experts/masters, Class A, B, C, D, E champions, scholastic, women and senior champions from New Mexico and Colorado. Rounds at 10 am and 3 pm (G/90; d05). Participants in this match are eligible to receive a free entry in the Capital City tournament Sunday games while receiving a half-point bye and a zero-point bye for the Saturday games.  
Capital City Tournament: Saturday and Sunday feature a 4 round swiss system tournament, open to everyone regardless of residence. There are rating minimums for some sections, but you can play up into any section for an additional payment of $15. Sections: 1. Fischer (rating at least 1800), entry fee $50 (free entry to anyone rated 2200 or above, entry fee deducted from any prize awarded) 2. Lasker (rating 1500 - 1799 or unrated), entry fee $45 3. Fine (rating 1200 - 1499 or unrated), entry fee $40 4. Browne (rating less than 1200 or unrated), entry fee $40 Rounds at 10 am and 3 pm Saturday and Sunday; G/90; d05. Prizes based on entries.
C. Scholastic Tournament: Sunday features a 4 round swiss system tournament open to all K - 12 players regardless of residence. Sections: 1. High School (grades 9 – 12), entry fee $10 2. Middle School (grades 6 - 8), entry fee $10 3. Elementary School (grades K – 5), entry fee $10 Sections might be combined (into 1 or 2 sections) if not enough players. rounds at 10:00 am, 11:45 am, 2:30 pm, 4:15 pm; G/40; d0. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medals will be awarded (based on tiebreaks) to each original section’s entrants even if sections are combined.
Entries: Peter Lattimore
Phone: (505) 710-3420
E-mail: BrianWallChess3@Taom.com
More details here: http://mailchi.mp/8298276289d5/the-2017-nm-vs-co-match-and-side-tournaments?e=953c854b1c

Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick, September 1, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24 d5
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $12 includes all 4 rounds ($2 discount if not a Springs resident); $4 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


Colorado Open 2017, September 2 - 3, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds. 1-2 G/90, 5 sec delay; Rds. 3-5 G/90, 30 sec increment
Site: Radisson Hotel Denver Central, 4849 Bannock St, Denver 80216. Hotel phone (303) 292-9500
Sections: Championship Section, U1900, U1600, U1300
Entry fee: Regular $50 at site, $45 in advance. CSCA membership required ($15, Juniors/Seniors $10), other states acceptable.
Prizes: Championship Section: $400G, $200G, $125G, other prizes per entries. U1900: $250, other prizes per entries. U1600 and U1300: prizes per entries.
Registration: 7:30 – 9:00 AM, Rounds: Rounds Saturday 10:00, 2:30. 7:00; Sunday 9:00 AM, 4:00 PM. CSCA Membership Meeting Sunday 2:00 PM..
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd., Manitou Springs, CO 80829.
Phone: (719) 685-1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
Make checks to CSCA.
Colorado Tour event; USCF Grand Prix event. Byes for Rds. 4-5 must be requested before Rd. 1.


CSCC September Swiss 90, September 5 - 26, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $10 includes 4 rounds over 4 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members)
Prizes: Cash prizes announced at event
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Players must check-in prior to 6:45pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email)

Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays, September 6 - 27, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $25 includes all 4 Wednesday rounds in September (free entry 2200+; 20% discount 1800+); or $8 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick, September 8, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24 d5
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $12 includes all 4 rounds ($2 discount if not a Springs resident); $4 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


DCC at Club Chess!! Agent 99 Tournament, September 9, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/60 d/5 Dual Rated (Standard and Quick)
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $40 (DCC collects $1/entry for DCC Tour prizes). Discounts: $10 off pre-registration thru 9/8/17; $10 off for Denver Chess Club Members. Join the DCC
Prizes: Cash prizes based on 75% of entries (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 8:00am - 9:30am, Rounds: 10am, 12:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Phone: Brian Wall (720) 646-9259; Jesse Williams (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Online Registration available here

"Get Smart" and play in the Agent 99 Tournament! (9th day of the 9th month)
Doors open at 8:00am;
Players must check-in prior to 9:30am to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament (any round) if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 8am-10am;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.
A DCC Tour Event: 5 entry, 24 win, 12 draw


Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick, September 15, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24 d5
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $12 includes all 4 rounds ($2 discount if not a Springs resident); $4 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, September 30, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


53rd Annual Colorado Springs City Chess Championship, October 3 - 31, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $15 includes 5 rounds over 5 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $6 for one night ($3 for CSCC Supporting Members)
Prizes: Cash prizes will be announced at event. The tournament winner will be added to the club plaques.
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Players must check-in prior to 6:45pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email)

Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays, October 4 - 25, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $25 includes all 4 Wednesday rounds in October (free entry 2200+; 20% discount 1800+); or $8 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


DCC Fall Classic, 2017, October 7 - 8, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90;d5 Round 1, G/90;+30 Rounds 2-5
Site: Holiday Inn & Suites; Denver Tech Center;  6638  South Nome Street; Centennial; CO. Telephone: (303) 708-3000. Group Block Booking Instructions October 7th-8th Rate $109 Friday- Sunday . Call the hotel directly and ask for the Denver Chess Club group block. *All reservations must be made by the cutoff date of September 6th, 2017. Anyone requesting to make reservations after this date will need to contact the sales office. Please note, after cut-off date rooms and rates will be based on hotel’s availability; group rate not guaranteed.
OPEN: Open to all USCF members
U1800: Open to all USCF members under 1800
U1400: Open to all USCF members under 1400
Entry fee: Open:  DCC Members: $55 by 10/4 or /$60 on site. Non DCC members $65 by 10/4 or $75 at the door.  U1800/U1400:  DCC members $50 by 10/4 or $55 on site. Non DCC members $60 by 10/4 or $70 at the door. Juniors (U14) pay DCC member rates at all times Join the DCC here
Prizes: Will be based on number of entries in each category.  Total prize pool is projected to be $2200 based on 80 entries.  Unrated prize is limited to $100 if playing in the U1800 or U1400 category. 
Registration: 8:15 - 9:15 a.m., Rounds: Rounds 1-3: 10am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm Saturday Rounds 4,5: 9am, 2pm Sunday.
Entries: Dean Clow 9959 E Peakview Ave, S204, Englewood, CO. 80111
E-mail: deanrclow@gmail.com
Online registration available here
Follow this tournament using CaissaLive

Chief TD: Todd Bardwick
Computer Assistant: Dean Clow
USCF membership required: renew or join here
CSCA membership required

Byes:  Only one half point bye will apply to a players score with regards to winning prize money. A last round bye will be scored as zero, but will not be considered a withdrawal.

CSCA Tour Event
DCC Tour Event.  Guaranteed minimum year end prize fund of $1,500.
DCC Tour points: Win: 50, Draw: 25, Entry: 10


Colorado USA National Chess Day Celebration, October 14, 2017

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: Hampton Inn & Suites Denver/South-RidgeGate, 10030 Trainstation Cir, Lone Tree, CO 80124
Directions: Located west off I25 exit 193.
Sections: Open, U1700 -- USCF Mem Required
Entry fee: $30 checks received by 10/10; online by 10/13. $40 day of. $15 extra for U1700 in Open.
Prizes: 100% of entries paid out in prizes. Open: Guaranteed 1st $180, $$b/12 2nd $120, U2000 $90. Under 1700: $$b/12 1st $150, 2nd $99, U1400 $66.
Registration: 9:00-9:30, Rounds: 10, 2:30, 7.
Entries: Shirley Herman, 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: (719) 510-0169 cell
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
One bye any round declared on entry.
Limited to 24 entries. Online pay coming soon.


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, October 28, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays, November 1 - 29, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $30 includes all 5 Wednesday rounds in November (free entry 2200+; 20% discount 1800+); or $8 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


CSCC November Swiss 90, November 7 - 28, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $10 includes 4 rounds over 4 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members)
Prizes: Cash prizes will be announced at event
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Players must check-in prior to 6:45pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email)

Wyoming Open, November 10 - 11, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Friday, rd1 G/90 d5, Saturday, rds 2-5 35/90 d5 SD/1 d5.
Site: LCCC Center for Conferences and Institutes , Room 124, 1400 E. College Drive, Cheyenne Wy 82001.
Open: Open to all
Under 1700: Open to under 1700
Entry fee: $25 Pre-entry, $30 at door
Prizes: Based on entries.
Registration: Fri 5:00pm-6:00pm, Rounds: Fri 7:00 pm, Sat 8:00 am, 14:00 pm, 7:30 pm..
Entries: Brian Walker 2835 Forest Drive Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307-640-2349
E-mail: drtarrasch@yahoo.com
First Rd Byes Available.
NS, NC, W


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, November 25, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


Winter Springs Open, December 2 - 3, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90 with 30 seconds increment
Site: Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs
June: Open
July: U 1800 & Unrated
August: U1400 and Unrated
Entry fee: $40 if rec'd by 12/2, $45 at site. $5 discount for juniors, seniors, unrateds. Additional $5 discount for Supporting Members of Colorado Springs Chess Club.
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries.
Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 AM., Rounds: 10 AM, 4 PM Saturday; 9 AM, 3 PM Sunday.
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd., Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685 1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
Second day Byes must be requested before Round 1.
CSCA membership required: $15, juniors & seniors $10. OSA
Colorado Tour Event


CSCC December Swiss 90, December 5 - 26, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $10 includes 4 rounds over 4 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members)
Prizes: Cash prizes will be announced at event
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Players must check-in prior to 6:45pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email)

Club Chess!! Classical Wednesdays, December 6 - 27, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $25 includes all 4 Wednesday rounds in December (free entry 2200+; 20% discount 1800+); or $8 per single round
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic)
Registration: 5:30pm until 6:30pm, Rounds: 6:45pm.
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915; or online: clubchess.org/shop-1
Phone: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org
Doors open at 5:30pm;
Players must check-in prior to 6:30pm to be paired (by phone, text, email, or in person);
One 1/2pt Bye available per tournament if requested during check-in time;
Classical music outside tournament hall;
Varying chess related free presentations 5:30-6:30;
Great prepackaged food and refreshments available;
Spectators and casual players warmly welcomed.


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, December 9, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, January 27, 2018

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, February 24, 2018

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, March 31, 2018

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, April 28, 2018

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Game in 30 minutes: G/30 for all sections
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church—7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
Broncos: Open/Adults can play!
Scholastic: K-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800) Rockies (U1000) Avalanche (U1400)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee: $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee: $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35
Prizes: Cash prizes for Broncos Division (80% of entry fees) School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall. K-3, 4-6 and 7-12: Trophies for 1st - 5th place
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450(cell)
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) - Sign up for the entire series - $144 (Save 10%!!)
Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend).
Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM.
Every player is responsible for providing their own lunches.
Online Payment Option (PayPal): https://sites.google.com/site/summitschoolofchess/tournaments


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