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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      
  Smash Plus March Thursdays    March 2 - 23, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  IHOP March Fridays    March 3 - 31, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  DCC March Tuesdays    March 7 - 28, 2017    Denver  
  CSCC March Swiss 90    March 7 - 28, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  SSC #7    March 25, 2017    Arvada  
  Spring Break Smash Fun Unrated Thursday    March 30, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Colorado Closed, Challenger, Scholastic Closed, Scholastic Challenger    March 31 - April 2, 2017    Denver  
  Cabin Fever Reliever    April 4 - 11, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Smashburger April No Foolin Thursdays    April 6 - 27, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  CSCC April Quick    April 18 - 25, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  SSC #8    April 29, 2017    Arvada  
  DCC Chess at Casa Mayan    April 29 - 29, 2017    Denver  
  CSCC May Swiss 90    May 2 - 30, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  GM Timur Gareyev Tandem Simul    May 6, 2017    Ft Collins  
  Send in the Clones III    May 13, 2017    Golden  
  Colorado State 5 minute - Blitz Championship    May 19, 2017    Greeley  
  Colorado Class Championships    May 20 - 21, 2017    Greeley  
  Loveland Open    May 27 - 28, 2017    Loveland, CO  
  CSCC June Swiss 90    June 6 - 27, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Denver Open 2017    June 10 - 11, 2017    Denver  
  2017 CSCA Senior Championship    June 24 - 25, 2017    Golden  
  July Mating Game    July 4 - 11, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Colorado FIDE Team Championship    July 15 - 16, 2017      
  2017 CSCA Bughouse Championship    July 15, 2017    Golden  
  CSCC July Quick    July 18 - 25, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  CSCC August Swiss 90    August 1 - 29, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  Pikes Peak Open    August 12 - 13, 2017    Manitou Springs  
  Colorado Open    September 1 - 3, 2017      
  CSCC September Swiss 90    September 5 - 26, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  53rd Annual Colorado Springs City Chess Championship    October 3 - 31, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  CSCC November Swiss 90    November 7 - 28, 2017    Colorado Springs  
  CSCC December Swiss 90    December 5 - 26, 2017    Colorado Springs  

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.


Smash Plus March Thursdays, March 2 - 23, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/110, d10
Site: Smashburger, 3604 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (near King Sooper's at Academy Blvd.)
Open: All USCF members. ID may be required for newcomers. Join or renew at https://new.uschess.org/join-uschess/
Entry fee: $4 per round or $10 pay at registration for all 4 rounds over 4 weeks (1 game a Thursday)
Prizes: Cash based on 100% of entry fees and rating distribution. All place prizes unless four or more players are under 1800. Organizer directs for free and covers expenses (rating fees, scoresheets, pens, affiliate ownership renewal). $50 1st place based on 12 full entries.
Registration: 5:45 - 6:00, Rounds: 6:15 p.m. on first four Thursdays in March..
Entries: Shirley Herman
Phone: (719) 510-0169 SMS available
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
One half-point bye allowed for any round with a 4-round entry fee. No free half bye for missed round when only paying for one round. You may pay for that, of course, with a 4-round entry for $10. Earn or buy your way up, but that privilege is not free.
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Click here to see LIVE pairings, results, and standings throughout the tournament


IHOP March Fridays, March 3 - 31, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90 +30
Site: 5749 Stetson Hills Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80917
Directions: At the southwest corner of Stetson Hills Blvd and Powers Blvd in Colorado Springs
Entry fee: $15 for all 5 rounds in March, Colorado Springs Chess Club supporting members $5 discount. Pay per round option: $5 per round ($3 per round for Colorado Springs Chess Club Supporting Members)
Prizes: Based on entries, will pay out 80% to prizes
Registration: 5:50pm to 6:20pm, Rounds: 6:30pm every Friday.
Entries: Earle Wikle
Phone: 719-208-0909 sms available
E-mail: Earle.wikle7@gmail.com
Two half point byes, if requested 5 min. before round time, are available for any round. Players must check in each week (via phone/text or in-person) by 6:25pm on the day of the round in order to be paired. TD may elect to create two sections (rather than one) if there are 28 or more players registered by the beginning of Round 1. Chief TD Earle Wikle assumes all financial responsibilities related to this tournament.

DCC March Tuesdays, March 7 - 28, 2017

4 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
U1600: Open to all USCF members rated under 1600
Entry fee: DCC members $6 per night or $20 for all 4 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: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m, Rounds: 7:30 each Tuesday.
Entries: Dean Clow 9959 E Peakview Ave, S204
Phone: 312-914-3041
E-mail: deanrclow@gmail.com

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

Secure Online Registration available

With sufficient 1st week registrations, an Under section will be added.

Bye Policy (Updated):
- Byes for round 1 may be requested at the start of round 2.
- A last round bye must be requested before the start of the penultimate round. Otherwise a last round bye will be recorded as zero.
- Except for the last round, Players may call in a bye request for any round. Only 2 byes will be allowed for non prepaid players. The player will be charged $3 for each bye.
- Except for the last round, Players prepaid for the month will receive a bye automatically, if not in attendance at the close of registration.
- 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 or there is an Unrated prize. No player can win a special prize and a place/class prize.

Tour Points: Entry: 3, Win: 16, Draw: 8


CSCC March Swiss 90, March 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: One section open to all USCF members
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 available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Player responsibility: 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).

SSC #7, March 25, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/45;d5
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church - 7755 Vance Dr, Arvada, CO 80003
Directions: Google map directions
Open: However I will add under prizes (e.g. U1600) when there are 10 or more participants
Entry fee: $30 if received by one week prior to event, $35 if received after.
Prizes: 80% of entry fees. Late registration fees are not added into prizes.
Registration: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., Rounds: 9am, 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm.
Entries: Jesse Cohen 10101 Washington St. #B101 Thornton, CO 80229
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Online registration here - PayPal at bottom of page.
Chief TD: Jesse R. Cohen


Spring Break Smash Fun Unrated Thursday, March 30, 2017

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/30, d/5 UNrated
Site: Smashburger, 3604 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (near King Sooper's at Academy Blvd.)
Open: All welcome. No membership required. Bring sets and clocks if you have them. Some will be available for new players. US Chess rules applied including touch move and excluding writing moves down.
Entry fee: $3 for all
Prizes: Cash based on entries. 100% payout.
Registration: 6-6:15 p.m., Rounds: 6:30 p.m..
Entries: Shirley Herman
Phone: (719) 510-0169 SMS available
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
Random Swiss pairings

Colorado Closed, Challenger, Scholastic Closed, Scholastic Challenger, March 31 - April 2, 2017

5 round Round Robin tournament.
Time Control: G/90 + a 30 second increment
Site: Hampden Inn & Suites, 10030 Trainstation Circle, Lone Tree CO 80124.
Directions: close to the Southernmost Light Rail Lincoln station same site as 2016 Colorado Closed.
Registration: Player's meeting 6:30 PM Friday, Rounds: Round 1 7 PM Friday Rounds 2-5 9 & 3 Sat, Sunday.
6 people each section. Invitation only. USCF rated only.

Cabin Fever Reliever, April 4 - 11, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/45;d/10
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 includes 4 rounds over 2 weeks (2 games / week); $5 discount 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 available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com


Smashburger April No Foolin Thursdays, April 6 - 27, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; +30 (increment is back)
Site: Smashburger, 3604 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (near King Sooper's at Academy Blvd.)
Open: All USCF members. ID may be required for newcomers. Join or renew at https://new.uschess.org/join-uschess/
Entry fee: $4 per round or $10 pay at registration for all 4 rounds over 4 weeks (1 game a Thursday)
Prizes: Cash based on entries. $50 1st place based on 12 full-pay entries.
Registration: 5:25 - 5:45 p.m., Rounds: 6:00 Sharp each April Thursday.
Entries: Shirley Herman
Phone: (719) 510-0169 SMS available
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
Please notify director if you cannot play any Thursday to avoid causing a forfeit to someone who came to play.
One half-point bye allowed for any round with a 4-round entry fee. Request before pairings are final.
No free half bye for missed round when only paying round by round. You may pay $4 for a half bye for a missed round to try and pair up.
Games going past 10:00 closing time may be adjourned to nearby location at the discretion of director.

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


CSCC April Quick, April 18 - 25, 2017

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24+5
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 includes 6 rounds over 2 weeks (3 games / week); $5 discount 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 available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com


SSC #8, April 29, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/45;d5
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church - 7755 Vance Dr, Arvada, CO 80003
Directions: Google map directions
Open: However I will add under prizes (e.g. U1600) when there are 10 or more participants
Entry fee: $30 if received by one week prior to event, $35 if received after.
Prizes: 80% of entry fees. Late registration fees are not added into prizes.
Registration: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., Rounds: 9am, 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm.
Entries: Jesse Cohen 10101 Washington St. #B101 Thornton, CO 80229
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
Online registration here - PayPal at bottom of page.
Chief TD: Jesse R. Cohen


DCC Chess at Casa Mayan, April 29 - 29, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G25;d3
Site: Casa Mayan at 1020 9th Street Park.
Directions: Casa Mayan is the S.W. corner historical house on the Auraria campus very close to the Auraria light rail stop. From westbound Colfax turn right on 9th street.
Open: Open to all USCF members
Entry fee: DCC Members: $15, Non-Members: $20
Prizes: 75% of entries
Registration: Online Registration Only, Rounds: 9:30am, 10:45am, 1:00pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm. .
Entries: Brian Wall
Phone: 720-646-9259
E-mail: brianwallchess4@taom.com
USCF membership required. Last round byes will be recorded as a zero but not considered a withdrawal. Only bottled water available at the site. Food and coffee close by.

CSCC May Swiss 90, May 2 - 30, 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: One section open to all USCF members
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 available
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).

GM Timur Gareyev Tandem Simul, May 6, 2017

Site: Ridgeview Classical School in Ft. Collins
Entries: Brad Lundstrom
E-mail: chesscoach2014@gmail.com
Tandem Simul with Grandmaster Timur Gareyev, LM Brian Wall, NM Gunnar Andersen and Chess Coach Brad Lundstrom against 40 scholastic players.

Send in the Clones III, May 13, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/60 + 30 increment
Site: American Mountaineering Center 710 10th Street Golden, CO 80401
Sections: Open
Entry fee: Solo ($45 at site, $40 pre-registration price, $5 DCC member discount), one clone ($65 at site, $60 pre-registration price, $10 DCC discount), two clones ($75 at site, $70 pre-registration price, $15 DCC discount)
Prizes: Modified humble pie. Win = 3x Draw = x Prizes are complicated and will be paid the following Tuesday at DCC or mailed to players.
Registration: 8:00-9:15am, Rounds: 9:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm..
Entries: Brian Wall
Phone: 720-646-9359
E-mail: BrianWallChess3@Taom.com
Original idea by the only DCC Life Member Kevin Seidler, developed by Brian Wall and Chris Peterson.
Affiliate: Denver Chess Club

Colorado Springs bye rules in effect. Byes can be requested within 1 minute after pairings are posted in any round.

TD: Tim Brennan TimmyBx@aol.com

Every entrant registers as himself but can also register up to two "clones", with a maximum of three entries. No one plays themselves.

Clones play simultaneously, so each round a player with two clones will get three pairings. All games are rated as normal.

Since byes do not count toward money, any number of byes in any round are allowed.

Normal score keeping rules apply except players with clones may stop keeping score when under 10 minutes if they have multiple games going on. A clone may get help from another person to continue keeping score.

Random pairings first two rounds.


Colorado State 5 minute - Blitz Championship, May 19, 2017

7 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/5;d0
Site: University of Northern Colorado, UNC Student Center Food Court, Ground level
Directions: Coming off I-25 take the Greeley exit 257 east. UNC Student Center 2045 10th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80639
Open: Open to all players. One section for all players will include class cash prizes.
Entry fee: $15.00 at site. No pre-registrations or discounts for this event.
Prizes: Cash prizes 80% paid based on entries will be paid at the end of the event. Colorado 5 minute - Blitz State Championship Trophy will be awarded to tournament winner. In case of a tie for 1st, head to head tiebreak will be used first, followed by a playoff if still tied.
Registration: 6:00-6:45 p.m., Rounds: Rounds begin at 7:00 p.m..
Entries: Randy Reynolds 148 W. Rockrimmon Blvd, #102, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Phone: 970-310-4224
E-mail: randyreynolds107@gmail.com
Ratings Used: USCF Blitz ratings from the May 2017 Supplement.
Players registering after 6:45 p.m. shall receive 1/2 point bye for round 1.
Not a Colorado Tour Event.
USCF Membership required.
CSCA Membership required. ($15 regular; $10 Jr./Sr.). OSA.
Wheelchair accessible.
No half point byes allowed, other than the one for registering late. Come on, it's only 2 hours of chess!
Produced and Directed by the Colorado State Chess Association.


Colorado Class Championships, May 20 - 21, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90;inc30
Site: University of Northern Colorado. UNC Student Center Columbine Room, Main Floor
Directions: Coming off I-25 take the Greeley exit 257 east. UNC Student Center 2045 10th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80639
Master/Expert: 2000 and above
Class A: 1800-1999 or unrated
Class B: 1600-1799
Class C: 1400-1599
Class D: 1200-1399
Class E: (under 1200)
Unrated: (no establish or provisional USCF Rating)

Entry fee: $35 if pre-registered by May 19 or $40 at tournament site.
Prizes: Cash prizes based on entries.
Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at site, Rounds: Sat. 10 & 3; Sun. 10 & 3.
Entries: Randy Reynolds 148 W. Rockrimmon Blvd., Unit 102, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Phone: 970-310-4224
E-mail: randyreynolds107@gmail.com
Players must play in section, but Unrated players may play in Unrated or Class A section.
Winners of Class A-E sections will be asked to represent CO in Team match against NM in the Rocky Mountain Team Chess Challenge in Colorado in 2017, regardless of rating.
First tiebreak will be head-to-head, followed by Modified Median, Solkoff, and Cumulative
25% discount off advance entry fee if Junior, Senior, or unrated.
May USCF supplement used for rating/section placement.
3rd round half point byes must be requested before round 2 and are irrevocable.
No 4th round half point byes available.
CSCA Membership required for all rated sections, other states OK.
Colorado Tour Event
Type of Entry
Player's Name


Loveland Open, May 27 - 28, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G90 + a 30 second increment
Site: Larimer County Fairgrounds, McKee Community Building, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, CO 80538
Directions: I-25 to exit 259. Head East to Fairgrounds Ave. light and turn left. Watch for the arched entrance on the left.
Open: Open to all players
Loveland: Loveland was founded in 1877 so 1611-1877 is the Loveland Section
Santa Fe: Santa Fe was founded in 1610 so Under 1610 section is the Santa Fe section
Entry fee: Entry fee $45 $5 less for CSCA members, CSCA membership not mandatory
Prizes: Prizes per entries
Round Times: 10AM and 3PM Saturday and Sunday
Entries: Brian Wall
Phone: 720-646-9259
E-mail: BrianWallChess3@Taom.com, BrianWallChess4@Yahoo.com
TD Earle Wikle
USCF membership required
Unrateds can win any prize in the Open section,
Unrateds can win whatever they paid to play + $25 in the Santa Fe Section,
Unrateds can win whatever they paid to play + $50 in the Loveland Section
whatever they paid to play is defined as USCF dues paid that day, CSCA
dues paid that day + entry fee


CSCC June Swiss 90, June 6 - 27, 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: One section open to all USCF members
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 available
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).

Denver Open 2017, June 10 - 11, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Round 1, G90; d05. Rounds 2 - 5, G90; inc30
Site: Ramada Englewood Hotel, 7770 S. Peoria St. Centennial Airport, Englewood, CO. 80112. Phone: 303-790-7770
Directions: Arapahoe Road to Peoria, then south to Centennial Airport.
Open: Open to all USCF members
U1800: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800
U1400: Open to all USCF members rated under 1400
Entry fee: DCC members and Juniors under 14 years old, $55. Non-DCC members, $65. All entries are at any time.
Prizes: $2490 based on 100 entries. Open: 1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $150, U2000: $90, U1900: $90 U1800: 1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $150, U1600: $90, U1500: $90 U1400: 1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $150, U1300: $90, U1200: $90
Registration: 8:00 - 9:15 am., Rounds: Saturday, 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, 7:00 pm. Sunday, 10:00 am, 3:00 pm. .
Entries: Dean Clow 9959 E Peakview Ave, S204
Phone: 3129143041
E-mail: deanrclow@gmail.com
Secure online registration available here until the day of the tournament

A DCC Tour Event. Current DCC Tour standings can be found here.

Bye Policy:
- A last round bye will be recorded as zero and not considered a withdrawel.
- Byes for Rnd 1-3 must be stated at least 1 hour before the beginning of the round.
- Byes for Rnd 4 must be stated before the end of Saturday.
- Only one bye will count towards prize money

USCF and CSCA membership required.
Unrated players prize is restricted to $100 unless they qualify for a place prize in the Open section.
Prize Fund increases with more than 100 entries.
DCC tour points: Entry, 10. Win, 50. Draw, 25.

Ramada room rate is $95 at any time and includes a hot breakfast.
For players using public transportation to the site, Meint Olthof will provide a shuttle service from the Arapahoe light rail station. From the station, take the pedestrian bridge over I-25 and stand in front of the commuter parking garage facing west. Call Meint at 508-240-4813 or email questions to meintolthof@gmail.com


2017 CSCA Senior Championship, June 24 - 25, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90 + 30 second increment
Site: American Mountaineering Center 710 10th Street Golden, CO 80401, Conference Room A.
Open: Open to anyone turning 50 in 2017 or older.
Entry fee: $45, $5 discount for early registration
Prizes: based on entries
Registration: 8:30-9:30 AM Saturday, Rounds: 10am and 3pm each day.
Entries: Brian Wall
Phone: 720-646-9359
E-mail: BrianWallChess4@Yahoo.com
Winner is the Official Colorado Senior Champion, and represents Colorado in the next Rocky Mountain team championship against New Mexico.

CSCA required

In case of tie two G/25 + 5 sec increment then 4 G/3 + 2 sec increment then 6 4 Armageddon game, White determined by coin flip . In case of multi-tie for title, Rapid games will be skipped


July Mating Game, July 4 - 11, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/45;d/10
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 2 weeks (2 games / week); $5 discount 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


Colorado FIDE Team Championship, July 15 - 16, 2017

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90 + 30 second increment
Site: American Mountaineering Center 710 10th Street Golden, CO 80401
Open: The first team is the first 20 established FIDE rated players to sign up (suggested name "Eurotrash". The second team is the first 20 non-FIDE or provisional rated FIDE players to sign up (suggested team name "Gallipoli"). FIDE team captain may recruit non-FIDE players if he cannot get 20 FIDE players. Captain is the highest rated player on each team that wants the job.
Entry fee: $50 $10 Discount if you have a FIDE rating. $5 discount for preregistration and $5 discount for CSCA. Third Family member free.
Prizes: Class prizes
Round Times: 10am and 3pm each day
Entries: Brian Wall
Phone: 720-646-9359
E-mail: BrianWallChess4@Yahoo.com
TD Tom Nelson
Concept by Brian Wall
FIDE Team Captain Brian Wall
Organizer Brian Wall
USCF Affiliate TBD


2017 CSCA Bughouse Championship, July 15, 2017

8 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: g/5 no delay no increment
Site: American Mountaineering Center 710 10th Street Golden, CO 80401
Entry fee: $20 per person
Round Times: first round at 6:30PM and thereafter
Entries: Brian Wall
Phone: 720-646-9359
E-mail: BrianWallChess4@Yahoo.com
First 4 rounds Swiss uscf rules, then last 4 rounds Swiss Jeffco rules.
Concept by Brian Wall
Organized by Brian Wall
TD TBD
Colorado Springs bye rules in effect. Byes can be requested within 1 minute after pairings are posted in any round.


CSCC July Quick, July 18 - 25, 2017

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24+5
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Open: USCF Membership required
Entry fee: $10 includes 6 rounds over 2 weeks (3 games / week); $5 discount 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


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)

Pikes Peak Open, August 12 - 13, 2017

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds 1-2 G/90 with 5 second delay; Rds 3-5 G/90 with 30 seconds increment
Site: Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave.
Open: One open section
Entry fee: $40 if rec'd by 8/10, $45 at site. $5 discount for paid CSCA members (OSA). 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, 2:30 PM, 7:00 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.
Colorado Tour Event


Colorado Open, September 1 - 3, 2017

Site:
Details TBD

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)

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)

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)

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)

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