Boulder Open 2018
|5 Round Swiss Tournament|
|Date||March 30 - April 1, 2018|
|Time Control||G/90, inc/30|
|Site||Boulder Inn/Best Western Inn Plus, 770 28th Street, Boulder 80303.|
Discounted rates available for Friday and Saturday nights including buffet breakfast. $109 King, $119 Two Queens. Use link below or call 800-233-8469 and mention code "Boulder Open Chess" at least 30 days prior to arrival to guarantee rate.
|Directions||Click here to reserve guest rooms at Boulder Inn|
Premiere: Open to all US Chess members rated 1800+ and unrated.
Amatuer: Open to all US Chess members rated 1800 or less and unrated. No place prize limits on unrated players.
Organizer reserves right to combine sections if low turnout.
March Supplement will be used for placement. Players with a higher live rating on March 30 of 1800 and up may request to use the live rating for placement, pairing, and prizes in this event.
|Entry Fee||Early Bird $45 if received by March 21. Checks must be received by this date. No exceptions please.|
March 22 - March 29 online or cash in person $50.
At the door before 6:35 p.m. Friday or late entry by 10 a.m. Saturday $55 exact cash preferred.
Up to $2.50 card fee on all online transactions and at the door. $5 refund fee may be imposed on early birds withdrawing. Refunds must be requested by 6 p.m. Friday. Emails sent that afternoon may not be received timely. Text or call.
|Prizes||Premiere 1st $300 based on 50 total. Other cash prizes based on entries.|
|Registration||Friday 6-6:35 p.m. plus Late Entrants accepted Saturday 9:45-10|
|Round Times||Start Friday 7 p.m.; Rounds 2&3 Saturday 10:30 & 4:00; Rounds 4&5 Sunday 10 & 3:30|
|Address||1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921|
|Phone||(719) 510-0169 cell, text|
Notice this is Easter weekend. Liberal bye policy. Two half-point requested byes available for any rounds. Sunday byes must be declared on entry in writing and are irrevocable.
US Chess membership required Click here to renew old membership or join. No additional State or local memberships required or discounted for the Boulder Open 2018.
Bring set and clock if possible. A couple will be on hand for new players.
Free online payment option. Use friends and family not goods and services. Add $2 to payment if you use the latter and email player name, USCF ID number, and section if needed. Notice 1800 rating has a choice. https://www.PayPal.me/callmeShirley
Or Click here for automatic online registration with payment through CaissaChess including small card fee.
Click here to check pre-registrations and follow pairings, results, and standings using CaissaLive
Sponsored by North Gate Chess, US Chess Affiliate Organizer.
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