Denver Open 2019
|5 Round Swiss Tournament|
|Date||April 26 - 28, 2019|
|Time Control||Championship Section: 40/90; G/30 with a 30 second increment from move 1. All Other Sections: Saturday: Rounds 1-3: G/90; +10 second delay. Sunday: Rounds 4-5, G/90; +30 second increment. .|
|Site||Embassy Suites, Denver Tech center; 10250 East Costilla Avenue; Centennial; CO 80112. Phone: 303-792-0433. Chess rate details: Single rate $109; Double $119 per night. Rates include free breakfast. Reservations to be made by April 6:
Championship. This section will be FIDE rated. and is restricted to players USCF 1800 or above.
|Entry Fee||Championship : IM/GM or WIM/WGM, Free. 2200 and above, $75. 2000 - 2199, $100. 1800 - 1999, $115.
All other sections: $55.
DCC members and Juniors (<14 years): $10 less in any section.
All players: $10 more at the door. |
|Prizes||Championship section: Prize fund is guaranteed: 1st, $1000. 2nd, $750. 3rd, $500. U2400, $250. Other sections: Prizes will be based on entries. |
|Registration||Preregister online https://denverchess.com/tournaments/upcoming until April 25th at 10:00pm for both the simul and tournament, or for either. Mail checks payable to the Denver Chess Club to Meint Olthof at 3769 S. Glencoe Street; Denver; CO 80237. Mailed checks must be received by April 24th. Simul registration at the door Friday, April 26th, 5:00 - 6:00pm. Register for the tournament at the door Saturday, April 27th, 8:00 - 9:00am. Online registration is preferred. |
|Round Times||Championship Section: Friday, 6:00pm. Saturday: 9:30am, 4:30pm. Sunday: 9:30am, 4:30pm. All Other Sections: Saturday: 9:30am, 2:30pm, 6:30pm. Sunday: 9:30am, 4:30pm.|
|Address||1776 N Broadway, #2104, Denver, CO. 80202|
Only one half point bye will apply to a players score with regards to winning prize money. Any bye in Round 4 or 5 will be scored as zero, but will not be considered a withdrawal.
Pre-registration available and encouraged
IM Danny Rensch and WGM Tatev Abrahamyan have agreed to play in this tournament. And quoting GM Alex Fishbein, "Awesome. I am happy to confirm my participation."
Other non-local IM/GM or WIM/WGM players: The DCC, along with the CSCA, is offering the next 5 titled players who register; 3 nights at the hotel venue, a $200 stipend, and a free entry. Alternatively you may choose to receive a lump sum of $500 and the free entry. The players must contact Brian Wall to take advantage of this generous offer. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 720-646-9259. After these 5 slots are filled, titled players only receive a free entry.
USCF membership required.
CSCA membership required for Colorado residents.
DCC membership is not required but is encouraged. DCC Membership prices are: 3 month, $17. 6 month, $28. 12 month, $45.
DCC Tour Event. Guaranteed minimum year end Tour prize fund of $1,500. Tour points: win 50; draw 25; entry 10.