Colorado State Chess Association

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Club Chess!! Classical WednesdaysFebruary 5 - 26, 2020Colorado Springs
Strong Swiss February (1700+)February 5 - 26, 2020Colorado Springs
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Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick February 21, 2020Colorado Springs
IHOP Quick Chess FebruaryFebruary 23, 2020Colorado Springs
Club Chess!! Winter Blizzard Blitz February 27, 2020Colorado Springs
Club Chess!! Friday Night Quick February 28, 2020Colorado Springs
2020 Colorado Springs OpenFebruary 29 - March 1, 2020Manitou Springs, CO
SSC #7March 7, 2020Denver
Pueblo Mad Pawn TournamentMarch 7, 2020Pueblo
IHOP Quick Chess MarchMarch 8, 2020Colorado Springs
Colorado State Senior Championship & Under 50 Chess TournamentMarch 14 - 15, 2020Loveland, CO
ChessLeeChess March of Ratings ReliefMarch 15, 2020Colorado Springs
3rd Annual Shamrock Showdown (Rated & Unrated Sections) Guaranteed Prize FundMarch 21, 2020Colorado Springs
Capital Chess Denver - March

$2350* in prizes!

March 21 - 22, 2020Denver Area
2020 Colorado Closed Championships April 3 - 5, 2020Denver
SSC #8April 11, 2020Denver
IHOP Quick Chess AprilApril 19, 2020Colorado Springs
SSC #9May 9, 2020Denver
IHOP Quick Chess MayMay 10, 2020Colorado Springs
Denver Open Chess FestivalMay 14 - 17, 2020Denver
Colorado Class Championships 2020May 30 - 31, 2020Manitou Springs
IHOP Quick Chess JuneJune 7, 2020Colorado Springs
2020 Pikes Peak OpenAugust 1 - 2, 2020Manitou Springs, Colorado
Colorado Open Championship 2020September 4 - 6, 2020Denver
2020 Winter Springs OpenDecember 5 - 6, 2020Manitou Springs, Colorado

Denver Open 2019

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5 Round Swiss Tournament
DateApril 26 - 28, 2019
Time ControlChampionship 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. .
SiteEmbassy 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 ratedand is restricted to players USCF 1800 or above. 

Entry FeeChampionship : 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.
PrizesChampionship section: Prize fund is guaranteed: 1st, $1000. 2nd, $750. 3rd, $500. U2400, $250. Other sections: Prizes will be based on entries.
RegistrationPreregister online 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 TimesChampionship 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.
EntriesDean Clow
Address1776 N Broadway, #2104, Denver, CO. 80202
Phone(312) 914-3041
Bye Policy

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: 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.