Colorado State Chess Association

Name Date City View
DCC April, 2019 ChampionshipApril 2 - 30, 2019Denver
Strong Swiss AprilApril 3 - 24, 2019Colorado Springs
Club Chess!! Classical WednesdaysApril 3 - 24, 2019Colorado Springs
Club Chess!! Friday Night QuickApril 19, 2019Colorado Springs
Bughouse Birthday BashApril 20, 2019Colorado Springs
April ActionApril 20, 2019Colorado Springs
Club Chess!! Spring Lightning BlitzApril 25, 2019Colorado Springs
Club Chess!! Friday Night QuickApril 26, 2019Colorado Springs
Denver Open 2019April 26 - 28, 2019Denver
Colorado State Girls Scholastic Tournament 2019April 27, 2019Centennial, CO
SSC #8 Open May 4, 2019Golden
CSCC May Swiss 90May 7 - 28, 2019Colorado Springs
Colorado Class ChampionshipsMay 18 - 19, 2019Denver Area
CSCC June Swiss 90June 4 - 25, 2019Colorado Springs
2nd Annual Patriots OpenJuly 6, 2019Colorado Springs
Pikes Peak OpenAugust 17 - 18, 2019Manitou Springs
2019 Colorado OpenAugust 31 - September 1, 2019Denver
Winter Springs OpenDecember 7 - 8, 2019Manitou Springs

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.