Colorado State Chess Association

Name Date City View
IHOP Quick Quad Mondays in April 2024April 1 - 29, 2024Colorado Springs
Denver Chess Club - DCC April Tuesdays 2024 (DCC Championship)April 2 - 30, 2024Denver
PALS April Chess Tournament - Open Section April 13, 2024Greenwood Village
Northern Colorado Chess Club: Saturday Swiss (every 2nd Saturday of the Month)April 13, 2024Fort Collins
Summit School of Chess OPEN DIVISION #8April 20, 2024Golden
IHOP Quick Chess April 2024 (Sunday)April 21, 2024Colorado Springs
2024 Colorado Quick Chess Championship - CSCA EventApril 26, 2024Colorado Springs
2024 Colorado Class Championships - CSCA EventApril 27 - 28, 2024Colorado Springs
3rd Annual Sheridan Wyoming Open: USCF Grand Prix Points: 100; $8,500 Guaranteed Prize Fund. Featuring GMs Alex Fishbein, Fidel Jimenez, and Bryan Smith.May 3 - 5, 2024Sheridan, Wyoming
IHOP Quick Quad Mondays in May 2024May 6 - 27, 2024Colorado Springs
Summit School of Chess OPEN DIVISION #9May 11, 2024Golden
Kings of Chess Tournament - May 11 Priemer OpenMay 11, 2024Aurora
Northern Colorado Chess Club: Saturday Swiss (every 2nd Saturday of the Month)May 11, 2024Fort Collins
2024 Colorado Senior Championship and the Under Age 50 Championship Tournaments - CSCA EventMay 18 - 19, 2024Greeley
PALS May Chess Tournament - Open SectionMay 18, 2024Greenwood Village
IHOP Quick Quad Mondays in June 2024June 3 - 24, 2024Colorado Springs
Northern Colorado Chess Club: Saturday Swiss (every 2nd Saturday of the Month)June 8, 2024Fort Collins
Kings of Chess Tournament - June 29 Premier OpenJune 29, 2024Aurora
KOC Blitz TournamentJuly 13, 2024Aurora
Kings of Chess Tournament - July 27 Premier OpenJuly 27, 2024Aurora
Summit School of Chess OPEN DIVISION #1September 21, 2024Golden
Summit School of Chess OPEN DIVISION #2October 26, 2024Golden
Summit School of Chess OPEN DIVISION #3November 16, 2024Golden
Summit School of Chess OPEN DIVISION #4December 14, 2024Golden

2024 Colorado Scholastic Championship

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6 Round Swiss Tournament
DateFebruary 3 - 4, 2024
Time ControlSat. Rd. 1-4: G/60;d5 and Sun. Rd.5-6: G/90;d5
SiteArapahoe County Fairgrounds 25690 East Quincy Avenue, Aurora, CO 80016

Main Tournamentt Divisions K-3, K-5, K-8 and K-12 

Saturday only Tournament  - K-1 Division

Entry FeeMain Tournament Registration Fee - $45 $25 for the K-1 Saturday only tournament USCF Membership Required for the Main Tournament: To get a new USCF Membership or to renew your USCF Membership use the link below
PrizesMain Tournament Trophies - Top 10 per division. Team trophies top 3 schools per division; Who is eligible for Team Trophies? We will use the same Team Requirements as stated in the “USCF National Scholastic Chess Tournament Regulations: The top four players points from each school will count towards the team score. The team winners for each division will be the 2024 Colorado State Scholastic Team Champions. / Trophies - K-1 Tournament Top 5
RegistrationRegistration Link Below. All registrations must be received no later than Thursday, 2/1/2024
Round TimesSee below.
EntriesTom Nelson
Address7354 S Quince Ct. Centennial, CO 80112
Bye Policy

One 1/2 point bye may be requested for rounds 1-3. A bye request must be received at least one hour before the start of the round. (Rule 22C1, 22C2)

Bye requests for rounds 4-6 will be 0 (zero) point byes. Players who have requested a round 4-6 bye may request to play the round up to one hour before the start of the round.


Register Online Here:

Any player in the main tournament without a valid USCF membership at sign in will receive a zero point bye for the first round and every round after until a valid USCF member is acquired and presented to the compurter pairings director at the tournament.

EXCEPT FOR K-1 SECTION, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR USCF MEMBERSHIP CURRENT YOU WILL NOT BE PAIRED UNTIL YOU JOIN USCF!!!  To purchase a USCF membership go to the following link. (required for all sections except K-1):

Trophies awarded by Tie Break: Modified Median, Solkolf, Cumulative, Opponents Cummulative

2024 Denker Championship Representative - Highest Placing High School 9-12 Grader in the K-12 Division
2024 Barber Championship Representative - Highest Placing 6th-8th grade player in the K-8 Division
2024 Rockefeller Championship Representative - Highest Placing K-5th Player in the K-5 Division
2024 Ruth Haring Representative - Highest Placing Female Player in the K-12 Division. (If the highest placing female is in 9-12 grade and is the same individual for the 2024 Denker Championship Representative she will be able to choose which tournament she wants to represent and the qualifier for the "other" tournament will be determined by the next highest placing player who qualifies for the appropriate tournament.)

Main Tournament Schedule (K-3, K-5, K-8 and K-12 Divisions)

SATURDAY - Feb 3, 2024

7:30 - 7:50 – Check-In

8:00 Players Meeting (Mandatory)

8:30 Round 1 (G/60 d/5)

11:00 Round 2 (G/60 d/5)

1:30 Round 3 (G/60 d/5)

4:00 Round 4 (G/60 d/5)

SUNDAY- Feb 4, 2024

8:30 Round 5 (G/90 d/5)

12:00 Round 6 (G/90 d/5)


3:15 Awards Ceremony

K-1 Division Tournament Schedule - 5 Rounds (G/30 d/5)

SATURDAY - Feb 3, 2024

7:30 - 7:50 Check-In

8:00 Players Meeting (Mandatory)

8:30 Round 1 (G/30 d/5)

9:50 Round 2 (G/30 d/5)

11:10: Round 3 (G/30 d/5)

12:30 Round 4 (G/30 d/5)

1:50: Round 5 (G/30 d/5)

Subsequent rounds will start approximately 15 minutes after the previous round ends.


3:30 Awards Ceremony