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Colorado State Chess Association

Upcoming Colorado Area Chess Tournaments

The following event organizers have requested to be listed on the CSCA upcoming events list. CSCA is listing them as a service to the general public; however, it should be understood that this listing does not constitute an endorsement.

Notice: Pueblo Tournaments are on hold until further notice per Liz Wood.


  Colorado Closed / Scholastic Closed    April 25 - 27, 2014    Boulder  
  Colorado Senior Championship    April 26 - 27, 2014    Boulder  
  Wednesday G/60    April 30, 2014    Boulder  
  Bobby Fischer Memorial Chess Tournament    May 3 - 4, 2014    Palmer Lake  
  C.S. Chess Center May Tournament    May 10, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  Colorado State 5 minute - Blitz Championship    May 23, 2014    Greeley  
  Colorado Class Championships    May 24 - 25, 2014    Greeley  
  June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon    June 1, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  C.S. Chess Center June Tournament    June 7, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  June Mating Game    June 10 - 17, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon    June 15, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon    June 29, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon    July 6, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  C.S. Chess Center July Tournament    July 12, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  Kansas Open    July 18 - 20, 2014    Kansas City, KS  
  Salute to Boris Spassky Chess Tournament    July 19 - 20, 2014    Palmer Lake  
  C.S. Chess Center August Tournament    August 2, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  Pikes Peak Open    August 9 - 10, 2014    Manitou Springs  
  Monument Open VI    August 16 - 17, 2014    Palmer Lake  
  Tri-Lakes Open    October 4 - 5, 2014    Palmer Lake  
  2014 (55th Annual) U.S. Armed Forces Open    October 11 - 13, 2014    Colorado Springs  
  2014 Colorado Springs City Championship    October 14 - November 4, 2014    Colorado Springs  

Scholastic Chess events are listed in the Scholastic Section.

Colorado Closed / Scholastic Closed, April 25 - 27, 2014

5 round Round Robin system tournament.
Time Control: G/90 with 30 second increment
Site: CU-Boulder Campus, University Memorial Center rooms 415/417
Entry fee: $25
Prizes: Championship sections 1st place $100, 2nd $50; Challenger sections 1st $75, 2nd $40.
Registration: online/mail-in registration only, Rounds: Rd 1 Friday, 6:30 PM Rds 2-3 Saturday, 10 AM and 4 PM; Sunday, 11:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
Entries: Randy Reynolds 1839 Thyme Court, Fort Collins, CO 80528
Phone: 970-310-4224
E-mail: randy_teyana@msn.com
Pairings:
Rd 1:3-65-41-2
Rd 2:2-64-13-5
Rd 3:6-51-34-2
Rd 4:6-45-12-3
Rd 5:1-62-53-4

Player numbers, randomly determined:
CLOSED CHAMPIONSHIPCLOSED CHALLENGER
1Randy Canney1Scott Lett
2Brian Wall2Robert Cousins
3Zach Bekkedahl3Ryan Swerdlin
4Robert Ramirez4Chris Peterson
5Lior Lapid5Marc Jimenez
6Michael Ginat6Kevin Seidler

SCHOLASTIC CLOSEDSCHOLASTIC CHALLENGER
1Isaac Martinez1Dennis Bolshakov
2Jackson Chen2William Shand
3Nabil Spann3Daniel Herman
4Justin Alter4Brady Barkemeyer
5Gunnar Andersen5Deanna Alter
6Suhaas Narayanan6Jasom Al-Adsani

Winners of Challenger sections qualify for next year's top sections if otherwise eligible.
Players are expected to play in all rounds of the tournament.

CSCA membership required
Small fee for online registration applies
Name

Colorado Senior Championship, April 26 - 27, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90 with 30 seconds increment
Site: CU-Boulder Campus, University Memorial Center rooms 415/417
Entry fee: $30 pre-regs only.
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries
Registration: online/mail-in registration only, Rounds: 10 AM, 4 PM Saturday; 11:30 AM and 5:30 PM Sunday.
Entries: Randy Reynolds 1839 Thyme Court, Fort Collins, CO 80528
Phone: 970-310-4224
E-mail: randy_teyana@msn.com
All players must pre-register - no entries accepted at the tournament. Participatioon is limited to the first 40 players who pre-register.
Held in conjunction with Colorado Closed.
Open to all players age 50 or older.
CSCA membership required, OSA
Sponsored by Colorado State Chess Association
Small fee for online entries applies
Name

Wednesday G/60, April 30, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/60 d5 (60 minutes per player, 5 second delay per move)
Site: CU Boulder UMC (see our meetup.com tournament page for more info)
Sections: Open, U1700
Entry fee: $15
Prizes: TBD based on number of entries.
Registration: No on-site registration! All players must pre-register by April 29th via our meetup.com tournament page or by contacting Charles at the email address below, Rounds: April 30, May 7, May 14, May 21. Games start at 6:45pm..
E-mail: swartzc@gmail.com
4 round Swiss system tournament (USCF Rated, 1 round per week for 4 weeks)
Two sections are planned (OPEN and U1700), but this might be adjusted after all entries are received.
For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.meetup.com/boulderchess/events/174944192/

Bobby Fischer Memorial Chess Tournament, May 3 - 4, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: 40/90, G/30; inc/30
Site: The Inn at Palmer Divide, 443 CO State Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133.
Open: Open to all
U1800: Open to U1800
U1400: Open to U1400
Entry fee: $60; Pre-registration entry fee: $55, which must be paid at the time of pre-registration.
Prizes: Cash prizes based on entry fees will be distributed at the conclusion of the event.
Registration: 8:30-9:30am, Rounds: Saturday, May 3rd: 10:00am, 4:00pm; Sunday, May 4th: 9:00am, 3:00pm..
Entries: Fred Spell
Phone: 719-491-1040
E-mail: GentlemensChessClub@hotmail.com
Go to www.GentlemensChessClub.com for pre-registration entry form.
Send pre-registrations with checks payable to: Fred Spell, 16845 Buffalo Valley Path, Monument, CO 80132.
Pre-registrations must be received and paid in full by April 30th in order to qualify for the reduced entry fee. Free morning coffee (while supply lasts) will be available. Wheelchair accessible. USCF membership required. Presented by the Gentlemen’s Chess Club.

C.S. Chess Center May Tournament, May 10, 2014

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G-75;d5
Site: Colorado Springs Chess Center, 308 W. Fillmore, Ave Ste 20, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907
8 player sections by rating: Limit of 40 players, 5 sections.
Entry fee: $15 if rec’d by 05-09-14 $20 on site.
Prizes: $50 first, $35 second for each 8 player section.
Registration: 7:45 – 8:45 AM, Rounds: Rounds: 9 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM.
Entries: Lee Simmons 2513 Alexander Road Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: 719-634-1144
E-mail: rockymountainchess@comcast.net
First come first served. Advance registration recommended. Open to first 40 entries, USCF membership required. Make checks payable to Lee Simmons.
Remember, space is limited to FIRST 40 PLAYERS..."Click here" to check availability.
Tournament Date Registering For:
Player Name\USCF ID #

Colorado State 5 minute - Blitz Championship, May 23, 2014

10 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/5;d0
Site: University of Northern Colorado, UNC Student Center Food Court, Ground level
Directions: Coming off I-25 take the Greeley exit 257 east. UNC Student Center 2045 10th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80639
Open: Open to all players. One section for all players will include class cash prizes.
Entry fee: $20.00 at site. No pre-registrations or discounts for this event.
Prizes: Cash prizes 80% paid based on entries will be paid at the end of the event. Colorado 5 minute - Blitz State Championship Trophy will be awarded to tournament winner. In case of a tie for 1st there will be a playoff to determine State Champion.
Registration: 6:00-6:45 p.m., Rounds: Rounds begin at 7:00 p.m..
Entries: Randy Reynolds 1839 Thyme Court, Fort Collins, CO 80528
Phone: 970-310-4224
E-mail: randy_teyana@msn.com
Players will play 2 games each against 5 opponents
Ratings Used: USCF Blitz ratings from the May 2014 Supplement.
Players registering after 6:45 p.m. shall receive 1/2 point byes for rounds 1 & 2. These byes will count as both of the player's non-retractable 1/2 point byes!
Not a Colorado Tour Event.
USCF Membership required.
CSCA Membership required. ($15 regular; $10 Jr./Sr.). OSA.
Wheelchair accessible.
Two non-retractable 1/2 point byes may be requested no later than the start of the third round. Byes must be taken on two consecutive rounds (1&2, 3&4, etc)
Produced and Directed by the Colorado State Chess Association.

Colorado Class Championships, May 24 - 25, 2014

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rd.1 &2, G/90,d5; Rd. 3-5, G/90 + 30 Second Increment
Site: University of Northern Colorado. UNC Student Center Panorama Room 3rd Floor
Directions: Coming off I-25 take the Greeley exit 257 east. UNC Student Center 2045 10th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80639
Master/ Expert: 2000 and above
Class A: 1800-1999 or unrated
Class B: 1600-1799
Class C: 1400-1599
Class D: 1200-1399
Class E: (under 1200)
Unrated: (no establish or provisional USCF Rating)

Entry fee: $40 if pre-registered by May 22 or $45 at tournament site.
Prizes: Cash prizes based on entries.
Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at site, Rounds: 10 a.m. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. and 3 p.m..
Entries: Randy Reynolds 1839 Thyme Court, Fort Collins, CO 80528
Phone: 970-310-4224
E-mail: randy_teyana@msn.com
Players must play in section, but Unrated players may play in Unrated or Class A section.
Winners of Class A-E sections will be asked to represent CO in Team match against NM in the Rocky Mountain Team Chess Challenge in Colorado in 2014
25% discount off advance entry fee if Junior, Senior, or unrated.
May USCF supplement used for rating/section placement.
CSCA Membership required for all rated sections, other states OK.
Colorado Tour Event
Type of Entry
Player's Name

June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon, June 1, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/120; inc/30
Site: Herman Home, 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Open: One open section; two if pre-entries suggest high enough monthly attendance.
Entry fee: See below
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries. Projected 1st $50, 2nd $40, Under prize $30 based on average 12 players monthly.
Registration: 11:45 - 12:45, Rounds: at 1 PM each date.
Entries: Shirley Herman 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: (719) 510-0169
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
Entry fee: Pay as you play or pay all four rounds. @16% early discount; @25% disc jr/sr/unr.
Early $5 per round or $20 for all four by May 24.
ATD (at the door) $6 per round or $21 for all four at round 1.
Online $6 per round or $22 for all four by May 24; early discount offset by online fees.
JR/SR/UNR Discounted as follows:
Early $3.75 per round or $15 for all four by May 24.
ATD $4.50 per round or $15.75 for all four at round 1.
Online $4.50 per round or $16 for all four by May 24.
Byes: One 1/2 point for $3 for any player by 15 minutes before the round.
All fees are refundable and transferable only at the organizers discretion and may be held for a future event.
USCF membership required.
Dates subject to change up to 2 months in advance to avoid conflict with other events not yet scheduled.
Registrants agree to sign a liability waiver upon arrival if not sooner.
Children under 13 must be supervised.
Small extra fee for online registration. Watch for cart coming soon.

C.S. Chess Center June Tournament, June 7, 2014

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G-75;d5
Site: Colorado Springs Chess Center, 308 W. Fillmore, Ave Ste 20, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907
8 player sections by rating.: Limit of 40 players, 5 sections
Entry fee: $15 if rec’d by 06-06-14 $20 on site.
Prizes: $50 first, $35 second for each 8 player section.
Registration: 7:45 – 8:45 AM, Rounds: Rounds: 9 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM.
Entries: Lee Simmons 2513 Alexander Road Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: 719-634-1144
E-mail: rockymountainchess@comcast.net
First come first served. Advance registration recommended. Open to first 40 entries, USCF membership required. Make checks payable to Lee Simmons.
Remember, space is limited to FIRST 40 PLAYERS...""Click here"" to check availability.
Tournament Date Registering For:
Player Name\USCF ID #

June Mating Game, June 10 - 17, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/30d5
Site: 104 E. Platte Ave, Colorado Springs, CO map
Entry fee: $5
Prizes: Based on entries.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2 week event, rounds 1-2 on June 10 & 3-4 on June 17.

June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon, June 15, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/120; inc/30
Site: Herman Home, 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Open: One open section; two if pre-entries suggest high enough monthly attendance.
Entry fee: See below
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries. Projected 1st $50, 2nd $40, Under prize $30 based on average 12 players monthly.
Registration: 11:45 - 12:45, Rounds: at 1 PM each date.
Entries: Shirley Herman 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: (719) 510-0169
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
Entry fee: Pay as you play or pay all four rounds. @16% early discount; @25% disc jr/sr/unr.
Early $5 per round or $20 for all four by May 24.
ATD (at the door) $6 per round or $21 for all four at round 1.
Online $6 per round or $22 for all four by May 24; early discount offset by online fees.
JR/SR/UNR Discounted as follows:
Early $3.75 per round or $15 for all four by May 24.
ATD $4.50 per round or $15.75 for all four at round 1.
Online $4.50 per round or $16 for all four by May 24.
Byes: One 1/2 point for $3 for any player by 15 minutes before the round.
All fees are refundable and transferable only at the organizers discretion and may be held for a future event.
USCF membership required.
Dates subject to change up to 2 months in advance to avoid conflict with other events not yet scheduled.
Registrants agree to sign a liability waiver upon arrival if not sooner.
Children under 13 must be supervised.
Small extra fee for online registration. Watch for cart coming soon.

June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon, June 29, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/120; inc/30
Site: Herman Home, 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Open: One open section; two if pre-entries suggest high enough monthly attendance.
Entry fee: See below
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries. Projected 1st $50, 2nd $40, Under prize $30 based on average 12 players monthly.
Registration: 11:45 - 12:45, Rounds: at 1 PM each date.
Entries: Shirley Herman 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: (719) 510-0169
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
Entry fee: Pay as you play or pay all four rounds. @16% early discount; @25% disc jr/sr/unr.
Early $5 per round or $20 for all four by May 24.
ATD (at the door) $6 per round or $21 for all four at round 1.
Online $6 per round or $22 for all four by May 24; early discount offset by online fees.
JR/SR/UNR Discounted as follows:
Early $3.75 per round or $15 for all four by May 24.
ATD $4.50 per round or $15.75 for all four at round 1.
Online $4.50 per round or $16 for all four by May 24.
Byes: One 1/2 point for $3 for any player by 15 minutes before the round.
All fees are refundable and transferable only at the organizers discretion and may be held for a future event.
USCF membership required.
Dates subject to change up to 2 months in advance to avoid conflict with other events not yet scheduled.
Registrants agree to sign a liability waiver upon arrival if not sooner.
Children under 13 must be supervised.
Small extra fee for online registration. Watch for cart coming soon.

June to July Every Other Sunday Afternoon, July 6, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/120; inc/30
Site: Herman Home, 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Open: One open section; two if pre-entries suggest high enough monthly attendance.
Entry fee: See below
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries. Projected 1st $50, 2nd $40, Under prize $30 based on average 12 players monthly.
Registration: 11:45 - 12:45, Rounds: at 1 PM each date.
Entries: Shirley Herman 1450 Old North Gate Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: (719) 510-0169
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
Entry fee: Pay as you play or pay all four rounds. @16% early discount; @25% disc jr/sr/unr.
Early $5 per round or $20 for all four by May 24.
ATD (at the door) $6 per round or $21 for all four at round 1.
Online $6 per round or $22 for all four by May 24; early discount offset by online fees.
JR/SR/UNR Discounted as follows:
Early $3.75 per round or $15 for all four by May 24.
ATD $4.50 per round or $15.75 for all four at round 1.
Online $4.50 per round or $16 for all four by May 24.
Byes: One 1/2 point for $3 for any player by 15 minutes before the round.
All fees are refundable and transferable only at the organizers discretion and may be held for a future event.
USCF membership required.
Dates subject to change up to 2 months in advance to avoid conflict with other events not yet scheduled.
Registrants agree to sign a liability waiver upon arrival if not sooner.
Children under 13 must be supervised.
Small extra fee for online registration. Watch for cart coming soon.

C.S. Chess Center July Tournament, July 12, 2014

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G-75;d5
Site: Colorado Springs Chess Center, 308 W. Fillmore, Ave Ste 20, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907
8 player sections by rating: Limit of 40 players, 5 sections
Entry fee: $15 if rec’d by 07-11-14 $20 on site.
Prizes: $50 first, $35 second for each 8 player section.
Registration: 7:45 – 8:45 AM, Rounds: 9 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM.
Entries: Lee Simmons 2513 Alexander Road Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: 719-634-1144
E-mail: rockymountainchess@comcast.net
First come first served. Advance registration recommended. Open to first 40 entries, USCF membership required. Make checks payable to Lee Simmons.
Remember, space is limited to FIRST 40 PLAYERS..."Click here" to check availability.
Tournament Date Registering For:
Player Name\USCF ID #

Kansas Open, July 18 - 20, 2014

Site: Holiday Inn, 8787 Reeder Rd., I-35 and 87th St, Overland Park, KS
Full detals available at here.

Salute to Boris Spassky Chess Tournament, July 19 - 20, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: 40/90, G/30; inc/30
Site: The Inn at Palmer Divide, 443 CO State Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133.
Open: Open to all
U1800: Open to U1800
U1400: Open to U1400
Entry fee: $50; Pre-registration entry fee: $45, which must be paid at the time of pre-registration.
Prizes: Cash prizes based on entry fees will be distributed at the conclusion of the event.
Registration: 8:30-9:30am, Rounds: Saturday, July 19th: 10:00am, 4:00pm; Sunday, July 20th: 9:00am, 3:00pm..
Entries: Fred Spell
Phone: 719-491-1040
E-mail: GentlemensChessClub@hotmail.com
Go to www.GentlemensChessClub.com for pre-registration entry form.
Send pre-registrations with checks payable to: Fred Spell, 16845 Buffalo Valley Path, Monument, CO 80132.
Pre-registrations must be received and paid in full by July 16th in order to qualify for the reduced entry fee. Free morning coffee (while supply lasts) will be available. Wheelchair accessible. USCF membership required. Presented by the Gentlemen’s Chess Club.

C.S. Chess Center August Tournament, August 2, 2014

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G-75;d5
Site: Colorado Springs Chess Center, 308 W. Fillmore, Ave Ste 20, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907
8 player sections by rating: Limit of 40 players, 5 sections
Entry fee: $15 if rec’d by 08-01-14 $20 on site.
Prizes: $50 first, $35 second for each 8 player section.
Registration: 7:45 – 8:45 AM, Rounds: 9 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM.
Entries: Lee Simmons 2513 Alexander Road Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: 719-634-1144
E-mail: rockymountainchess@comcast.net
First come first served. Advance registration recommended. Open to first 40 entries, USCF membership required. Make checks payable to Lee Simmons.
Remember, space is limited to FIRST 40 PLAYERS..."Click here" to check availability.
Tournament Date Registering For:
Player Name\USCF ID #

Pikes Peak Open, August 9 - 10, 2014

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds 1-2 G/90, d/5; Rds 3-5 G/90, 30 seconds increment.
Site: Manitou Art Center Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave. (across street from city hall)
Open: One open section.
Entry fee: $35 if rec’d by Aug. 6, $40 at site. $9 EF discount for juniors, seniors, unrated. Additional $5 discount for Supporting Members of Colorado Springs Chess Club.
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries.
Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Rounds: 10, 2:30, 7:00; 9:00 AM, 3:00.
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd., Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685-1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
CSCA required, ($15, jrs & srs 10), OSA.
Colorado Tour Event

Monument Open VI, August 16 - 17, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: 40/90, G/30; inc/30 (from move 1).
Site: The Inn at Palmer Divide, 443 State Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133.
Sections: Open
Entry fee: $40; Pre-registration entry fee: $35, which must be paid at the time of pre-registration. Send pre-registration with check payable to: Fred Spell, 16845 Buffalo Valley Path, Monument, CO 80132. Pre-registration must be received and paid in full by August 13th in order to qualify for the reduced entry fee. Go to www.GentlemensChessClub.com & click on "Upcoming Tournaments" for pre-registration form.
Prizes: Cash prizes based on entry fees will be distributed at the conclusion of the event.
Registration: Sat. Aug.16th: 8:30-9:30am, Rounds: Sat. Aug. 16th: 10:00am, 4:00pm; Sun. Aug. 17th: 9:00am, 3:00pm..
Entries: Fred Spell
Phone: 719-491-1040
E-mail: GentlemensChessClub@hotmail.com
USCF membership required.
Presented by the Gentlemen’s Chess Club

Tri-Lakes Open, October 4 - 5, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: 40/90, G/30; inc/30 (from move 1).
Site: The Inn at Palmer Divide, 443 State Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133
Sections: Open
Entry fee: $45; Pre-registration entry fee: $40, which must be paid at the time of pre-registration. Send pre-registration with check payable to Fred Spell, 16845 Buffalo Valley Path, Monument, CO 80132. Pre-registration must be received and paid in full by October 1st in order to qualify for the reduced entry fee. Go to www.GentlemensChessClub.com & click on "Upcoming Tournaments" for pre-registration form.
Prizes: Cash prizes based on entry fees will be distributed at the conclusion of the event.
Registration: Sat. Oct. 4th: 8:30-9:30am, Rounds: Sat. Oct. 4th: 10:00am, 4:00pm; Sun. Oct. 5th: 9:00am, 3:00pm..
Entries: Fred Spell
Phone: 719-491-1040
E-mail: GentlemensChessClub@hotmail.com
USCF membership required.
Presented by the Gentlemen's Chess Club.

2014 (55th Annual) U.S. Armed Forces Open , October 11 - 13, 2014

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds. 1-2 G/90 d5, Rds. 3-4 G/120 d5, Rds. 5-6 30/90, SD/60 d5
Site: Lawrence Paul Pavillion, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.
Open: Open to all Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Military Retirees, Cadets, Midshipmen, and ROTC who have a USCF Membership.
Entry fee: Free!
Prizes: Trophies/Plaques to Top 3 overall players, Top player of each DoD service on Active Duty, Top Reservist, Top Retiree, Top three Cadets/Midshipmen/ROTC, Top two each class A-D and below, Highest Upset, and USAFA Champion (top USAFA player), and other Trophies/Plaques and lots of special prizes.
Registration: 8:00-8:45, Rounds: Sat 0900-1230-1600, Sun 0900-1400, Mon 0900..
Military ID not required for access to USAFA, but all players must have an ID card (active or retiree). Two 1/2 point byes available. The 11th Armed Forces Cadet/Midshipmen Championship will be conducted in conjunction with the Armed Forces Open. AFOCC Awards ceremony to be held upon completion of tournament. The Annual Armed Forces Chess committee meeting will be held on Saturday, 10/11 at 2000 along with the 5th U.S. Armed Forces Bughouse Championship. The G/5 d0 Armed Forces Open Blitz Championship will be held Sunday 10/12 at 2000. USCF Rules. HR: $56-62, Rampart Lodge, 3130 Academy Drive, USAFA, CO 80841 www.dodlodging.net (719)333-1940. Midshipmen/cadets desiring lodging in dorms at USAFA should contact Ms Kelly Cantu at Kelly.Cantu@usafa.edu or (719)333-3230. Entries: Ernie Schlich,1370 S. Braden Cres. Norfolk, VA 23502 or preferably by e-mail to ernest.schlich@gmail.com (757)853-5296. Please include: Rank, Name, USCF ID #, current rating, and branch of service when registering for the tournament. Info: For all other (non-berthing/non-entry) questions contact Lt Col Edward Kaplan, USAF at edward.kaplan@usafa.edu. Additional details for the tournaments can be found on the 2014 AFOCC website at http://www.hrchessclub.org/. Bring clocks! FIDE. NC. NS. W.

2014 Colorado Springs City Championship, October 14 - November 4, 2014

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G90 d5
Site: 104 E. Platte Ave, Colorado Springs, CO map
Entry fee: $5
Prizes: Based on entries.
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Weekly on Tuesday, until November 4, 2014
4 week event, 1 round per night.

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