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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.


  DCC Year End Tuesdays Tournament    November 3, 2015 - March 1, 2016    Denver  
  2016 Colorado Correspondence Championship    January 2 - December 31, 2016      
  DCC February Tuesdays    February 2 - 23, 2016    Denver  
  North Gate February Wednesdays    February 3 - 17, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Denny's Grand Slam February Thursdays    February 4 - 25, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  CSCC February Swiss Tuesdays    February 9 - 23, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  IHOP Quick Chess Third Friday    February 19, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Loveland Open    February 20 - 21, 2016    Loveland  
  North Gate Quick Rated Increment Time Pressure Practice    February 24, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    February 27, 2016    Arvada  
  GCC Leonard Nimoy Memorial    (Canceled)    February 27, 2016      
  CSCC March Swiss Tuesdays    March 1 - 22, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Denny's Grand Slam March Thursdays    March 3 - 31, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Spring Into Action    March 5, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  DCC March Tuesdays    March 8 - 29, 2016    Denver  
  Colorado Springs Open    March 12 - 13, 2016    Manitou Springs  
  Boulder Open    March 18 - 20, 2016    Boulder  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    March 26, 2016    Arvada  
  Family Chess Knight with the Colorado Avalanche    April 3, 2016    Denver  
  Cabin Fever Reliever    April 5 - 12, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  WIM Mariam Danelia Lecture and Simul    April 15, 2016    Denver  
  2016 Denver Open    April 16 - 17, 2016    Denver  
  April Quick    April 19 - 26, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Summit School of Chess Tournament Series    April 30, 2016    Arvada  
  CSCC May Swiss Tuesdays    May 3 - 31, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Colorado Ironman Quick #1    May 14, 2016    Denver, CO  
  Colorado Ironman Classical #1    May 14 - June 11, 2016    Denver  
  CSCC June Swiss Tuesdays    June 7 - 28, 2016    Colorado Springs  
  Colorado Ironman Blitz #1    June 11, 2016    Denver, CO  
  Colorado Ironman Dual    July 16, 2016    Denver, CO  
  Pikes Peak Open    August 13 - 14, 2016    Manitou Springs  
  Colorado Ironman Quick #2    August 20, 2016    Denver, CO  
  Colorado Ironman Classical #2    August 20 - September 17, 2016    Denver, CO  
  Colorado Ironman Blitz #2    September 17, 2016    Denver, CO  
  Winter Springs Open    December 3 - 4, 2016    Manitou Springs  

Scholastic Chess events are listed in the Scholastic Section.

DCC Year End Tuesdays Tournament, November 3, 2015 - March 1, 2016

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/70; d05
Site: Third Christian Reform Church at 2400 S. Ash, Denver, CO 80222
Directions: One block East of S. Colorado Blvd. on Wesley. Please use rear entrance.
Open: Open to all USCF members
Entry fee: DCC members $6 per night or $30 for all 6 rounds, Non DCC members $8 and $45
Prizes: Based on entries.
Registration: 6:30 - 7:15pm, Rounds: begins at 7:30pm.
Entries: At the door each Tuesday.
Phone: 303 883 2684
E-mail: liencam2 @yahoo.com
Rounds on Nov. 3,10,17 and Dec. 1,8,15. One round each Tuesday. Only one bye may apply to a players score, with regards to winning prize money. Last round bye must be requested before the start of the penultimate round. Causal players and spectators are welcome.

Due to a winter storm, the last round of this tournament, was postponed till the first Tuesday in March, so as to not disrupt our regular monthly DCC Tuesday tournaments. The DCC apologizes for any inconvenience this postponement causes for the players involved.


2016 Colorado Correspondence Championship, January 2 - December 31, 2016

Time Control: 10 moves in 30 days, time duplication after 20 days, 30 days vacation/yr.
Site: www.iccf-webchess.com
Entry fee: $20
Prizes: Free entry to 2017 Colorado Correspondence Championship for the winner of each section, $25 credit towards a correspondence tournament for winner of Championship Section.
Entries: Randolph Schine 8101 E Dartmouth Ave #15, Denver, CO 80231
E-mail: cscaemailcc@gmail.com
Registration Deadline: December 15th, 2015
Make the check out to CSCA.
CSCA membership required
A state championship tournament
For USCF correspondence rules, see http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7521/393/
Multiple sections if 10 or more entries.
If entries warrant multiple sections, there will be a championship section and reserve section(s). The championship section will be consisted of two former champions, up to three top finishers from the 2014 tournament, and at least two players who qualify by rating.


DCC February Tuesdays , February 2 - 23, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/70; d5
Site: Third Christian Reform Church at 2400 S. Ash, Denver, CO 80222
Directions: One block East of S. Colorado Blvd. on Wesley. Please use rear entrance.
Open: Open to all USCF members
Reserve: If the number of entries warrant, there will be a reserve section added.
Entry fee: DCC members $6 per night or $20 for all 4 rounds, Non DCC members $8 or $30 for all, $2 per round discount for children under 12
Prizes: Based on entries. Paid the Tuesday following event by check at club meeting or mailed.
Registration: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m., Rounds: 7:30 each Tuesday.
Entries: At the door each Tuesday.
Phone: 303 883 2684
E-mail: liencam2@yahoo.com
One round each Tuesday. Only one half-point bye may apply to a player's score with regard to winning prize money. Last round half-point bye must be requested before the start of the penultimate round. Casual players and spectators are welcome.

North Gate February Wednesdays, February 3 - 17, 2016

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: Smashburger, 3604 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (near King Sooper's at Academy Blvd.)
Open: One section open to all USCF members.
Entry fee: $5 onsite or online includes 3 rounds over 3 weeks (1 game a week)
Prizes: Cash based on 100% entries. No expenses deducted.
Registration: 5:50-6:05, Rounds: 6:15 p.m. on 3 Wednesdays in February.
Entries: Shirley Herman 1450 Old North Gate Rd.
Phone: (719) 510-0169 SMS available
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
One half-point bye allowed for any round. Players will be paired once paid even if they are not present at pairing time. Forfeit fee is $5.
Player Name/USCF ID
Contact Info (email/phone)


Denny's Grand Slam February Thursdays, February 4 - 25, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: 8125 Academy Blvd N, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Directions: At the corner of N Academy Blvd and Voyager PKWY. Just off I-25 exit 150
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 for all 4 rounds in February, Colorado Springs Chess Club supporting members $5 discount. Pay per round option: $4 per round ($2 per round for Colorado Springs Chess Club Supporting Members)
Prizes: Based on entries, will pay out 80% to prizes
Registration: 5:30 to 6:00, Rounds: 6:15 every Thursday.
Entries: Earle Wikle
Phone: 937-559-2502 sms available
E-mail: earle.wikle@gmail.com
One half point bye, if requested 5 min. before round time, is available for any round, but half point bye for round 4 must be requested before round 3 begins. Chief TD Earle Wikle assumes all financial responsibilities related to this tournament.

CSCC February Swiss Tuesdays, February 9 - 23, 2016

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 includes 3 rounds over 3 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members).
Prizes: Based on entries.
Registration: About 6:00 pm until 6:45 pm each week, Rounds: 7:00 pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Player responsibility: Players must check-in prior to 7:00pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email).

IHOP Quick Chess Third Friday, February 19, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24; d/5
Site: IHOP, 8065 Academy Blvd N, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Directions: Just off exit 150 on I-25 near Voyager Parkway
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $5 and $4 for CSCC supporting members.
Prizes: Based on entries, will pay out 80% to prizes
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm, Rounds: Start at 6:50 and each round one hour thereafter..
Entries: Earle Wikle
Phone: 937-559-2502 sms available
E-mail: earle.wikle@gmail.com
One half point bye, if requested 5 min. before round time, is available for any round, but half point bye for round 4 must be requested before round 3 begins. Chief TD Earle Wikle assumes all financial responsibilities related to this tournament.

Loveland Open, February 20 - 21, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: 40/120 G/60; d5 for all time controls
Site: Larimer County Fairgrounds, McKee Community Building, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, CO 80538.
Directions: I-25 to exit 259. Head East to Fairgrounds Ave. light and turn left. Watch for the arched entrance on the left.
Open: Open to all USCF members and unrated.
Loveland: Open to all USCF players rated UNDER 1877 and unrated.
Santa Fe: Open to all USCF players rated UNDER 1610 and unrated.
Entry fee: $40 ($35 if rec'd by Feb. 18th)
Prizes: Based on entries.
Registration: 8-9:30 AM, Rounds: 10 AM, 4 PM; 9 AM, 3 PM..
Entries: Randy Reynolds 1839 Thyme Court, Fort Collins, CO 80528
Phone: 970-310-4224
E-mail: randy_teyana@msn.com
25% discount off advance entry fee if Junior, Senior, or unrated.
TD reserves the right to combine top two sections if there is low participation in either section.
USCF membership required.
Reg.Options
Name/Section


North Gate Quick Rated Increment Time Pressure Practice, February 24, 2016

3 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/5 minutes; +24 second increment; Quick Rated Only
Site: Smashburger, 3604 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (near King Sooper's at Academy Blvd.)
Open: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $3
Prizes: Cash based on entries
Registration: 5:50-6:05, Rounds: Begin at 6:15 p.m. and run back-to-back.
Entries: Shirley Herman
Phone: (719) 510-0169 SMS available
E-mail: shirley@northgatechess.com
3 or more round Swiss System depending on number of entrants and how long the rounds last.

Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, February 27, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Unrated: 5 rounds G/30. Rated: 4 rounds G/45
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church 7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
U800: K-1 (U800) 2-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800)
Rockies: (U1000)
Avalanche: (U1400)
Broncos: (Open/Adults can play!)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee is $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee is $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35 Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) Sign up for the entire series - $125!! (Save over 10%)
Prizes: Trophies for 1st - 5th place per division. Cash prizes for Broncos Division. School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall.
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend) , Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM..
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
See full details here.

GCC Leonard Nimoy Memorial    (Canceled), February 27, 2016

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CSCC March Swiss Tuesdays, March 1 - 22, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 includes 4 rounds over 4 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members).
Prizes: Based on entries.
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Player responsibility: Players must check-in prior to 7:00pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email).

Denny's Grand Slam March Thursdays, March 3 - 31, 2016

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: 8125 Academy Blvd N, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Directions: At the corner of N Academy Blvd and Voyager PKWY. Just off I-25 exit 150
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $12 for all 5 rounds in March, Colorado Springs Chess Club supporting members $5 discount. Pay per round option: $4 per round ($2 per round for Colorado Springs Chess Club Supporting Members)
Prizes: Based on entries, will pay out 80% to prizes
Registration: 5:30 to 6:00, Rounds: 6:15 every Thursday.
Entries: Earle Wikle
Phone: 937-559-2502 sms available
E-mail: earle.wikle@gmail.com
Two half point byes, if requested 5 min. before round time, are available for any round, but half point bye for round 5 must be requested before round 4 begins. Chief TD Earle Wikle assumes all financial responsibilities related to this tournament.

Spring Into Action, March 5, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24 5 second delay Quick rated only OR G/30 5 second delay dual rated. Please specify time control choice.
Site: MCM Elegante' Hotel 6450 N. Academy Blvd. Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918
Based on entries: Players grouped by rating
Entry fee: $16 if received by 3/3/2015. $20 at the door, CASH ONLY
Prizes: Cash prizes based on entries.
Registration: Registration is from 7:30 to 8:30 and ENDS at 8:30. Entries accepted after 8:30 ONLY if odd number of players., Rounds: Round One begins at 9:00.
Entries: Make checks payable to Lee Simmons 2513 Alexander Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: 719-634-1144
E-mail: rockymountainchess@comcast.net
Open to all USCF members.
Please bring proof of membership, memberships not available on-site.
NAME AND USCF I.D.


DCC March Tuesdays, March 8 - 29, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/70; d5
Site: Third Christian Reform Church at 2400 S. Ash, Denver, CO 80222
Directions: One block East of S. Colorado Blvd. on Wesley. Please use rear entrance.
Open: Open to all USCF members
Entry fee: DCC members $6 per night or $20 for all 4 rounds, Non DCC members $8 or $30 for all, $2 per round discount for children under 12
Prizes: Based on entries. Paid the Tuesday following event by check at club meeting or mailed.
Registration: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m, Rounds: 7:30 each Tuesday.
Entries: At the door each Tuesday
Phone: 303 883 2684
E-mail: liencam2@yahoo.com
One round each Tuesday. Only one half-point bye may apply to a player's score with regard to winning prize money. Last round half-point bye must be requested before the start of the penultimate round. Casual players and spectators are welcome.

Online registration is available here


Colorado Springs Open, March 12 - 13, 2016

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds 1-2 G/90 with 5 seconds delay; Rds 3-5 G/90 with 30 seconds increment
Site: Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave.
Open: One open section
Entry fee: $35 if rec'd by 3/9, $40 at site. $5 discount for juniors, seniors, unrateds. Additional $5 discount for Supporting Members of Colorado Springs Chess Club
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries
Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 AM., Rounds: 10 AM, 2:30 PM, 7:00 PM Saturday; 9 AM, 3 PM Sunday.
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd., Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685 1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
Second day Byes must be requested before Round 1.
CSCA membership required: $15, juniors & seniors $10. OSA
Colorado Tour Event
Richard Buchanan is the chief TD and organizer and assumes all financial responsibilities related to this tournament.


Boulder Open, March 18 - 20, 2016

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: 3-day: G/90 30 sec inc; 2-day: Rd. 1-2: G/60 d5, Rd. 3-5: G/90 30 sec inc
Site: Flatirons Room, Best Western Plus Boulder Inn, 770 28th St, Boulder, CO 80303. Website at www.boulderinn.com
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1700 and unrated.
Entry fee: $35 by 3/16. $40 on site.
Prizes: Based on entries.
Entries: Jackson Chen 5653 Stoneybrook Drive, Broomfield, CO 80020
E-mail: jackson@chenjackson.com
3-Day Schedule: Registration: Fri. 6-7 PM; Rounds: Fri: 7PM; Sat: 10AM, 4PM; Sun: 9AM, 3PM?
2-Day Schedule: Registration: Sat. 8:30-9:30 AM, Rounds: Sat: 10AM, 1PM, 4PM; Sunday: 9AM, 3PM. (Note last three rounds are merged between the two schedules)
$9 discount for Juniors, Seniors, and Unrated.
USCF and CSCA membership required. (Other state membership accepted)
Colorado Tour Event.
Discounted room rate to be announced.


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, March 26, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Unrated: 5 rounds G/30. Rated: 4 rounds G/45
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church 7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
U800: K-1 (U800) 2-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800)
Rockies: (U1000)
Avalanche: (U1400)
Broncos: (Open/Adults can play!)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee is $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee is $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35 Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) Sign up for the entire series - $125!! (Save over 10%)
Prizes: Trophies for 1st - 5th place per division. Cash prizes for Broncos Division. School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall.
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend) , Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM..
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
See full details here.

Family Chess Knight with the Colorado Avalanche, April 3, 2016

Site: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir, Denver, CO 80204
Entry fee: $31 which includes Chess Lesson with NM Todd Bardwick, food voucher, Avalanche giveaway prizes for the kids, and ticket to Avalanche game against the St. Louis Blues. Family Chess Knight starts at 4:45 pm; Avalanche game starts at 6:00pm.
Prizes: Avalanche prizes
Entries: Bailey McHugh
Phone: 303-405-1661
E-mail: bmchugh@pepsicenter.com
Registration: www.avstix.com/familychessknight16, see flyer at www.ColoradoMasterChess.com

Cabin Fever Reliever, April 5 - 12, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/30; d/10
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $5 includes 4 rounds over 2 weeks (2 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members (club donates $5 to prize fund for each CSCC Supporting Member entry).
Prizes: Based on entries
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com


WIM Mariam Danelia Lecture and Simul, April 15, 2016

Site: Embassy Suites Southeast, 7525 E. Hampden Ave. Denver CO. 80231.
Directions: 1 mile east of I-25 on Hampden. On the north side behind a Chase bank.
Entry fee: $50, or $40 for DCC members. Lecture and spectating is free.
Prizes: Win, $100. Draw, $50
Entries: Randolph Schine 8101 E. Dartmouth Ave,. #15, Denver CO 80231-4258
Phone: 303-695-7839 or 720-300-7544
E-mail: randolphschine@comcast.net
Event: Entertaining lecture from 6:00 to 7:00pm, followed immediately by the simul. Lecture is open to all. Simul is limited to 25 players.
Online entries at denverchess.com and at the door if not previously sold out.
In conjunction with the 2016 Denver Open, April 16-17. Special combo entry fee for the simul and tournament, $85. DCC members, $70. Join the DCC on or before the day of the events and receive the discounted entry. 10 Embassy Suites rooms available 04/15 thru 04/17 for a reduced rate of $115 per night, if reserved by 03/18/2016. Price includes: a 2 room suite that comfortably sleeps four, a made to order gourmet breakfast for 4 people, and a happy hour from 5:30-7:30pm serving drinks and snacks. Phone 303-696-6644 and mention chess tournament.


2016 Denver Open, April 16 - 17, 2016

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Saturday, G/90; d5. Sunday, G/90; inc30
Site: Embassy Suites Southeast, 7525 E. Hampden Ave. Denver CO. 80231.
Directions: 1 mile east of I-25 on Hampden. On the north side behind a Chase bank.
Sections: Open, U1800, U1500
Entry fee: $50 if received by 04/13/16, $55 at the door. DCC members, $40 at any time. $10 discount for all female players.
Prizes: $4000, based on 125 entries. Open: 1st, $700; 2nd, $400; 3rd, $200; u2100, $100; u1950, $100 U1800: 1st, $600; 2nd, $300; 3rd, $200; u1700, $100; u1600, $100 U1500: 1st, $500; 2nd, $250; 3rd, $150; u1400, $100; u1300, $100 Special Prize: Cassia Women's Prize: Best score in any section; $125, 2nd best score; $75. Prize will be in addition to any other prize won by the female player. (WIM not eligible)
Registration: 8:00-9:15am, Rounds: Saturday; 10:00am, 2:30pm, 7:00pm. Sunday; 10:00am, 3:00pm.
Entries: Randolph Schine 8101 E. Dartmouth Ave,. #15, Denver CO. 80231-4258
Phone: 303-695-7839 or 720-300-7544
E-mail: randolphschine@comcast.net
Online entries at denverchess.com.
USCF and CSCA membership required. Unrated players are only eligible for place prizes in the Open section. If playing in the U1800 section, prize will be restricted to $150, if in the U1500 section, $100. Only one half point bye will apply to a players score with regards to winning prize money. A last round bye will be scored as zero, but will not be considered a withdrawal. Special prize and discounted women's entries courtesy of Ann Davies. Thank you very much, Ann. The Denver Open is in conjunction with the Mariam Danelia lecture and simul, Friday evening, April 15th. Special combo entry fee for the simul and tournament, $85. DCC members, $70. Join the DCC on or before the day of the events and receive the discounted entry. 10 Embassy Suites rooms available 04/15 thru 04/17 for a reduced rate of $115 per night, if reserved by 03/18/2016. Price includes: a 2 room suite that comfortably sleeps four, a made to order gourmet breakfast for 4 people, and a happy hour from 5:30-7:30pm serving drinks and snacks. Phone 303-696-6644 and mention chess tournament.


April Quick, April 19 - 26, 2016

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/24; d/5
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 includes 6 rounds over 2 weeks (3 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members.
Prizes: Based on entries
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com


Summit School of Chess Tournament Series, April 30, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Unrated: 5 rounds G/30. Rated: 4 rounds G/45
Site: Trinity Presbyterian Church 7755 Vance Dr., Arvada, CO 80003
U800: K-1 (U800) 2-3 (U800) 4-6 (U800) 7-12 (U800)
Rockies: (U1000)
Avalanche: (U1400)
Broncos: (Open/Adults can play!)
Entry fee: Pre-Registration Fee is $20 if received one week prior to tournament date. Late Registration Fee is $25. Broncos (Open/Adult) Fee: $30; Late Registration Fee: $35 Discounts: (Except Open/Adult Section) Sign up for the entire series - $125!! (Save over 10%)
Prizes: Trophies for 1st - 5th place per division. Cash prizes for Broncos Division. School Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall.
Registration: 8:00-8:30 AM, Players meeting is at 8:30 AM (all players must attend) , Rounds: Round 1 starts at 9:00 AM. There is a 30 minute break for lunch from 12:00-12:30 PM..
Entries: Jesse Cohen
Phone: 720-243-1450
E-mail: jessercohen@gmail.com
See full details here.

CSCC May Swiss Tuesdays, May 3 - 31, 2016

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 includes 5 rounds over 5 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members).
Prizes: Based on entries
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Player responsibility: Players must check-in prior to 7:00pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email).

Colorado Ironman Quick #1, May 14, 2016

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/12 + 3i
Site: Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/qspWFKgGSM72
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800 and unrated.
Entry fee: $35 if received by May 13, 2016, $40 on-site
Prizes: Based on entries. 70% of gross entries to tournament prizes 15% gross entries to ironman prizes
Registration: 3:00pm-4:15pm, Rounds: 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 8:15pm, 9:00pm.
Entries: Christofer Peterson 1621 Long Bow Ct Lafayette CO, 80026
Phone: 720-340-7515
E-mail: christoferjpeterson@gmail.com
Be sure to check out the slow games happening prior to this event.
Colorado Ironman Event
ONLINE REGISTRATION
USCF membership required: renew or join here
Highest of blitz, quick, and regular ratings used for sectioning, prizes, and ironman placement
Ironman Points: 16 per win, 8 per draw


Colorado Ironman Classical #1, May 14 - June 11, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/75 + 30i
Site: Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/qspWFKgGSM72
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800 and unrated.
Entry fee: $35 if received by May 13, 2016. $40 on site. Play on just one day for half the price.
Prizes: 70% of gross entries to tournament prizes 15% gross entries to ironman prizes
Registration: 8:00-9:15am 5/14 and 6/11, Rounds: Round 1: 9:30am May 14, 2016 Round 2: 1:00pm May 14, 2016 Round 3: 9:30am June 11, 2016 Round 4: 1:00pm June 11, 2016.
Entries: Christofer Peterson 1621 Long Bow Ct Lafayette CO, 80026
Phone: 720-340-7515
E-mail: christoferjpeterson@gmail.com
Be sure to check out the quick tournament happening the first two rounds and the blitz event happening after the second two rounds.
Colorado Ironman Event
ONLINE REGISTRATION
USCF membership required: renew or join here
Highest of blitz, quick, and regular ratings used for sectioning, prizes, and ironman placement
Ironman Points: 24 per win, 12 per draw


CSCC June Swiss Tuesdays, June 7 - 28, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90; inc/30
Site: Ballroom in the Acacia Apartment Building, 104 E. Platte, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Sections: One section open to all USCF members
Entry fee: $10 includes 4 rounds over 4 weeks (1 game / week); $5 discount for CSCC Supporting Members. $4 for one night ($2 for CSCC Supporting Members).
Prizes: Based on entries
Registration: About 6:00pm until 6:45pm each week, Rounds: 7:00pm.
Entries: Paul Anderson
Phone: (719) 459-9612 SMS available
E-mail: cschess@juno.com
Player responsibility: Players must check-in prior to 7:00pm on the day of the round to be paired (in person, by phone, by text, or by email).

Colorado Ironman Blitz #1, June 11, 2016

8 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Double G/5
Site: Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/qspWFKgGSM72
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800 and unrated.
Entry fee: $30 if received by June 10, 2016, $35 on-site
Prizes: Based on entries, 70% of gross entries to tournament prizes 15% gross entries to ironman prizes
Registration: 3:00pm-4:15pm, Rounds: 4:30pm, 5:05pm, 5:40pm, 6:45pm, 7:20pm, 7:55pm, 8:30pm, 9:05pm*.
Entries: Christofer Peterson 1621 Long Bow Ct Lafayette CO, 80026
Phone: 720-340-7515
E-mail: christoferjpeterson@gmail.com
Be sure to check out the slow games happening prior to this event.
USCF Blitz rules will be used.
Colorado Ironman Event
ONLINE REGISTRATION
USCF membership required: renew or join here
Highest of blitz, quick, and regular ratings used for sectioning, prizes, and ironman placement
Ironman Points: 6 per win, 3 per draw

*round times are estimations


Colorado Ironman Dual, July 16, 2016

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/30 + 15i
Site: Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/qspWFKgGSM72
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800 and unrated.
Entry fee: $40 if received by July 15, 2016, $45 on-site
Prizes: Based on entries. 70% of gross entries to tournament prizes 15% gross entries to ironman prizes
Registration: 8:30-9:45am, Rounds: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 4:00pm, 6:30pm, 9:15pm.
Entries: Christofer Peterson 1621 Long Bow Ct Lafayette CO, 80026
Phone: 720-340-7515
E-mail: christoferjpeterson@gmail.com
For details about the Colorado Chess Ironman
ONLINE REGISTRATION
USCF membership required: renew or join here
Colorado Ironman Event
Highest of blitz, quick, and regular ratings used for sectioning, prizes, and ironman placement
Ironman Points: 16 per win, 8 per draw


Pikes Peak Open, August 13 - 14, 2016

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds 1-2 G/90 with 5 second delay; Rds 3-5 G/90 with 30 seconds increment
Site: Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs
Open: One open section
Entry fee: $35 if rec'd by 8/10, $40 at site. $5 discount for juniors, seniors, unrateds. Additional $5 discount for Supporting Members of Colorado Springs Chess Club
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries
Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 AM., Rounds: 10 AM, 2:30 PM, 7:00 PM Saturday; 9 AM, 3 PM Sunday.
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd., Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone: buckpeace@pcisys.net
E-mail: (719) 685 1984
Second day Byes must be requested before Round 1.
CSCA membership required: $15, juniors & seniors $10. OSA
Colorado Tour Event
Richard Buchanan is the chief TD and organizer and assumes all financial responsibilities related to this tournament.


Colorado Ironman Quick #2, August 20, 2016

6 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/12 + 3i
Site: Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/qspWFKgGSM72
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800 and unrated.
Entry fee: $35 if received by May 13, 2016, $40 on-site
Prizes: Based on entries. 70% of gross entries to tournament prizes 15% gross entries to ironman prizes
Registration: 3:00pm-4:15pm, Rounds: 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 8:15pm, 9:00pm.
Entries: Christofer Peterson 1621 Long Bow Ct Lafayette CO, 80026
Phone: 720-340-7515
E-mail: christoferjpeterson@gmail.com
Be sure to check out the slow games happening prior to this event.
Colorado Ironman Event
ONLINE REGISTRATION
USCF membership required: renew or join here
Highest of blitz, quick, and regular ratings used for sectioning, prizes, and ironman placement
Ironman Points: 16 per win, 8 per draw


Colorado Ironman Classical #2, August 20 - September 17, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/75 + 30i
Site: Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/qspWFKgGSM72
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800 and unrated.
Entry fee: $35 if received by August 19, 2016. $40 on site. Play just one day and at half price.
Prizes: Based on entries: 70% of gross entries to tournament prizes 15% gross entries to ironman prizes.
Registration: 8:00-9:15am (8/20 and 9/17), Rounds: 9:30am 8/20, 1:00pm 8/20, 9:30am 9/17, 1:00pm 9/17.
Entries: Christofer Peterson 1621 Long Bow Ct Lafayette CO, 80026
Phone: 720-340-7515
E-mail: christoferjpeterson@gmail.com
Be sure to check out the quick tournament happening the first two rounds and the blitz event happening after the second two rounds.
Colorado Ironman Event
ONLINE REGISTRATION
USCF membership required: renew or join here
Highest of blitz, quick, and regular ratings used for sectioning, prizes, and ironman placement
Ironman Points: 24 per win, 12 per draw


Colorado Ironman Blitz #2, September 17, 2016

8 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/3 + 2i
Site: Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/qspWFKgGSM72
Open: Open to all current USCF members (rated and unrated).
Reserve: Open to all USCF members rated under 1800 and unrated.
Entry fee: $30 if received by 9/17, 2016, $35 on-site
Prizes: Based on entries, 70% of gross entries to tournament prizes 15% gross entries to ironman prizes
Registration: 3:00pm-4:15pm, Rounds: 4:30pm, 5:05pm, 5:40pm, 6:45pm, 7:20pm, 7:55pm, 8:30pm, 9:05pm*.
Entries: Christofer Peterson 1621 Long Bow Ct Lafayette CO, 80026
Phone: 720-340-7515
E-mail: christoferjpeterson@gmail.com
Be sure to check out the slow games happening prior to this event.
USCF Blitz rules will be used.
Colorado Ironman Event
ONLINE REGISTRATION
USCF membership required: renew or join here
Highest of blitz, quick, and regular ratings used for sectioning, prizes, and ironman placement
Ironman Points: 6 per win, 3 per draw

*round times are estimations


Winter Springs Open, December 3 - 4, 2016

4 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: G/90 with 30 seconds increment
Site: Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs
June: Open
July: U1800 and Unrated
August: U1400 and Unrated
Entry fee: $35 if rec'd by 12/2, $40 at site. $5 discount for juniors, seniors, unrateds. Additional $5 discount for Supporting Members of Colorado Springs Chess Club
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries
Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 AM., Rounds: 10 AM, 4 PM Saturday; 9 AM, 3 PM Sunday.
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd., Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685 1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
Second day Byes must be requested before Round 1.
CSCA membership required: $15, juniors & seniors $10. OSA
Colorado Tour Event
Richard Buchanan is the chief TD and organizer and assumes all financial responsibilities related to this tournament.


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