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Announcement: 61st Colorado Open, September 4 - 5, 2010

Announcement: 61st Colorado Open, September 4 - 5, 2010

May 25, 2010, 4:30 PM 0

Announcement: 61st Colorado Open, September 4 - 5, 2010

61st Colorado Open, September 4 - 5, 2010
5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rounds 1-2: G/90, Rounds 3-5: 40/90, G/1.
Site: Doubletree Hotel Tech Center, 7801 East Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, CO. Phone: 303-779-6161. Hotel Rate of $79 per night if you mention Chess Tournament Rate.
Open: Open to all players. Prizes: $350-150-100, top U2000: $150-100.
Under 1800: Open to all players under 1800 and unrated. Prizes: $300-150-100, top U1600: $150-100. Unrated Player Prize Limit - $150.
Under 1400: Open to all players under 1400 and unrated. Prizes: $300-150-100, top U1200: $150-100, top U1000/Unrated: $50. Unrated Player Prize Limit - $100.
Entry fee: If received by 8/31: $40, $30 for Jr. (under 18)/Sr. (65+)/Unrated. $5 more for late registration after 8/31.
Prizes: $2500 based on 100 entries, in 3 sections. 50% of All Prizes Guaranteed.
Registration: 8:00-9:30am. Players registering after 9:30am will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1, Rounds: 9/4,10am, 2pm, 530pm; 9/5, 9am & 3:30pm. CSCA Annual Meeting will be held between rounds 4-5 at 230pm.
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Road, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Phone: 719-685-1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
Colorado Tour Event
CSCA membership required ($15, $10 Jr/Sr), OSA.
One ½ point bye available. ½ point byes for rounds 1-4 may be requested at any time. Last round ½ point byes must be requested before round 1 and are irrevocable.

There are a multitude of things to do and places to visit while you are here in the Denver area which makes this a trip for the whole family!


My review of this tournament from last year is on my blog,
The competition will be tough in the Open section this year with Life Master Brian Wall, GM Dasheveg Shravadorj, IM Michael Mulyar, and promising junior Tyler Hughes chasing the crown.

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