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  • DCC June 2022 Report trying too hard to win a drawn position and then blundering away the draw...

    DCC attendance continues to grow. I began writing these monthly DCC reports with the DCC Year End Report in 2014. Quoting myself, "...with the relatively low average turnout of 18 players...". Then in the DCC January 2019 Report, i have this: "...For the first time we averaged over 60 players for each round." Thus, I can't tell you how pleased I am to report that... Read more >>

    6/29/2022 at 8:13pm Views: 156

  • DCC May 2022 Report

    ... it's clear that all three sections are highly competitive.

    Clearly the Denver Chess Club is doing something right. As you can see in the heading photo, it isn't just old men playing chess at the DCC. After the fantastic registration for the recent Denver Open, we once again had over 100 players playing at least one game on Tuesday night. I imagine that the USCF loves us since we are signing up new USCF members on a regular basis. What I most... Read more >>

    6/2/2022 at 11:51am Views: 371

  • DCC 2022 Denver Open

    ... and the very few playing disputes were settled quietly, quickly, and without quibble.

    I don't think there are enough superlatives in the Oxford English Dictionary to describe what an awesome tournament the DCC 2022 Denver Open was. It may well have been the highest attendance of any chess tournament ever held in Colorado. ONE HUNDRED and EIGHTY EIGHT - yes 188 - players registered to play in the annual premier Denver Chess Club tournament. Note: Tim Brennan has informed me... Read more >>

    5/25/2022 at 2:57pm Views: 532

  • DCC April 2022 Report

    ... players who are making the DCC one of the best chess clubs anywhere. 

    This month is special for all Colorado chess players. I'm sure we all remember the 2019 Denver Open where the DCC staged the biggest and best open chess tournament ever in Colorado. This year we would really like to see a record attendance of 190 players, from all across the country here in Denver, Colorado over the May 20-22 weekend. Warm up Friday afternoon with a Blitz tournament, then enjoy... Read more >>

    5/1/2022 at 9:49am Views: 498

  • John Brezina's America Cup Report

    "...  Alice Lee would face Tatev Abrahamyan and set up an incredible confrontation."

    Quoting John Brezina: "After a nearly two year absence of spectators at chess tournaments, I’m thrilled to be back in St. Louis covering a new tournament for the best players in America. The American Cup hosts eight of the best male players and eight of the best female players in a new and exciting double elimination format. The matches start out in classical chess and move to rapid and... Read more >>

    4/29/2022 at 9:04pm Views: 215

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