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2023 Iowa Barber/Denker/Rockefeller Qualifier
The winner of each section will have the right to represent Iowa in the Rockefeller Barber or Denker tournament of champions held concurrently with the US Open in Grand Rapids, MI July 29-Aug 1 2023.
Registration from 9:15 am to 9:45 am. Individuals registering after 9:45 am will receive 1/2pt 1st round bye.
G/60;d5 all sections
Elings Hall (Use link below to view map)
Link to tournament location map
$20 before 2/9 11:59 pm; $25 thereafter and onsite
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10:am, 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm, ASAP If a section has 8 players or fewer, there will only be 3 rounds. One ½ point bye available for each section must be requested before round 1.
• Denker: High School trophies for the top 3 and best U1400 and U1000. • Barber: Grades 6th-8th grade and trophies for top 3 and best U1200, U1000, U800, U600, and unrated. • Rockefeller: K-5 Grade Trophies top 3 best U800, U600, U400, and Unrated
membership is required
are available onsite
Send Entry Fee to
Bill Broich, 3100 Grand Avenue apt. 2e Des Moines, IA 50312
Accelerated pairings may be used in necessary. Tiebreaker: 2 rounds G15 d2 (each player will get black then white) If no winner is determined, then blitz g5 no delay or a winner is determined after two games. The winner will have the right to represent Iowa in the Rockefeller, Barber, or Denker National Tournament of Champions held concurrently with the US Open in Grand Rapids, MI July 29-Aug 1 2023. A stipend will be available to assist with travel expenses. (Estimated $300 based on last year's stipend. 2023 stipend is dependent on the availability of funds in the Iowa Scholastic Budget and the vote of the Iowa State Scholastic Board of Directors) Players must complete all games in the tournament, submit copies (scoresheets) of all their games played, and submit one annotated game to Iowa En Passant to receive the stipend.
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