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UPCOMING EVENTS!  Chess and More Chess!
Details Below...In a Nutshell:

 
1)  Indiana Blitz and Quick Champs, Two Intense Chess Events, All in One Day, South Bend, Indiana.  March 7, 2015
2)  Indiana Memorial Tournament, May 9, 2015, Indianapolis

 
 
Blitz and Quick - Saturday, March 7, 2015, South Bend, Indiana
Signups through Mat Leach...see tournament details.
Space is limited!  Sign up early.
 

03/07/15 ISCA Blitz Championship

Gillespie Center, 53995 SR 933, South Bend, IN 46637.5SS Double-Round (1 game with each color vs an opponent each round) G5; d0 Sections: Open and Reserve (U1600) Rounds: 9am, 9:45, 10:30, 11:15, 12:00pm Open: 1st $300, 2nd $150, Top X, A, B $75. Reserve: 1st $200, 2nd $100, Top C, D, E/Under $50 (Based on 32, 50% Guaranteed) EF: Open $25, Reserve $15Dues: Indiana residents must be ISCA Members. Adults $15, Young Adult (24 & younger) $10, Junior (17 & under) $8. Membership is good for 1 year. Entry Info: Seating is limited to 32 players per section. Blitz ratings used for pairings and prizes, if no Blitz than Quick rating used, if a player has no Blitz or Quick rating then Regular will be used. Please notify TD Mathew Leach via email at leachmat@gmail.com to reserve your spot today! An updated list of players will be available on the ISCA website www.indianachess.net/isca each week starting in December. A copy of the list will be emailed back to you as part of your confirmation. If all spots are taken, you may opt to go on a waiting list. If unable to attend after signing up, notify the TD via email no later than Saturday, February 28th. All entry fees collected on site. Cash or checks accepted, NO Credit Cards. Bring own equipment, none provided.

 

03/07/15 ISCA Quick Championship

Gillespie Center, 53995 SR 933, South Bend, IN 46637.5SS, G20; d0 Sections: Open and Reserve (U1600) Rounds: 2pm, 3, 4, 5, 6 Open: 1st $300, 2nd $150, Top X, A, B $75.Reserve: 1st $200, 2nd $100, Top C, D, E/Under $50 (Based on 32, 50% Guaranteed) EF:Open $25, Reserve $15 Dues: Indiana residents must be ISCA Members. Adults $15, Young Adult (24 & younger) $10, Junior (17 & under) $8. Membership is good for 1 year. Entry Info:Seating is limited to 32 players per section. Quick rating used for pairings and prizes, if no Quick then Blitz rating used, if a player has no Blitz or Quick rating then Regular will be used. Please notify TD Mathew Leach via email at leachmat@gmail.com to reserve your spot today! An updated list of players will be available on the ISCA website each week starting in December. A copy of the list will be emailed back to you as part of your confirmation. If all spots are taken, you may opt to go on a waiting list. If unable to attend after signing up, notify the TD via email no later than Saturday, February 28th. All entry fees collected on site. Cash or checks accepted,NO Credit Cards. Bring own equipment, none provided.


Indiana Memorial - Saturday, May 9, 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana
May 9th, 4SS, G60, d10, Church of  The 
Nativity, 7300 N. Lantern Rd., Indianapolis, IN., 46256. In 2 Sections: OPEN andU1800, EF: $50 if  by  May 2nd, later $60, $25 for Players 13 and
under(count as half entry) ,PF $2025,based on 50 entries , OPEN: 1st $350,2nd  $200, 3rd $100 ,Top U2000
$125,  Top Upset in Open $100 ,U1800: 1st $250, 2nd
$150, U1600/U1400/U1200 each 1st $150, 2nd $75, , Top
Upset in U1800 $75; Registration 8:15-9:00,Rds. 9:30AM, 12:30, 3:00, 6:00PM, Entries: Advance :
Indianachess.org or mail to: Roger Norris,2703 Wallace Ave., Terre Haute,
IN., 47802,Email: rnorris@ma.rr.com812-878-6517, ISCA membership Required,
OSA, 1 bye if before Rd.2, NO LAST RD. BYES
 
Registration open soon on this site on the 'Tournament Registration'  Tab


 

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     Congratulation John Cole on winning the  
     Indiana State Chess Championship 2014

                   held at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute.



Find the rating report here:
CLICK HERE for the rating report

 


 
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The Indiana State Class Championships 2014 were held in Bloomington with 65 players participating

As for the results:

Congrats to 2014 Class D State Champion Benjamin J Pitchkites
Congrats to 2014 Class C State Champion Artur C Wake III
Congrats to 2014 Class B State Co-Champions Dallas Loven and James F Davis
Congrats to 2014 Class A State Champions Jonathan Zhou and Andy S Porter

Congrats to 2014 State Class Champion Steffen Thieme


Please find the USCF rating report here:
http://www.uschess.org/assets/msa_joomla/XtblMain.php?201408101792.0-13232760

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  Class E was held as a separate tournament (Saturday only)
that was battled out mostly between young players from Bloomington
and several Indianapolis areas.
Thank you -here again- for the fabulous work of Coach and Organizer Gerry Roberts.


As for the results
Congrats to the Co-Class E State Champions Ryan O'Donohue and Daniel Chaim Larsen
Please find the USCF rating report here:

http://www.uschess.org/assets/msa_joomla/XtblMain.php?201408090892-15109663

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Upcoming Events
Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 6
Indiana Memorial Open 2014

26th of April 2014

4 Rounds Swiss System Game in 60, delay 10

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 2930 Waterfront Parkway W Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46214.
Prizes: $2160 (b/60) Played in 2 Sections.
Open: 1st $450 (300 guaranteed), 2nd $300, U2100 $200, U1900 $200.
Under 1800: 1st $300, 2nd $210, U1700 $200, U1500 $160, U1300 $140.
EF: $50 online at indianachess.com or mailed by 4/23, $60 online after 4/23 or onsite.
Discounts: $25 less for players rated under 1300 or $25 less for players under 13 years of age.
Discounted players count as 1/2 entries, $25 deducted from prize.

Schedule: Reg. 9:15 to 10:15 am, Rounds start at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 4pm, 7pm.
All sections: Limit 1 half point byes, must commit before rd 2.
Ent: ISCA, PO Box 3030, Indianapolis, IN 46206.
Questions/Info: info@indianachess.org, 317-721-CHES. Advance entries posted online.
ISCA membership/OSA required