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(updated 10/18/2014 Steffen - 2013-2014 Membership Director)

     October 24-26 or 25-26 
     Indiana State Chess Championship 2014

               5 Rounds Swiss System, 40 moves in 120 minutes, with 60 minutes for the rest of the game, delay 5 seconds
      -short form is 5SS, 40/120, SD 60, d5-
      (2-Day Schedule Rd 1 G/45, d5)

                Olin Hall, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47404.

$1670 based on 50 paid entries
    Played in 2 Sections

                                             PRIZES (details):
                                             Championship (Open): 1st $400, 2nd $275, 3rd $175, U2000 $125
                                             Reserve (Under 1900): 1st $250, 2nd $150, U1700 $125, U1500 $100, U1300 $70


                                             Entry Fee: $40 online or postmarked by 10/18, $55 after/onsite.
                                             Discount: 13 years old or younger in Reserve section ONLY
                                             $25 online or postmarked by 10/18, $35 after/onsite

                                             Schedule: (3-day) Registration 10/24  5:30 to 6:30 pm,
                                             Rds. (FRI 10/24) 7 , (SAT 10/25) 12-6:30, (SUN) 9:30, 4:30
                                             Schedule: (2-day)
Registration 10/25 8:30 to 9:30 am, Rd 1 (SAT 10/25) 10, then merge with 3-day.

                                             All sections:
Limit 2 half point byes, must commit before rd 2.

                                             USCF October supplement ratings used


                                             REGISTER ONLINE WITH CC PAYMENT BY USING THE LINK BELOW
                                                                                      ===>>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

                                             or make a check payable to ISCA (Indiana State Chess Asociation)
                                             and mail it to ISCA, P.O. Box 3030, Indianapolis, IN 46206


                                  Questions/Info: or

Click here to see the list of registered players


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:

  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:


Please find the USCF rating crosstable about the

72nd Indiana State Chess Championship


Congratulations to the 2013 Co State Champions, Luis Flaquer and John Cole


Flaquer and 2012 State Champion, Cole finished with 4.5 out of 5 drawing only each other.
Both made short work of potentially dangerous opponents in Round 1(click to view Smith,W-Flaquer)
and Round 2(click to view Smith,G-Cole).

When the top two seeds squared off in Round 3(click to view Cole-Flaquer)
a topsy-turvy draw was the result and both players won out in the final rounds.

Special thanks to Tournament Directors Steve Steppe & Roger Blaine
and all the volunteers that helped make this event a success.


Annual ISCA Meeting

The October 2013 membership meeting will hopefully prove as productive as it was long.
The 2013-2014 ISCA officers were elected as follows:

President: Drew Hollinberger

Vice President: Craig Hines

Secretary: Roger Blaine

Treasurer: Ben Pitchkites

Membership Director: Steffen Thieme

Editor: John Cole

Historian: Gordon Simons

Director-at-large: Arthur Wake

(new elections being held October 26 2014)



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 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:, 317-721-CHES. Advance entries posted online.
ISCA membership/OSA required