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Please check the links above for news and events from around the State

Upcoming Events


2016 State Champion

July 30-Aug. 7, 2016
117th Annual US Open Indianapolis

August 20, 2016
Owensboro August Open
Owensboro, KY
Aug 26-28, 2016
11th Annual Indianapolis Open
Sept. 17, 2016
Northern Indiana Open
Welcome to the Indiana State Chess Associaition (ISCA). We are the official state affiliate of the U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) for Indiana.

ISCA runs several State Title events throughout the year, including the Individual State Championship, State Class Championships, and State Team Championship, among others.

Membership is open to players of all ages, and entitles players to compete for our State Title events.
Thank you for visiting our web page, and we hope to serve all Indiana residents with quality chess events throughout the years to come.
Please note that in an attempt to keep the front, or Home, page free and clear of loads of information, requiring a lot of page scrolling, and to keep download times at a minimum, all of the news from around the state will be available through links, as in the above, center navigation. Apologies for any confusion.
Andy Porter,
New Albany

 Road to the Open Winners
The following players have accepted the award to participate in the U.S. Open to be held in Indianapolis July 30-August 7, 2016. Congratulations, Good Luck, and a hearty "Play Well" to everyone.                      
  • Josh Bousum, 2000
  • Bernard Parham II, 1987
  • Richard Arnold, 1759
  • Shawn Marcum, 1509

Site Update: 7/27/2016

Web Editor
Terry Winchester


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