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Here is a listing of the tournaments around the State, *and other tournaments that may present a scheduling conflict for our organizers that we know about. If you wish to have your tournament advertised here, please send an email to me, or by by clicking the link below.

* List has been updated to provide Indiana organizers who are planning events with possible conflicting dates.

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PLAYERS:
Please make sure your clock is set correctly when the game begins, and you know how to stop it to summon a TD. Also, please learn how to set your own clock! It is the responsibility of the players, and not the Tournament Director, to know how to operate their own clock.
 
 

 RECURRING EVENT
(... and the First SUNDAY of Even Numbered Months).
Wabash Chess Tourney - Wabash, Indiana (this event will always be the 1st Sunday of even numbered months).
The Access Youth Center, 74 West Canal Street, Wabash,  IN 46992  3-rounds; G/:85 (with 5-sec. delay); USCF Membership required; Quads (or mini swiss); brief check-in at 9:30; Rounds at 10, 12:45, 3:30 SHARP (also join us for Quads on other even numbered months, Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., Dec.); EF $25 (includes coffee & donuts, lunch, drinks & snacks); 75% of entry fee goes to prize fund, the rest goes to feed you, as there is not a nearby restaurant. You MUST enter in advance - by the Friday before the tourney, please as I need to plan for food quantities, and also I do some recruiting if we have odd numbers. This event may be coupled with a few amateurs playing skittles in the afternoon. Send entries to Terry LeMaster 35 E Market St, Wabash, In 46992, email, cell: 260-571-7802 (Call or Text).
 

June 17, 2017 2017 Owensboro June Open UPDATED TO MATCH TLA PRIZE FUND

4SS, G/70; d5, Horizon Place, 2220 E. 18th Street, Owensboro, KY 42303. EF: $25  (No checks at site). Reg: 8:30-9:15, 1st Rd 9:30, others ASAP. PF: (based on 14)  1st $79, A, B, C, U1400, each $59.  ENT:  Charles Jones, 1916 Sussex Pl., Owensboro, KY 42301. 270-683-5705, cell 270-316-8577.  1 bye if before round 2, NO last round byes. Email: chuckjones33@msn.com .  NS, NC, W.

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

June 24   2017 Northern Indiana Open Elkhart

4SS, G/60 d10. Hilton Garden Inn, 3401 Plaza Ct., Elkhart, IN 46514. EF: $40 in advance by 6/18, $55 cash/credit onsite. Reg.: 8:15-9:00AM. Rds.: 9:30, 12:30, 3:00, 6:00. Prizes: $1000, b/30, 1st $250, 2nd $150, A,B,C,D/E, each $100, $50. Entries in advance at indianachess.org or mail to (must be rcvd by 6/18) Gerry Roberts, 700 S. Main St., Elkhart, IN 46516. Email: gerry_roberts@ymail.com, cell 574-343-0149, ISCA membership rqrd/OSA. 1 bye if claimed by RD. 2, NO LAST RD BYES.   REGISTER NOW

July 8, 2017 2017 Summer Open - Evansville

4SS, G/70, d/10, St. Mark`s Lutheran Church, 2300 Washington Ave, Evansville, IN., 47714 EF: $25,(No checks/cards at site), Reg: 8:30-9:15, 1st Rd 9:30, others ASAP. PF (based on 16) 1st $120,A, B,C,D/E, Each $60, ENTRIES: Craig Hines, 613 North Park Dr., Evansville, IN, 47710, , cell 812-618-8700,email:Mrsci2740@hotmail.com, 1 bye if before Rd.2, NO last rd. byes, NS,NC,W.


July 21-23, 2017 U.S. Senior Open Minnesota
US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20
6SS, G/90+inc 30, must be 50 years old by July 21. St. Olaf College, Buntrock Commons, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., Northfield, MN. $45 chess rate dorm single, $72 double; see www.chessweekend.com for rates for nearby hotels. Please reserve early. July supplement used.EF:$100 USPS or online by 6 pm July 7, $110 USPS or online by 6 pm July 14, $120 online until 6 pm July 20 and at door until 12:30pm.chessweekend.comfor moreinfo and complete details. Prizes: $5,000 b/80paid entries: $1300-800- 500, U2200 $500-300, U2000 $275-125, U1800 $275-125, U1600 $275- 125, U1300 $275-125. Unrated eligible for overall or U1300 prizes only. Plaque to top player in each age category: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70- 74, 75+. Players may win both a cash award and an age award.One 1/2point bye available for any round, must commit before end of round2. Rounds:Friday 1:00pm & 6:00pm, Saturday 9:30am & 3:00pm, Sunday 9:30am & 3:00pm.Side events:Thursday eveningGM Simul,BlitzSaturday after R4,Awards banquetafter R6.Entries:Make checks payable and send to: Chess Weekend, 21694 Doud Ct., Frankfort, IL 60423, or online at chessweekend.com.Info:chessweekend.com, 815-955-4793 before 8 pm. Chess Weekend will provide sets, boards; please bring clocks.


July 21-23, 2017 U.S. Junior Open Minnesota
US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
6SS, G/90+ inc 30. St. Olaf College, Buntrock Commons, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., Northfield, MN. $45 chess rate dorm single, $72 double; see www.chessweekend.com for rates for nearby hotels. Please reserve early. July supplement used.EF:$60 USPS or online by 6 pm July 7, $70 USPS or online by 6 pm July 14, $80 online until 6 pm July 20 and at door until 12:30pm.Sections(based on age as of 1/1/17): U21, U15, U11, U8.chessweekend.comfor more info and complete details. Prizes(based on age as of 1/1/17): U21 $500 cash plus entry in the 2018 U.S. Jr. Closed Championship; plaques to top 5 overall; plaque to top age 18, 17, 16, 15, U15; U15 trophies to top 10 overall, trophies to top age 14, 13, 12, 11, U11; U11 trophies to top 10 overall, trophies to top age 10, 9, 8, U8; U8 trophies to top 10 overall, trophies to top age 7, 6, U6.Team prizes:Trophies to top 3 club or school teams in each section, top 3 scores will count toward team total.One 1/2 point bye available for any round,must commit before end of round 2. Rounds:Friday 1:00pm & 6:00pm, Saturday 9:30am & 3:00pm, Sunday 9:30am & 3:00pm.Side events:Thursday eveningGM Simul,BlitzSaturday after R4.Entries:Make checks payable and send to: Chess Weekend, 21694 Doud Ct., Frankfort, IL 60423.Info:chessweekend.com, 815-955-4793 before 8 pm. Chess Weekend will provide sets, boards; please bring clocks.


Jul 22, 2017 ISCA Class Championships - Indianapolis

4/SS, G/75 d5.  Indianapolis Airport Crowne Plaza, 2501 S. High School Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46241. Ph: 317-244-6861. In 5 sections: Master/Expert, A, B, C, D/below. May play up one class. Sections combined as necessary. Prizes (50% guaranteed): $$1800 b/50, M/X $250, $150, A, B, C, D/below $200, $150. Reg.: 8:30-9:00. Rds.: 9:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm. EF: $50 if rec’d by 7/15, $65 onsite. ISCA membership req’d, OSA. 1 bye if before RD.2, no last rd. byes. Ent: indianachessorg or mail to: Gerry Roberts, 700 S. Main St., Elkhart, IN 46516, 574-343-0149. July ratings used.

July 29, 2017, St. Joseph Grade School Chess Tournament, South Bend
Open to adults and kids.The Ackles Center across the street from St. Joseph Grade School in South Bend (711 E Colfax Ave, South Bend, IN 46617). Time: round 1 at 9am (players meeting at 8:45am); all rounds as soon as possible after that. Three USCF rated sections: 1) K-3, U500: 5SS, G25 d5; 2) U1000: 4SS, G40 d5; 3) Open: 3SS, G55 d5. Prizes: trophies for the winners and runner ups of the lower sections; open section winner and runner up will split 60% of open section sign-up fees ($40/$20 based upon 10 registrants). Entry fee: $10, to by payed on-site by cash or check. Registration deadline is Thursday, July 27. Further details and registration here. All questions should be directed to Todd Walatka (twalatka@nd.edu).