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  Indiana's Top Players (2019)

State Champ
Blitz Champ

Aydin Turgut

Reserve Champ

Akarsu Celik

Quick Champ
Braydon Povinelli
James Cates
Class A
Bernard Parham II
Ruoxiao Xia
Brian Benson
Class B
John Herr

Class C
Alex Cheng
Class D/u
Travis Daniel

Senior Champ
James Mills

Upcoming Events Summary
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June 27, 2020
Northern Indiana Open

July 24-26 2020
Indiana State Championship

July 25, 2020
Indiana State Blitz Championship

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The 2020 Northern Indiana Open has been canceled.

Saturday May 23, 2020, at 12pm (CST). 
Let's Get Busy ONLINE!!

Online at Internet Chess Club (ICC)
USCF Online Quick Rated Tournament. Time control will be 10 2 (10 minutes with 2 second increment). 4 round Swiss. 

Entry Fee is only $5, and Cash Prizes will be paid back. $$ To Be Determined Based on Attendance. 

The games in this tournament will affect only your online quick rating; they will not affect any of your over-the-board ratings. ICC membership will be free for all who wish to participate (See Below). YOU MUST BE A USCF MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE.

Registration, and entry fee payment in advance is required. Received by 5/21. Mail to: Craig HInes 613 North Park Dr. Evansville, IN 47710. Checks payable to: Craig Hines.

For new players to ICC, you will need to register a Handle (online nickname), and get a free membership on ICC. Go to: and click on Signup to register for your 6 month free membership, and THEN, please contact Terry Winchester (tacticaltal on ICC), or via email . You can leave a message on ICC, telling him who you are, and your handle. You can also phone him at 812-773-7834. You will then be added to our group, and will be able to play. PLEASE do this BEFORE you send your entry fee.

State Team Champions (2016)

Team Nd4: Mike Herron, Nate Criss, Jay Carr, Glenn Snow

2020 Southern Indiana Open Results

For event reports and stories of 2019 and before, please see the Archives. April 2, 2020.

Site update: 5/26/2020

Web Editor
Terry Winchester