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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).
 
April 15, 2017 South Suburban Chess Wars XXI (U800 Division& $250.00 to Grand Champion) - Illinois
Glenwood Chess Center @1 South Rebecca Street, Glenwood Il. 60425. see ICA (Illinois Chess Association) listing

May 6th, 2017 Ben Harris Chess Open - Bloomington

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 100 N State Road 46; Bloomington, IN 47408, $15 (before April 15); $25 (April 15 to April 22nd (10pm)); $30 if registred on site. To register online, download the Registration Form and send it (along with payment) to: BISCC, ATTN: Neal Abdullah P.O. Box 8422 Bloomington, IN 47407 OR Click here to register online.


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
April 16, 2017 Glenwood Chess Club $10Tournament - Free Entry Fee for Club Members! Sunday,   $10 Tournament. Where: Glenwood Chess Club @ The Blakey Center.  Address: 1 South Rebecca Street Glenwood IL 60425 5 rounds G/10;d2.  EF free for Glenwood Chess Club members and $10.00 for non-members. Cash only at the door. USCF RATED Registration 9-9:45am 1st round 10am 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th ASAP. A Please bring chess sets, clocks.  You may register for this event online and become a member at www.glenwoodchessclub.com. Any questions? Email: kennethwindmon@gmail.com

MAY 13, 2017 2017 Late Spring 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.


May 20, 2017 ISCA Memorial – Indianapolis  Register Now  
4/SS, G/60 d10. Church of the Nativity, 7300 N. Lantern Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256.

In 2 Sections: OPEN and U1800, EF: $40 by May 14, $60 cash/credit onsite. Prize fund: $1400 b/50. OPEN: 1st $300, 2nd $200, Top U2000 $100. U1800: 1st $250, 2nd $150, Top U1600 U1400 each $100. Special prizes: Top Senior (60+) and Scholastic in each section $50. Registration: 8:15-9:00. Rounds: 9:30AM, 12:30PM, 3:00, 6:00. Entries: Advance at indianachess.org or mail to Roger Norris, 2703 Wallace Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47802, email: rnorris@ma.rr.com, 812-878-6517. ISCA membership req'd, OSA, 1 bye if requested before Rd.2, NO LAST RD. BYES.

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.