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Indiana State Chess Hall of Fame Members

Those who have been inducted in honor of their Service to Chess in Indiana

**The Indiana State Chess Hall of Fame was formed 2002. The year following the name is the year member earned eligibility, and then was officially inducted in 2002. 

 

2002

+ Glen Donley  (State Champion 1943)

Robert J. Fischer

 

2003
+ Robert J. Rice
+ John T. Campbell
+ Thomas J. Harris

Roger E. Blaine

 

+indicates deceased


Players who have won at least 4 State Championships or 3 Consecutively

 

Name, Year Inducted**, (Total Championships Won - Last Awarded)
+ Donald O. Brooks,  1956,       (7 – 1962)
+ Edward Vano,  1970,               (7 – 1979)
Emory Tate,  2005,                      (6 – 2007 *3 Consecutively 2007)
Dennis V. Gogel,  1980              (6 – 1984 *4 Consecutively 1981)
Lester L. Van Meter,  1989         (5 – 1993)
Jim H. Dean,  2004                    (4 – 2004)
+ John Van Benten,  1946         (*3 Consecutively 1946)