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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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(... 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).

March 23-25, 2018 - 22nd Annual Mid-America Open - St. Louis, MO


March 31, 2018 - 2018 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:, 1 bye if before Rd.2, NO last rd. byes, NS, NC, W.

April 20-22, 2018 - 77th Indiana State Chess Championships and Blitz Championships -
Indianapolis Register Now

A Heritage Event  A State Championship Event  6 Grand Prix Points
Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport, 2501 S. High School Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46241.
3day 5/SS, 30/90, SD/60 d5, 2day Rd. 1 & 2 G/90 d5.
RESERVE (U1800): 5/SS, G/90 d5.
HR: $112 by 3/21.
Ph: 317-244-6861.

PRIZES: $$3,000(b/80) Open:
1st, $500+plaque (plaque - IN. res. only), $400, Top X, A $300ea.; Reserve: 1st $500+plaque (plaque - IN. res. only), $400, Top C, D/Under $300ea.
3day Fri.6-6:30PM, 2day Sat.8:30-9:30AM.

3day Rd.1 Fri. 7PM, Sat.10, 4, Sun. 9:30, 4; 2day Sat. 9, 12:30 then merge,
1/2pt bye available Rd. 1-4, request before Rd. 2.
Top bd. per section broadcast live at

$55 by 4/13, $70 onsite, Reentry $25, player 13yrs and under $30 by 4/13, $45 onsite, $5 discount to ISCA members. ENTRIES: OR Mail to: Mathew Leach, 4010 Parkwood Circle, Apt. 2A, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

June 9, 2018 - Northern Indiana Open (Elkhart) Register Now

4SS, G/70 d5. Hilton Garden Inn, 3401 Plaza Ct., Elkhart, IN 46514. HR: $109 by 5/9.  EF: $45 by 5/9, $50 by 6/3, $60 onsite, all $5 less to ISCA members.  Reg.: 8:00-8:45AM.  Rds.: 9am-12pm-3pm-6pm.  Prizes: $1200 b/40, $300-$200, A,B,C,D/below each $150, Top Senior (60+) and Junior each $50.  Entries in advance at or mail to 700 S. Main St., Elkhart, IN 46516.  Email:  1 bye if claimed by rd. 2, last rd. byes ineligible for prizes.