81 players from 8 states battled in 5 rounds at the Indianapolis Action Championship on Saturday! There were 3 sections: Championship, Amateur, and Novice.
GM Aleksandr Lenderman (2655) won clear first place in the Championship section with 4.5/5. His last round draw was against clear 2nd place finisher Mitch Fishbein 4/5 (2230)
The Amateur section was won by Shouryesh Chanda (1798) and Alec Tang (1781) each with 4.5/5. Mitchell (1651) and Benedum (1571) tied for 3-4th places.
The Novice was won by Shreyansh Chanda (1377) with 4.5/5. William Hamilton (1323) and Cole Welton (1247) finished 2-3rd with 4/5.
Hats off to the young Chanda brothers for winning their respective sections!
Thanks to everyone that could make it to the event. It was planned on short notice so again thanks for your patience and support of BC Chess Club.
And a big thank you to Cathy Pilarski and Broadway United Methodist Church for allowing us to use the venue.
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