2016 Team Finals

The 2016 SCI Team Finals will be moving to a new host school this year.  We are excited to announce that Morton High School in Hammond will host the event on March 19, 2016. Teams will compete at the regional level in 8th grade & under, 6th grade & under, and 3rd grade & under […]

2016 Individual Regional Information


Information on registering and competing in the 2016 Individual Regional tournaments is now posted here.  Last year over 800 scholastic players in grades K-12 competed at the regional level for the opportunity to advance to the State Finals.  Last years High School Champion, Sean Vibbert, earned $7000 in scholarships during high SCI career! Regional tournaments will […]

SCI Girls Championships Conclude

The 2015 SCI Girls State Championship saw 15 young ladies compete for the opportunity to play in the Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational and  the USCF National Girls Invitational tournaments this summer. Top seeded, 7th grade student from Canterbury School in Ft. Wayne, Peishanika Arnold scored a perfect 4-0 to claim the championship.  Arnold will compete in […]

2015 Team State Finals

Over 600 players assembled at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Terre Haute to compete for the 2015 SCI Team Championships on March 21, 2015. Teams qualified over the past several weekends at one of five regional competitions in Goshen, Hammond, Indianapolis, Mt. Vernon, and Terre Haute. Players competed as four-person teams in one of four […]

Cross-Vibbert 1/24/15

Annotations by Sean Vibbert 1.c4 I was expecting to see the English opening at some point in this tournament, and I had plans to not allow the symmetrical variation. 1…c5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 Nc6 4.Nf3 d5 This is one of the only lines that avoids the symmetrical variation and gives an imbalance to the position. […]

2015 Individual State Finals

Nearly 300 players participated at the 26th Annual SCI Individual State Finals on January 24, 2015 at Pike High School in Indianapolis.  Champions were crowned in seven divisions based on grade and rating.  Six of the seven divisions were won with a perfect score. In the 12th & Under Championship division, senior Sean Vibbert was […]

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