Scholastic Chess of Indiana

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Indiana Teen Leads Team to U.S. Amateur North 1st Place Finish

Indiana scholastic chess had another great performance in a high-level tournament as Culver Academy 9th grader Aydin Turgut led his team to a first place finish at the 2019 U.S. Amateur North tournament (held in Schaumburg, IL on February 15-17). Aydin’s team (“Liquid Knightrogen”) finished in a three-way tie for first place with 4.5/5 points,…

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Indiana Players at the 2018 K-12 Nationals

This is the first post in what we hope will be a regular series of stories celebrating the accomplishments of Indiana scholastic chess players. We’ll focus mainly on major events outside of the state, but I’m sure we’ll find some in-state successes to celebrate as well. If you have a story you would like to…

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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.…

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