Scholastic Chess of Indiana


20 Indiana Kids on the March 2019 Top 100 Lists

Each month US Chess publishes lists of the top 100 players for ages ranging from 7-18, with a second list for girls at each age. Exactly 20 Indiana scholastic players made the March 2019 lists! A trio of Indiana high schoolers lead the way with Aydin Turgut (2301 rating) ranked 8th among 14 years olds,…

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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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