Scholastic Chess of Indiana

Snow on the Ground, Must be SCI Regional Time

I hope everyone is enjoying the snow as we get ready to introduce 2017. – Entries are flooding in for the 2017 SCI Individual Championships.  Regional tournaments can be found at the same locations as last year – Goshen, Hammond, Indianapolis, Mt. Vernon, and Terre Haute.  Complete information can be found here. – The first…

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Regional Tournaments for SCI Individual Championships Registration Open

Parents & Coaches, Online registration for the 2017 SCI Individual Championships is now open at scichess.org/register.  The online registration process has a few upgrades this year.  If you created an account last year, your old login should work on this new system as well. Regional tournaments will be held in the same locations – Jan.…

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Website Updates Around the Corner

SCI participants and families, This past spring and summer, we have been working hard at making some upgrades to the website to make tournament registration a little easier and more user friendly.  While I believe there is always work to be done, you will notice a few (hopefully welcome) changes as we move into next…

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2016 Team Finals – Four Teams Crowned

Nearly 700 scholastic players, representing more than 150 teams, gathered at Morton High School in Hammond this past weekend to compete for the title of Team Champion in four divisions. In the 12th grade & under division, top-seeded Canterbury School (Ft. Wayne) won with a perfect 5-0 in match points.  Team members were Jonathan Zhou,…

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2016 Team Finals Annoucements

Parents & Coaches, Just a few announcements as we are less than a week from the Team State Finals. 1.  We are adding a parents/coaches meeting approx 30 minutes after the start of the first round.  This will take place in the Morton High School auditorium.  In particular we would like to focus on using…

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Feb. 27 Regional Results Posted

Three team regional events concluded this past Saturday in Goshen, Hammond, and Terre Haute.  130 more teams have qualified for the Team State Finals to be held on March 19 at Morton High School in Hammond.  Teams that have qualified can register for the State Finals here no later than March 8.  High School team registration…

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Team Finals Hotel Information

The following hotels are available for Team State Finals in Hammond.  These are the closest available hotels (approx 2.5 miles) to Morton  High School and offer a “chess block” price: Fairfield – $119.99   7720 Corinne Drive Hammond, Indiana 46323 1-866-481-5253 Courtyard – $129.99   7730 Corinne Dr, Hammond, IN 46323    1-866-481-5253 Residence Inn – $139.99  7740…

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Team Regional/Finals Deadlines

Parents & Coaches – Please note the following deadlines that are approaching regarding the Team Regional and Finals competitions: Feb. 3 – Mailing deadline for ALL REGIONAL tournaments (K-8 teams only).  Online registration will continue. Feb 10 – Online registration deadline for Mt. Vernon Regional. Feb. 24 – Online registration deadline for Goshen, Hammond, and…

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2016 Individual Championships Final Results

Full results of this weekend’s Individual Championships are now posted here.  Congratulations to the nearly 300 players that qualified at the regional level to compete in this event.  $4000 in scholarships were awarded to winners of the championship sections. In the 12th grade & Under, Sam Witwer won 3.5/4 to claim the Paul “Teddy” Jocobi…

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