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Chess in Indiana Vol XIV No. 4 Dec 2001


  • 5/17/2018 Chess in Indiana Vol XIV No. 4 Dec 2001


    Volume XIV Number 4

    I N S I D E T H IS I S S U E :~ - Indiana State Championship Results and Games ( begins page 4- Reserve games begin page 14)~ - 2nd Annual Challenge Championship is Coming Soon! (pages 12-13 & 22) MCC Team Challenge (page 16).i-SCA's Top-Rated Players (page 23) President's Message (page 3) & Mailbag (page 3)J .. - Chess Blindness (page 19) Chesterton September Open Games (page 20)Ji - Tactics Gallery (page 9)& Upcoming ISCA Events (back cover) & Challenge Championship Brochure (page 12-13

    JASON R Doss -- 2001 INDIANA STATE CHAMPION!Jonathan Lewis (above right) wins Reserve Title on Tie-Breaks; Kevin Krenk (below right - presented with plaque by ISCPresident Gary Fox) first in Beginners open - also on tie-breaks

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    I I ISCA DirectorsPRESIDENT: Gary Fox134 Wheatland AveLogansport IN 46947Ph. (219) 722-4965E-mail: garyjfox@juno.comVICE PRESIDENT: Mike Zabawa647 Geeting DrAnderson IN 46012Ph. (765) 644-1139E-mail:mzabawa@acsc.netSECRETARY: Thomas J. Harris8117 Farmhurst Ln.Indianapolis IN 46236Ph. (317) 823-7498E-mail:tharris78@home.comTREASURER: Roger E. BlainePO Box 353Osceola IN 46561Ph. (219) Jay Carr105 Diplomat Ct Apt 2Beech Grove IN 46107Ph. (317) 786-0218E-mail:stentorpub@msn.comPUBLICITY DIRECTOR: Wick Deer7875 Cardinal Cove S DrIndianapolis IN 46256E-mail: Wickdeer3@cs.comE-mail: (files)Wickdeer@aol.commSTORIAN: Wick Deer7875 Cardinal Cove S DrIndianapolis IN 46256E-mail:Wick@surf-ici.comE-mail: (files)MEMBERSIDP DIRECTOR: Joseph A. Riegsecker55605 County Road 33Middlebury IN 46540-8740Ph. (219) 825-9218Fax: (707) 929-8950E-mail:joepye@concentric.netSCHOLASTIC DIRECTOR: John Cole2525 College AveGoshen IN 46528Ph. (219) 533-5057E-mail:tinytal@yahoo.comWEB DIRECTOR: David Frey2460 Arbor Lake .Ln Apt 821Indianapolis IN 46268Ph. (317) 334-1298E-mail:Dave@fooltothink.comDIRECTOR-AT-LARGE: Steve Steppe53 E. Antler DrTerre Haute IN 47802Ph. (812)

    ISCA Membership Fees:RegularJunior (Under 18)FamilySubscription:Affiliate:School Affiliate

    $12.00/yr$ 6.00/yr$ 3.00/yr (addtl at same addr.)$ 10.00/yr$ 17.00/yr$ 10.00/yr (H.S. or below)

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    Editor: Jay A. CarrPrinterlPublisher: Bill Corbin - UN PrintingContributors: Roger Blaine, Pat Baker, Lester Van Meter,Ken Hamilton, Les Kistler, George Kamber, Dan FeinsteiJosh LewisProofreading: Tom Cook, Jay Carr-Contributing Photographers: Lester VanMeter, Tom CookLes Kistler

    I I ~ ISCA Champions ~Indiana State Champion: Jason DossState Reserve Champion: Jon LewisClass Champions: M- John Cole IE-Josh Bousum, A-KFyr, B-Ben Inskeep, C- Garrett Smith & Jesse BenderJames Longuski, E - Jason CrismoreState Team Champions: "Nd4" (consisting of: Mike HeGlenn Snow, Jay Carr, Tom Harris)State Quick Chess Champion: Bernard Parham (Sr.)State Blitz Champion: John ColeState Blitz Reserve Champion: Bernard Parham (JT.)State H.S. Blitz Champion: John Dale BeetyISCA SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONS:HS Champion: John Cole9th & Under Champion: Curtis "Tyler" Anderson6th & Under Champion: Cameron Donis3rd&Under Champion: Daniel Ryker9th & Under Junior Varsity Champion: Matthew Krause6th & Under Junior Varsity Champion: Kevin KrenkGrade Champions: Grade 12: Michael Hade Grade 11: VaGrade 10: Jeff Bauman Grade 9: Michael Honderich Grade 8Jonathan Lewis Grade 7: Mark Bauman Grade 6: Michael HarGrade 5: Cameron Donis Grade 4: Evan Hanley Grade 3: DanRyker Grade 2: Alex Pappas Grade 1:Mitchell BroughtonKindergarten: Alek Jansen Pre-kindergarten: David RykerTEAM CHAMPIONS:High School: Terre Haute South Vigo HS (Terre Haute)9th & Under: Michigan City JHS (Michigan City)8th & Under: Goshen MS (Goshen)6th & Under: Edgelea Elementary (Lafayette)3rd & Under: Canterbury School (Ft Wayne) & OrchSchool (Indianapolis)PATRON MEMBERS: Gold: Joe Alford & Kurt BridghaBronze: Ken Hamilton

    December 2001
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    President's Message: (121512001)1 would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a wonderful and happyholiday season. This fall has beenextremely busy for me and thatincludes several activities ISCAhas been working on. Our WebSite is under construction; thisproject, led by David Frey (ournew Web Director), has manynew enhancements and benefitsfor our membership. The IndianaState Chess Hall of Fame is nowin place and you can get moreinformation about that listed laterin the magazine. The 2002Indiana State ChallengeChampionship is in motion anddates are set for the Preliminariesin January and Finals in March. 1would like to thank Wick Deerfor his assistance. He will bedirecting the Preliminaries and the Challenge Companion #3 at the Glendale Mallsite. Glendale Mall is a nice site, and if you have not played chess there I highlyrecommend itRafDe winner for Challenge Championship clockI would like to congratulate Richard Neely. He is the proud winner of the GardeDigi tal Chess Clock. Richard lives in Three Rivers, Michigan, and acquired hist icket at one of the Middlebury tournaments directed by Joe Riegsecker. Thanksto Joe for his help in distributing tickets. On behalf of the Indiana State ChessAssociation 1 would like to thank everyone that supported the ChallengeChampionship. The rafIle cleared $288 which will go to the prize fund of the2002 Challenge Championship.Big Thanks go to Tom ByersTom served onthe Board of Directors for the past two years, and due to changesin the structure of the board he lost his director at large seat Tom is verydedicated to Indiana Chess and you could always count on him when a volunteerwas needed. The next time you see Tom give him a firm handshake and a pat onthe back but be careful he will give you an earful if you stick around too long.Gary FoxPresident,

    Editor's Comments, Issue Contents, & Other News:On the Cover:Jason Doss, back home again in Indiana af ter a lengthy sojourn in Texas, tookhome the title in the 60th Annual Indiana State Championship. Jonathan Lewiswon the Reserve trophy on tiebreaks over Mark Neff & Nathan Keith; KevinKrenk & Victor Legaspina (not pictured) tied with s - o in the Beginners Open,with Kevin taking 1" on tiebreaks.This Issue's Contents:Most of this issue's coverage relates to the State Championship, although we alsohave worthy material from Lester VanMeter, George Kamber, and Ken Hamiltonon other events and items of interest. We've included a page of positions from thestate tournament to let readers 'match wits' with the participants in this year 'sevent. Hope you enjoy the positions.Places to Visit:Be sure to log in frequently to for all the latest news andcrosstables of Indiana Events. Ifyou hold an event, no matter how big or small,make sure you write a paragraph or two for Joe Riegsecker or David Frey, ourISCA Web Director to include in the news section. It' s also a great place to keeptrack of your rating &tournament results.ISCA Class Championships:John Cole won the Master/Expert section. Other winners were: Expert-JoshBousum, A- Kevin Fyr, B-Ben Inskeep, C- Garrett Smith & Jesse Bender, D-

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    James Longuski, and E- Jason Crismore. We'll try to provide some oftheir gfrom this event in a future issue.

    Mailbag:FromMike Herron. Indianapolis"Whatever comes out of these gates, we'll have a better chance of survivalwork together ... " Hey Jay, I 've watched "Gladiator" on tape one time too1guess. (l can always count onMike to include a cool quotation or subjecin his e-mails.: -editor) I think it's great to see the magazine comingregularly again. Another good job. 1should mention, though, that just in caswere wondering af ter playing thru my game vs. Josh (pg 6, CNI Sept 2001)9th move was actually Nfd7(!) and not Nbd7(?), since Josh would cheerfullyplayed lO.h4(!) and crushed me on ...Nbd7(?). I 'm sure that the other point cas a result of your innate modesty, (Hah/! -editor) but that Nd4 team should4 match points and the minnows etc only 2. S (page 4, CNl Sept 2001) . Goodat state! Luke: "1...1 don't believe it!" Yoda: "and that is why you fail. .. "GM Blatny (At the time ofMike's e-mail.GMPaveIBlatnywas.scheduled.tplay in the State Championship, but the events of9-1I-200I left him strain theParis airport and unable to attend - editor) i sjust the same as 1800'sdifferent in your mind -Mike .FromKeith Swedo, IndianapolisIt was indeed a pleasure seeing you again at that last tournament fA Gle. GI30 tornado - where Keith, a strong expert, playedfor thefirst time in a15years! - editor). It fel t like old times that night, losing sleep over errorson the chess board. Thanks a lot for sending me the back issues. You are dogreat job as editor! Congratulations on your game against Garrison (page 172001 CNI). We get to play moves like Ng3+! once in a lifetime ifwe are l-KeithFrom Roger Blaine. OsceolaThose of you around Ohio and Indiana whose paths have been crossed binimitable and irrepressible Senior