Indianapolis Halloween Open!

Christ United Methodist Church

Event Overview

$3050 b/on 90 paid entries!

$1600 guaranteed!

4ss g/60 minutes + 10 increment 

Saturday October 23rd, 2021

Christ United Methodist Church

8540 US-31 (South) 

Indianapolis Indiana 46227


Entry list updated daily:

October Published Ratings used

USCF Regular Rated


Premier (1901+) 

1st = $500 + Trophy

2nd= $300 + Trophy 

3rd= $205 + Trophy

Top Expert $200 + Trophy

Top Class A $195 + Trophy     


Reserve (1601-1900) 

1st $300 + Trophy 

2nd $200 + Trophy 

Top U1750 $100 + Trophy


Novice (1301-1600)

1st $200 + Trophy 

2nd $150 + Trophy

Top U1450 $100 + Trophy


Apprentice (unrated-1300)

1st $200 + Trophy 

2nd $150 + Trophy 

Top U1000 $100 + Trophy


Bonus Prizes:

Top Female scorer: $50

Top Scoring Senior (55+) $50

Best costume: $50

Top Tournament Upset: Trophy 

USCF Standard Tiebreaks will be used for Trophies


Entry Fee:

$50 by 10/16, $65 after, $75 at site

early registration is highly encouraged

FM IM GM FREE Entry, no deduction!

Players may play up ONE section: $15 play up fee 

Unrated may play up at TD discretion

TD may combine sections based on turnout


Send payments to:

Send $2 extra to cover PayPal fee.

Please send your USCF ID#, section, and best contact info to send confirmation


Card by phone / on site ok $5 CC fee

Cash on site ok, no checks please

$10 service charge for refunds 



On site registration 9am- 9:45 am

Round 1: 10:00 am

Round 2: 1:30 pm

Round 3: 4:00 pm

Round 4: 7:00 pm


Fair play guidelines:

Electronic devices must be off, and put in a bag. If bag unavailable, you may turn off and place face down and leave on table. 

No player may leave playing hall with a cell phone/electronic device, metal detector will be used!  Subject to penalty/ disqualification!


Tournament will start at 10 am 

If already pre-registered, please check in at TD's desk by 9:30 AM, if possible 

USCF rated 

USCF membership required 

Please renew / join USCF 48 hours in advance, if possible 

limit 2 byes, notify in advance please (last round bye is a zero point bye) 

Coffee / drinks on site

Very large, well lit playing hall, church will be empty and quiet!

You may bring your own snacks / drinks - no food at table, but drinks are allowed NO RED JUICES OR DRINKS ALLOWED!

Food allowed in the skittles room

Many restaurants within 5 minutes 

No reservation required- you may show up and play, all players are welcome! Bring your friends and family! 

Best costume wins $50!

Please Bring sets + clocks (pre set g/60+10) Limited supply provided 

Scholastic players welcome! 

Beginners welcome! 

Out of State welcome!

Masks encouraged but not required

Sanitizer provided

Free Parking

Handicap Accessible 

board 1 live streamed

Facebook: B C Chess Club for photos of past tournaments! 





8540 US-31 S
Indianapolis, IN 46227
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 3050
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

B C Chess Club
Phone: 13172866183

Share Your Feedback

We recently completed a website update. If you notice a formatting error on this page, please click here.