Rapid City hosted the 2013 South Dakota Championship at LaQuinta Inn & Suites

2013 Championship Trophies

Trophies provided by Black Hills Laser Design

Jerry John Casteel III of Rapid City won the SDCA Championship  with a perfect score of 5-0.  Jerry passed off the Jr. Championship Trophy to Joshia Marks of Batesland who was the first runner up under 19 years of age in the tournament.  Twenty participants from around the state played in the five round contest that started on National Chess Day, October 12th and concluded on Sunday the 13th.


See more photos at: www.sdchess.org/photos/index.php?album=2013-Closed-Championship

See the games and crosstables of the tournament.