Lyle Hanson of Rapid City is the 2014 Chess Champion of South Dakota!

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2014 South Dakota Championship: Closed to SD Residents Only

# Name USCF ID Rating Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Total Prize
1 Lyle Arthur Hanson 10329671 1800 W12 W8 W4 W5 D3 4.5 SD State Champion
2 Josiah Jorenby 14491207 1818 W9 L6 W11 W8 W4 4.0

Jr. Champion & Class A

3 Mark Derby 12639326 1716 W14 L4 W9 W7 D1 3.5 Class B Prize
4 Nel Truelson 10322022 2208 W11 W3 L1 W6 L2 3.0  
5 Terry Dean Likens 10327776 1803 W10 W7 D6 L1 D8 3.0  
6 James Lenz 12936577 1740 W13 W2 D5 L4 D9 3.0  
7 Charles Allen Dibley 10327067 1573 W16 L5 W12 L3 W13 3.0 Class C Prize
8 Bruce Brandt 10375550 1701 W15 L1 W10 L2 D5 2.5  
9 Jill Way Likens 12122400 1526 L2 W13 L3 W14 D6 2.5  
10 Mark Hansen 12652912 1377 L5 W16 L8 D11 W15 2.5  Class D
11 Sigurd Rydland 12291590 1546 L4 W14 L2 D10 D12 2.0  
12 Alan Kingsley 12497609 1247 L1 W15 L7 H--- D11 2.0  
13 Nick Rasmussen 13479964 1233 L6 L9 W15 W16 L7 2.0  
14 Heath Milton 15398320 1143 L3 L11 W16 L9 B--- 2.0  
15 Kunal Kapoor 14827553 946 L8 L12 L13 B--- L10 1.0 Class F
16 Jackson Geerts 15052650 788 L7 L10 L14 L13 H--- 0.5 Class G

Players: Please forward your games in .pgn format to Mark Derby This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before October 6th THANK YOU!

Click here to see some photos of the 2014 SD State Championship.

USCF crosstables are here: http://main.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201409288042-12639326

See some games are here.

Join the discussions about SDCHESS events like this on facebook.com and chess.com

See the blog on chess.com by the Jr. Champ here: http://www.chess.com/blog/derriklarone/my-first-master

The Volante, USD's student newspaper, wrote an article about the tournament here: http://volanteonline.com/2014/09/state-chess-tournament-vermillion-aimed-rekindle-game-usd/