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Celebrate NATIONAL CHESS DAY with the

And the winner is...

Allison Transmission!

Logan Cross, Captain

Phil Carr

Karim Djabi

Nikita Varfolomeev

Thanks to all who played in the inaugural Corporate Chess Challenge tournament on National Chess Day, Saturday, October 14 in downtown Indianapolis.  Teams of four competed for the prize of being "Indy's Smartest Company," all while raising money for our scholastic programs at under-resourced schools!

 Final Team Standings:

  1. ​Allison Transmission 1 (4.0/4.0)

  2. OneAmerica (3.0/4.0)

  3. Eli Lilly & Company (3.0/4.0)

  4. Milliman (2.0/4.0)

  5. Allison Transmission 2 (2.0/4.0)

  6. Burgess & Niple (2.0/4.0)

  7. OmniSoc (1.5/4.0)

  8. Major Tool & Machine (1.5/4.0)

  9. Cohen & Malad LLP (0.5/4.0)

  10. Newfields (0.5/4.0)

The registration fees and silent auction raised more than $12,000 for school programs!

We sincerely thank our event sponsors: Cohen & Malad LLP and Saraga International Grocery.  The event would also not have been possible without board members Mike Dugdale, Vaughn Laptiste, and Mandee Byers for hours to execute the event.  Last, we thank our generous silent auction donors Bob Banta, Mike Dugdale,, FM Lester Van Meter, Jay Carr, FM Tomas Kapitanchuk, and Lion Chess.  See you all next year!

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