Alabama State Chess Champions
2017 Scott Varagona (also won or shared the 2017 Blitz, Quick, and Dual-rated Championships this year)
2016 Bill Melvin
2015 Scott Varagona
2014 Stephen W. Adams
2013 Scott Varagona (also won the 2013 Blitz, Quick, and Dual-rated Championships this year)
2012 Bryan Tillis / Charles Meidinger
2011 Will Stevenson
2010 Emory Tate
2009 Bradley Denton / Will Stevenson
2008 Joe Jurjevich / Brent Inman / Scott Varagona / Alex Weiner
2007 Scott Varagona
2006 Joe Jurjevich / Brent Inman / Calvin Bomar
2005 Scott Varagona
2004 Gerald Larson & Ozgur Aktunc
2003 Joseph Marcrum
2002 Charles Meidinger / Joe Jurjevich / Scott Varagona
2001 Bill Melvin
2000 Bill Melvin
1999 Matthew Puckett & Andy Reeder
1998 Bill Melvin
1997 Bill Melvin & Andrew Whatley
1996 Brent Inman & Rhodes Peele
1995 Kyle Therrell / Bill Melvin / Andrew Whatley
1994 Charles Meidinger
1993 Scott Godfrey
1992 Kyle Therrell / Charles Meidinger / Bill Melvin
1991 Hisham Sunna & Charles Meidinger
1990 Bill Melvin
1989 Joe Jurjevich
1988 Mark Walton
1987 Kyle Therrell & Tom Denton
1986 Stuart Rachels
1985 Stuart Rachels
1984 Stuart Rachels
1983 Stuart Rachels & Tom Denton
1982 Stuart Rachels & Kyle Therrell
1981 Kyle Therrell
1980 Steve Hudson & Joe Jurjevich
1979 Steve Hudson
1978 Robert Jurjevich
1977 Dr. Fredrich Bittner
1976 Steve Hudson
1975 Elias Antonas
1974 Charles Irvine
1973 Charles Irvine
1972 Ken Williamson
1971 Don L. Whaley
1970 Charles Irvine
1969 Milan Momic & Charles Irvine
1968 Charles Cleveland
1967 Marty Appleberry
1966 Milan Momic
1965 Gordon Bates
1964 Brad Gambrell
1963 Milan Momic
1962 Milan Momic
1961 Brad Gambrell
1960 Dr. Rodney Baine
1959 (unknown)
1958 (unknown)
1957 Ken Williamson
1956 Brad Gambrell
1955 (unknown)
1954 Gordon Bates

List provided by Jim Weiner 6/1/2007