|Ashish Vaja Wins 2007 U.S. Action G/30 Chess Championship Title|
|By Joan DuBois|
|June 21, 2007|
(Crossville, TN) Chess organizer Dennis Doyle successfully ran USCF's 2007 U.S. Action G/30 Chess Championship in Joliet, Illinois on June 16 at Joliet Jr. College. The national event drew 51 players from all across the United States.
Ashish Vaja was the Overall Champion with a final score of 5.0! Robert Loncarevis and Aakaash Meduri won the Class A with tied scores of 4.0. Martin W. Wilber and Hank Anzis won the Class B division with 3.5 scores. Class C was won by Henry Cao and Ben Anzis with 3.5 scores. Jim Demos was the champion of Class D with a final score of 3.0. David Vetter won the Class E/F division with a final score of 2.0.
The final crosstable showing results of all players can be found at:
The United States Chess Federation (USCF), founded in 1939, serves as the governing body for chess in the United States and is now headquartered in Crossville, Tennessee. USCF is devoted to extending the role of chess in American society. It promotes the study and knowledge of the game of chess, for its own sake as an art and enjoyment, and as a means for the improvement of society. The USCF is a not-for-profit membership organization with over 80,000 members.