|South Team "Four Found Fischers" Clinch 2007 U.S. Amateur Team Champion Chess Title|
|By Joan DuBois|
|March 26, 2007|
The four 2007 U.S. Amateur Team Playoff, a U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) National Event, concluded March 24, 2007 with "Four Found Fischers" from the winning securing this years title of 2007 U.S. Amateur Team Champion!
Play took place in cyberspace, Saturday, March 24th on the Internet Chess Club (ICC) website under the direction of TD Duncan Oxley. International Arbiter and Chief Tournament Director was Carol Jarecki.
In the first round, "Four Found Fischers" - South Team beat "Beavis and Buttvinnik" - East Team with 2.5-1.5. The "Repeat Offenders" - North Team beat the "Orange County Chess Club" - West Team with a score of 2.5-1.5.
In the Final round, "Four Found Fischers" beat "Repeat Offenders" with a final score of 2.5-1.5 to clinch the title. The "Four Found Fischers" team receive the title of 2007 U.S. Amateur Team Champion and each member of the team will receive an engraved watch.
FOUR FOUND FISCHERS 2191.25
Bd. 1 Daniel Ludwig (Captain) 2388
BEAVIS AND BUTTVINNIK 2159
Bd. 1 FM James Critelli 2311
REPEAT OFFENDERS 2199
Bd. 1 John Cole 2330
ORANGE COUNTY CHESS CLUB 2177.75
Congratulations to all players.
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.