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2007 US Class Chess Championships Winners Print E-mail
October 26, 2007
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
PR #32 of 2007
Contact:
Joan DuBois
jdubois@uschess.org

(Crossville, TN) The U. S. Chess Federation’s, (USCF) 2007 U.S. Class Championships concluded. The event was held at the Doubletree in Houston, Texas under the direction of USCF Chess Affiliate Cajun Chess (Jean Troendle) and Chief Tournament Director Franc Guadalupe.


260 chess enthusiasts came from all across the United States to compete in this five-round national championship event. The event began October 19 and concluded October 21 with the following division winners: 

Master Division

Champion – GM Alejandro Ramirez, Texas, 2590, 4.5, $705 + Plaque + Title

2nd – Warren Harper, Texas, 2301, 4.0, $352.50
T 3rd – IM Daniel Fernandez, Texas, 2468, 3.0, $105.75
T 3rd – Shaun Noland, Texas, 2087, 3.0, $105.75
 


Expert Division

Champion – Artur K. Safin, Texas, 1973, 4.5, $564 + Plaque
T 2nd-3rd – Adam Caveney, Louisiana, 2104, 3.5, $211.50
T 2nd-3rd – Stanley Yang, Texas, 2069, 3.5, $211.50
 


Class A Division

Champion – Andy Lin, Arizona, 1955, 4.5, $564 + Plaque
T 2nd-3rd – Gonzalo Molina, Texas, 1885, 4.0, $211.50
T2nd-3rd – George Qi, Texas, 1865, 4.0, $211.50
 


Class B Division

Champion – Bradley J. Anderson, Texas, 1753, 4.5, $564 + Plaque
T 2nd-3rd – Antonio Oliva, Texas, 1752, 4.0, $211.50

T 2nd-3rd – Frank Roberts, Texas, 1633, 4.0, $211.50
 


Class C Division

Champion – Ricky Durbin, Kentucky, 1578, 4.5, $564 + Plaque
T 2nd-4th – Andy Wang, Texas, 1502, 4.0, $141
T 2nd-4th – Miguel Ceballos, Texas, 1555, 4.0, $141
T 2nd-4th – Charles R. Davis, Texas, 1564, 4.0, $141
 


Class D Division

Champion – John G. Sefton, Kentucky, 1251, 4.5, $564 + Plaque
T 2nd-4th – Brad D. Knutson, Utah, 1396, 4.0, $141
T 2nd-4th – Sid Venkataraman, Texas, 1363, 4.0, $141
T 2nd-4th – Tony Paul, Texas, 1380, 4.0, $141 


Class E Division

Champion – Peter B. Harris, Missouri, 1142, 4.5, $211.50 + Plaque
T 2nd-4th – Alexander Yang, Texas, 1185, 4.0, $70.50
T 2nd-4th – Stephan Gray, Texas, 1132, 4.0, $70.50

T 2nd-4th – Lloyd Matthew Lyssyj, Texas, 947, 4.0, $70,50


Unrated
– Spencer Scorcelletti, Texas, 3.0, $211.50 + Plaque
2nd
– Hongbo Wang, Texas, 2.5, $141   


Winners of Scholastic Side Event

K-12 Section
– Matthew Resh, Texas, 1196, and Peter B. Harris, Missouri, 1142, 3.5

K-8 Section
– Vinayak Shukla, 1529, Texas, 4.0

K-5 Section
– Arjun R. Reddy, Texas, 1165, and Turner Corbett, Texas, 935, 4.0

K-2 Section
– Christopher Cardenas, Texas, 785, 4.0 

The final crosstable which shows all players and their results can be found at: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?200710214661.  


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