2007 U.S. Amateur ChessTeam Playoff - March 24th in Cyberspace!
Press
By Joan DuBois   
March 16, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Carol Jarecki
March 16, 2007IA & Chief TD
Press Release #3 of 2007carolj1028@yahoo.com

(Crossville, TN) The four 2007 U.S. Amateur Team Championships concluded President's Day weekend to result in their respective championship team to qualify for the playoff which will take place March 24 in Cyberspace on the Internet Chess Club (ICC) website under the direction of International Arbiter & Chief Tournament Director Carol Jarecki and ICC Tournament Director Duncan Oxley.

Those competing in the unique event are listed below in Board order. Each player's chess rating is noted by their name and the team average rating is noted by each team name. Rules governing this event are available at: http://www.uschess.org/rulesfor2007amateurteamplayoffs.pdf. This event is a U.S. Chess Federation National event. The team who wins will not only receive the title of 2007 U.S. Amateur Team Champion but each member of the team will receive an engraved watch.

USAT-East

BEAVIS AND BUTTVINNIK  2159

Bd. 1 FM James Critelli 2311  
Bd. 2 Evan Turtel  2206
Bd. 3 Evan Rabin (Captain) 2076  
Bd. 4 Nick Panico III  2043
Alt. Alan Kantor  2000  
  


USAT-South

FOUR FOUND FISCHERS  2191.25

Bd. 1 Daniel Ludwig (Captain) 2388  
Bd. 2 Corey B. Acor  2254
Bd. 3 Jeffrey De Jesus 2017  
(substituting for Eric Rodriguez)
Bd. 4 Anthony Felicione 1914  
 


USAT-North

REPEAT OFFENDERS  2199

Bd. 1 John Cole  2330
Bd. 2 John Langreck  2250
Bd. 3 FM Jim Dean (Captain) 2234 
Bd. 4 Drew Hollinberger 1982  
  


USAT-West

ORANGE COUNTY CHESS CLUB 2177.75
 
Bd. 1  Alexander Kretchetov 2365
Bd. 2 Ilia Serpik  2307 
Bd. 3 Takashi Iwamoto (Captain) 2269  
Bd. 4 Krishna Kaliannan 1770 

We wish all competitors good chess!

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.

For additional information on the USCF see: http://www.uschess.org.