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Friday, June 22, 2007

Marc Tyler Arnold - 2007 U.S. Junior Champion

Marc Tyler Arnold


As the only player to go undefeated through the nine rounds of the 2007 U.S. Junior Invitational, Marc Tyler Arnold has captured the title of 2007 U.S. Junior Champion. Arnold, last year's U.S. Cadet (Under 16) champion, finished with 4 wins and 5 draws, good for 6.5 points.

FM Ray Robson got off to a slow start, with a loss and two draws in his first three rounds, but finished strong, with four victories and two draws in subsequent rounds, to end with 6 points and second place.

Xiao Cheng came in third at 5.5 points. The other competitors included Corey Acor, Elliott Liu, Mackenzie Molner, Ryan Milisits, Alexander Barnett, Eric Rodriguez and FM Teddy Coleman.

Congratulations to all these young players! The final crosstable can be found here.

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