Visiting the championship from Austria was Lukas Amsuess, ranked in the top 10 in the world and a memory Grandmaster. He completed all of the events with a fantastic score, but was not eligible to compete because he was not a US citizen.
PA Chairperson Rhonda Hess
Ram Kolli and Paul Mellor confer before one of the rounds
In the winner's circle - Tatiana Cooley (2nd place), Lisa Ito (top individual HS scorer) and Ram Kolli (1st place)
Daniel Perl (in the blue shirt) surveys the competition room
A familiar set of faces on stage to receive medals - Maurice Stoll, Chester Santos, and Ram Kolli
Photos copyright 2005 James Jorasch - all rights reserved