Congratulations to Grandmaster (and reigning Illinois Open Co-Champion) Mesgen Amanov, winner of the top section of the 2009 Illinois Class Championships with a solid 3.5-0.5 score. International Master Angelo Young, FIDE Master Aleksandar Stamnov, and Class A player Michael Chen of Michigan tied for second, each with 3-1.
And congratualtions to the winners of the class sections: Mike Mei (Class A), Tony Christian (Class B), Roquito Bruno and Jae Lim (sharing Class C honors), Lauro Nava (Class D), and Pavithra Ramakrishnan (Class E / Unrated). Thanks to Sevan Muradian of the North American Chess Association, who organized and directed this Illinois Chess Association event.
Here are the full results from the U.S. Chess Federation's Member Services Area (MSA). (Click on the image below or the preceding link to get a legible copy.)