2007 US Championship

PLAYERS IN THE 2007 US CHAMPIONSHIP
USCF FIDE
1 GM Hikaru Nakamura 2755 2658 seeded by rating
2 GM Alexander Onischuk 2712 2663 2006 US Champion
3 GM Gregory Kaidanov 2686 2595 seeded by rating
4 GM Jaan Ehlvest 2669 2640 Grand Prix Champion
5 GM Ildar Ibragimov 2664 2602 World Open
6 GM Yury Shulman 2662 2600 US Open
7 GM Boris Gulko 2660 2576 replaces Kamsky
8 GM Alexander Shabalov 2660 2606 Foxwoods Open
9 GM Varuzhan Akobian 2651 2574 National Open
10 GM Alexander Stripunsky 2647 2565 Foxwoods Open
11 GM Alexander Ivanov 2626 2569 Foxwoods Open
12 GM Sergey Kudrin 2612 2556 Western States Open
13 GM Eugene Perelshteyn 2612 2531 Foxwoods Open
14 GM Julio Becerra 2608 2544 Online qualifier
15 GM Dmitry Gurevich 2591 2518 North American Open
16 GM Alex Yermolinsky 2571 2511 replaces Benjamin
17 IM Enrico Sevillano 2566 2493 Western States Open
18 GM Melikset Khachiyan 2550 2475 American Open
19 IM Josh Friedel 2544 2474 replaces DeFirmian
20 GM Walter Browne 2520 2447 patron
21 IM Irina Krush 2480 2464 seeded by rating (women)
22 FM Joseph Bradford 2475 2424 US Senior Champion
23 IM David Pruess 2461 2408 American Open
24 FM Robert Hess 2448 2412 US Junior Champion
25 IM Justin Sarkar 2442 2418 National Chess Congress
26 IM Bryan Smith 2441 2386 US Masters
27 IM Michael Mulyar 2440 2376 North American Open
28 IM Ron Burnett 2396 2376 US Masters
29 IM Jay Bonin 2381 2352 patron
30 FM Ray Robson 2359 2293 National Chess Congress
31 FM Michael Langer 2334 2315 sponsor's invitee
32 FM Movses Movsisyan 2292 2280 sponsor's invitee
33 NM Michael Aigner 2282 2260 US Open
34 WFM Chouchanik Airapetian 2188 2180 replaces Zatonskih
35 WFM Iryna Zenyuk 2186 2177 replaces Polgar
36 Tom Braunlich 2148 2199 sponsor's invitee
average = 2509 2459
QUALIFIED BUT DECLINED TO PLAY
USCF FIDE
GM Gata Kamsky 2752 2705 seeded by rating
GM Joel Benjamin 2650 2576 World Open
GM Susan Polgar 2597 2577 seeded by rating (women)
GM Nick DeFirmian 2585 2541 National Open
WGM Anna Zatonskih 2491 2462 US Women's Champion