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Groups Set at the 2011 US Chess Championships Print E-mail
March 15, 2011
GM Alexander Onischuk, Photo Suzy Gorman for CCSCSL
The groups are set for the 2011 US Chess Championships (April 14-28) at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Top seeds in Group "A" are Kamsky, Shulman and Akobian while Onischuk, Seirawan and Shabalov are the frontrunners in Group B.

Round Robin 1

1. Gata Kamsky 2733
2. Yury Shulman 2622
3. Varuzhan Akobian 2611
4. Jaan Ehlvest 2586
5. Alexander Stripunsky 2578
6. Alexander Ivanov 2540
7. Ray Robson 2522
8. Daniel Naroditsky 2438
Average Rating 2578.75

Round Robin 2

1. Alexander Onischuk 2678
2. Yasser Seirawan 2636
3. Alexander Shabalov 2590
4. Larry Christiansen 2586
5. Gregory Kaidanov 2569
6. Robert Hess 2565
7. Sam Shankland 2512
8. Ben Finegold 2500
Average Rating 2579.5

Find out more about the US Championships and the US Women's Championship, to be held concurrently, on the CCSCSL website. Also check out details on the 10K Guaranteed US Championship Blitz Open, set for April 25.

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