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Fantasy Chess Breakdown Print E-mail
By Arun Sharma   
May 8, 2009
The daily prizes for fantasy chess begin after round three. So today instead of looking at the current standings/leaders, we'll show what the breakdown of picks in the contest are.

Total Entrants:  479


Choices for US Champion:


Kamsky:  230 (48.0%)
Nakamura:  109 (22.8%)
Onischuk:  64 (13.4%)
Shulman:  23 (4.8%)
Akobian:  12 (2.5%)
Shabalov:  9 (1.9%)
Christiansen:  7 (1.5%)
Friedel:  5 (1.0%)
Becerra:  4 (0.8%)
Kaidanov:  3 (0.6%)
Ehlvest:  2 (0.4%)
Hess:  2 (0.4%)
Robson:  2 (0.4%)
Benjamin:  1 (0.2%)
Ibragimov:  1 (0.2%)
Gulko:  1 (0.2%)
Krush:  1 (0.2%)
Shankland:  1 (0.2%)
Hughes:  1 (0.2%)
Lawton:  1 (0.2%)

Match-up percentages:


Kamsky:  302 (63.0%) (Average Confidence:  7.9)
Nakamura:  119 (24.9%) (Average Confidence:  6.6)
Tie:  58 (12.1%) (Average Confidence:  7.7)

Onischuk:  281 (58.7%) (Average Confidence:  7.4)
Shulman:  130 (27.1%) (Average Confidence:  6.9)
Tie:  68 (14.2%) (Average Confidence:  6.9)

Akobian:  278 (58.0%) (Average Confidence:  7.3)
Becerra:  132 (27.6%) (Average Confidence:  6.7)
Tie:  69 (14.4%) (Average Confidence:  6.6)

Shabalov:  269 (56.2%) (Average Confidence:  7.6)
Christiansen:  170 (35.5%) (Average Confidence:  7.3)
Tie:  40 (8.3%) (Average Confidence:  6.8)

Kaidanov:  280 (58.4%) (Average Confidence:  6.8)
Benjamin:  123 (25.7%) (Average Confidence:  6.0)
Tie:  76 (15.9%) (Average Confidence:  6.5)

Ehlvest:  296 (61.8%) (Average Confidence:  7.3)
Ibragimov:  105 (21.9%) (Average Confidence:  5.5)
Tie:  78 (16.3%) (Average Confidence:  6.1)

Khachiyan:  244 (50.9%) (Average Confidence:  6.5)
Gulko:  153 (32.0%) (Average Confidence:  6.0)
Tie:  82 (17.1%) (Average Confidence:  5.6)

Friedel:  230 (48.0%) (Average Confidence:  6.2)
Hess:  193 (40.3%) (Average Confidence:  6.4)
Tie:  56 (11.7%) (Average Confidence:  5.3)

Krush:  246 (51.4%) (Average Confidence:  5.7)
Zatonskih:  158 (33.0%) (Average Confidence:  5.7)
Tie:  75 (15.6%) (Average Confidence:  5.0)

Robson:  320 (66.8%) (Average Confidence:  6.4)
Shankland:  114 (23.8%) (Average Confidence:  5.8)
Tie:  45 (9.4%) (Average Confidence:  4.8)

Sevillano:  386 (80.6%) (Average Confidence:  7.0)
Brooks:  61 (12.7%) (Average Confidence:  5.3)
Tie:  32 (6.7%) (Average Confidence:  3.7)

Hughes:  226 (47.2%) (Average Confidence:  5.6)
Lawton:  191 (39.9%) (Average Confidence:  4.5)
Tie:  62 (12.9%) (Average Confidence:  4.1)
 
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