FIDE is announcing the 16 participants of the Candidates Matches for the WCC-2007

FIDE is announcing the 16 participants of the Candidates Matches for the World Chess Championship 2007 according to the FIDE January 2006 Rating List :
Levon Aronian ARM 2752 - Magnus Carlsen NOR 2625
Peter Leko HUN 2740 - Mikhail Gurevich TUR 2633
Ruslan Ponomariov UKR 2723 - Sergey Rublevsky RUS 2665
Boris Gelfand ISR 2723 - Rustam Kasimjanov UZB 2670
Etienne Bacrot FRA 2717 - Gata Kamsky USA 2686
Alexander Grischuk RUS 2716 - Vladimir Malakhov RUS 2694
Judith Polgar HUN 2711 - Evgeny Bareev RUS 2698
Alexei Shirov ESP 2709 - Michael Adams ENG 2707
The pairs were arranged according to article 3.1.A of the official regulations of the Candidate Matches of the World Chess Championship 2007