The US Champion, San Diego 1st-12th March

Alexander Onischuk Alexander Onischuk became the US Champion after the final match vs Yury Shulman, which he won with 1.5:0.5. Anna Zatonskih took the title among women defeating Rusadan Goletiani 1.5:0.5 in the women's final.
The U.S. Chess Championship took place in San Diego March 1st-12th 2006. There were two groups of 32 players, the winners of each met in a final for the title. These matches were of two games of rapid chess, with blitz tiebreaks.
Anna Zatonskih
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Group A top participants: Onischuk Alexander g 2650, Nakamura Hikaru g 2644, Ibragimov Ildar g 2635, , Akobian Varuzhan g 2600, Finegold Banjamin m 2563, Goldin Alexander g 2598, Stripunsky Alexander 2564, Kudrin Sergey g 2554, Benjamin Joel g 2576,Dlugi Max g 2531, De Firmian Nick g 2547, Serper Gregory g 2517, Gurevich Dmitry g 2503.
Final leaders standings:
1 Onischuk - 7.0
2 Ibragimov - 6.5
3 Stripunsky - 6.5
4 Nakamura - 6.0
5 Gurevich - 5.5
6 Akobian - 5.5
7 Fernandez - 5.5
8 Kudrin - 5.5
9 Finegold - 5.5
10 Friedel - 5.0
11 Serper - 5.0
12 Stein - 5.0
13 Kraai - 5.0
14 Goldin - 5.0
15 Goletiani - 5.0
16 De Firmian - 4.5
17 Benjamin - 4.5
18 Schneider - 4.5
19 Dlugy - 4.5
20 Schneider - 4.5
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Group B top participants: Kamsky Gata g 2686, Ivanov Alexander g 2606, Kaidanov Gregory g 2603, Shabalov Alexander g USA 2595, Gulko Boris F g USA 2585, Shulman Yuri g USA 2581, Novikov Igor g 2575, Wojtkiewicz Aleksander g 2554, Yermolinsky Alex g 2554, Christiansen Larry M g 2546
Final leaders standings:
1 Shulman - 6.5
2 Kamsky - 6.5
3 Christiansen - 6.5
4 Fishbein - 6.0
5 Novikov - 5.5
6 Shabalov - 5.0
7 Perelshteyn - 5.0
8 Yermolinsky - 5.0
9 Ivanov - 5.0
10 Wojtkiewicz 5.0
11 Kaidanov - 5.0
12 Zatonskih - 5.0
13 Kreiman - 5.0
14 Browne - 5.0
15 Gulko - 4.5
16 Kriventsov - 4.5
17 Becerra - 4.5
18 Milman - 4.5
19 Lugo - 4.5
20 Ippolito - 4.5
21 Fedorowicz - 4.5
22 Muhammad - 4.5
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Official site: www.uschesschampionship.com