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U.S. Champions

Years  
1857-71 Paul Morphy
1871-76 George Mackenzie
1876-80 James Mason
1880-89 George Mackenzie
1889-90 Samuel Lipschutz
1890 Jackson Showalter
1890-91 Max Judd
1891-92 Jackson Showalter
1892-94 Samuel Lipschutz
1894 Jackson Showalter
1894-95 Albert Hodges
1895-97 Jackson Showalter
1897-1906 Harry Pillsbury
1906-09 Vacant
1909-36 Frank Marshall
1936-44 Samuel Reshevsky
1944-46 Arnold Denker
1946-48 Samuel Reshevsky
1948-51 Herman Steiner
1951-54 Larry Evans
1954-57 Arthur Bisguier
1957-61 Bobby Fischer
1961-62 Larry Evans
1962-68 Bobby Fischer
1968-69 Larry Evans
1969-72 Samuel Reshevsky
1972-73 Robert Byrne
1973-74 Lubomir Kavalek
  & John Grefe
1974-77 Walter Browne
1978-80 Lubomir Kabalek
1980-81 Larry Evans,
  Larry Christiansen
  & Walter Browne
1981-83 Walter Browne
  & Yasser Seirawan
1983 Roman Dzindzichashvili,
  Larry Christiansen
  & Walter Browne
1984-85 Lev Alburt
1986 Yasser Seirawan
1987 Joel Benjamin
  & Nick DeFirmian
1988 Michael Wilder
1989 Roman Dzindzichashvili,
  Stuart Rachels
  & Yasser Seirawan
1990 Lev Alburt
1991 Gata Kamsky
1992 Patrick Wolff
1993 Alexander Shabalov
  & Alex Yermolinsky
1994 Boris Gulko
1995 Alexander Ivanov
1996 Alexander Yermolinsky
1997 Joel Benjamin
1998 Nick de Firmian
1999 Boris Gulko
2000 Joel Benjamin, Yasser Seirawan & Alex Shabalov
2001 Not held
2002 Larry Christiansen
2003 Alexander Shabalov
2005 Hikaru Nakamura
2006 Alexander Onischuk
2007 Alexander Shabalov
2008 Yury Shulman

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