The House of Staunton Professional Series
Chessmen were the official Chessmen of the 2006 US Chess Championship in San Diego, California. The top Chess players in the United States, including 17-year old reigning US Champion Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura battled for the Championship with these House of Staunton
Chessmen. In the final match of the Men's Championship, Grandmaster Alexander Onischuk battled Grandmaster Yury Shulman for the title. In the final match of the Women's Championship, Womens Grandmaster Anna Zatonskih battled Womens Grandmaster Rusa Goletiana. In the end, Onischuk and Zatonskih were victorous and claimed the title of 2006 US Chess Champions.