According to Mike Nolan, 11 sets of nominating petitions have been received for candidates in the 2009 EB election.

Here are some of the candidates:

Eric Hecht (Successful businessman, donated a lot of money to chess)
Mikhail Korenman (Well respected by the chess community both in the US and abroad)
IM Blas Lugo (Chess teacher, club owner, organizer, promoter, well respected in the chess community)
Mike Nietman (Have done many good things for chess, especially in scholastic chess)

Bill Goichberg * (responsible for losing a massive amount of money)
Jim Berry * (responsible for losing a massive amount of money)
Mike Atkins (employed by Bill Goichberg for many years)
Ruth Haring (Bill Goichberg’s candidate)

* Currently on the board

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