I maynot have the brackets right, particularly past the first round, but I'm going to assume they play in order top to bottom. I'll correct this post later if that turns out to be wrong.
Patrik Antonius - Chris Moneymaker: Patrik Antonius should win this easily
Leo Wolpert - Eric Baldwin: Never heard of Wolpert, but Baldwin is an amazing player, so I'll take him
2nd Round: Patrik Antonius - Eric Baldwin: I'll go with Baldwin here. No particular reason.
David Williams - Joe Cada: Cada's young, but he's really impressed me. David Williams never really seemed that great of a player. Joe Cada
Erik Seidel - Huck Seed: Wow. Tough match for the first round. I think Seidel is one of the best around, but Huck has done so well in this tournament that it's hard to count him out in round one. Huck Seed
2nd Round: Joe Cada - Huck Seed: I think Huck's experience takes this one.
3rd Round: Eric Baldwin - Huck Seed: Here's where I think Huck goes out. Eric Baldwin
Dan Ramirez - Erick Lindgren: Another player I don't know, so Erick Lindgren gets the nod.
Peter Eastgate - Bertrand Grosspelier: Another tough choice. Gotta give ElkY the edge.
2nd Round: Erick Lindgren- ElkY: ElkY again.
Stephen Quinn - Ted Forrest: Don't know Quinn. Forrest is one of the players I'd least like to play with.
Dario Minieri - Jamie Gold: Dario Minieri eally impresses me. Plus he seems like a nice guy. Dario
2nd Round: Ted Forrest - Dario Minieri: I like Dario here again.
3rd Round: ElkY - Minieri: This should be a great match. I'll take Dario on hand 4.
Quarterfinal: Eric Baldwin - Dario Minieri: Another great match. Eric Baldwin is my pick into the semi-finals.
Gavin Smith - Phil Ivey: Hate to see either knocked out in round 1. Phil Will probably win this
Richard Edwards - Scotty Nguyen: Don't know Edwards, so Scotty Nguyen
2nd Round: Phil Ivey - Scotty Nguyen: Phil should breeze through this round.
Shawn Rice - Joe Hachem: Don't know Rice, so Hachem by default
Gabe Kaplan - Johnny Chan: Johnny Chan is a good matchup for Gabe. I think Kaplan wins this
2nd Round: Gabe Kaplan - Joe Hachem: I think Hachem wins this one easily.
3rd Round: Phil Ivey - Joe Hachem: Gotta go with Phil here.
Daniel Negreanu - Jason Mercier: Jason is a bad matchup for Daniel. I do think that playing a lot in the last few months with Jason will tilt the edge in Daniel's favor. Negreanu
Pieter de Korver - Mike Sexton: I feel like I should know de Korver, but I don't, so Mike Sexton.
2nd Round: Daniel Negreanu - Mike Sexton: Another terrible matchup for Negreanu. I think Sexton takes this one
Phil Gordon - Tom Dwan: Dwan is pretty much my favorite player right now, so I'll go with him. If Gordon catches a few good hands at the right times, he could easily take this though.
Phil Laak - John Juanda: Another of my favorite players right now in Laak. I think he wins this based on how well he's playing lately.
2nd Round: Tom Dwan - Phil Laak: I actually think Laak will win this. I suspect I'm the only one though. Maybe even including Laak himself.
3rd Round: Mike Sexton - Phil Laak: Phil Laak sneaks into the quarterfinals
Quarterfinals: Phil Ivey - Phil Laak: I've picked him this far, why not go crazy and put Laak in the semis.
Semifnal: Eric Baldwin - Phil Laak: I think Baldwin takes Laak out at this point
Jesper Hougaard - Allen Cunningham: Only know Cunningham, so Cunningham it is.
Eli Elezra - Greg Mueller: I should know Muelller, but I'm not familiar with his game. Not terribly impressed by Elezra, but he wins by default.
2nd Round: Allen Cunningham - Eli Elezra: Given my opinion of Elezra, I have to go with Cunningham. Actually, that sounds bad. I actually think Cunningham is a great player.
Annette Dworski - Chris Ferguson: Chris Ferguson
Kara Scott - Dennis Phillips: Kara Scott didn't impress me on Poker After Dark, but I think she wins this
2nd Round: Chris Ferguson - Kara Scott: Gotta go with Ferguson here.
3rd Round: Allen Cunningham - Chris Ferguson: To make up for my earlier slight. I pick Allen Cunningham.
Brock Parker - Doyle Brunson: I love watching Doyle play, but he seems to have lost a little in the last year or so. Brock Parker
JP Kelly - Don Cheadle: Don Cheadle really doesn't impress me. JP Kelly
2nd Round: Brock Parker - JP Kelly: Brock again.
Howard Lederer - Phil Hellmuth: Phil is a lot better player. I'll have to go with Phil.
Annette Obrestad vs. Orel Hershiser: Not even close. Annette crushes here.
2nd Round Phil Hellmuth - Annette Obrestad: Phil Hellmuth should squeak by here.
3rd Round: Brock Parker - Phil Hellmuth: I think Phil can take this one as well
Quarterfinal: Allen Cunningham - Phil Hellmuth: Cunningham cruises here.
Barry Greenstein - Vanessa Rousso: The more I see Vanessa, the more impressed I am with her. Also the only player in the field I've played with in any setting.
Sam Farha - Antonio Esfandiari: Liking Antonio a lot lately. Don't know how good he is heads up though. Still going for Antonio
2nd Round: Vanessa Rousso - Antonio Esfandiari: Gonna go with Rousso here, but it's sort of a tossup.
Jennifer Harman - Jennifer Tilly: I know I should pick Harman, but I'm going with Tilly here.
Jerry Yang - Mike Matusow: I was sort of not following poker when Yang won. Matusow impresse me. I'm going with Matusow.
2nd Round: Jennifer Tilly - Mike Matusow: Gonna go with Tilly again. I think she might make for an odd matchup for Matusow.
3rd Round: Vannessa Rousso - Jennifer Tilly: Vannessa should demolish Tilly.
Darvin Moon - Bill Huntress: Darvin Moon.
Andy Bloch - Annie Duke: Duke hasn't impressed me much lately. Gotta go for Bloch.
2nd Round: Darvin Moon - Andy Bloch: Bloch is amazing. Moon isn't so much. Bloch wins it.
Andrew Wilson - Paul Wasicka: Paul Wasicka.
Gus Hansen - Greg Raymer: I'm liking Gus Hansen's play more and more lately. Gus Hansen.
2nd Round: Paul Wasicka - Gus Hansen: Hard to call. Hansen.
3rd Round: Andy Bloch - Gus Hansen: Another tossup. Gus Hansen
Quarterfinal: Vanessa Rousso - Gus Hansen: I think Rousso wins this one.
Semifinal: Allen Cunningham - Vanessa Rousso: I think Cunningham takes this.
Final: Eric Baldwin - Allen Cunningham: Gonna go with Baldwin. Though I think Cunningham is probably the safer pick.