Nakamura, Hikaru Age 32


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2736.0
FIDE Rating
2736
World
#18 (active)
United States
#4 (active)
FIDE Peak
2816 - 01 Oct 2015
Rapid
2829 World #4 (active)
Blitz
2900 World #1 (active)
Born
09 Dec 1987
Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
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Grandmaster in 2003 at the age of 15 years 2 months and 19 days, the youngest ever US grandmaster at the time until overtaken by Fabio Caruana and Ray Robson respectively.

World U14 Champion 2001; US Champion 2004, 2009, 2012 & 2015; world's top bullet chess exponent.

Contested the FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament in 2004, and the World Cups of 2013 and 2014. Also contested the Grand Prix Series of 2012-13 and 2014-15, placing second in the latter and qualifying for the Candidates Tournament of 2016.

Notable tournament wins include Gibraltar 2008, 2015 & 2016, Tata Steel 2011, Unive 2012 (Crown Group), Millionaire Chess 2015.

Represented the US at the Olympiad of 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 & 2014. Also represented the US at the World Team Championships of 2010 & 2013, winning individual gold and team silver in 2010, and individual silver in 2013. Won individual bronzes playing top board for Italian club Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova at the European Club Cup in 2013 & 2014.

The world's top exponent of rapid and blitz chess after Carlsen, at one stage achieving a blitz rating of over 2900. Best wins include Corsica Masters 2007, Cape D'Agde 2008, BNbank Blitz 2009, London Chess Classic (Knockout) 2013 and the Zurich Chess Challenge 2016.

Has ranked as high as world #2 in standard chess, world #1 in both rapid and blitz chess.



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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Nakamura, Hikaru2736Xiong, Jeffery27091-052C20lichess.org INT2020
2Nakamura, Hikaru2736Harikrishna, P.27321/2-1/233B11lichess.org INT2020
3Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, I.27841/2-1/226B50lichess.org INT2020
4Grischuk, Alexander2777Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/244E53lichess.org INT2020
5Firouzja, Alireza2728Nakamura, Hikaru27360-163C65lichess.org INT2020
6Dominguez Perez, L.2758Nakamura, Hikaru27360-161C75lichess.org INT2020
7So, Wesley2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C67lichess.org INT2020
8Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28631-023B42lichess.org INT2020
9Nepomniachtchi, I.2784Nakamura, Hikaru27361-031A01lichess.org INT2020
10Nakamura, Hikaru2736So, Wesley27701/2-1/228C65lichess.org INT2020
11Aronian, Levon2773Nakamura, Hikaru27360-120E06lichess.org INT2020
12Nakamura, Hikaru2736Dominguez Perez, L.27581-043C77lichess.org INT2020
13Harikrishna, P.2732Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/222C67lichess.org INT2020
14Nakamura, Hikaru2736Firouzja, Alireza27281-056B51lichess.org INT2020
15Xiong, Jeffery2709Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/250C45lichess.org INT2020
16Carlsen, Magnus2863Nakamura, Hikaru27361-049A22lichess.org INT2020
17Xiong, Jeffery2709Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/230E32lichess.org INT2020
18Nakamura, Hikaru2736Harikrishna, P.27321/2-1/256B12lichess.org INT2020
19Aronian, Levon2773Nakamura, Hikaru27360-166E47lichess.org INT2020
20Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, I.27840-159B50lichess.org INT2020
21Grischuk, Alexander2777Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/222D37lichess.org INT2020
22Nakamura, Hikaru2736Firouzja, Alireza27281-046B12lichess.org INT2020
23Dominguez Perez, L.2758Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/258C67lichess.org INT2020
24Nakamura, Hikaru2736So, Wesley27701/2-1/221C42lichess.org INT2020
25Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28630-134B12lichess.org INT2020
26Firouzja, Alireza2728Nakamura, Hikaru27360-111A00lichess.org INT2020
27Nakamura, Hikaru2736So, Wesley27701/2-1/214A00lichess.org INT2020
28Nakamura, Hikaru2736Svidler, Peter27231/2-1/218A00lichess.org INT2020
29Kasparov, Garry2812Nakamura, Hikaru27360-122A00lichess.org INT2020
30Caruana, Fabiano2835Nakamura, Hikaru27360-130A00lichess.org INT2020
31Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/220A00lichess.org INT2020
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, Hikaru27360-111A00lichess.org INT2020
33Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/225A00lichess.org INT2020
34Dominguez Perez, Leinier2758Nakamura, Hikaru27361-018A00lichess.org INT2020
35Sevian, Samuel2660Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/258C53chess.com INT2020
36Nakamura, Hikaru2736Sevian, Samuel26601-035D12chess.com INT2020
37Kuzubov, Y.2643Nakamura, Hikaru27360-156E62chess.com INT2020
38Nakamura, Hikaru2736Kuzubov, Y.26431/2-1/252D12chess.com INT2020
39Kuzubov, Y.2643Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/272E10chess.com INT2020
40Nakamura, Hikaru2736Fedoseev, Vl326781-059A04chess.com INT2020
41Nakamura, Hikaru2736Fedoseev, Vl326781/2-1/270A05chess.com INT2020
42Nakamura, Hikaru2736Swiercz, D.26491-041A05chess.com INT2020
43Nakamura, Hikaru2736Izoria, Z.26021-031A06chess.com INT2020
44Nagy, Ga12494Nakamura, Hikaru27360-171A07chess.com INT2020
45Nakamura, Hikaru2736Gascon Del Nogal, Jose Rafael24251-033A05chess.com INT2020
46Jobava, Ba2603Nakamura, Hikaru27361-049E46chess.com INT2020
47Nakamura, Hikaru2736Uribe, Jhonny Alberto21581-056B27chess.com INT2020
48Nakamura, Hikaru2736Botez, Alexandra20201-024C11chess.com INT2020
49Golubev, M.2461Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/232B01chess.com INT2020
50Nakamura, Hikaru2736Shuvalov, E.21821-044A06chess.com INT2020