Nakamura, Hikaru Age 36


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2801.6
Live Rank
#2
FIDE Rating
2794
World Rank
#3
United States of America Rank
#2
FIDE Peak Rating
2816 - Oct 2015 (Age 27)
FIDE Peak Rank
#2 (2816) - Oct 2015 (Age 27)
Rapid
2746 World #9, Peak 2853 (Jun 2019)
Blitz
2874 World #2 (all players), Peak 2934 (Mar 2019)
Born
9 Dec 1987
Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
FIDE ID 2016192
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Active Years:
1999 - 2024
Total Games:
3346
Wins:
1437 (43%)
Losses:
571 (17%)
Draws:
1338 (40%)
Total score:
63%
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
2793
White:
A45 Amazon Attack (39 games)
A01 Nimzo-Larsen Attack (29 games)
A07 Hungarian Opening (28 games)
Black:
C67 Ruy Lopez (76 games)
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined (68 games)
C54 Italian Game (51 games)

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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Games

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesSiteDate 
1Praggnanandhaa R2747Nakamura, Hikaru27941-031Stavanger7 Jun 2024
2Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu2747Nakamura, Hikaru27941/2-1/231Stavanger7 Jun 2024
3Nakamura, Hikaru2794Ding, Liren27620-146Stavanger6 Jun 2024
4Nakamura, Hikaru2794Ding, Liren27621/2-1/280Stavanger6 Jun 2024
5Firouzja, Alireza2737Nakamura, Hikaru27941-040Stavanger, Norway5 Jun 2024
6Firouzja, Alireza2737Nakamura, Hikaru27941/2-1/256Stavanger4 Jun 2024
7Nakamura, Hikaru2794Carlsen, Magnus28301-051Stavanger3 Jun 2024
8Nakamura, Hikaru2794Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/220Stavanger3 Jun 2024
9Nakamura, Hikaru2794Caruana, Fabiano28050-146Stavanger2 Jun 2024
10Nakamura, Hikaru2794Caruana, Fabiano28051/2-1/230Stavanger2 Jun 2024
11Ding, Liren2762Nakamura, Hikaru27940-154Stavanger1 Jun 2024
12Nakamura, Hikaru2794Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu27471-086Stavanger30 May 2024
13Nakamura, Hikaru2794Firouzja, Alireza27371-040Stavanger29 May 2024
14Nakamura, Hikaru2794Firouzja, Alireza27371/2-1/232Stavanger29 May 2024
15Carlsen, Magnus2830Nakamura, Hikaru27941-050Stavanger28 May 2024
16Carlsen, Magnus2830Nakamura, Hikaru27941/2-1/235Stavanger28 May 2024
17Caruana, Fabiano2805Nakamura, Hikaru27940-138Stavanger27 May 2024
18Caruana, Fabiano2805Nakamura, Hikaru27941/2-1/230Stavanger27 May 2024
19Carlsen, Magnus2830Nakamura, Hikaru27951/2-1/236Casablanca19 May 2024
20Nakamura, Hikaru2795Anand, Viswanathan27511/2-1/255Casablanca19 May 2024
21Amin, Bassem2683Nakamura, Hikaru27950-142Casablanca19 May 2024
22Nakamura, Hikaru2795Carlsen, Magnus28300-135Casablanca18 May 2024
23Anand, Viswanathan2751Nakamura, Hikaru27951/2-1/249Casablanca18 May 2024
24Nakamura, Hikaru2795Amin, Bassem26831-028Casablanca18 May 2024
25Nakamura, Hikaru2789Gukesh, Dommaraju27431/2-1/271Toronto21 Apr 2024
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2758Nakamura, Hikaru27891/2-1/227Toronto20 Apr 2024
27Nakamura, Hikaru2789Firouzja, Alireza27601-052Toronto18 Apr 2024
28Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu2747Nakamura, Hikaru27890-154Toronto17 Apr 2024
29Nakamura, Hikaru2789Abasov, Nijat Azad26321-058Toronto15 Apr 2024
30Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2727Nakamura, Hikaru27891-036Toronto14 Apr 2024
31Nakamura, Hikaru2789Caruana, Fabiano28031-035Toronto13 Apr 2024
32Nakamura, Hikaru2789Nepomniachtchi, Ian27581/2-1/240Toronto11 Apr 2024
33Gukesh, Dommaraju2743Nakamura, Hikaru27891/2-1/240Toronto10 Apr 2024
34Firouzja, Alireza2760Nakamura, Hikaru27890-163Toronto9 Apr 2024
35Nakamura, Hikaru2789Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu27471/2-1/224Toronto7 Apr 2024
36Abasov, Nijat Azad2632Nakamura, Hikaru27891/2-1/229Toronto6 Apr 2024
37Nakamura, Hikaru2789Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27270-129Toronto5 Apr 2024
38Caruana, Fabiano2803Nakamura, Hikaru27891/2-1/241Toronto4 Apr 2024
39Abasov, Nijat Azad2679Nakamura, Hikaru27800-169Germany25 Feb 2024
40Nakamura, Hikaru2780Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/255Germany24 Feb 2024
41Bluebaum, Matthias2668Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/223Germany23 Feb 2024
42Lazavik, Denis2566Nakamura, Hikaru27880-157Toronto12 Dec 2023
43Nakamura, Hikaru2788Lazavik, Denis25661-058Toronto12 Dec 2023
44Caruana, Fabiano Nakamura, Hikaru 1-052Toronto12 Dec 2023
45Nakamura, Hikaru2788Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27271/2-1/263Toronto12 Dec 2023
46Nakamura, Hikaru2788Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27271/2-1/231Toronto12 Dec 2023
47Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/256Toronto12 Dec 2023
48Nakamura, Hikaru2788Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27311-030Toronto12 Dec 2023
49Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2731Nakamura, Hikaru27881-065Toronto12 Dec 2023
50Caruana, Fabiano2794Nakamura, Hikaru27881-052Toronto11 Dec 2023