Nakamura, Hikaru Age 36


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2789.4
Live Rank
#3
FIDE Rating
2789
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, Peak 2934 (Mar 2019)
Born
9 Dec 1987
Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
FIDE ID 2016192
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Active Years:
1999 - 2024
Total Games:
3318
Wins:
1426 (43%)
Losses:
567 (17%)
Draws:
1325 (40%)
Total score:
63%
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
2762
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 (50 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 
1Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2727Nakamura, Hikaru27891-03614 Apr 2024
2Nakamura, Hikaru2789Caruana, Fabiano28031-03513 Apr 2024
3Nakamura, Hikaru2789Nepomniachtchi, Ian27581/2-1/24011 Apr 2024
4Gukesh, Dommaraju2743Nakamura, Hikaru27891/2-1/24010 Apr 2024
5Firouzja, Alireza2760Nakamura, Hikaru27890-1639 Apr 2024
6Nakamura, Hikaru2789Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu27471/2-1/2247 Apr 2024
7Abasov, Nijat Azad2632Nakamura, Hikaru27891/2-1/2296 Apr 2024
8Nakamura, Hikaru2789Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27270-1295 Apr 2024
9Caruana, Fabiano2803Nakamura, Hikaru27891/2-1/2414 Apr 2024
10Abasov, Nijat Azad2679Nakamura, Hikaru27800-169Germany25 Feb 2024
11Nakamura, Hikaru2780Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/255Germany24 Feb 2024
12Bluebaum, Matthias2668Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/223Germany23 Feb 2024
13Lazavik, Denis2566Nakamura, Hikaru27880-157Toronto12 Dec 2023
14Nakamura, Hikaru2788Lazavik, Denis25661-058Toronto12 Dec 2023
15Caruana, Fabiano Nakamura, Hikaru 1-052Toronto12 Dec 2023
16Nakamura, Hikaru2788Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27271/2-1/263Toronto12 Dec 2023
17Nakamura, Hikaru2788Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27271/2-1/231Toronto12 Dec 2023
18Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/256Toronto12 Dec 2023
19Nakamura, Hikaru2788Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27311-030Toronto12 Dec 2023
20Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2731Nakamura, Hikaru27881-065Toronto12 Dec 2023
21Caruana, Fabiano2794Nakamura, Hikaru27881-052Toronto11 Dec 2023
22Nakamura, Hikaru2788Caruana, Fabiano27941/2-1/292Toronto11 Dec 2023
23Caruana, Fabiano2794Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/255Toronto11 Dec 2023
24Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Nakamura, Hikaru27881-072Toronto11 Dec 2023
25Nakamura, Hikaru2788Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27270-151Toronto11 Dec 2023
26Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Nakamura, Hikaru27880-138Toronto11 Dec 2023
27Vachier-Lagrave, Maxim Nakamura, Hikaru 1-059Toronto11 Dec 2023
28Carlsen, Magnus2830Nakamura, Hikaru27881-051Toronto10 Dec 2023
29Nakamura, Hikaru2788Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/231Toronto10 Dec 2023
30Carlsen, Magnus2830Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/235Toronto10 Dec 2023
31Firouzja, Alireza2763Nakamura, Hikaru27880-144Toronto10 Dec 2023
32Nakamura, Hikaru2788Firouzja, Alireza27631-052Toronto10 Dec 2023
33Vachier Lagrave, Maxime Nakamura, Hikaru 1-059Toronto9 Dec 2023
34Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2731Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/217Toronto9 Dec 2023
35Nakamura, Hikaru2788Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27311/2-1/269Toronto9 Dec 2023
36So, Wesley2752Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/245Toronto9 Dec 2023
37Nakamura, Hikaru2788So, Wesley27520-174Toronto9 Dec 2023
38Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar2712Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/239Douglas5 Nov 2023
39Nakamura, Hikaru2780Caruana, Fabiano27861-040Douglas4 Nov 2023
40Nakamura, Hikaru2780Cheparinov, Ivan26581-061Douglas3 Nov 2023
41Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2716Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/215Douglas2 Nov 2023
42Nakamura, Hikaru2780Predke, Alexandr26561/2-1/253Douglas1 Nov 2023
43Esipenko, Andrey2683Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/227Douglas30 Oct 2023
44Nakamura, Hikaru2780Sarana, Alexey26821-070Douglas29 Oct 2023
45Tabatabaei, Mohammad Amin2685Nakamura, Hikaru27800-144Douglas28 Oct 2023
46Nakamura, Hikaru2780Aryan, Chopra26341-049Douglas27 Oct 2023
47Sadhwani, Raunak2641Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/225Douglas26 Oct 2023
48Nakamura, Hikaru2780Svane, Rasmus26461/2-1/247Douglas25 Oct 2023
49Narayanan, Sunilduth Lyna2651Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/239Doha20 Oct 2023
50Nakamura, Hikaru2780Pranav, V.25791-039Doha19 Oct 2023