Nakamura, Hikaru Age 36


Source: zurich-cc.com

Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2802.0
Live Rank
#2
FIDE Rating
2802
World Rank
#2
United States of America Rank
#1
FIDE Peak Rating
2816 - Oct 2015 (Age 27)
FIDE Peak Rank
#2 (2816) - Oct 2015 (Age 27)
Rapid
2746 World #8, 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:
3357
Wins:
1438 (43%)
Losses:
576 (17%)
Draws:
1343 (40%)
Total score:
63%
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
2764
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 (54 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 
51Caruana, Fabiano2794Nakamura, Hikaru27881-052Toronto11 Dec 2023
52Nakamura, Hikaru2788Caruana, Fabiano27941/2-1/292Toronto11 Dec 2023
53Caruana, Fabiano2794Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/255Toronto11 Dec 2023
54Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Nakamura, Hikaru27881-072Toronto11 Dec 2023
55Nakamura, Hikaru2788Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27270-151Toronto11 Dec 2023
56Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Nakamura, Hikaru27880-138Toronto11 Dec 2023
57Vachier-Lagrave, Maxim Nakamura, Hikaru 1-059Toronto11 Dec 2023
58Carlsen, Magnus2830Nakamura, Hikaru27881-051Toronto10 Dec 2023
59Nakamura, Hikaru2788Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/231Toronto10 Dec 2023
60Carlsen, Magnus2830Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/235Toronto10 Dec 2023
61Firouzja, Alireza2763Nakamura, Hikaru27880-144Toronto10 Dec 2023
62Nakamura, Hikaru2788Firouzja, Alireza27631-052Toronto10 Dec 2023
63Vachier Lagrave, Maxime Nakamura, Hikaru 1-059Toronto9 Dec 2023
64Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2731Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/217Toronto9 Dec 2023
65Nakamura, Hikaru2788Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27311/2-1/269Toronto9 Dec 2023
66So, Wesley2752Nakamura, Hikaru27881/2-1/245Toronto9 Dec 2023
67Nakamura, Hikaru2788So, Wesley27520-174Toronto9 Dec 2023
68Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar2712Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/239Douglas5 Nov 2023
69Nakamura, Hikaru2780Caruana, Fabiano27861-040Douglas4 Nov 2023
70Nakamura, Hikaru2780Cheparinov, Ivan26581-061Douglas3 Nov 2023
71Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2716Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/215Douglas2 Nov 2023
72Nakamura, Hikaru2780Predke, Alexandr26561/2-1/253Douglas1 Nov 2023
73Esipenko, Andrey2683Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/227Douglas30 Oct 2023
74Nakamura, Hikaru2780Sarana, Alexey26821-070Douglas29 Oct 2023
75Tabatabaei, Mohammad Amin2685Nakamura, Hikaru27800-144Douglas28 Oct 2023
76Nakamura, Hikaru2780Aryan, Chopra26341-049Douglas27 Oct 2023
77Sadhwani, Raunak2641Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/225Douglas26 Oct 2023
78Nakamura, Hikaru2780Svane, Rasmus26461/2-1/247Douglas25 Oct 2023
79Narayanan, Sunilduth Lyna2651Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/239Doha20 Oct 2023
80Nakamura, Hikaru2780Pranav, V.25791-039Doha19 Oct 2023
81Maghsoodloo, Parham2707Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/230Doha18 Oct 2023
82Nakamura, Hikaru2780Paravyan, David25991/2-1/238Doha17 Oct 2023
83Sindarov, Javokhir2658Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/230Doha15 Oct 2023
84Nakamura, Hikaru2780Kevlishvili, Robby25211-050Doha14 Oct 2023
85Vokhidov, Shamsiddin2578Nakamura, Hikaru27801/2-1/238Doha13 Oct 2023
86Nakamura, Hikaru2780Dai, Changren25071-045Doha12 Oct 2023
87Vantika, Agrawal2435Nakamura, Hikaru27800-162Doha11 Oct 2023
88Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu2690Nakamura, Hikaru27871-041Baku11 Aug 2023
89Nakamura, Hikaru2787Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu26900-133Baku11 Aug 2023
90Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu2690Nakamura, Hikaru27871/2-1/242Baku10 Aug 2023
91Nakamura, Hikaru2787Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu26901/2-1/246Baku9 Aug 2023
92Nakamura, Hikaru2787Gledura, Benjamin26451-039Baku6 Aug 2023
93Gledura, Benjamin2645Nakamura, Hikaru27871/2-1/233Baku5 Aug 2023
94Karthik, Venkataraman2565Nakamura, Hikaru27870-150Baku4 Aug 2023
95Nakamura, Hikaru2787Karthik, Venkataraman25651/2-1/2144Baku4 Aug 2023
96Karthik, Venkataraman2565Nakamura, Hikaru27871/2-1/232Baku3 Aug 2023
97Nakamura, Hikaru2787Karthik, Venkataraman25651/2-1/263Baku2 Aug 2023
98Nakamura, Hikaru2775Caruana, Fabiano27641-055Stavanger9 Jun 2023
99Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2731Nakamura, Hikaru27751-036Stavanger 8 Jun 2023
100Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2731Nakamura, Hikaru27751/2-1/255Stavanger8 Jun 2023