Nakamura, Hikaru Age 33


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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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1Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/243B22chess24.com INT2021
2Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28470-139D31chess24.com INT2021
3Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/224C53chess24.com INT2021
4Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28471-049E35chess24.com INT2021
5Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28470-137D11chess24.com INT2021
6Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361-090C53chess24.com INT2021
7Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/238C65chess24.com INT2021
8Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/265E32chess24.com INT2021
9Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Nakamura, Hikaru27360-154A07chess24.com INT2021
10Nakamura, Hikaru2736Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701/2-1/241C80chess24.com INT2021
11Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/243C67chess24.com INT2021
12Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361-035B06chess24.com INT2021
13Nakamura, Hikaru2736Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27700-142C80chess24.com INT2021
14Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361-061E21chess24.com INT2021
15Nakamura, Hikaru2736Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-043B11chess24.com INT2021
16Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361-033E21chess24.com INT2021
17Nakamura, Hikaru2736Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-067B11chess24.com INT2021
18Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Nakamura, Hikaru27360-133E21chess24.com INT2021
19Le, Quang Liem2709Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/290E32chess24.com INT2021
20Nakamura, Hikaru2736Le, Quang Liem27091/2-1/259E34chess24.com INT2021
21Le, Quang Liem2709Nakamura, Hikaru27360-151D37chess24.com INT2021
22Le, Quang Liem2709Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/248D37chess24.com INT2021
23Nakamura, Hikaru2736Le, Quang Liem27091/2-1/241E34chess24.com INT2021
24Le, Quang Liem2709Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/243D37chess24.com INT2021
25Nakamura, Hikaru2736Le, Quang Liem27091-048D31chess24.com INT2021
26So, Wesley2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/26C20chess24.com INT2021
27Nakamura, Hikaru2736Praggnanandhaa, R.26081/2-1/256A08chess24.com INT2021
28Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2729Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/266D57chess24.com INT2021
29Nakamura, Hikaru2736Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
30Nakamura, Hikaru2736Jones, Gawain C B26701-049B76chess24.com INT2021
31Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/257C53chess24.com INT2021
32Nakamura, Hikaru2736Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian26181-041C00chess24.com INT2021
33Aronian, Levon2781Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/256D02chess24.com INT2021
34Nakamura, Hikaru2736Tari, Aryan26391-047E04chess24.com INT2021
35Radjabov, Teimour2765Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/219D37chess24.com INT2021
36Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27261/2-1/254A05chess24.com INT2021
37Dominguez Perez, Leinier2758Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
38Nakamura, Hikaru2736Le, Quang Liem27091/2-1/293D31chess24.com INT2021
39Karjakin, Sergey2757Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
40Nakamura, Hikaru2736Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-044C80chess24.com INT2021
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/254C67chess24.com INT2021
42Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/244B46chess24.com INT2021
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361-023C67chess24.com INT2021
44Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891-046B90chess24.com INT2021
45Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/26C20chess24.com INT2021
46Nakamura, Hikaru2736Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2758Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
48Nakamura, Hikaru2736Van Foreest, Jorden27011/2-1/228C65chess24.com INT2021
49Nakamura, Hikaru2736Giri, Anish27761/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
50Dubov, Daniil2710Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/222E06chess24.com INT2021