Nakamura, Hikaru Age 33


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2736.0
FIDE Rating
2736
World
#19 (active)
United States
#4 (active)
FIDE Peak
2816 - 01 Oct 2015
Rapid
2836 World #3 (active)
Blitz
2884 World #2 (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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15Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/258A00chess24.com INT2021
16Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27631/2-1/257E60chess24.com INT2021
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Nakamura, Hikaru27361-064C67chess24.com INT2021
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21Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2762Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/239A07chess24.com INT2021
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25Carlsen, Magnus2855Nakamura, Hikaru27361-060C65chess24.com INT2021
26Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/256E01chess24.com INT2021
27Carlsen, Magnus2855Nakamura, Hikaru27361-065C65chess24.com INT2021
28So, Wesley2778Nakamura, Hikaru27360-127C45chess24.com INT2021
29Nakamura, Hikaru2736So, Wesley27781-069A33chess24.com INT2021
30So, Wesley2778Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C54chess24.com INT2021
31Nakamura, Hikaru2736So, Wesley27781/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
32So, Wesley2778Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
33Nakamura, Hikaru2736So, Wesley27781/2-1/239E06chess24.com INT2021
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36Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27821/2-1/243E91chess24.com INT2021
37Aronian, Levon2782Nakamura, Hikaru27360-139C50chess24.com INT2021
38Nakamura, Hikaru2736Radjabov, Teimour27631/2-1/270E94chess24.com INT2021
39Radjabov, Teimour2763Nakamura, Hikaru27360-149D37chess24.com INT2021
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