Nakamura, Hikaru Age 32


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2736.0
FIDE Rating
2736
World
#17 (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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2881Nakamura, Hikaru28290-142D37chess24.com INT2020
2Nakamura, Hikaru2829Carlsen, Magnus28811/2-1/236C88chess24.com INT2020
3Carlsen, Magnus2881Nakamura, Hikaru28291-046D37chess24.com INT2020
4Nakamura, Hikaru2829Carlsen, Magnus28811-034C81chess24.com INT2020
5Carlsen, Magnus2881Nakamura, Hikaru28291/2-1/242C47chess24.com INT2020
6Carlsen, Magnus2881Nakamura, Hikaru28291/2-1/243C53chess24.com INT2020
7Nakamura, Hikaru2829Carlsen, Magnus28811/2-1/233C67chess24.com INT2020
8Carlsen, Magnus2881Nakamura, Hikaru28291/2-1/271C45chess24.com INT2020
9Nakamura, Hikaru2829Carlsen, Magnus28811-033C65chess24.com INT2020
10Carlsen, Magnus2881Nakamura, Hikaru28291-030B06chess24.com INT2020
11Nakamura, Hikaru2829Carlsen, Magnus28810-141C65chess24.com INT2020
12Carlsen, Magnus2881Nakamura, Hikaru28291-047C45chess24.com INT2020
13Aronian, Levon2778Nakamura, Hikaru28290-128C65chess24.com INT2020
14Nakamura, Hikaru2829Aronian, Levon27781/2-1/243C42chess24.com INT2020
15Aronian, Levon2778Nakamura, Hikaru28291/2-1/233D37chess24.com INT2020
16Nakamura, Hikaru2829Aronian, Levon27781-039C42chess24.com INT2020
17Aronian, Levon2773Nakamura, Hikaru27360-160A29chess24.com INT2020
18Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27731-047C42chess24.com INT2020
19Aronian, Levon2773Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/241D37chess24.com INT2020
20Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/255C42chess24.com INT2020
21Aronian, Levon2773Nakamura, Hikaru27361-0118D37chess24.com INT2020
22So, Wesley2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/236E06chess24.com INT2020
23Nakamura, Hikaru2736Duda, Jan Krzysztof27531-040B51chess24.com INT2020
24Wei, Yi2732Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/254C67chess24.com INT2020
25Nakamura, Hikaru2736Yu, Yangyi27091/2-1/242C42chess24.com INT2020
26Nakamura, Hikaru2736Grischuk, Alexander27771/2-1/243E03chess24.com INT2020
27Ding, Liren2791Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/244E06chess24.com INT2020
28Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27731-061C42chess24.com INT2020
29Carlsen, Magnus2863Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/251D37chess24.com INT2020
30Nakamura, Hikaru2736Firouzja, Alireza27281-021D05chess24.com INT2020
31Dubov, Daniil2699Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/238E06chess24.com INT2020
32Nakamura, Hikaru2736Karjakin, Sergey27521-034A28chess24.com INT2020
33Ding, Liren2791Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/238C53chess.com INT2020
34Ding, Liren2791Nakamura, Hikaru27361-066C50chess.com INT2020
35Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/238D10chess.com INT2020
36Firouzja, Alireza2728Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/231D37chess.com INT2020
37Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841-063D85chess.com INT2020
38Nakamura, Hikaru2736Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/269D35chess.com INT2020
39Nakamura, Hikaru2736Ding, Liren27911/2-1/236B22chess.com INT2020
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/231D37chess.com INT2020
41Nakamura, Hikaru2736Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/247D37chess.com INT2020
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Nakamura, Hikaru27360-1138D37chess.com INT2020
43Anand, Viswanathan2753Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/241D37chess.com INT2020
44Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/257D52chess24.com INT2020
45Carlsen, Magnus2863Nakamura, Hikaru27361-052D37chess24.com INT2020
46Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28631-057D37chess24.com INT2020
47Carlsen, Magnus2863Nakamura, Hikaru27361-084A29chess24.com INT2020
48Nakamura, Hikaru2736Caruana, Fabiano28351-069A04chess24.com INT2020
49Caruana, Fabiano2835Nakamura, Hikaru27360-151C50chess24.com INT2020
50Nakamura, Hikaru2736Caruana, Fabiano28350-158A04chess24.com INT2020