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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1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/254C67chess24.com INT2021
2Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/244B46chess24.com INT2021
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4Nakamura, Hikaru2736Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891-046B90chess24.com INT2021
5Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/26C20chess24.com INT2021
6Nakamura, Hikaru2736Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
7Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2758Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
8Nakamura, Hikaru2736Van Foreest, Jorden27011/2-1/228C65chess24.com INT2021
9Nakamura, Hikaru2736Giri, Anish27761/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
10Dubov, Daniil2710Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/222E06chess24.com INT2021
11Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27811-030D78chess24.com INT2021
12So, Wesley2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
13Nakamura, Hikaru2736Pichot, Alan26301-044B48chess24.com INT2021
14Radjabov, Teimour2765Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/219D37chess24.com INT2021
15Nakamura, Hikaru2736Karjakin, Sergey27571/2-1/214C67chess24.com INT2021
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/245C67chess24.com INT2021
17Nakamura, Hikaru2736Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701/2-1/248C41chess24.com INT2021
18Grandelius, Nils2670Nakamura, Hikaru27360-158C67chess24.com INT2021
19Nakamura, Hikaru2736Anton Guijarro, David26731/2-1/237C83chess24.com INT2021
20Nakamura, Hikaru2736Shankland, Sam26910-158B67chess24.com INT2021
21Bluebaum, Matthias2670Nakamura, Hikaru27360-186D04chess24.com INT2021
22Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/240C24chess24.com INT2021
23So, Wesley2770Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/227E32chess24.com INT2021
24Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27841/2-1/2116B90chess24.com INT2021
25Carlsen, Magnus2862Nakamura, Hikaru27361-033D37chess24.com INT2021
26Nakamura, Hikaru2736Ding, Liren27911-052A01chess24.com INT2021
27Radjabov, Teimour2765Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/217D37chess24.com INT2021
28Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27261/2-1/2156A01chess24.com INT2021
29Dubov, Daniil2710Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/240E06chess24.com INT2021
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Nakamura, Hikaru27361-064C67chess24.com INT2021
31Nakamura, Hikaru2736Giri, Anish27641-060C67chess24.com INT2021
32Grischuk, Alexander2777Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/252C70chess24.com INT2021
33Nakamura, Hikaru2736Duda, Jan-Krzysztof27431/2-1/238D41chess24.com INT2021
34Dominguez Perez, Leinier2758Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/248C70chess24.com INT2021
35Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27810-137A07chess24.com INT2020
36Aronian, Levon2781Nakamura, Hikaru27361-035D02chess24.com INT2020
37Aronian, Levon2781Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/240B08chess24.com INT2020
38Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/236D38chess24.com INT2020
39Aronian, Levon2781Nakamura, Hikaru27361-038D02chess24.com INT2020
40Nakamura, Hikaru2736Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/236D38chess24.com INT2020
41Nakamura, Hikaru2736Fedoseev, Vladimir326761-061A01chess.com INT2020
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