Hikaru Nakamura [Five-Time US Chess Champion]

Hikaru Nakamura is an American grandmaster. And Five-Time United States chess champion. Hikaru Nakamura is currently No.1 Blitz chess player in the world (September 2019). 

Biography of Hikaru Nakamura

Hikaru Nakamura

He was born December 9, 1987 in Hirakata (Japan) to an American mother named (Carolyn Merrow Nakamura) and Japanese father (Shuichi Nakamura).

Hikaru started playing chess at the age of seven. He was coached by his Sirilinkan stepfather, Fide Master Sunil Weeramantry.

In January 2011 Hikaru Nakamura won Tata Steel by beating top grandmasters including Magnus, Anand, Aronian, Mvl and many more. Garry Kasparov stated about his performance ” the best result by an American since 1895″.

Hikaru Nakamura is Five-Time United States Chess Champion. He won the title of US Champion in 2005, 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2019.

Hikaru Nakamura net worth

According to networthstats.com, Hikaru Nakamura net worth: $100,000 – $1M at the age of 31.

Hikaru Nakamura’s Twitter

Hikaru Nakamura is very active on social media websites. He plays often in chess.com and if you want to follow him, here is his official twitter account: Hikaru Nakamura’s Twitter Account.

Hikaru Nakamura’s Chess Games

Here are some of his chess games. You can call him the tactician. He won many beautiful games with superb tactics. Let’s watch his chess games.

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Hikaru Nakamura is the best blitz chess player in the world. He is No.1 blitz player in the world right now. And he is also No.1 chess player in Rapid & Blitz in the USA. He is famous for his tactical games. He is very active on social media and also on chess.com.

You can check his updated blitz rating at http://chessonly.com/top-chess-players/.

  • jimmy valete
    01/10/2019 at 12:13 pm


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