HIKARU NAKAMURA is an American chess Grandmaster. Nakamura is rated #1 in the United States and has been ranked among the top five players in the world by FIDE.

Hikaru's Recent Posts

2015 Fide Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk

A new blog chronicling my recent event in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. http://www.chess.com/blog/Hikaru/fide-grand-prix-khanty-mansiysk

June 09, 2015 • Read More »

2015 US Chess Championship

As most of you know, I have started a collaboration with chess.com, so here is the link to the actual blog post. http://www.chess.com/blog/Hikaru/us-champs

June 08, 2015 • Read More »

45th Biel Chess Festival Part I

It seems like it has been an absolute eternity since I last blogged. This has mainly been due to the fact that tweeting is a lot easier since it is far more senseless and a mere 140 characters! At the same time, I have also been enjoying life a lot in between tournaments spending most…

July 28, 2012 • Read More »

Hikaru's Recent Tweets

Epic final here in @GibraltarChess. I came out on top, but @Vachier_Lagrave is a beast along with the three, five or ten French musketeers!

Sometimes, no matter how hard one tries, the game of chess ends in a draw.

Just the way to get ready for the start of @GibraltarChess. Watching the famous Bond scene from Gib! https://t.co/CF6WmVhbS0

Upcoming Events

October 17-25

2015 European Club Cup

A competition featuring the best European teams in the world from Russia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, etc. The event will take place in Skopje, Macedonia. Learn More »

Nov 28-Dec 13

2015 London Chess Classic

A 10 player round robin featuring the top players in the world. Learn More »

Jan 25-Feb 4

2016 Gibraltar Tradewise Chess Festival

A 10 round open tournament in Gibraltar featuring many of the top players in the world such as Anand, Vachier-Lagrave and myself. Learn More »