HIKARU NAKAMURA is an American chess Grandmaster. Nakamura has been #1 in the United States and has been ranked among the top two 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

A big shout out to @dmorey for visiting my stream, talking basketball, chess openings and supporting me during Aren… https://t.co/iGYtwFjIFH

@4thewire My grandmother still lives in Ridgecrest, but she appears to be ok.

Between the earthquakes in Ridgecrest, CA where I spent the first few years of my life or the gas explosion at the… https://t.co/m9yuHuTgqc

Upcoming Events

Jan 24-Feb 2

2017 Gibraltar Tradewise Chess Festival

A 10 round open tournament in Gibraltar featuring many of the top players in the world. Learn More »

June 19-25

Paris Grand Chess Tour

A rapid and blitz event featuring 10 of the top players in the world which is part of the Grand Chess Tour.