25. Jul, 2021

GM Hikaru Nakamura

Christopher Hikaru Nakamura was born December 9, 1987 in Hirakata in Osaka, Japan, to a Japanese father and an American mother. When he was two years old, he and his mother and brother moved to the United States. He started playing chess when he was seven, coached by his stepfather. Awarded the title of IM in 2001 and that of GM in 2003, Nakamura won the US Championship in 2004, 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2019

Diagram - played at the Marshall Chess Club, New York, when he was 11, Nakamura (Black) wins in 3 more moves

🙂 Video - 8 yr old girl's hustle v Nakamura (NY, 2021)