Archive for Hikaru Nakamura

Gata Kamsky, the leader after nine rounds at the U.S. Championship
Friday, May 18, 2012 11:47
Thanks to three consecutive wins in rounds 7, 8 and 9 Gata Kamsky is in sole lead at the U.S. Championships in Saint Louis, USA. The American grandmaster caught Hikaru Nakamura in round 7 and surpassed him in round 9, by beating Yasser Seirawan, while Nakamura had to concede a draw against Aleksandr Lenderman. There are two more rounds to go and...
Hikarua Nakamura, the leader after six rounds at the U.S. Championship
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Monday, May 14, 2012 9:33
Hikaru Nakamura is in sole lead at the U.S. Championships in Saint Louis, USA after six rounds. The highest rated American grandmaster, currently #7 in the world, won three games and drew three. Reigning champion Gata Kamsky is half a point behind, followed by Alexander Onischuk, Aleksandr Lenderman and Yuri Shulman who are on "+1". Hikarua...
Ray Robson vs Gata Kamsky
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Friday, May 11, 2012 14:03
Pre-tournament favorites and former winners Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky are sharing the lead after three rounds at the U.S. Championships in Saint Louis, USA. In this first report we focus on the men's event and give you the daily reports by FM Mike Klein.  Round 2: Ray Robson vs Gata Kamsky, who is defending his title in Saint Louis Event U....
Coming up: U.S. Championships & Sigeman & Co tournament
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 13:48
Although this month most of us will be closely following the World Championship match, there are in fact two big events about to start which are worthy of attention not only on Moscow rest days. Today in Saint Louis, USA the 2012 U.S. Championships take off, with Hikaru Nakamura returning and Gata Kamsky defending his title. Tomorrow the Sigeman...
Carlsen tops May FIDE ratings, Aronian 10 points behind
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 8:19
Magnus Carlsen tops the May 1st FIDE rating list with the same rating as two months ago: 2835. Howevever, his lead has decreased to 10 points as Levon Aronian of Armenia won 5 points to get to 2825. There were few changes in the world's top 10 in the past two months. At the moment of writing, Aronian's live rating is in fact 2826 so just 9 points...
Caruana and Nakamura, board 1 and 2 for Obiettivo Risarcimento
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Monday, April 30, 2012 12:51
Last weekend Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana played in the Italian Team Championship. The world's #6 and #7 were in fact sitting side by side, playing for the same team "Obiettivo Risarcimento" from Padova. While Nakamura played only three games, Caruana is still active for his team. Caruana and Nakamura, board 2 and 1 for "Obiettivo...
March FIDE ratings: Caruana enters the top 10
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 17:39
For the first time in his career, Fabiano Caruana (Italy) entered the world's top 10. On the March 1 FIDE rating list, the 19-year-old Italian grandmaster occupies the 7th spot with a 2767 rating. Hikaru Nakamura (USA) re-entered the top 10 and is 6th, with 2771. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) still tops the list with a rating of 2835. Levon Aronian's...
Kamsky, Nakamura, Seirawan to play U.S. Championship
Friday, February 24, 2012 9:48
After a year of absence, Hikaru Nakamura will be back in St. Louis this year to seek his third U.S. Championship title. His main rival will be reigning champion Gata Kamsky while former winner and "semi-retired" Yasser Seirawan will be playing for the second year in a row. PRESS RELEASE Nakamura seeks third U.S. Championship title in St. Louis...
The Full English Breakfast #16 is out!
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Sunday, February 05, 2012 13:18
Wrapping up 2011, Big Vlad in London, Rybka muddies the water, double-time Donastia, and Nakamura's 'In Da House'. Or, in other words: The Full English Breakfast #16 is out! About the Full English Breakfast Mission: Bring the serious chess news analysis. VERY serious, and not at all witty. Definitely not tongue in cheek. ;) Origins: The Full...
Announcing: T-shirts with chess cartoons by José Diaz!
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012 16:11
The chess cartoons by José Diaz, published here at ChessVibes, are very popular. Therefore we decided to let you upgrade your wardrobe! From today on you can get T-shirts (and longsleeves!) with cartoons printed on them! We've uploaded a number of different designs which are available on different types of shirts and colors. You can check them out...

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