Hikaru Nakamura - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Hikaru Nakamura


Wesley So bows to Nakamura in Speed Chess Championship finals

Dec 03, 2018 - 8:51 PM

Despite having a higher Elo rating in classical play, the Cavite-born So surrenders a big edge to Nakamura in both rapid and blitz competitions

SECOND. Wesley So falls short of the Speed Chess Championships crown. File photo by Anastasya Karlovich/FIDE Press Officer

Wesley So's struggles continue at Sinquefield Cup

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:52 PM

Wesley So has lost 4 matches at the Sinquefield Cup and would be out of the top 10 in the world if rankings were to come out today

SLUMP. Wesley So clutches the lapel of his suit in his game against world champion Magnus Carlsen. Photo from Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St Louis Facebook

Wesley So draws Nakamura in US Chess Championship

Apr 05, 2015 - 2:23 PM

Wesley So who is rated number five in the world battled Hikaru Nakamura to a draw in the fourth round of the US Chess Championship

Wesley So is a half point behind Nakamura and Ray Robson with 2.5 points after four rounds. Photo from chessbase.com