Hikaru Nakamura (born December 9, 1987) is an American chess grandmaster and streamer. A chess prodigy, he became the youngest American to earn the title of Grandmaster, aged 15 years and 79 days. Nakamura is a five-time United States champion.
Who are super GM in chess?
Super grandmaster (super GM) is an informal term to refer to the worlds elite players, usually players who are serious contenders for the World Championship.
Is Hikaru Nakamura a super GM?
GM Hikaru Nakamura Checkmates a Super Grandmaster In a Bullet Chess Game. Thats an incredibly speedy calculation to see he can give up his queen. He had to!
What rating is Hikaru?
2802 June 2015 FIDE Rating List | Top 50RankNameRating1Carlsen, Magnus28762Caruana, Fabiano28053Anand, Viswanathan28044Nakamura, Hikaru280246 more rows•1 Jun 2015
Who has the best chess players in the world?
The Top Chess Players in the WorldGM Magnus Carlsen 2855 | #1. Norway. GM Fabiano Caruana 2800 | #2. United States. GM Ding Liren 2799 | #3. China. GM Ian Nepomniachtchi 2792 | #4. Russia. GM Levon Aronian 2782 | #5. Armenia. GM Wesley So 2778 | #6. United States. GM Anish Giri 2777 | #7. Netherlands. GM Alexander Grischuk 2775 | #8.
Do Grandmasters get paid?
Today, the very top chess players in the world can make good livings from the game. Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand, who will play this months world chess championship in Russia, made more than $1 million each of the past two years from chess winnings alone. The other top grandmasters in the world do pretty well, too.