Full name          Hikaru Nakamura
Country             United States
Born                   December 9, 1987 (age 28)
                            Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
Title                  Grandmaster
FIDE rating      2787 (September 2016)
Peak rating      2816 (October 2015)
Peak ranking    No. 2 (October 2015)

 

Hikaru Nakamura (ヒカル・ナカムラ Nakamura Hikaru, born December 9, 1987) is an American chess grandmaster.

He is a four-time United States Chess Champion,who won the 2011 edition of Tata Steel Group A and represented the United States at five Chess Olympiads, winning two team bronze medals. He has also written a book about bullet chess called Bullet Chess: One Minute to Mate.

His peak USCF rating was 2900 in August 2015.In October 2015, he reached his peak FIDE rating of 2816, which ranked him second in the world. In May 2014, when FIDE began publishing official rapid and blitz chess ratings, Nakamura ranked number one in the world on both lists. Full details can be found at Wikipedia.