Nakamura Wins U.S. Championship

04.12.15 Hikaru Nakamura beat Alexander Onischuk in the final round of the U.S. Championship today to clinch the title for the forth time in his career. Nakamura was clearly happy and relieved that the tournament went well for him but said in a interview immediately following the game that he is already focused on the upcoming FIDE World Cup event that could qualify him for a spot in the world championship candidates matches.

Hikaru Nakamura (left) speaks with Maurice Ashley just after winning the 2015 U.S. Chess Championship. Photo courtesy of

Official Tournament Site

Post a comment

  • Navigation: