Juli 21, 2024

Nakamura Wins Dec. 15 Titled Tuesday

GM Hikaru Nakamura can easily be called the Big Winner of 2020. Three days after clinching the Speed Chess Championship, he also won another Titled Tuesday, his third in eight weeks.

This week’s December Titled Tuesday tournament had a total of 681 participants. It was an 11-round Swiss with a 3+1 time control.

Two players started with a perfect 7/7: Nakamura (@Hikaru), but also the Romanian grandmaster Bogdan-Daniel Deac (@BogdanDeac). Nakamura’s final move in his round-six game was nice: