Garry Kasparov vs Hikaru Nakamura | Ultimate Blitz Chess (6 games)

Garry Kasparov and Hikaru Nakamura competed for the first time in an event put on by the Saint Louis Chess Club and Scholastic Center on April 28th and 29th of 2016 . The 2-day event, titled “Ultimate Blitz Challenge”, starred Garry Kasparov along with the top 3 finishers of the 2016 U.S. Chess Championship. The 4 participants, namely Garry Kasparov, the 2016 U.S. Chess Champion Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, and Hikaru Nakamura would play a total of 6 rounds with all players playing one another once each round. The time control for each blitz chess game was 5 minutes with a 3 second delay. Highlighted in this video, without commentary, are the 6 games played between the legendary Garry Kasparov, and Hikaru Nakamura. The winner of the event was Hikaru Nakamura who topped the 4-player field with 11/18 points.


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