Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura is today’s preeminent Chess streamer. Recently grabbing the spotlight for hosting Twitch’s Pogchamps Chess Tournament as well as his own channel, Hikaru is well known for being a top chess talent for over a decade and as a speed chess specialist. As a chess prodigy, he earned the coveted Grandmaster title at the age of 15, becoming the youngest American to earn the title. He is the #1 speed chess player in the world and recently took home his 5th US Championships in 2019 and won the prestigious Grand Chess Tour in 2018. As he continues to lead on Twitch, Hikaru has also expanded his arsenal outside of competitive tournaments and streaming, including a cameo in the TV Series Billions.