World champion: Hikaru Nakamura in Reykjavik
It seems that Reykjavik is a city that only Americans can conquer, since Hikaru Nakamura recently defeated the Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi in what was a luxurious and quite complicated final that managed to satisfy the chess world for the brilliant games exhibited by both players.
The match recalls the last world championship played in the city where Bobby Fischer would defeat Boris Spasski 50 years ago, and where only Americans can taste victory.
World Chess Championship Final 960 2022
Hikaru Nakamura would face a tough opponent, as is Nepomniachtchi, who in 2021 had already conquered the bronze medal … Read more