Nakamura On His Performance in Reggio Emilia: "Chess is Just a Game"

Время публикации: 07.01.2012 21:54 | Последнее обновление: 07.01.2012 21:54

The participant of the super-tournament in Reggio Emilia Hikaru Nakamura lost three last games and gave away the first place, which he occupied for the most part of the competition. As usually, GM made short tweets on his personal Twitter page. This time his expressions towards himself were less sharp.

"Now I'm beginning to understand why Ivanchuk's rating fluctuates so much from playing all the time...". Lately Hikaru played in Tal Memorial, London classics and now in Reggio; Wijk-aan-Zee is ahead after a week. Four tournaments in a row, isn't it too much?

In his next tweet Nakamura demonstrates a philosophical approach to the failures: "Despite a meltdown, it is good to be reminded that chess is just a game and there are a lot worse things that can happen in life".


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