DiscoverLex Fridman Podcast#330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology of Greatness
#330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology of Greatness

#330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology of Greatness

Update: 2022-10-175
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Hikaru Nakamura is a chess super grandmaster and is currently the #1 ranked blitz chess player in the world. He is also one of the top chess streamers on Twitch and YouTube. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

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OUTLINE:

Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

(00:00 ) – Introduction

(06:59 ) – A private game vs Magnus Carlsen

(14:47 ) – Chess openings

(30:59 ) – Mental preparation

(39:40 ) – Chess tactics

(50:03 ) – Solving chess

(55:43 ) – Aggression and ego

(1:00:28 ) – Hans Niemann cheating scandal

(1:10:21 ) – How to cheat in chess

(1:24:44 ) – Greatest chess player of all time

(1:35:00 ) – Hikaru’s immortal game

(1:47:26 ) – Paul Morphy

(1:49:10 ) – World Chess Championship

(1:51:59 ) – Magnus Carlsen

(1:55:33 ) – Sergey Karjakin

(1:58:00 ) – Beauty of chess

(2:04:55 ) – Day in the life

(2:19:34 ) – Streaming

(2:34:13 ) – Taking risks

(2:39:42 ) – Depression

(2:44:31 ) – Advice for young people

(2:51:51 ) – Love

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#330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology of Greatness

#330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology of Greatness

Lex Fridman