18 March 2016

Not-So-Candid Camera

Did he really say, 'J'adoube'?

Hikaru Nakamura - He touched the King (3:49) • 'Chess [2016 Candidates] game Aronian vs Nakamura in nutshell.'

For one of GM Nakamura's better days, see Instructional Videos : Nakamura.


Later: For the complete game, see Levon Aronian vs Hikaru Nakamura; World Championship Candidates (2016) on Chessgames.com. The pundits there say that the touch-move incident occurred at Black's 74th move. During the press conference just after the game, which Nakamura did not attend, Aronian said that the position was already a win for White.

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