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Thursday, February 12, 2015
DAVID R. SANDS: Nakamura rocks Gibraltar, reclaims top U.S. rating slot in chess
Top-ranked U.S. GM Hikaru Nakamura rules the Rock, having just won this year's edition of the strong Tradewise Gibraltar open tournament on the Mediterranean island with an 8½-1½ score. Nakamura, now being challenged by rising GM Wesley So as the top-rated American player, didn't drop a game, defeating ex-world champion Veselin Topalov and Chinese star GM…