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Misfits Gaming website crashes as Nakamura announces he joins them

Hikaru Nakamura announced he will have a special announcement today before the start of Titled Tuesday. The announcement was scheduled for 16:55 when exactly 6.000 viewers joined to hear what Hikaru has to say. Showing a short video, Nakamura announced he joins Misfits Gaming as an influencer and content creator. Misfits Gaming is a global esports and entertainment company based in Boca Raton, Florida. The website of the company crashed as Nakamura announced the big news. Hikaru also announced he will have a live stream from the Candidates Tournament 2022 which starts in three days in Madrid. Candidates Chess 2022 all information / Candidates Chess 2022 – Predictions and possible outcomes

Mitsfits Gaming full announcement:

“Today, Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) announced that American chess Grandmaster and streamer, Hikaru Nakamura has joined the organization as an influencer and content creator. The partnership comes amidst Nakamura winning the 2022 FIDE Grand Prix championship and earning a coveted spot in the 2022 Candidates Tournament, taking place between June 16th and July 7th to determine a challenger for the World Chess Championship. Hikaru has had an outspoken and outsized role at growing the game and captivating new audiences.  He is the number one chess streamer on Twitch with over 1.4 million followers, and is a five-time United States champion. At age 15, he earned the title of Grandmaster,  becoming the youngest American to do so, supplanting the long-standing record held by the legendary Bobby Fischer.  Since then, he has represented the United States at five Chess Olympiads, winning a team gold medal and two team bronze medals. Since becoming a streamer, he is known for his chess skills, entertaining viewers with his ability to perform with speed and accuracy while providing witty and insightful commentary. Hikaru will work in collaboration with Misfits Gaming Group on a range of events, video content and streams that not only involve his chess skills, but provide him with the platform and resources to continue developing additional passion projects.  He joins Misfit Gaming Group’s current roster of creators including Tubbo, Ranboo, Aimsey and SushiBAE.” Candidates live: R1: Caruana – Nakamura R2: Nakamura – Radjabov R3: Firouzja – Nakamura R4: Rapport – Nakamura R5: Nakamura – Nepomniachtchi R6: Nakamura – Ding Liren R7: Duda – Nakamura R8: Nakamura – Caruana R9: Radjabov – Nakamura R10: Nakamura – Firouzja R11: Nakamura – Rapport R12: Nepomniachtchi – Nakamura R13: Nakamura – Duda R14: Ding Liren – Nakamura

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