Japanese-American chess Grandmaster who is one of the world's top players.
He became a chess master when he was 10 years old.
He is a three time winner of the United States Chess Championship and in 2013 he was ranked No. 4 in the world by FIDE.
His family moved to the United States when he was two years old.
He is a serious challenger to Magnus Carlsen for the right to be called the greatest player in the world.