Kick signs GMHikaru: The chess grandmaster becomes the latest to join the Kick Streaming platform – Since its inception, Kick has garnered much attention in the streaming community. With notable streamers like Trainwrecks and Adin Ross already on it, another well-known streamer has joined the streaming platform. GMHikaru is Kick’s latest signing. Here is everything you need to know about it.
Kick signs GMHikaru: The chess grandmaster becomes the latest to join the Kick Streaming platform
Christopher Hikaru Nakamura is an American chess grandmaster and has been the top chess streamer for some time. He popularized online chess during the COVID lockdown period by collaborating with well-known streamers from around the world.
Welcome to the Kick family @GMHikaru 💚
Live Wednesday 11AM EST https://t.co/GjKXKBhVHM 📺 pic.twitter.com/LWZD8lw88Y
— Kick.com (@KickStreaming) March 29, 2023
Hikaru also participates in chess tournaments and is a prominent personality in the global chess circuit. He is a U.S. Chess Champion and the reigning World Fischer Random Chess Champion.
Hikaru has over 1.8 million followers on Twitch and 1.85 million subscribers on YouTube. With his move to Kick, it is no doubt that he will be bringing some of his audience to the new streaming platform and boosting its numbers.
Kick announced GMHikaru’s move by welcoming him to the platform. His first live stream is going to be on Wednesday from 11 AM EST.
Trainwreck, who is also the co-owner of Kick and serves as an advisor, had revealed that the platform will be making six new high-profile signings. “When these next 6 signings are announced, twitch and all of its puppet f** faces will be shook,” he said.
Looking at GMHikaru’s move, we can be sure that the five other signings will also surprise many people. It seems that Kick is determined to compete against Twitch and shake its domination in the streaming industry.
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