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Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa Wins Norway Chess Open Match | Chess Information


Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa Norway Chess Open Match© Twitter

Younger Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa emerged winner within the Norway Chess Group A open event with 7.5 factors from 9 rounds. The 16-year previous GM, the top-seed, was in high-quality type and remained unbeaten by way of the 9 rounds. He completed the event with a win over fellow Indian V Praneeth, an Worldwide Grasp, late on Friday. Praggnanandhaa (Elo 2642) completed a full level forward of second-placed IM Marsel Efroimski (Israel) and IM Jung Min Search engine marketing (Sweden).

Praneeth with six factors was joint third however was positioned sixth resulting from an inferior tie-break rating.

Other than beating Praneeth, Praggnanandhaa posted wins over Victor Mikhalevski (in spherical 8), Vitaly Kunin (spherical 6), Mukhammadzokhid Suyarov (spherical 4), Semen Mutusov (spherical 2) and Mathias Unneland (spherical 1). He drew his different three video games.

The Indian teenaged star has been placing in spectacular performances in current instances and had crushed world primary Magnus Carlsen for a second time within the Chessable Grasp on-line occasion and misplaced an in depth remaining to China’s Ding Liren.

The GM might be a part of the India B crew within the open occasion of the forty fourth Chess Olympiad in Chennai subsequent month.

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Praggnanandhaa’s coach R B Ramesh congratulated him after the win and mentioned it’s going to assist enhance his confidence.

“Congratulations to him for the victory. He was the highest seed, so it’s not a shock that he gained the event. He performed effectively on the whole, drew three video games with black items and gained the remaining video games. It’ll assist enhance his confidence,” Ramesh mentioned.

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