R. Praggnanandhaa Beats Magnus Carlsen, Again with Another ‘Blunder’ to Blame

Indian General Manager R Praggnanandhaa (Twitter)

Indian General Manager R Praggnanandhaa (Twitter)

R. Praggnanandhaa beat Magnus Carlsen for the second time in three months

great indian master R. Pragnanandha He defeated Magnus Carlsen for the second time in his career after a “mistake” by the world champion in the fifth round of the 16-player online fast chess tournament.

This is the second win for India’s General Motors against Carlsen in less than three months.
Their match was headed toward a lackluster tie after Praggnanandha’s 40 move but in a stunning twist, Carlsen quit on the next move.

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The world champion had misfired his jockey in his previous move as he checked Praggnanadhaa with an attack on his back piece.

Bragg later revealed that he was taking school exams during the event in an interview with Chess24.

“I am not very happy with the quality of my game. I miss some things, some tricks, some tactics, so I need to be sharper,” he said.

Bragg, as he is known to his friends, was defeated earlier The five-time world champion and currently number one in the online Airthings Masters Tournament quickly took off in February and became the youngest player to do so.

It was a special achievement considering he is only the third Indian after the great Viswanathan Anand and B Harikrishna for the best Norwegian superstar.

Praggnanandhaa was awarded the prestigious title of Grandmaster, making him the youngest person in the country to achieve this feat and the second youngest player in the world at the time. Overall, he is the fifth youngest General Manager ever.

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