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Viswanathan Anand: Praggnanandhaa is on his way to the top

Times of India | 24/02/2022 07:13 PM | Click to read full article

Since June 2018, R Praggnanandhaa has been counted among the elite in chess. But the 16-year-old Chennaiite's biggest moment arrived in the early hours of Monday when he beat World champion, Magnus Carlsen, in Round 8 of the Airthings Masters, a 16-player online rapid tournament.

Most in the country were asleep when one of India's finest young chess brains created history.