Young Indian Grandmaster R Pragganandhaa wins prestigious Reykjavik Open chess tournament

Young Indian Grandmaster, R Pragganandhaa won the prestigious Reykjavik Open chess tournament in Reykjajvik, Iceland with 7.5 points from nine rounds. The 16-year-old Pragganandhaa defeated compatriot GM D Gukesh in the final round yesterday to emerge sole winner.

The highly-rated Indian remained unbeaten through the nine rounds and finished with wins over Matthieu Cornette of France and Gukesh in the last two rounds.  He had recently hogged the limelight after stunning world No.1 Magnus Carlsen in an online tournament.

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