R Praggnanandhaa

Chessable Masters 2022: Indian GM R Praggnanandhaa shocks Anish Giri, to meet Ding Liren in final

The Indian chess star defeated the highly-rated Giri, pipping the Dutchman in the tiebreak after the four-game rapid online semifinal match ended in a 2-2 stalemate.

published on : 25th May 2022

Chessable Masters 2022: Indian Grandmaster GM Praggnanandhaa secures quarterfinal spot

The win in the 15th and final round of the preliminaries late on Sunday saw the teenaged GM knock Gujrathi out of contention.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Wins against Carlsen have given me plenty of confidence: Praggnanandha

Praggu, as he is affectionately called, pulled off a massive victory over Magnus Carlsen — reigning world champ (classical) and a three-time world rapid champion.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Oslo Esports Cup: Indian GM Praggnanandhaa falters in final round, finishes fourth 

Praggnanandhaa took fourth place with 12 points behind Duda (14 points), Vietnam's Liem Quang Le (13) and world No 1 Magnus Carlsen (12) of Norway.

published on : 29th April 2022

Airthings Masters: 16-year-old Praggnanandhaa fails to qualify for knockouts

Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa has failed to qualify for the knockouts in the ongoing Airthings Masters, an online rapid chess tournament.

published on : 23rd February 2022

'Magnus' Opus: How sister's hobby shaped young chess wizard R Praggnanandhaa's life

Praggnanandhaa was three years old when he took to the sport after his elder sister Vaishali was introduced to it to wean her away from watching too many cartoon shows on TV.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Young Praggnanandhaa stuns world no 1 Magnus Carlsen at Airthings Masters chess

Praggnanandhaa won with black pieces in 39 moves in a Tarrasch variation game early on Feb 21 to halt Carlsen's run of three straight wins.

published on : 21st February 2022

Tata Steel Masters: Vidit Gujrathi remains among the leaders 

Gujrathi shared honours with Jan-Krzysztof Dudato take his tally to four points while Praggnanandhaa held Sam Shankland to a draw late on Friday.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa looking to be sharp and ready before Kolkata test

Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa is preparing in earnest for the Tata Steel India rapid chess tournament which begins in Kolkata from November 17.

published on : 15th November 2021