Praggnanandhaa sails into Masters semis

25 May,2022 08:11 AM IST |  Chennai  |  Agencies

Praggnanandhaa, 16, will take on Anish Giri [the Netherlands] in the semi-finals. World No.1 Magnus Carlsen will take on China’s Ding Liren in the other semi-final. Praggnanandhaa had created a stir earlier in the preliminary phase by beating Carlsen in the sixth round

R Praggnanandhaa. Pic/AFP



Young Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa defeated China*s Wei Yi 2.5-1.5 to book a spot in the semi-finals of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters 2022 online tournament.

Praggnanandhaa, 16, will take on Anish Giri [the Netherlands] in the semi-finals. World No.1 Magnus Carlsen will take on China*s Ding Liren in the other semi-final. Praggnanandhaa had created a stir earlier in the preliminary phase by beating Carlsen in the sixth round.

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