Very Happy To Script Comeback Win Against Magnus Carlsen: R Praggnanandhaa, Chess Grandmaster, To NDTV

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Very Happy To Script Comeback Win Against Magnus Carlsen: R Praggnanandhaa, Chess Grandmaster, To NDTV

After the win, Praggnanandhaa talked with NDTV about his latest run of kind.© NDTV

Teenage Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa has been going from energy to energy within the final one yr. After defeating world No. 1 chess participant Magnus Carlsen twice in on-line occasions, the 17-year-old Indian defeated the nice for the third time within the ultimate spherical of the FTX Crypto Cup in Miami on Monday. Praggnanandhaa gained three straight video games together with two within the blitz tie-breaks to outwit Carlsen. After the win, Praggnanandhaa talked with NDTV about his latest run of kind and his future plans.

“Very pleased to comeback and win. It was a four-game match and I used to be down by 2-1. So, I wanted to win the fourth recreation to equalise the rating and take it to the tie-breaks,” he instructed NDTV.

“Fairly uncommon that he loses. In speedy something can occur. In speedy, it is potential to beat him. In basic, it is fairly onerous. Each in speedy it is extremely onerous to beat him, so I’m very pleased to beat him in speedy.”

Praggnanandhaa mentioned that he desires to play Carlsen extra within the basic format in chess. “First, I have to get my ELO ranking up. I’m on 2675, so I have to get it as much as 2750. I want one other 100 factors and I can play him commonly then,” Pragga mentioned.

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“I believe I can get it quickly, I believe inside yr I can attain the mark. I’m aiming for that and I’m seeking to play extra classical occasions. These speedy tournaments are superb expertise for me. I’m studying.”

Praggnanandhaa additionally performed an important function lately within the India ‘B’ group’s bronze medal winning-run within the forty fourth chess Olympiad in Chennai.

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