Praggnanandhaa powers into Champions Chess Tour
Reports Apr 11, 2021 | 9:55 PM 6

Praggnanandhaa powers into Champions Chess Tour

15-year-old Indian prodigy Praggnanandhaa has won the Polgar Challenge with a round to spare to earn $3,000 and a place in the 5th leg of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, where he’s likely to face World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in less than two weeks’ time. In the end Pragg’s 3.5/4 on the final day was enough for him to finish a full 1.5 points ahead of the chasing pack of Nodirbek Abdusattorov, Gukesh, Nihal Sarin and Volodar Murzin. Team Polgar clinched team victory with 96.5 points to Team Kramnik’s 88.

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