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A 16-year-old from India has beaten world chess champion Magnus Carlsen

Indian chess wonder Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, displayed here in 2018, has beaten best on the planet Magnus Carlsen.

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At only 16 years of age, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa is currently the most youthful chess player ever to overcome Magnus Carlsen in his long rule as best on the planet. The double dealing off in an internet based competition that had highlighted 16 world class players.

Praggnanandhaa is a grandmaster from India who is usually alluded to just as Pragg. The chess wonder said after the game that he was delighted to enhance his play from the competition's first day - and to stay away from an attract his game against Carlsen, which included 39 maneuvers.

"I'm very cheerful," 

he said in a meeting from Chennai, India.

Pragg is the most youthful individual to overcome Carlsen since he became title holder - a streak that stretches out back to 2013, as World Chess notes.

For Carlsen, it was one more disheartening game in a competition that has seen him make unique botches. The Norwegian said he's inclination the impacts of COVID-19, subsequent to testing positive for the Covid before the competition.

"It's been quite awful. I played a few fair games, however most of them have been poor. I want to show improvement over that," 

Carlsen said, as per the International Chess Federation site.

"It's been somewhat better today," 

Carlsen said Monday, 

"however the primary two or three days I was feeling like I'm OK, yet I didn't have the energy, which made it difficult to concentrate on the grounds that each time I attempted to think I bungled. It was somewhat better today, yet at the same time quite awful."

Prior to running into Pragg, Carlsen had indented three straight successes, giving indications of getting back to frame after a harsh beginning. Conversely, Pragg was ricocheting back from three misfortunes.

Due to the time contrast engaged with playing the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2022 web-based competition, the young person is expected to keep awake until late around evening time to confront the world's best chess players. After his success, Pragg was found out if he would motivate some rest or invest in some opportunity to celebrate with a decent supper.

"It's about hitting the sack, since I don't figure I will eat at 2:30 in the first part of the day," 

he said.


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