For the third time in simply six months, 17-year-old Indian Grandmaster Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu defeated world champion Magnus Carlsen, with the newest victory approaching Monday on the FTX Crypto Cup, the American finale of Champions Chess Tour, in Miami.
There was a way of disbelief on the face of Magnus Carlsen when Praggnanandhaa defeated him within the blitz tiebreak after the rating was tied 2-2 on the finish of the regulation recreation.
Not the ending Magnus Carlsen would have wished, as he blunders towards Praggnanandhaa simply when he was on the verge of forcing Armageddon! https://t.co/IbzJPYmpjn #ChessChamps #FTXCryptoCup pic.twitter.com/RYjbaO4WMZ
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Carlsen was on the verge of successful the sport, however he blunders towards Praggnanandhaa simply when he was on the verge of forcing Armageddon.
Magnus gained the occasion on the premise of a better rating, and Praggnanandhaa secured second.
It’s a finished deal- Praggnanandhaa wins 3 video games in a row and defeats Magnus Carlsen within the blitz playoffs! The boy has created historical past, and he finishes second within the @ChampChessTour FTX Crypto Cup. pic.twitter.com/KsWzw1TqGo
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Praggnanandhaa had an awesome begin within the match as he began off with 4 consecutive wins, together with a thumping 3-1 win over world No.6 Levon Aronian. He had began his marketing campaign with victory over Alireza Firouzja, the Indian GM has subsequently overwhelmed Anish Giri and Hans Nieman.
Praggnanandhaa’s successful run got here to an finish by the hands of China’s Quang Liem Le within the fifth spherical. He suffered his second loss after he went right down to Poland’s Jan-Krzystof Duda through the tie-break within the sixth spherical.
In February this 12 months, Praggnanandhaa gained reward for gorgeous world No 1 Carlsen in an Online championship. Praggnanandhaa, 16, who in 2016 turned the youngest worldwide grasp in historical past at age 10, had overwhelmed Carlsen on the Airthings Masters speedy chess match.
In May this 12 months, Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu defeated Magnus Carlsen on the Chessable Masters Online speedy chess match.