R Praggnanandhaa: News

24 Aug 2023

Vishwanathan Anand

Praggnanandhaa falls short in Chess World Cup final: Top reactions

Magnus Carlsen defeated India's R Praggnanandhaa to win the Chess World Cup on Thursday. The two-game classical series ended in a draw before Carlsen defeated Praggnanandhaa in the tiebreaker.

24 Aug 2023


R Praggnanandhaa: Decoding his career achievements

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa fell short versus world number one, Magnus Carlsen, in the Chess World Cup final.

24 Aug 2023

Magnus Carlsen

Carlsen beats Praggnanandhaa to win FIDE Chess World Cup: Stats

Magnus Carlsen defeated India's R Praggnanandhaa to win the Chess World Cup on Thursday.

23 Aug 2023

Magnus Carlsen

Chess WC final: Praggnanandhaa 1-1 Carlsen; here's what happens next

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa could enter the record books on August 24.

23 Aug 2023

Magnus Carlsen

FIDE World Cup: All you need to know about Praggnanandhaa

Chess teen prodigy from India, R Praggnanandhaa is up against five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen for the title of the FIDE World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan.

21 Aug 2023

Viswanathan Anand

Chess World Cup: Praggnanandhaa becomes third-youngest to reach Candidates Tournament 

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa upset world number three, Fabiano Caruana, 3.5-2.5 through the tie-break to reach the finals of the 2023 Chess World Cup.

21 Feb 2022


Airthings Masters: 16-year-old Praggnanandhaa beats World Champion Magnus Carlsen

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa (16) on Monday defeated world champion, Magnus Carlsen, in the eighth round of the Airthings Masters rapid chess tournament.

17 Jul 2021


Chess World Cup: Praggnanandhaa, Adhiban, Sarin advance to third round

Indian Grandmasters R Praggnanandhaa, B Adhiban, and Nihal Sarin sailed into the third round of the men's event in the FIDE Chess World Cup in Sochi on Friday.

14 Jul 2021


Chess World Cup: Praggnanandhaa, Nihal Sarin, Iniyan enter second round

India's young stars R Praggnanandhaa, Nihal Sarin, and P Iniyan advanced to the second round of the men's event in the FIDE World Cup chess tournament in Russia on Tuesday.

24 Aug 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman

FIDE Online Chess Olympiad: R Praggnanandhaa shines for India

15-year-old Indian chess sensation R Praggnanandhaa starred for the nation in the ongoing FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.

13 Oct 2019


World Youth Chess Championship: Praggnanandhaa claims U-18 gold

India's R Praggnanandhaa clinched the World Youth Chess Championship, claiming the coveted gold in the Under-18 Open category in Mumbai.

22 Jul 2019


Indian chess players to be trained by Vladimir Kramnik

In an interesting development, former world champion and legend Vladimir Kramnik will train six Indian chess players in Geneva from August 14 to 25.

13 Aug 2018


Vaishali R becomes India's latest Woman Grandmaster

The sister of R Praggnanandhaa, Vaishali R, became India's latest Woman Grandmaster (WGM) after earning her third and final WGM norm at Riga Technical University Open at Latvia.

24 Jun 2018

Viswanathan Anand

Know everything about India's youngest Grandmaster

R Praggnanandhaa became the world's second youngest Grandmaster as he achieved this feat at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days.