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Praggnanandhaa on his debut at Tata Steel Chess 2022 Masters

by Shahid Ahmed - 08/02/2022

16-year-old R Praggnanandhaa won the Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour in October last year. It earned him a regular spot at the second season of Meltwater Champions Chess Tour which starts from 19th February. Before that, Praggnanandhaa had a stellar debut at the FIDE World Cup 2021 back in July. He eliminated Gabriel Sargissian and Michal Krasenkow in Round 2 and 3 respectively, before getting eliminated by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in Round 4. MVL went on to become World Blitz champion later in 2021. All these performances helped Praggnanandhaa earn a spot at the Tata Steel Chess 2022 Masters, three years after he made his debut in the Challengers section. Photo: ChessBase India

Praggnanandhaa against the Big Boys

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0:00 Introduction


1:35 Conversation with Praggnanandhaa Part 1


5:49 Round 1 - Anish Giri vs Praggnanandhaa


11:24 Round 3 - Jorden van Foreest vs Praggnanandhaa


19:31 Round 4 - Praggnanandhaa vs Nils Grandelius


30:48 Round 5 - Richard Rapport vs Praggnanandhaa


36:09 Round 6 - Sam Shankland vs Praggnanandhaa


37:47 Round 7 - Praggnanandhaa vs Magnus Carlsen


44:22 Round 8 - Mamedyarov vs Praggnanandhaa


46:47 Round 9 - Praggnanandhaa vs Karjakin


52:27 Round 10 - Vidit Gujrathi vs Praggnanandhaa


1:01:06 Round 12 - Daniil Dubov vs Praggnanandhaa


1:01:25 Round 13 - Praggnanandhaa vs Andrey Esipenko


1:09:24 Conversation with Praggnanandhaa Part 2

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