Praggnanandhaa becomes second youngest Grandmaster

Chennai’s Praggnanandhaa made history when he became the second youngest Grandmaster on Saturday 23rd of June 2018 at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days. At some point, the whole world thought he will break Ukrainian Sergey Karjakin’s record of 12 years, 07 months.

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He had been playing fine chess and beating famous GM’s. With not only the country’s pressure, the world was expecting new record. After failing to break the record, Praggnanandhaa relaxed and finally achieved his final GM Norm.

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  1. Ronald

    We can’t wait. Great to see the youth making the difference.

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