Gulf News | “A bomb in the world of chess” .. A teenager defeats the 5-time world champion

Indian teenager Rameshappu Pragnananda, nicknamed “Prague”, achieved a heavy-caliber surprise in the chess world, by winning On Sunday, world champion Magnus Carlsen in the “Earthings Masters” tournament.

16-year-old Pragnananda surprised Carlsen in chess by winning the championship, after He showed high skill in front of him, and the world champion’s attempts to return to the match were unsuccessful. And

With this achievement, Bragnananda became the youngest player to defeat Carlsen since he became world champion in 2013, according to CNN, the American news network. And

Bragnananda also became the third Indian chess player to beat the Norwegian world champion, after Viswanathan Anand. Pintala Harikrishna. And

The Indian chess star expressed his happiness with this victory, saying: “I am very happy. I just want to sleep right now.” Bragnananda, who in 2016 became the youngest international master of chess in history, managed to defeat his opponent Veteran in 39 movements. And

Pragnananda’s achievement was greeted with a celebration of Indians around the world on social media, as Indian world chess champion Anand tweeted. Who won the world title 5 times, saying: “I am very proud of our talents. It was a very good day for Bragnananda.” And

The famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar also congratulated Prague on his victory, saying: It feels great to beat a champion like Carlsen at the age of 16.” And

For his part, Carlsen attributed his defeat to being affected by the symptoms of Corona, which he contracted days before the tournament, and said, : “I didn’t have the energy, which made it difficult to focus. And

Every time I tried to think I was wrong. My performance was very poor.”

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