Magnus Carlsen Current Affairs, GK & News

Praggnanandhaa defeats Carlsen three times in a row

16-year-old R Praggnanandhaa, India’s young grandmaster, defeated world number one Magnus Carlsen for the third time this year. He defeated Carlsen 4-2 in the final round of the FTX Crypto Cup. Despite the victory over Carlsen, he finished second in the final table. Carlsen won the title by scoring the most points. Key Points The ..

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Chess: Victory of Praggnanandhaa over Magnus Carlsen

India’s Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has defeated the reigning world champion Norway’s Magnus Carlsen. He did so using black pieces and took 39 moves to checkmate Carlsen. This win came in the eighth round of Airthings Masters chess tournament’s preliminary stage being held online. Overview: This tournament is the first of the nine events that will take ..

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World Chess Day celebrated on July 20

Annually, on 20th July International Chess Day is celebrated. This day also marks the date of establishment of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) in Paris in the year 1924.   About Chess In the fifth century Chess was invented in India and was named “Chaturanga”. Chess is one of the oldest games and it is ..

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Koneru Humpy bags 2019 World Rapid Chess title

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claimed the 2019 Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion tiltle. The winner of Women’s World Rapid Championship was decided in a playoff that ended with Humpy beating China’s Lei Tingjie in a dramatic final in Moscow, Russia. Key Highlights Humpy, who is India’s best-ever women’s chess player, was crowned world women’s rapid ..

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Viswanathan Anand wins bronze in World Blitz Chess Championship 2017

Viswanathan Anand, Indian chess Grand Master and five time World Champion, has won bronze in the 2017 World Blitz Chess Championship at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 30 following his gold winning performance in the Rapid section only a couple of days back. World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the tournament scoring 16 points and followed ..

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Viswanathan Anand wins 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand has won the 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship by beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 28, 2017. The Indian master remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and also beat World Champion Magnus Carlsen in the 9th round to settle some old debts ..

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