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India win 7 medals as Praggnanandhaa is crowned king

India win 7 medals as Praggnanandhaa is crowned king Oct 12, 2019 MumbaiIndia’s R Praggnanandhaa emerged as the unconquered king in the World Youth Chess Championship, claiming the coveted gold in the Under-18 Open here on Saturday.The 14-year-old Grand Master ...
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Praggnanandhaa wins penultimate round, poised to take Under-18 Open title

Praggnanandhaa wins penultimate round, poised to take Under-18 Open title Oct 11, 2019 Mumbai India are well-placed to pocket a few medals in the World Youth Chess Championship here on Friday, with top star R Praggnanandhaa all but likely to ...
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Aronyak beats top seed Niemann to share lead in Under-16 Open

Aronyak beats top seed Niemann to share lead in Under-16 Open Oct 10, 2019 MumbaiIndia’s Candidate Master Aronyak Ghosh scored a thrilling victory over top seed Hans Niemann of the USA to become joint leader in the Under-16 Open category ...
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Praggnanandhaa wins, joins Aryan in lead in WYCC

Praggnanandhaa wins, joins Aryan in lead in WYCC Oct 9, 2019 Mumbai India’s hopes in the Under-18 Open brightened as R Praggnanandhaa outclassed compatriot P Iniyan in the highly anticipated battle between two Indian Grand Masters in the World Youth ...
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Iran’s Aryan in sole lead, India’s Praggnanandhaa and Mitrabha in second position

Iran’s Aryan in sole lead, India’s Praggnanandhaa and Mitrabha in second position Oct. 7, MumbaiIran’s Aryan Gholami shot into sole lead in the Under-18 Open, scoring a comprehensive victory in Round 7 of the World Youth Chess Championship here on ...
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Praggnanandhaa, Aryan share lead in U18

Praggnanandhaa, Aryan share lead in U18 Oct 6, 2019 Mumbai India’s R Praggnanandhaa eked out a hard-fought draw while Divya Deshmukh scored a smart victory to stay in the hunt in the World Youth Chess Championship here on Sunday. GM ...
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Pranav, Rakshitta lead India’s challenge

Pranav, Rakshitta lead India’s challenge Oct 5, 2019 Mumbai Indians continued to hold sway in the Under-14 categories of the World Youth Chess Championship, with FIDE Master Pranav Anand and Woman International Master Rakshitta Ravi scoring swift victories here on ...
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Indian stars enjoy mixed luck, Divya suffers upset defeat

Indian stars enjoy mixed luck, Divya suffers upset defeat Oct 4, 2019 MumbaiIndia’s top players enjoyed mixed luck in Round 4 of the World Youth Chess Championship, with R Praggnanandhaa scoring a comfortable victory and P Iniyan eking out a ...
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Praggnanandhaa, Divya score second successive wins

Praggnanandhaa, Divya score second successive wins. Oct 3, 2019 Mumbai Indian prodigies Grandmaster Praggnanandhaa R and Woman International Master Divya Deshmukh continued with their winning ways by beating Poland’s Antoni Kozak and India’s Bhagyashree Patil in Round 2 of the ...
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Praggna, Mrudul begin India’s WYCC campaign with brisk victories

Praggna, Mrudul begin India’s WYCC campaign with brisk victories Press release held in MUMBAI on 26 SEPTEMBER 2019 04:00 ISTIndia began their campaign in the World Youth Chess Championship 2019 on a thumping note, with Grandmaster R. Praggnanandhaa, Woman Candidate ...
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Six World Championship titles at stake as stage is set for WYCC

Six World Championship titles at stake as stage is set for WYCC Press release held in MUMBAI on 26 SEPTEMBER 2019 04:00 IST World’s second youngest GM Praggnanandhaa will lead India’s chargeMumbai, September 26:  Six world crowns will be at ...
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Mumbai to host World Youth Chess meet

Mumbai to host World Youth Chess meet Press release held in MUMBAI on 18 AUGUST 2019 02:30 IST The world’s second youngest GM R. Praggnanandhaa (14) from India, will be taking part at the World Youth chess championship, to be ...
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