Praggnananda finished fourth, Carlsen won the Superbet tournament – ​​News18 Hindi

Warsaw: India’s Grandmaster R Praggnananda performed brilliantly in the Superbet Rapid and Blitz chess tournament and finished fourth while Magnus Carlsen secured the top position. This tournament is part of the Grand Chess Tour. On the final day, Carlsen topped the blitz category by scoring eight out of nine points. China’s Wei Yi had entered the last day with a lead of 2.5 points but could score only five points in the last nine games and finished second.

World number one player Carlsen won seven games and drew two on the last day. He secured the top position with a total of 26 marks. Wei finished second, half a point behind him. Poland’s Duda Jan Kristof stood third with 19.5 points, while Praggnananda stood fourth with 19 points.

India’s Arjun Erigesi stood fifth with 18 points. Nodirbek Abdusattarov finished sixth with 17.5 points while Kirill Shevchenkov finished seventh with 17 points. Anish Giri stood eighth with 14 points. Germany’s Vincent Kemmer finished ninth, half a point behind him, while World Championship challenger D Gukesh finished 10th with 12.5 points.

FIRST PUBLISHED: May 13, 2024, 12:00 IST

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