Praggnanandhaa, a 16-year-old young chess master, advanced to the finals of the Chessable Masters Championship. In the semi-finals of the Chessable Masters, the Indian Praggnanandhaa stunned the Dutch Anish Giri with his skills. He will face world No. 2 Ding Liren in the final.
Praggnanandhaa became the tournament’s first Indian player to reach the final. Praggnanandhaa outplayed Anish Giri by 3.5-2.5 points. Anish Giri, 29, came into the match undefeated, only to take the unpredicted defeat.
Apart from chess, Praggnanandhaa has to do something else ahead of the final. He has to attend school and write his Class XI exams.
“I have to be at school around 8:45 am, And now it is 2 am. ” – Praggnanandha quotes. His dedication to chess and his education won the hearts of many.