Chess: R Praggnanandhaa becomes youngest Indian Grand Master
Monday, June 25, 2018
On Sunday,became the youngest player to earn the title of . At the age of twelve years, ten months and thirteen days, Praggnanandhaa was the second youngest person to earn the title.
Praggnanandhaa earned his third Dutch Grand Master with of 2514 at the fourth Gredine Open in Italy. Having won the first norm in November and second in April, Praggnanandhaa had to face a player with at least 2482 Elo rating for the third norm. For the Grand Master title, a player requires three norms and Elo rating of at least 2500.on Sunday as he faced
Praggnanandhaa with Elo rating of 2529 finished second at the competition, losing the tie-breaker for the winning spot. In 2016, at the age of ten years, ten months and nineteen days, Praggnanandhaa became the youngest player to receive the title of an.
In 2002, at the age of twelve years and seven months, Ukraine's became the youngest recipient of the Grand Master title. Previously, India's was the youngest Indian to earn the Grand Master title.
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