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Chessable Masters Final: Indian Grandmaster Pragyanandada lost to Digg Liren in tiebreak

Chennai | Younger Indian Grandmaster R Pragyanandada suffered a troublesome tie-breaker defeat towards world quantity two Dig Liren within the last of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters 2020 on-line event on Friday.

Pragyanananda, 16, from Chennai got here again to win the second set after dropping the primary set however misplaced in a two-game blitz tiebreaker. The Indian Grandmaster, who misplaced the primary set 1.5-2.5, got here again to win the second set 2.5-1.5, forcing Najije to resort to a blitz tiebreaker.

Liren then took benefit of his expertise to defeat Pragyanandada within the second tiebreaker match. The primary tie of the tiebreaker was a draw, however the Chinese language surprised Pragyanananda’s hopes by successful the following sport in 49 strikes.

Earlier, Praggnanandhaa wanted to win the second set to tug the match right into a tiebreak and he registered the essential victory in 79 strikes within the second sport. The opposite sport of the second set led to a draw, which resulted in a tie-break for the results of the match.

Praggnanandhaa grew to become the primary Indian participant to make it to the ultimate of the Meltwater Champions Chess event by defeating star participant Anish Giri of the Netherlands within the semi-finals. Within the opening leg of the event, Pragyanandada defeated world primary Magnus Carlsen for the second time after which defeated China’s Wei Yi within the quarter-finals.

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