SAN FRANCISCO: Pragnananda, who had misplaced his footing for a number of video games in soften water chess, scored an upset victory within the fifth spherical on Saturday. Pragnananda defeated Poland’s harmful Jan Christoph Duda, who was undefeated within the video games up to now. On the finish of seven video games in a powerful battle, each of them have been tied with 3.5-3.5 factors every. Pragnanananda was tied within the Speedy and later within the Blitz earlier than profitable decisively in Armageddon.
Pragnananda will face world champion Magnus Carlsen within the sixth spherical on Saturday midnight. Magnus Carlsen is out of shape after profitable all 5 rounds. So whereas consultants are predicting a win within the sixth sport as properly, one other part argues that Magnus will lose his footing in opposition to a harmful participant named Pragnanananda. Each will face one another on Saturday evening at 1.30 pm.
Meltwater Chess launched an image of Pragnananda and Carlson enjoying a promotional sport by San Francisco’s Bay Bridge forward of the match, shared by ChessBase India in India:
Now Magnus Carlsen is main with 14 factors from 5 rounds. Duda is second with 10 factors. Wesley So and Le Quang Liem are third and fourth with 9 and eight factors respectively. Pragnanananda and Arjun Erigeisi, who’ve solely two wins every, are in fifth and sixth place respectively.
India’s Arjun Erigaysi defeated Anish Giri to say his second win. Pragnananda has managed to win solely two video games out of the 5 video games he has performed up to now.
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