Praggnanandhaa finishes 11th in the Airthings Masters and is unable to advance to the quarterfinals.
Within the 15th and last circular of the preparatory stage of the Airthings Experts; an internet quick chess competition, Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa vanquished Russia’s Vladislav Artemiev; but fell brief of qualifying for the quarterfinals. In circular 13, the 16-year-old drew with German Vincent Keymer;some time recently losing to Hans Mokko Niemann (USA) within the another circular. Praggnanandhaa finishes 11th in the Airthings Masters and is unable to advance to the quarterfinals.
His thrilling eighth-round victory over world champion Magnus Carlsen generated a stir, but Praggnanandhaa’s inconsistent play held him behind.
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With 19 points, he finished 11th in the rankings, with the top eight qualifying for the elimination round.
The adolescent Indian GM finished the tournament on a strong note with a 32-move victory over Keymer.
In 15 rounds, he won five games, drew four, and lost six. Carlsen, top-10 player Lev Aronian, Russian Andrey Esipenko, former women’s world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk, and Keymer were among the winners.
Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia took to begin with put within the preparatory circular with 29 focuses; whereas Carlsen came in moment with 25 focuses, taken after by Artemiev (24). The beat eight were Esipenko, Eric Hansen (Canada), Ding Liren and Liem Quang Le (both China), and Keymer. In the early rounds of the 16-player Airthings Experts; a player gotten three focuses for a win and one point for a tie.