‘Offers me enormous confidence’: Praggnanandhaa on win towards Magnus Carlsen


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Highlights

  • “It was very onerous as a result of the sport begins early morning at 3 am,” he mentioned
  • “I ready for it each day by altering my routine to the event’s schedule.”
  • “I’m very blissful to see a lot assist, actually motivates me to work a lot tougher and play higher.”

 R Praggnanandhaa on Tuesday mentioned that the win towards the world champion Magnus Carlsen will give him “enormous confidence”.

The 16-year-old Praggnanandhaa defeated world primary chess participant, Magnus Carlsen, on Monday within the eighth spherical of the continuing Airthings Masters – a web based speedy chess competitors.

“It was very onerous as a result of the sport begins early morning at 3 am. I ready for it each day by altering my routine to the event’s schedule. I feel it actually labored out,” Praggnanandhaa informed ANI.

“Yeah, I used to be additionally working onerous in chess phrases additionally. I used to be blissful generally to win. It offers me enormous confidence,” he added. “I’m very blissful to see a lot assist, actually motivates me to work a lot tougher and play higher,” the Indian Grand Grasp mentioned.

Ramesh Babu, father of Praggnanandhaa mentioned: “I used to be very pleased with the end result. I used to be sleeping at the moment….. Praggnanandhaa got here and informed me he received towards Carlsen.”

“Beating the world primary just isn’t simple. That is solely the start, he has to do many issues on this discipline,” he added.

Carlsen had racked up three wins in a row as he ominously cranked up the gears. However towards the 16-year-old Praggnanandhaa, he blundered badly, and the Indian star held agency for the win.

It was Praggnanandhaa’s first win in any type of chess towards the Norwegian and got here on the again of getting misplaced three video games in a row.

Vaishali Rameshbabu, sister of Praggnanandhaa, who’s a Girl Grand Grasp was additionally delighted and mentioned: “All of us are very blissful about this. He’s simply 16-year-old and solely the third Indian to defeat Carlsen. It isn’t simple as a result of he has performed many video games on-line. It is all the time a problem and he all the time will get excited to play towards him (Carlsen).”

“Within the final month, he acquired to play over the board with him. It was a pleasant expertise and now he has defeated him (Carlsen). Subsequent time he’ll get the prospect to play over the board event with him… he could have good probabilities and he will likely be extra assured.”

Notably, {the teenager} is simply the third Indian, after Viswanathan Anand and P Harikrishna, to perform the uncommon feat of beating Carlsen.

Speaking in regards to the technical facet of the sport towards the world primary chess participant, Vaishali mentioned: “He’s a world champion with quite a lot of expertise. Even when he makes one mistake, you must capitalise towards him and he won’t give another probability once more. Prag did not miss that probability.”

“He labored very onerous and adjusted his sleeping schedule for this event. He actually deserves this win,” she added.

After that win towards world primary, the 16-year-old R. Praggnanandhaa registered two extra victories towards Andrey Esipenko and Alexandra Kosteniuk in rounds 10 and 12 on Tuesday of the continuing Airthings Masters.

The Indian additionally drew towards Nodirbek Abdusattorov and misplaced to Russian Grand Grasp Ian Nepomniachtchi within the eleventh spherical. In spite of everything these outcomes, the Indian Grandmaster is in twelfth place with 15 factors.

(Reported by ANI)

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