Friday, March 31, 2023

Professional Chess League: India’s Vidit Gujrathi stuns world champion Magnus Carlsen

Indian Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi shocked Norwegian wizard Magnus Carlsen in a Professional Chess League match for his maiden victory over the reigning world champion.

Enjoying for Indian Yogis, Gujrathi capitalised on a mistake dedicated by world primary Carlsen who missed a checkmate in three late on Tuesday.

Carlsen was enjoying for Canada Chessbrahs within the Professional Chess League, an internet match for groups from all around the world. The occasion options 16 groups enjoying speedy video games and has a USD 150,000 prize fund.

Considerably, Gujrathi gained the match with black items as he exploited a tactical oversight from his well-known opponent.
“Just defeated the GOAT, World champion, Magnus Carlsen!!:),” Gujrathi tweeted after beating the five-time and reigning world champion Norwegian.

The 28-year-old Gujrathi joined the likes of fellow Indian GMs R Praggnanandhaa, D Gukesh and Arjun Erigaisi in beating Carlsen. The Indian trio had earlier pulled off wins over the Norwegian famous person in 2022 in varied occasions.

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