R Praggnanandhaa Triumphs in V Geza Hetenyi Memorial Super GM Chess Tournament

  • 21 Jul 2023

Recently, R Praggnanandhaa, the talented 17-year-old Indian Grandmaster, clinched the championship in the prestigious V Geza Hetenyi Memorial Super GM chess tournament 2023.

Key Points:

  • Impressive Performance: Scoring 6.5 points, Praggnanandhaa secured the top spot in the 10-player event, showcasing his remarkable chess skills.
  • Clear First Position: After nine rounds of intense competition, Praggnanandhaa finished a full point ahead of his closest rivals, M Amin Tabatabaei from Iran and Russia's Sanan Sjugirov.
  • Consistent Performance: In the final three games of the tournament, Praggnanandhaa demonstrated great composure, securing draws against strong opponents Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine), Maxim Matlakov (Russia), and Wojtaszek.