PM Narendra Modi congratulated 16-year-old R Praggnanandhaa after he beat World No 1, Magnus Carlsen, in the eighth round of the Airthings Masters.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “We are all rejoicing on the success of the young genius R Praggnanandhaa. Proud of his accomplishment of winning against the noted champion Magnus Carlsen. I wish the talented Praggnanandhaa the very best for his future endeavours. @rpragchess.” The 16-year-old Praggnandhaa, the fifth youngest Grandmaster of all time, stunned Carlsen in the eighth round of the Airthings Masters, an online rapid chess competition.