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The Indian 16-year-old beat his rivals with bold attacking play before losing in the $150,000 final to Ding Liren, who knocked out Magnus Carlsen in the semis
Henry Cavill and girlfriend Natalie Viscuso are supporting a good cause. The Witcher actor, 39, shared a selfie with his girlfriend as the couple celebrated the completion of the Durrell Challenge — a 13K race and virtual challenge that took place over the weekend benefiting wildlife protection efforts for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust & Jersey Zoo.
A head to head between the world champion and the leading pretender to the throne can be a game to savour. Magnus Carlsen and Ding Liren are both playing in the online Chessable Masters, which began on Thursday with an all-play-all of 16, followed next week by a knockout of the top eight.
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa: After beating Magnus Carlsen, Indian teen chess sensation's first thought was to catch up on sleep
(CNN) — It's 2:30 a.m. in Chennai, India. While most people slumber, one 16-year-old sits back in his chair, covering his mouth with his hand in shock. It's dawning on him the magnitude of what he's just done. Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has just stunned Magnus Carlsen, grabbing a seat at...
When Sim Yip How first came across xiangqi as a little boy he looked on mesmerised as grandmasters puzzled over the ancient Chinese game. The 38-year-old Malaysian is now an SEA Games silver medallist in a pastime which, according to players at the regional competition, is growing in popularity. Also...
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