The 16-year-old from Chennai fought again to win the second set after having misplaced the opener, however then misplaced the two-game blitz tie-breaker.
The Indian GM, who had misplaced the primary set 1.5-2.5, hit again to win the second 2.5-1.5 and drive the blitz tie-break.
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The 29-year outdated Liren used his expertise to trump Praggnanandhaa within the second of the tie-break video games. After the primary blitz recreation led to stalemate, the Chinese language participant received the following in 49 strikes to sprint the Indian teenager’s hopes.
Earlier within the second set which he wanted to win to drive a tie-break, Praggnanandhaa received the all-important victory within the second recreation in 79 strikes.
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The subsequent recreation noticed the 2 dish out a 106-move draw earlier than one other stalemate meant the title could be determined by the tie-breaker.
After the ultimate, the Indian prodigy’s coach R B Ramesh praised his ward’s efforts and wrote on Twitter: “Congratulations Ding for beating each Pragg AND the mosquitoes! Pleased with you @rpragchess, confirmed good nerves and character general in robust conditions.”
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The Indian GM had defeated the highly-rated Dutchman Anish Giri within the semifinal to grow to be the primary Indian participant to achieve the ultimate of a Meltwater Champions Chess Tour occasion.
He had crushed world No.1 Magnus Carlsen for a second time through the preliminary part by which he completed fourth and received previous Wei Yi of China within the quarterfinals.