Chess World Cup: Praggnanandhaa enters fourth round
The 15-year old Praggnanandhaa, playing in his maiden World Cup, won a see-saw second tie-break game to book a fourth-round match with a 3-1 margin against the winner of the Maxime Vachier-Lagrave-David Paravyan clash.
Praggnanandhaa had taken the lead in the two-game mini match before the Polish veteran bounced back to force the tie-break.
The experienced P Harikrishna, who beat Constantin Lupulescu (Romania) 1.5-0.5 on Monday, will face Iran's M Amin Tabatabaei in the fourth round on Thursday. The Indian challenge in the women's section ended when D Harika lost to Valentina Gunina in the third round late on Monday night.
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