Chess World Cup 2023 Finals: Carlsen beats Praggnanandhaa in tie-breaks to win the title

Indian chess wonder Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa’s remarkable journey came to an end as he lost to the world’s No. 1 chess player, Magnus Carlsen in a thrilling final showdown at the FIDE World Cup on Thursday. The tie-breaker clash concluded with Carlsen emerging victorious at 1.5-0.5, after the classical games had ended in a stalemate. Despite a valiant effort by Praggnanandhaa, Carlsen showcased his end-game prowess to secure his first-ever World Cup triumph, an addition to his already impressive five World Chess Championship titles.