R Pragyanand won the prestigious Reykjavik Open Chess Tournament

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16-year-old chess player R Pragyanand has won the prestigious "Reykjavik Open Chess Tournament" in Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • The final of this tournament was played between two Indian players, in which R Pragyanand won the competition by defeating compatriot GM D Gukesh in the final round.

  • The Indian youngster finished at the top of the Reykjavik Open Chess Tournament by scoring 7.5 points out of a total of 9 points and was ahead by 0.5 points (half a point).

  • The first Reykjavik Open chess tournament winner was Abhijit Gupta (2016) followed by Bhaskaran Adhiban who won the title in the 33rd Reykjavik Open Chess Tournament 2018.

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