Pragg beats Gukesh after sudden twist, wins Reykjavik Open

Praggnanandhaa entered the final round of the Reykjavik Open sharing the lead with Max Warmerdam and Mads Andersen. Warmerdam and Andersen played on top board and signed a 16-move draw, while Pragg’s position deteriorated slowly but surely in his game against Gukesh. The latter eventually reached a winning position, but back-to-back blunders not only gave away his advantage but even allowed his opponent to get the full point. Thus, 16-year-old Praggnanandhaa became the ourtight winner of the event! | Photo: Hallfríður Sigurðardóttir (from round 4)

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