Preggo loses out to Karjakin by 3 months

president_max

https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/chennai-boy-r-praggnanandhaamakes-history-become-second-youngest-chess-grandmaster-83580?amp

He was a contender.   Now he's just 2nd youngest GM ever. 

rishikeshwaran

LOL! Preggo! grin.png

rishikeshwaran

Anyways, congrats Pragganandha! Great achievement.

president_max

And the moment is captured here - pregnand Vs moron (just truncating names - no disrespect intended) 

lofina_eidel_ismail

Bunny 🐰

......  Is Anand (Anandha), the suffix 😶

president_max

I think it's one whole long name made up of 2 Sanskrit words.   Pragna (wisdom)  and Aananda (bliss/happiness) .  But I could be wrong. 

Preggo_Basashi

I lost what now?

president_max

Seems to be a popular name. 

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lofina_eidel_ismail

https://en.chessbase.com/post/chess-prodigies-and-mini-gms-update

Preg is found here! 

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Preggo_Basashi wrote:

I lost what now?

not bad

president_max
lofina_eidel_ismail wrote:

They stretched the list to 44 just to include Bobby!   Somehow was expecting to find anand there but nope.   Wasn't he the wonder kid who played with bullet speed? 

Preggo_Basashi

IIRC Anand was 18 before he got his GM title.

This was pretty common way back in the dark ages e.g. the 1980s tongue.png

TheTacticianMagician

 Kasparov didn't become a GM until he was 17, though he was a bit of an interesting case, he didn't get an official FIDE rating until he was 16 though his provisional rating made him number 15 in the world at the time. Then the following year he made GM playing for the USSR in the Olympiad.

president_max

I hope Anand and Kasparov are ashamed of themselves.  Bobby was in the darkest of ages and I don't even know what that means.

Preggo_Basashi

Yeah, when Fischer did it that was really amazing. There were no Russian coaches on skype. He had to teach himself Russian just to read their books, and all the best players and tournaments were on a different continent.

president_max
Preggo_Basashi wrote:

Yeah, when Fischer did it that was really amazing. There were no Russian coaches on skype. He had to teach himself Russian just to read their books, and all the best players and tournaments were on a different continent.

In other words, no collusion. 

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Preggo_Basashi

Fischer tried to collude, but they wouldn't shut up about adoption.

He was definitely innocent. You could tell because he repeatedly lied about it.

president_max

I do not have any relation with that man! 

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Preggo_Basashi

 Also he wasn't Jewish. No way.

president_max

Magnus loves juice.  Wonder if this is all connected... 

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