D Gukesh becomes youngest to beat World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen.

  • Indian Grandmaster Domaraju Gukesh defeated Magnus Carlsen in the ninth round of the preliminary stage of the Amches Rapid online chess tournament.
  • The 16-year-old from Chennai defeated the world number one player with white pieces in 29 moves in the early hours of 17th October to reach third place in the tournament.
  • Gukesh became the latest Indian teenager in recent times to defeat Carlsen, the world chess champion since 2013.
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