World Youth Chess Championship-Praggnanandhaa wins, joins Aryan in lead in WYCC

Mumbai, Oct. 9: India’s hopes in the Under-18 Open brightened as R Praggnanandhaa outclassed compatriot P Iniyan in the highly anticipated battle between two Indian Grand Masters in the World Youth Chess Championship here on Wednesday. Playing black, Iniyan opted for the Pirc Defence which was easily countered by Pragg, forcing him