Carlsen beats Praggnanandhaa to win FIDE Chess World Cup


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Magnus Carlsen defeated India's R Praggnanandhaa to win the Chess World Cup on Thursday. The two-game classical series ended in a draw before Carlsen defeated Praggnanandhaa in the tiebreaker. Carlsen denied the 18-year-old, who defeated Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana 3.5-2.5 in the semi-final, to become the youngest-ever player to win the Chess World Cup.