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Grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa's Impact on FIDE Chess



  Aug 30, 2023

Grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa and FIDE Chess World Cup


In an impressive achievement, young Grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa's runner-up finish at the FIDE Chess World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, was hailed by various dignitaries. Praggnanandhaa's remarkable tournament run ended with a tie-break loss to world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen, following a draw in the classical games. His exceptional skills and challenging match against Carlsen were acknowledged. Carlsen managed to secure victory in the tie-breaks after facing a tough challenge.
 
FIDE stands for the "Fédération Internationale des Échecs," which is French for the International Chess Federation. It is the governing body for the game of chess on a global scale. FIDE is responsible for organizing and overseeing international chess competitions, establishing the rules of the game, and assigning official ratings to chess players. It was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Switzerland. FIDE's main goal is to promote and develop the sport of chess worldwide, ensuring fair play and standardization across various chess-related activities. (refer to yesterday's article on how India is doing well in global chess)


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