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Praggnanandhaa vs Magnus Carlsen again, this time on World No 1’s home turf in Norway

Norway Chess, one of the world’s most prestigious chess tournaments hosted annually in Stavanger, will see Indian prodigy Praggnanandhaa in the six-player open category, facing off against some of the biggest names in the world like World No 1 Magnus Carlsen and current World Champion Ding Liren. The 18-year-old Pragg is not the only Indian competing at the event: also joining him are Indian Grandmasters Koneru Humpy, Vaishali Rameshbabu, who will both compete in the women’s section at Norway Chess. Pragg will pit his wits against some of the biggest names in chess: World No 1 Magnus Carlsen, current World Champion Ding Liren, World No 2 Fabiano Caruana, World No 3 Hikaru Nakamura and World No 6 Alireza Firouzja. Koneru and Vaishali, meanwhile, will be part of an elite field that inc...