Vaishali outwits Cramling; Praggnanandhaa loses to Nakamura

Vaishali now has 8.5 points in her kitty and is followed by women's world champion Wenjun Ju of China and Anna Muzychuk of Ukraine.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 31, 2024 | 5:53 PMUpdatedMay 31, 2024 | 5:53 PM

Grandmaster R Vaishali

Indian Grandmaster R Vaishali continued her dream run to defeat veteran GM Pia Cramling of Sweden while her brother R Praggnanandhaa went down fighting against Hikaru Nakamura of the US in the fourth round of the Norway chess tournament. Vaishali stretched her lead to 2.5 points. Anna Muzychuk of Ukraine defeated Koneru Humpy. Six rounds still remain.

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