Domaraju Gukesh wins title in World Chess ‘Armageddon: Asia and Oceania’ event

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  • In the World Chess Armageddon Asia & Oceania event, Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh, who is a teenager, pulled off a major upset by defeating former world rapid champion Nodirbek Abdusattorov of Uzbekistan in the final.
  • Gukesh emerged as the winner in a thrilling summit clash that was full of ups and downs.
  • Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh achieved a major feat by defeating former world rapid champion Nodirbek Abdusatorov.
  • Gukesh’s outstanding performance earned him a place in the September Grand Finale, along with Nodyrbek Abdussaturov, the tournament’s runner-up.
  • The 16-year-old Indian defeated Abdusattarov in a field that included former world classical champion Vladimir Kramnik, Danil Dubov, Yangyi Yu (China), Vidit Gujrathi and Karthikeyan Murali (India) and Param Maghsudlu (Iran). Armageddon is a variant of blitz chess played to determine a winner after a series.

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