Erigaisi, Praggnanandhaa enter quarter-finals

Teenaged Indian Grandmasters Arjun Erigaisi and R Praggnanandhaa moved to the quarter-finals after finishing second and fourth respectively in the preliminary phase of the Julius Baer Generation Cup online rapid chess tournament early on Thursday.

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While World Champion Magnus Carlsen finished with 34 points, way ahead of the second-placed Erigaisi, who had 25 points, American Hans Niemann took the third spot with 24 points.

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