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Aryan Tari vs Pragg live updates and full coverage

by Sagar Shah - 22/11/2017

Round 9 of the World Juniors 2017 was an extremely important one for Indian fans. Pragg was facing the leader Norwegian Aryan Tari. The game was extremely hard fought and in the end the players settled for a draw. ChessBase India had live updates for the game every half an hour with IM Sagar Shah providing Facebook live videos in English and Niklesh Jain providing audio commentary in Hindi. We have all the video and audio files here for you to enjoy. 

Live update 6 - final update @ 10.50 p.m. - Draw!

The final stretch of the game. Pragg defends admirably and holds his opponent to a draw! We take you through the final excitement.

Live update 5 @ 10.20 p.m.

As we move into our fifth live update, Pragg is taking over the initiative and we won't be surprised if he takes the game as well! :)

Live update 4 @ 9.45 p.m.

Things are beginning to look better for Pragg as Aryan takes a lot of time for his move Qd1?! which turns out to be not such a great one. Pragg follows up well and seems to be at least equal.

Live update 3 @ 9.15 p.m.

Pragg has made the uncomfortable move ...Qd7 in the position. Aryan Tari is thinking what is to be done. His moves look natural, but the Norwegian is thinking a lot. What is he considering. Let's have a look.

Live update 2 @ 8.30 p.m.

Pragg has won a pawn, but now has to be careful. Aryan is making his moves quickly and confidently. Will Pragg manage to find the right way towards equality?

Live update 1 @ 8.00 p.m.

A very opening choice by Pragg who grabs a pawn. Is it sound? Find out:

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Video analysis of entire game by IM Sagar Shah

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