“Not Runners-Up, However Run-Up To…”: Anand Mahindra To R Praggnanandhaa

Mr Mahindra’s tweet has acquired greater than 1 lakh views

R Praggnanandhaa, the 18-year-old from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, went down combating valiantly to world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen within the remaining of the Chess World Cup. Your entire nation has been in awe of the chess champ together with industrialist Anand Mahindra.

Mahindra Group Chairman took to the microblogging web site X (previously referred to as Twitter) and wrote, “You are not the ‘runner-up’ @rpragchess That is merely your ‘run-up’ to Gold and to greatness. Many battles require you to be taught & reside to combat one other day. You’ve got realized & you’ll combat once more, and we’ll all be there once more…cheering you on loudly.”

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Since being posted, the submit has acquired greater than 1 lakh views and several other feedback praising Praggnanandhaa’s expertise.

A person wrote, “Unimaginable achievement, GM @rpragchess! At simply 18, you have showcased a degree of talent and tenacity that is awe-inspiring. Your efficiency towards the world’s finest is a testomony to your immense potential. Maintain pushing the boundaries; the longer term is yours for the taking!”

One other person commented, “He is an excellent participant at such a younger age. Praying success in future for #Praggnanandhaa and congratulations to #MagnusCarlsen.”

“Hats off, Praggnanandhaa! Profitable second place on the 2023 FIDE World Cup is only the start. Your humble angle and superb expertise encourage us all. Maintain rocking the chessboard! Nation is proud,” the third person wrote.

Earlier, Mr Mahindra tweeted that his coronary heart is swollen with pleasure. “Pragg @rpragchess makes Bigg Bigg information. My coronary heart is swollen with pleasure. Bless this gifted teen and should he maintain making us stand tall on the earth of Chess (Chaturanga!) sooner or later,” Mr Mahindra wrote.

Mr Mahindra additionally congratulated the Indian Area Analysis Organisation (ISRO) on the tender touchdown of the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft on the South Pole of the Moon.

“Dhanyavaad, Thanks, @isro, for educating us how one can purpose for the celebrities. Making us consider in our personal skills. Exhibiting us how one can take care of failure and use it as a platform to rise once more. And above all, making us proud to be Indian,” he wrote.