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Arigasi enters semi-finals, Pragyanand out

New York, September 23 (agency)

Indian Grandmaster Arjun Erigasi CBS defeated another teenager Christopher Yu in a tie-breaker to enter the semi-finals of the Julius Baer Generation Cup online rapid chess tournament here on Friday. Another Indian player, R Pragyanand, however, failed to progress beyond the quarter-finals after losing 1-3 to Germany’s Vincent Keimer.

World champion Magnus Carlsen, who defeated America’s Levon Aronian in the quarter-finals, will face Keimer in the semi-finals, while the second semi-final will be played between Lim Quang Le and Arigasi of Vietnam.

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