Young Star R Praggnanandhaa was recognized at #Unstoppable21

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#Unstoppable21 an initiative of The Times A of Better India proudly moved the spotlight on the young chess prodigy, setting the board on fire with his unstoppable dedication and remarkable talent, as an incredible young achiever at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Chief Guest, Honourable Minister of Education, Dharmendra Pradhan felicitated Kaivalya along with other 20 young stars for their contributions in the field of humanities, science, sports, fine arts, performing arts, social activism, and entrepreneurship.

#Unstoppable21 is more than just a celebration; it's an ode to India's youth, their boundless potential, and the institutions that nurture their dreams.

At just 18 years old, Praggnanandhaa caught the attention of the nation when he pushed Magnus Carlsen, the reigning world chess champion, to a tie-breaker in the chess World Cup in Baku. His impressive performance during the tournament, where he defeated top players like Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana, made him a household name and earned him the nickname 'Next King.'

His next challenge is the FIDE Candidates meet, where the winner will have a chance to face the current world chess champion, Ding Liren.  qualification for this event, making him the third youngest player to do so, is a significant achievement. With his dedication and potential, Prag is seen as a bright star in the world of chess by none other than the legendary Viswanathan Anand.

India's youthful energy, with a staggering 512 million under the age of 21, is a force to be reckoned with. #Unstoppable21 embodies their unwavering spirit, ready to tackle any challenge, whether on home turf or on the global stage.

The #Unstoppable21 event also saw the Minister releasing a brand-new anthem, "Hum Ho Rahe Kamyaab," composed by the talented Shantanu Moitra and brought to life by a team of musicians and artists, all under the age of 21.


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