Sachin Tendulkar praises R Praggnanandhaa for becoming India’s top men’s chess player

Sachin Tendulkar, the cricket legend, praised Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa on Wednesday after the chess prodigy defeated World Champion Ding Liren to become India’s top chess player. Tendulkar took to his official X (formerly Twitter) account to congratulate Praggnanandhaa on his remarkable victory. He also wished the 18-year-old the best of luck in his upcoming matches and urged him to bring India glory in international chess events. “Congratulations to @rpraggnachess for her remarkable victory over World Champion Ding Liren. At the tender age of 18, you have not only dominated the game, but also risen to become India’s top-rated player. Best wishes on your upcoming challenges. Tendulkar wrote on X that he would continue to bring glory to India on the international chess stage.