At just 16 years old, Grandmaster R Pragyananda stunned the world by defeating world number one chess player and five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen.

Magnus Carlsen lost to Pragyananda in an online chess competition called Airthings Masters.

Indian Grandmaster Pragyananda once again defeated five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen in 4 months.

Carlsen lost in the fifth round of the Chaseable Masters, an online rapid chess competition on Friday.

Abhimanyu Mishra, the youngest Grandmaster in the world, is also playing in this competition.

Pragyananda lost to Norwegian star chess player and reached the knockout stage.

After losing Carlsen for the second time in 4 months, the former and current Chase Masters once again praised Pragyananda.

Pragya, who was born on August 10, 2005 in Chennai, has been playing chess at home since childhood

He started learning chess at the age of 6. Pragya won the Under-7 World Youth Chess Championship in 2013 at the age of just seven.

In 2017, at the age of only 12 years,  Pragyananda became the second youngest Grandmaster in India and the fifth-youngest in the world.

He achieved this feat after the Abhimanyu Mishra, D Gukesh , Sergey Karakin and Javokhir.

Pragyananda's goal is to become a world champion like the former world champion Bishwanathan Anand.