Indian teen chess prodigy could become world champ

Seventeen-year-old Gukesh Dommaraju of India is the youngest challenger for the world chess title later this year. CBS News’ John Dickerson has the details.

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25 Comments

  1. Great news but sadly the real champion isnโ€™t even playing

  2. Trump 4 KING ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’ฏ

  3. when you can take defeat sderiously call your opponent prodgy that's american iq for you

  4. chess is an intj game!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Its not mens candidates its open ๐Ÿ™ƒ you people have 1 job and can't even do that properly

  6. he does not need to "keep his cool for one more game" but rather for an entire WCC match

  7. I do not know why everything good happening in India afyer Modi Came to power in 2014. It seems like God is happy.๐Ÿ™

  8. Nehru was helped by M K Gandhi. Sorry saga of recent history. And they both are still revered by many of us because we were not taught the true history. Thankfully, it is changing.

  9. Americans had Bobby Fisher and so many chess greats but as a nation they have pretty poor understanding of the great game.

  10. CBS NEWS is from America right?? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  11. What's wrong with Indians and india๐Ÿ˜‚

  12. It is not the MEN'S Candidates. Its the OPEN chess candidates. Do better CBS

  13. Hearty Congrats to Our Gukesh and all the best for his resounding successful future

  14. India emerging as top chess destination in the world. Pragg, Gukesh, Erigaisi ,Vidit , Vaishali, made it happen . India land of chess prodigies๐ŸŽ‰

  15. In such a short video the anchor won by cheating, he is an American news prodigy.

  16. Chess โ™Ÿ๏ธ Was Born in India โค

  17. Bro peiple saying he made a statement at 11 to become world champion shiuld kniw that every young chess player will say the same at age of 11.

  18. Could really? He definitely will become

  19. Our indian acestors literally invented 4 player chess like game thousand of years ago. Also indians are very good at math. Invention of Zero is by indian ( Proved and accepted ) and numeral system is partially indian origin. I bet if given right training there are more brilliant minds in india like ramanujan.

  20. what's is worse than billion plus people is billion plus people on social medial posting and reposting and causing everything to get hyped and go viral .. be it some new flavor of dosa or some new Indian music or a chess player… we live in a world of sensationalism … wish the war and suffer in India and other countries got similar attention… it is a good achievement.. but look people like Vishy and Magnus have won this for years and been on top of game of decades.. so relax… let him earn his glory from results… let him beat likes of Magnus .. maybe a few times… and then perhaps we can lean in on the story that seems like he walks on water… this is not to offend anyone who is his fan.. if you are desperately in need of championing someone led that be the person in the mirror and his dreams…

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