Anand dominated the game right from the beginning and was always in the driver’s seat. But, Karjakin kept coming up with complicated defensive moves successfully to snatch a draw.
Magnus Carlsen, the World No 1 justified his top ranking to beat Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan. Meanwhile, Armenian Levon Aronian got the better of Norwegian Jon Ludvig Hammer.
Karjakin tops the table with 4.5 points and Carlsen closing in with four points. Anand stumbled to joint fifth with Svidler, having three points.