Attacking Anand settles for draw with Svidler

Mansiysk (Russia): Five-time world champ Viswanathan Anand signed peace with Peter Svidler of Russia in the seventh round to play out his fourth consecutive draw at the Candidates Chess tournament.

Viswanathan Anand

At the half way stage, Anand took his tally to 4.5 points out of a possible seven and will have an easier second half where he has four white games out of seven. Meanwhile, Veselin Topalov was stunned by Dmitry Andreikin, while Vladimir Kramnik was up against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.

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