Anand plays out a draw against Karjakin in Norway chess tourney
Vishwanathan Anand produced an astounding performance but could not give the finishing touch against Russian Sergey Karjakin to draw the sixth round of Norway Chess Super Tournament yesterday.
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.