Viswanathan Anand loses to Alexander Grischuk, slips to ninth spot

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Viswanathan Anand continued his roller-coaster float in a London Chess Classic as he went down to Russian Grandmaster Alexander Grischuk in a sixth turn that resolved in London.

After sketch a initial 3 rounds, this was Anand’s third wilful outcome in a quarrel and second where a Indian ace finished on a receiving end. It incited out to be a dear blow as Anand now finds himself in solitary ninth mark in a 10-player round-robin tournament.

Benefitting from his initial feat in a tournament, Grischuk assimilated Anish Giri of Hland, Hikaru Nakamura of United States and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in lead on 4 points out of a probable seven.

Levon Aronian of Armenia, World champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, Michael Adams of England and Fabiano Caruana of United States share a fifth mark jointly on 3.5 points each.

With 2.5 points in his kitty, Anand is forward of Bulgarian Veselin Topalov by a full indicate though is now in a unfortunate conditions in a USD 300000 esteem income tournament.

On what incited out to be another draw-marred day, again 4 out of 5 games finished in draws with usually Grischuk and Anand producing a wilful result.

Carlsen continued his hunt for an fugitive feat opposite Giri though did not attain as black, while Nakamura was astounded by Aronian in a opening and his white pieces came a cropper.

It was a prolonged fanciful contention between Vachier-Lagrave and Fabiano Caruana that also saw a indicate being split, while Topalov sealed assent with Adams.

Experts believed that Anand could urge an defective strip and pawns endgame opposite Grischuk though a autopsy valid otherwise.

Earlier it was a still opening by Grischuk as white and Anand got a playable position easily.

Grischuk capitalised on Anand’s mistake in a endgame and scored his second feat opposite a five-time universe champion in as many tournaments.

Earlier in a second book of a Grand Chess Tour — a Sinquefield Cup in United States, a Russian had emerged victorious.

Pairings turn 6: Anish Giri (Ned, 3.5) drew with Magnus Carlsen (Nor, 23); Alexander Grischuk (Rus, 3.5) kick V Anand (Ind, 3.5); Veselin Topalov (Bul, 1.5) drew with Michael Adams (Eng, 3); Hikaru Nakamura (Usa, 3.5) drew Levon Aronian (Arm, 3); Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (Fra, 3.5) drew with Fabiano Caruana (Usa, 3).

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