Moscow: Victory continues to elude defending champion Viswanathan Anand as the Indian Grandmaster failed to break the deadlock yet again and had to settle for a draw against challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in the sixth game of the World Chess Championship in Moscow. Anand did well to get an easy draw as black and the impasse continued. The scoreline at the halfway stage now reads 3-3.
Gelfand could not break the ice for the third time in a row as white and Anand's preparation in the Semi Slav defense came handy yet again as another insipid draw surfaced soon after the players arrived at the endgame.
Anand went for one of the old lines this time and showcased another pieces of excellent preparation by sacrificing a pawn on the 14th move which turned out to be a novelty as well.